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

Agricultural Science

A degree in agriculture offers you a wide mix of technical skills and knowledge including land use, farm and livestock practices and animal husbandry, as well as an understanding of the scientific, ethical and business principles in the agricultural industry.


Electronics technicians help develop, manufacture, install, test, and repair a wide range of electronic equipment in fields as diverse as medical imaging, avionics, power generation, and radar. If you like to work with your hands, have great attention to detail and love to solve problems, you'll enjoy a career that's in demand!

Programs are not available to new students; currently scheduled for December 2020 deactivation.


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.


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 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.