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Garden City Community College

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Certificate

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If you are interested in training for an automotive technology career, getting your foot in the door with local auto shops, and receiving personal attention from an instructor, the GCCC Automotive Technology program is the program for you! With twelve (12) students per semester in a cohort, you are sure to make lasting friendships and build strong skills for your future in the auto technology field.

You can expect to gain the skills necessary to become an entry-level technician upon graduation from the GCCC Auto Technology program. The pay scale for these positions is moving up quickly, and you can be ready to apply for a position after the 2-year program, where you will spend each day in scenario-based learning, as though you were in the field.

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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If you are interested in training for an automotive technology career, getting your foot in the door with local auto shops, and receiving personal attention from an instructor, the GCCC Automotive Technology program is the program for you! With twelve (12) students per semester in a cohort, you are sure to make lasting friendships and build strong skills for your future in the auto technology field.

You can expect to gain the skills necessary to become an entry-level technician upon graduation from the GCCC Auto Technology program. The pay scale for these positions is moving up quickly, and you can be ready to apply for a position after the 2-year program, where you will spend each day in scenario-based learning, as though you were in the field.

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nurse Aide Certificate

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Nursing aides provide basic care for patients in hospitals, long-term care facilities like nursing homes, and clinics. The CNA course at GCCC is a five-credit-hour course that provides you with the basic knowledge necessary to meet the psychosocial, physical, and environmental needs of patients, clients, and residents in the facility or agency that you'll eventually work in.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing (LPN) Certification

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Nursing at GCCC has been a part of our school since the 1970s, when our first graduating class of registered nurses (RNs) matriculated in 1972. We believe our graduates have the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities necessary to practice safely, effectively, and with compassion.

Upon successful completion of the PN program, students are awarded a Practical Nurse certificate from GCCC and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination.

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Information Technology Industry

Data Security Management

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Cybersecurity, A.S.

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Study Cybersecurity at GCCC to gain the knowledge necessary to obtain industry-based certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, and Project+. Completion of the AS degree in Cybersecurity may also help you obtain internships or entry-level employment.

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Cybersecurity, A.S.

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Study Cybersecurity at GCCC to gain the knowledge necessary to obtain industry-based certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, and Project+. Completion of the AS degree in Cybersecurity may also help you obtain internships or entry-level employment.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Systems Analyst

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Cybersecurity, A.S.

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Study Cybersecurity at GCCC to gain the knowledge necessary to obtain industry-based certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, and Project+. Completion of the AS degree in Cybersecurity may also help you obtain internships or entry-level employment.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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You can study Computer Information Systems at GCCC to prepare yourself for a career in the field of computer science. The program will help you to develop a diverse set of skills that include the fundamentals of software development and computer security. You will learn everything from the basics of programming, including how to identify and describe general computer and programming topics such as operating systems, networking, databases, algorithms, control structures, data types, data storage, files and arrays, to understanding the various types of cyber attacks from malware to vulnerabilities and threats.

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Public Service Industry

Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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First responders are a special group of people who work together in a tight-knit family. If you want prepare yourself for a career in the Criminal Justice family with hands-on educational experiences, then the GCCC Criminal Justice Associate of Science and Certificate programs are for you! Experienced instructors who have worked in the field will teach you the basics of law enforcement while also instilling values and skills for creative and critical thinking, effective communication in the field, firearms skills, and confidence and bravery to take with you into your new career.

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Preschool Teacher

Elementary Education, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Science degree in Elementary Education is designed to outline typical classes that students would take when majoring in Elementary Education; however, various four-year universities have different requirements, so there is flexibility within the program. You will have the opportunity to deepen your understanding of various topics within education including: schools, students, teachers, foundations, and the teaching profession.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services Technology / Paramedic

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Emergency medical services (EMS) involves more than just a ride to the hospital in an ambulance or helicopter. It involves serious coordination between multiple people and agencies to respond to emergencies, sometimes involving life-or-death situations.

At Garden City Community College, our EMS program is designed around a flipped classroom. That means core content is delivered and completed on your own time, and the classroom is a "work-place" atmosphere where you perfect your skills, work on treatment modalities, and experience calls in your response area. During each class, a student is chosen to serve as a shift supervisor with responsibilities for his or her crew's completion of station duties, reports, and documentation of skill/in-service training. Hands-on training coupled with an up-to-date curriculum means our students are ready and prepared for their next call.

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Firefighter

Fire Science Certificate

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Firefighters are trained professionals who are willing to take serious risks to serve others, and they are in demand nationwide. GCCC's fire science program will prepare you for national certifications and exams to give you a jump-start to your career. In the classroom, you'll learn more about emergency medical services, fire prevention, and fire control and rescue techniques. And armed with this knowledge, you'll be able face real fires and rescue situations in our live burn tower.

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Fire Science, A.A.S.

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Firefighters are trained professionals who are willing to take serious risks to serve others, and they are in demand nationwide. GCCC's fire science program will prepare you for national certifications and exams to give you a jump-start to your career. In the classroom, you'll learn more about emergency medical services, fire prevention, and fire control and rescue techniques. And armed with this knowledge, you'll be able face real fires and rescue situations in our live burn tower.

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Construction Industry

Welder

Welding Technology Certification

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The Welding Technology Program at GCCC brings you real-life learning to the classroom. With state-of-the art facilities and daily hands-on training, you can earn certifications through the American Welding Society (AWS) as well as Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) approved certificates (Certificate A or C). With an additional 18 credits of general education requirements, you can even earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Welding Technology.

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Welding Technology, A.A.S.

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The Welding Technology Program at GCCC brings you real-life learning to the classroom. With state-of-the art facilities and daily hands-on training, you can earn certifications through the American Welding Society (AWS) as well as Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) approved certificates (Certificate A or C). With an additional 18 credits of general education requirements, you can even earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Welding Technology.

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Contact Phone Number

620-276-7611

Address

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
United States