Many of the highest paid jobs require degrees in the areas of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). 

Electronics

Sophisticated electronic devices are found in all areas of our life. Business and government rely on complex electronic systems to provide reliable goods and services to users. If you are detail oriented, enjoy solving problems and learning in an evolving field, electronics is for you. Like to work indoors? Outdoors? This field is for you. Areas of specialization include, but aren’t limited to, aviation electronics, calibration, communication systems, computers, medical technology, industrial automation, and transportation. 

Engineering

If you want to be an engineer, the first step is with the Central Texas College Engineering program. The two-year program will prepare you for your next step in your engineering education and career.

Industrial Control and Robotic Technology

Certificate of Completion for Industrial Control and Robotic Technology, available in the evenings.

Mathematics

There are a multitude of interesting and rewarding jobs for people with degrees in mathematics. Regardless of your career choice, studying math will sharpen your analytical skills and develop the habit of critical thinking. These skills are highly valued by employers in every field.

Programming and Software Development

Are you a logic problem solver who is interested in coding?  This pathway involves the design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer systems and software, requiring knowledge of computer operating systems, programming languages, and software development.

Science

Science studies at CTC include the areas of biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology and physics. Associate degrees are offered in biology, chemistry, environmental science and geology. Most courses are designed to transfer to four-year schools for further work in the various fields of science and teaching of science.