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Build a Career, One Step at a Time
Career Pathways allow you to come in and out of college and build your education as you plan your career advancement. Using short-term education options based on stackable credits, you have the flexibility to continue your education at your own pace. As you enter a career pathway, your classes build toward industry-recognized certificates, diplomas, or associate's degrees that give you additional employment options.
Career Pathways offer a step-by-step guide to your career goals.
Specific Program Pathways
Programs that are part of a pathway will have a clickable graphic on their page to show the available options, from credit for prior learning to transfer agreements with four-year universities and everything in between.
About Embedded Programs
Some programs within the pathway are “embedded” into other programs. For instance, you can take Basic Welding technical diploma by itself or as one part of the Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician technical diploma.
Look for the detailed Career Pathway graphic at the bottom of the following program pages:
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Tech-Level 1
Automotive Service Technician-Level 2
Basic Industrial Power
Building Science & Energy Management
Business Requirements Specialist
CNC Operator Pathway Certificate
Customer Service Representative Pathway Certificate
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician Assistant
Electromechanical Maintenance Technician
Financial Services Representative
Food Industry Aide Pathway Certificate
Food Preparation Assistant Pathway Certificate
Foundations of Teacher Education
Health Office Assistant Pathway Certificate
Health Office Professional
Horticulture Plant Health Care Pathway Certificate
Industrial Machine Controls Embedded Diploma
Industrial Mechanical Maintenance Technician
IT-Computer Support Specialist
IT-Computer Support Technician
IT-Network Systems Administration
Landscape Horticulture Technician
Machine Tool Operations
Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician
Medical Administrative Professional
Office Support Specialist
Sales Fundamentals Pathway Certificate
Solar Installation Technician Pathway Certificate