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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Computer Technologies, Computer Programming Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Programming. Recipients of this degree will work with data in an office setting, creating spreadsheets and databases to manipulate and analyze data. Students will create web pages and GIS maps to share data and use programming to customize business documents. Work with computer hardware and networks is also included.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Technologies, Network Specialist Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Specialist. Recipients of this degree will be able to create and maintain a computer network, install and configure network services, and maintain availability of network resources to authorized users.

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Computer Technologies, Network Specialist Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Specialist. Recipients of this degree will be able to create and maintain a computer network, install and configure network services, and maintain availability of network resources to authorized users.

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Data Security Management

Computer Technologies, Network Specialist Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Specialist. Recipients of this degree will be able to create and maintain a computer network, install and configure network services, and maintain availability of network resources to authorized users.

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Computer Technologies, Network Specialist Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Specialist. Recipients of this degree will be able to create and maintain a computer network, install and configure network services, and maintain availability of network resources to authorized users.

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Systems Analyst

Computer Technologies, Network Specialist Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Specialist. Recipients of this degree will be able to create and maintain a computer network, install and configure network services, and maintain availability of network resources to authorized users.

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Communications Industry

AV Technician

Computer Technologies, Graphic Communications Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Communications. Students earning this degree will be able to design products that convey information, ideas, and feelings using words and images. Examples of these products include logos, posters, web pages, signs, packaging, and promotional items. Students will be able to follow a design process and use software for image creation and editing, illustration, typography, and layout. With this degree students will be prepared for entry-level work such as an assistant designer or an assistant production artist.

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Computer Technologies, Graphic Communications Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Communications. Students earning this degree will be able to design products that convey information, ideas, and feelings using words and images. Examples of these products include logos, posters, web pages, signs, packaging, and promotional items. Students will be able to follow a design process and use software for image creation and editing, illustration, typography, and layout. With this degree students will be prepared for entry-level work such as an assistant designer or an assistant production artist.

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Graphic Designer

Computer Technologies, Graphic Communications Emphasis, A.A.S.

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You can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Communications. Students earning this degree will be able to design products that convey information, ideas, and feelings using words and images. Examples of these products include logos, posters, web pages, signs, packaging, and promotional items. Students will be able to follow a design process and use software for image creation and editing, illustration, typography, and layout. With this degree students will be prepared for entry-level work such as an assistant designer or an assistant production artist.

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Graphic Communications Certificate

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Professional Skills and Career Paths include Graphic Designer, Logo Designer, Web Designer, Brand Identity Developer, Illustrator, Ad Designer.

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Graphic Communications, A.A.

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Professional Skills and Career Paths include Graphic Designer, Logo Designer, Web Designer, Brand Identity Developer, Illustrator, Ad Designer.

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Public Service Industry

Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice - Corrections Emphasis, A.A.S.

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The purpose of GBC's Criminal Justice Program is to assist students in the understanding of the intersection of biography and history within social structures related to the criminal justice system, as well as how to be a reflective,proficient and active agent within these systems.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis, A.A.S.

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The purpose of GBC's Criminal Justice Program is to assist students in the understanding of the intersection of biography and history within social structures related to the criminal justice system, as well as how to be a reflective, proficient, and active agent within these systems.

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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis, A.A.S.

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The purpose of GBC's Criminal Justice Program is to assist students in the understanding of the intersection of biography and history within social structures related to the criminal justice system, as well as how to be a reflective, proficient, and active agent within these systems.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Emphasis, A.A.S.

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The purpose of GBC's Criminal Justice Program is to assist students in the understanding of the intersection of biography and history within social structures related to the criminal justice system, as well as how to be a reflective, proficient, and active agent within these systems.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education Certificate

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The mission of the Early Childhood Education Department is to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively and professionally with young children, their families, and their communities. The Department’s goals are to educate students in the following areas: child development and education, family and community relationships, interagency cooperation and referrals, cross-cultural awareness, curriculum development and implementation, child assessment, and professional behavior. The GBC Early Childhood Program combines practicum experience with coursework so students can practice learned skills, obtain reflective feedback, and grow professionally.

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Early Childhood Education Pattern of Study, A.A.

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The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education is designed for students who are planning to enter the early childhood education field as either a teacher or preschool facilities director.

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Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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The mission of the Early Childhood Education Department is to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively and professionally with young children, their families, and their communities. The Department’s goals are to educate students in the following areas: child development and education, family and community relationships, interagency cooperation and referrals, cross-cultural awareness, curriculum development and implementation, child assessment, and professional behavior. The GBC Early Childhood Program combines practicum experience with coursework so students can practice learned skills, obtain reflective feedback, and grow professionally.

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Infant/Toddler Education Certificate

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The mission of the Early Childhood Education Department is to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively and professionally with young children, their families, and their communities. The Department’s goals are to educate students in the following areas: child development and education, family and community relationships, interagency cooperation and referrals, cross-cultural awareness, curriculum development and implementation, child assessment, and professional behavior. The GBC Early Childhood Program combines practicum experience with coursework so students can practice learned skills, obtain reflective feedback, and grow professionally.

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Infant/Toddler Education, A.A.S.

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The mission of the Early Childhood Education Department is to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively and professionally with young children, their families, and their communities. The Department’s goals are to educate students in the following areas: child development and education, family and community relationships, interagency cooperation and referrals, cross-cultural awareness, curriculum development and implementation, child assessment, and professional behavior. The GBC Early Childhood Program combines practicum experience with coursework so students can practice learned skills, obtain reflective feedback, and grow professionally.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Emphasis, A.A.S.

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Great Basin College offers a two-year program leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic. The GBC paramedic program allows for working professionals to continue their education utilizing distant learning. Skills are completed on a GBC campus with several clinical and practicum experiences options many within the students community. The paramedic program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS) and by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

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Social Services Assistant

Human Services Certificate

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The certificate program in Human Services is designed to prepare students for employment in human services agencies, mental health centers, correctional institutions, community health education organizations, and other work settings where effective, ethical client interactions are essential. Coursework may be used as electives, or for continuing education by students or professionals, in such areas as education, social work, counseling, nursing, radiology, emergency medical care, or business.

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Human Services, A.A.S.

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The AAS degree program in human services is designed to prepare students for employment in social service agencies, mental health centers, correctional institutions, substance abuse treatment facilities, community health education organizations, and many other settings in helping professions where ethical and effective client interactions are essential.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate

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Courses in the Certifiicate of Achievment Program in Substance Abuse Counselor Training are designed to help prepare students for employment in social service agencies, mental health centers, correctional institutions, rehabilitation facilities, commmunity health education organizations, private practice, or other settings which provide substance abuse/addictiion education, prevention, and/or intervention and treatment.

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Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel Technology A.A.S.

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This program covers hybrid diesel technology. Topics include hybrid diesel power trains

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Diesel Technology Certificate

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This program covers the diesel engine systems. Topics include biodiesel fuel and fuel systems

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology Certificate

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This program covers the diesel engine systems. Topics include biodiesel fuel and fuel systems

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Transportation Industry

Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology Certificate

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This program covers the diesel engine systems. Topics include biodiesel fuel and fuel systems

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Diesel Technology, A.A.S.

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This program covers hybrid diesel technology. Topics include hybrid diesel power trains

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Manufacturing Industry

Instrumentation Technology

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The knowledge and skills taught in the Instrumentation Technology Certificate of Achievement Program were developed through a study of industry requirements for the trade, particularly with the association, Instrumentation Systems and Process Automation. Additional input was given by the advisory board, and members of local industries, mines, and government agencies.

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Machinist

Manufacturing Machining Technology Certificate

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The Manufacturing Machining Technology program is designed to provide students with skills they can put to work in an exciting multifaceted industry. Students in GBC’s Manufacturing Machining Technology program will learn manual operated machine tool practices and advanced Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining operations. Topics within the program are: CNC turning and machining centers, set-up and operation of CNC mills and lathes, machine computer programming. At the completion of this program, students will be prepared to earn National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentials, and are prepared for entry-level jobs in the following industries: mining, agriculture, gaming, manufacturing, welding fabrication, robotics, and aerospace.

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Manufacturing Machining Technology, A.A.S.

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The Manufacturing Machining Technology program is designed to provide students with skills they can put to work in an exciting multifaceted industry. Students in GBC’s Manufacturing Machining Technology program will learn manual operated machine tool practices and advanced Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining operations. Topics within the program are: CNC turning and machining centers, set-up and operation of CNC mills and lathes, machine computer programming. At the completion of this program, students will be prepared to earn National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentials, and are prepared for entry-level jobs in the following industries: mining, agriculture, gaming, manufacturing, welding fabrication, robotics, and aerospace.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Coding and Billing Certificate

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The program at Great Basin teaches students how to use medical terms, complete common health insurance forms, learn claims processing for reimbursements, how to find service codes, and other critically important billing and coding tasks. Students must earn at least a C grade in all classes and maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average to satisfy program requirements.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant Certificate

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Do you like helping others? Are you ready to further your personal and professional development? GBC offers a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course that can lead to a beginning career in health care.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing, A.A.S.

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Great Basin College’s Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree (AAS Nursing) provides an accessible, student-centered, postsecondary nursing education that prepares graduates for entry level nursing practice in a variety of structured healthcare settings. The curriculum integrates courses in nursing with general education requirements.

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Construction Industry

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Online Land Surveying/Geomatics, A.S.

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The online Land Surveying/Geomatics (LSG) Associate of Science degreeprogram is designed to matriculate traditional and non-traditional learners, who have limited post-secondary education, directly into a professional degree-seeking program of study. The Associate of Science in Land Surveying and Geomatics prepares the student for entry-level positions in surveying/mapping, civil engineering, resource management, and mining; as well as diverse technical opportunities within federal, state, and local government agencies. 

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Welder

Welding Technology Certificate

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This fast-paced, 48-week program is taught by instructors certified by the American Welding Society (AWS). Eighty percent of graduates are hired within three months of graduation. Graduates have the skills to create new products; repair existing products; and work in the mining, manufacturing, construction, transportation and agricultural industries. Study in welding technology includes instruction in welding theory, blueprint reading, fabrication techniques, weld quality control, properties of materials, basic metallurgy, welder qualification testing, destructive and nondestructive testing principles and methods, safety in welding and cutting and occupational orientation.

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Welding Technology, A.A.S.

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Welding is a necessary skill for today’s technicians and field mechanics as well as for those who want to develop a career in metal fabrication. The College’s Welding Department has become the center for welding technologies in Northeastern Nevada. With highly qualified instructors, GBC provides the opportunity to learn the standard methods of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), as well as Oxyfuel, Air Carbon Arc, and Plasma Arc Cutting.

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775-738-8493

Address

1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
United States