Certified Nurse Aide

Certified Nurse Aide training will provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for providing basic care to long term care residents.

Clinical Medical Assistant

As a Clinical Medical Assistant, the student will be trained to help the physician carry out procedures, care for patients, perform basic lab tests and administer medications. The Clinical Medical Assistant works in a physician's office or a clinic setting. This is a short-term continuing education (non-credit) program.


CTC offers one of only 51 accredited Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic programs in Texas. The program includes both an Associate degree option and a Certificate of Completion option.  CTC EMS Program is also one of the very few programs in the nation that offers a Military Articulation Paramedic program (MAPP).

Fitness and Wellness

Do you want to improve lives through fitness and wellness? The Kinesiology department can get you on the path to a successful career.


The fast-growing field of histopathology, the microscopic study of diseased tissue, is an important part in the accurate diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. Successful histology students should have a strong interest in science, anatomy and physiology and genetics and excel at tasks requiring attention to detail and problem-solving capacity.

Massage Therapy

A career in massage therapy gives you freedom and flexibility. Massage therapists work through all stages of life from pre-natal and infant massage to geriatric and hospice massage and even to animal massage. Massage therapy is found in many healthcare settings – hospitals, chiropractic offices, wellness centers and nursing home and in a wide variety of venues from spas to cruise ships.

Medical Laboratory Technology

Clinical laboratory testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and as a laboratory professional you will be instrumental in this process. Successful clinical laboratory students should have a strong interest in science, chemistry, or biology, and excel at tasks that require attention to detail and problem solving capacity.

Medical Office Technology

With projected employment growth of 36 percent in the medical office technology fields, the CTC Office Technology department is excited to help prepare students to enter this industry. Whether your goal is to be knowledgeable in a variety of medical office skills or focus on a specific skill set like medical coding, billing or medical documentation, an exciting career awaits!

Mental Health Services and Social Work

A certificate/degree though the Central Texas College Mental Health Services (MHS) department prepares you to work with individuals, children, families and couples to encourage healthy lifestyles and healthy families. You will learn utilizing a multimodal and experiential approach to foster success in the human services field.


The field of nursing requires dedication and discipline to become a professional. CTC offers a licensed vocational, an articulation bridge, and a registered nursing program.


Pharmacy Technician

As a Pharmacy Technician you will help the pharmacist package or mix prescriptions, maintain client records, refer clients to the pharmacist for counseling, assist with inventory control and purchasing, as well as collect payment and coordinate billing. This is a short-term continuing education (non-credit) program.


As a phlebotomist, you can serve a vital role in the relationship between patients and their treatment teams. A phlebotomist serves patients by identifying the best method for retrieving specimens, preparing specimens for laboratory testing and performing screening procedures.

Veterinary Assistant

As a Veterinary Assistant you will help the Veterinarian or the Veterinarian Technician in their daily tasks. Students will learn to feed and give water to pets; examine them for signs of illness, disease or injury; clean and disinfect cages and work areas; as well as sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics. This is a short-term continuing education (non-credit) program.