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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Architectural Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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This program will enable you to work on projects with accomplished design professionals and learn the latest techniques of today’s architectural design field! You will gain knowledge of architectural design while being able to develop and present architectural interior design and construction documents using Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software.

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Computer Aided Drafting Design Technology, A.A.S.

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You will be able to use computers to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional drawings that transform an engineer’s ideas into reality! You will use a combination of Computer Aided Design (CAD) Software and hand drafting techniques to develop and present engineering and design construction documents.

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Design Engineering Mechanical, A.A.S.

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You will work hands-on with professionals who provide you with skills necessary for a job in mechanical design and manufacturing. You will learn the latest techniques and technologies necessary for a successful career in this field!

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Civil Engineering Technician

Civil Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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You will work with engineering professionals and skilled construction workers while using the latest techniques of today’s civil design field. You will gain knowledge of civil design and learn basic engineering theory linked with hands-on application to prepare you for a job in this field!

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Environmental Engineering Technology, A.A.S.

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As our fragile environment continues to degrade, sustainable resources are disappearing, biodiversity is decreasing, public health is being impacted, and there is an increase in the overall amount of environmental concerns that need to be addressed. With such a large impact base of industries, including construction, water, wastewater, transportation, recreation, chemical, and manufacturing, there is a need for environmental engineering technicians. The Associate in Applied Science degree in Environmental Engineering Technology provides students with knowledge and skills in the general and technical aspects of preventing, assessing, and managing environmental issues.

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HVAC Technician

Refrigeration Heating AC, A.A.S.

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If you would like a career as a professional in the heating, ventilation, air condition, and refrigeration (HVAC) field, this associate degree will provide you with the expert knowledge and skills you need to succeed. The HVAC program offers a combination of classroom studies and a wealth of hands on experience in state-of-the-art laboratories to prepare you for professional career opportunities. You will also acquire the knowledge to successfully pass industry competency exams and the ability to analyze energy systems.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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Do you enjoy learning how things work? Do you like to tinker with mechanical objects? Do you have a knack for taking things apart and putting them back together again? If the answer to these questions is “yes”, then consider enrolling in the Automotive Technology program at Delaware Tech. This program prepares you for the highly technical field of automotive repair and maintenance of brakes, electrical systems, steering & suspension, heating and a/c, engines, and automatic and manual transmissions/transaxles. You’ll learn preventive maintenance and emergency repairs to automobiles and light trucks, and you’ll be able to successfully navigate electronic service information systems using tools and instruments to diagnose difficult problems in today's automobiles. This program will provide you with a practical hands-on approach to the automotive repair industry through systematic classroom instruction, completion of required labs, and an internship with a local business.

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Aircraft Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance Technology, A.A.S.

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With the growing need for aircraft maintenance technicians throughout Delaware and the region, there has never been a better time to enroll in Delaware Tech’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program. This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to maintain the airframe and powerplant of an airplane. In addition to the study of airframe and powerplant maintenance theory, you will take part in over 230 hands-on projects that include the fabrication, inspection, engine teardown and build-up, maintenance, repair, and testing of aircraft. Having gained the critical thinking and hands-on skills needed for success in the field, graduates of this program are well-prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certification exams and earn an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Sonographer

Cardiovascular Sonography, A.A.S.

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The goals of the Cardiovascular Sonography program are “to prepare competent entry-level vascular technologists and adult cardiac sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains,” and to prepare qualified graduates to successfully pass the national registry examinations administered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography, A.A.S.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography is one of the safest medical imaging specialties available today. Sonography, or ultrasound, is a non-invasive diagnostic medical imaging procedure used to visualize organs or systems in the body. As a diagnostic medical sonographer, you will use special equipment to direct high frequency sound waves into areas of a patient’s anatomy. The sound waves bounce off the surfaces of the structures they hit, creating an image on a monitor. You will use these images to assist qualified physicians to make a medical diagnosis.

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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

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A registered dental hygienist is an integral part of the dental team and is qualified to provide comprehensive therapeutic oral care and preventative education directly to diverse population groups in both clinical and community environments. Dental hygienists provide valuable oral health care services which may include oral assessments, oral cancer screenings, removing deposits from the teeth, exposing and processing dental radiographs, nutritional counseling, sealant placement, fluoride treatments and preventative education. There are many areas of specialization in the field, including research, sales, and clinical. The Dental Hygiene program will offer you many opportunities for educational advancement, as well as prepare you to be eligible for national, regional and state licensure examinations.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing, A.A.S.

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Associate Degree Nursing (RN) prepares you for a career as an essential member of the health care team. Nurses are often the primary contact for the patient, directly addressing patients' responses to health events. Through this program, you will gain knowledge and skills that are essential for making a difference in the health of members of your community. Nursing is one of the most interesting and important fields in health care, providing various exciting job opportunities, excellent pay, and a rewarding career. If you are interested in starting a career in nursing, this program is your first step.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant, A.A.S.

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A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), works with people of all ages with physical, developmental, social or emotional problems who need assistance to lead independent, productive and satisfying lives. The COTA, under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist, provides clients with occupation based activities which aid them in mastering the skills necessary to perform daily tasks at home, school and in the community. As an important member of the health care or educational team, you will work closely with doctors, nurses, physical therapists, teachers, speech-language pathologists and other allied health or educational professionals. You will also be able to provide instructions to clients, family members and caregivers on safe and effective methods to regain function, compensate for deficits and achieve health. The program will prepare you to be generalists by providing broad exposure to evaluative and treatment methods used in various practice settings.

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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

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Physical therapist assistants work under the supervision of licensed physical therapists to provide services to people of all ages who have a variety of physical limitations, resulting from injury, disease or other causes. As a physical therapist assistant (PTA), you will be a licensed health care worker who provides physical therapy services under the supervision and direction of the physical therapist. You will assist with data collection, implement patient programs designed by the physical therapist, make appropriate judgments, modify interventions within the established plan of care, participate in discharge planning and follow-up care, and document the care provided to the patient. You will also educate and interact with health care team members, including families, caregivers, students and patients. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to sit for the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE).

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Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Care, A.A.S.

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The program prepares students to become advanced practitioners in the fast-growing field of cardiopulmonary science. Respiratory Care is the allied health profession that cares for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. As one of the most dynamic allied health fields, respiratory care provides excellent career opportunities and salaries competitive with other allied health professions. As a respiratory therapist, you will be a respected member of a health care team. You will care for a diverse group of patients ranging from newborn and pediatric patients to adults and the elderly.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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Want a career where each day presents a new and exciting challenge? Delaware Tech’s Surgical Technology degree prepares you to work in the fascinating world of the operating room. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon—handling the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. They anticipate the needs of the surgical team and monitor the environment to maximize patient safety. To be successful in this vitally important role, you'll learn the necessary skills in both a classroom and lab environment and participate in actual surgical cases as part of your clinical experience.

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Vet Technician

Veterinary Technology, A.A.S.

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The Veterinary Technology program is available to students who are interested in performing diagnostic and nursing procedures to aid the veterinary patient. The Veterinary Technology associate degree program will provide you with the skills essential for a wide range of career options in the field of veterinary nursing. In this program, you will focus on clinical assisting and diagnostic procedures as well as the development of humane animal care and nursing skills required of the veterinary technician. As a student, you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of different species of animals throughout the program. This challenging and rewarding career field gives graduates a solid education which allows them to obtain various positions as veterinary technicians.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Cooking Certificate

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As a graduate of Delaware Tech’s Culinary Arts Cooking Certificate program, you’ll have the basic skills necessary to start on a career path to becoming a chef. In the program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of food preparation and gain practical experience in basic baking, garde-manger, buffet presentation, and international cuisine. You’ll work in the skills development kitchen and take field trips to the kitchens of area hotels and restaurants. The Culinary Arts Cooking Certificate prepares students to join the fast-growing food service industry and obtain a respected position in a career field where these skills are in demand. It’s an excellent way to earn the credentials to help you advance through the various opportunities that the industry offers with the final goal of becoming a chef.

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Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

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Are you passionate about cooking? Delaware Tech stands ready to feed you a delectable culinary education. Our Culinary Arts program is designed to teach innovative trends in the food service industry while providing an atmosphere for learning that encourages student growth, teamwork, and diversity that result in lifelong learning and employment in the food service industry. Classes are a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on cooking. As a graduate, you will also be prepared to transfer your knowledge and skills to an advanced degree in Food Service Management

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Public Service Industry

Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Are you interested in protecting society from criminal activity and serving as a role model in the community? With a degree from Delaware Tech, you’ll enter the criminal justice field as a professional with the knowledge and skills to serve society in a variety of ways. You’ll use your good judgment and maturity to deal with members of society from varied backgrounds who are exhibiting antisocial behavior. The Criminal Justice Program at Delaware Tech will prepare you for a respected position in law enforcement, the courts, corrections, counseling, loss prevention, and critical infrastructure protection.

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Law Enforcement Option, A.A.S.

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Are you highly motivated and interested in a career in law enforcement? Designed and offered in partnership with the Delaware State Police Training Academy, this competitive admissions program provides the education and training to be a competitive applicant for the Delaware State Police or a municipal police agency. Theory and lab courses are taught by certified police instructors. If accepted for employment, graduates of the program may be eligible to attend a shortened version of the Delaware State Policy Training Academy (Accelerated Academy), rather than the standard 22-week course of study. This degree offers graduates the opportunity to increase their potential when participating in the hiring process for law enforcement positions.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Certificate

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Paramedics provide advanced pre-hospital emergency care under medical command authority to acutely ill or injured patients and transport patients by ambulance or other appropriate emergency vehicles. Delaware Tech’s certificate program prepares you to recognize, assess, and manage a medical or trauma emergency, record and communicate pertinent data to a designated medical command authority, and direct and coordinate the transport of a patient. Enrollment in the Paramedic Certificate is limited to pre-approved candidates from the Delaware State Police Aviation Section or a County Advanced Life Support Service.

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Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, A.A.S.

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The paramedic provides advanced pre-hospital emergency care under medical command authority to acutely ill or injured patients and transports patients by ambulance or other appropriate emergency vehicles. As a paramedic, you will demonstrate: an awareness of abilities and limitations in providing emergency medical services, the ability to communicate with people and the capacity to make sound decisions while under stress. The paramedic program prepares you to assess and clinically manage a patient suffering a trauma or medical emergency, lead a team, direct and coordinate the transport of a patient while communicating with a medical command authority.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Legal Studies, A.A.S.

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The practice of law is comprised of a team including paralegals. In modern law offices, paralegals are assuming a growing range of legal duties and perform many of the same tasks as lawyers. Delaware Tech’s ABA-approved Paralegal program will prepare you to use a range of research methods and information necessary to complete a variety of legal activities including producing the documents necessary for a functioning law office. To supplement classroom knowledge and applications, you’ll also be required to complete an internship allowing you to gain the valuable work experience that employers seek. As a graduate of the program, you’ll be able to pursue career opportunities in federal, state and local governmental agencies, law firms, the court system, banks, insurance companies, private business, and corporations.

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Paralegal Certificate

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The Paralegal Certificate is available to students with an underlying associate or bachelor’s degree in any discipline who are looking to further their education and gain specialized knowledge in the legal field. The certificate program is designed to prepare graduates to find employment in law firms, federal, state, and local agencies, the court system, banks, and private businesses.

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Information Technology Industry

IT Support Specialist

Electrical and Computer Engineering Transfer Option, A.A.S.

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Electrical and computer engineers design, research, develop, and test electrical and computer systems and components. Their expertise allows them to contribute to a wide range of industries – from helping to ensure the security of networks and computers to creating more sustainable energy resources or designing new and innovative medical equipment. They are the innovators that help create the products that we use and rely on in our daily lives for work, entertainment, safety, health, and happiness.

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Information Technology and Networking, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology and Networking (ITN) program prepares students for entry-level information technology positions. The program also provides graduates with the opportunity to acquire industry certifications and the ability to transfer into a four-year institution. The program consists of ten core ITN courses, and students have the option of selecting five elective ITN courses, or may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations: Information Security, Networking, or Programming. Students may complete the program online or on campus.

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Systems Analyst

Information Technology and Networking, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology and Networking (ITN) program prepares students for entry-level information technology positions. The program also provides graduates with the opportunity to acquire industry certifications and the ability to transfer into a four-year institution. The program consists of ten core ITN courses, and students have the option of selecting five elective ITN courses, or may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations: Information Security, Networking, or Programming. Students may complete the program online or on campus.

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Database Administrator

Information Technology and Networking, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology and Networking (ITN) program prepares students for entry-level information technology positions. The program also provides graduates with the opportunity to acquire industry certifications and the ability to transfer into a four-year institution. The program consists of ten core ITN courses, and students have the option of selecting five elective ITN courses, or may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations: Information Security, Networking, or Programming. Students may complete the program online or on campus.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Information Technology and Networking, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology and Networking (ITN) program prepares students for entry-level information technology positions. The program also provides graduates with the opportunity to acquire industry certifications and the ability to transfer into a four-year institution. The program consists of ten core ITN courses, and students have the option of selecting five elective ITN courses, or may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations: Information Security, Networking, or Programming. Students may complete the program online or on campus.

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Software Developer

Information Technology and Networking, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology and Networking (ITN) program prepares students for entry-level information technology positions. The program also provides graduates with the opportunity to acquire industry certifications and the ability to transfer into a four-year institution. The program consists of ten core ITN courses, and students have the option of selecting five elective ITN courses, or may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations: Information Security, Networking, or Programming. Students may complete the program online or on campus.

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Data Security Management

Information Technology and Networking, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology and Networking (ITN) program prepares students for entry-level information technology positions. The program also provides graduates with the opportunity to acquire industry certifications and the ability to transfer into a four-year institution. The program consists of ten core ITN courses, and students have the option of selecting five elective ITN courses, or may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations: Information Security, Networking, or Programming. Students may complete the program online or on campus.

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Energy Industry

Power Plant Operator

General Powerplant Maintenance Certificate

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With the growing need for aircraft maintenance technicians, there has never been a better time to start your career with a certificate in powerplant maintenance from Delaware Tech. This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be a professional powerplant maintenance technician. Upon completion of this program, the student will be prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s certification exams, earning a FAA Airframe license and the opportunity to enter a challenging and exciting career in the aviation industry. Through the study of powerplant maintenance theory and practical application the student will develop critical thinking and hands on skills needed for success in the field of aircraft maintenance.

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