Four students entering campus building on Kilgore College in Kilgore TX

Kilgore College

Browse Training Programs by Industry

Construction Industry

Welder

Advanced Welding Certificate

See Details

Basic Welding Certificate

See Details

Welding Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The growing demand for qualified welders has necessitated the availability of a curriculum designed to meet the needs of the welding industry. Students graduating from the program will be skillful and have a good understanding of the related and technical information associated with welding. Graduates should be qualified to pass the entry-level certification tests as required by industry.

View on provider's website

HVAC Technician

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, A.A.S.

See Details

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Program prepares students for entry-level work in the field of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The curriculum consists of one certificate, which will lead directly to an associate of applied science degree. Students are required to purchase their own basic hand tools from a list made available on the first class day. Classes begin every August.

View on provider's website

HVACR Technician Certificate

See Details

Electrician

Industrial and Residential Electrical Technology Certificate

See Details

Employees with industrial electrical skills are in demand in East Texas. The Kilgore College Industrial Electrical and ResidentialTechnology Certificate course of study consists of ten courses which prepare individuals for good paying jobs in the manufacturing, industrial and mechanical environments.

View on provider's website

Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Advertising/Graphic Design Technology +ADGR, Graphic Design Option Certificate

See Details

A student who completes the required courses with an overall average of C may receive a certificate of completion in Advertising/Graphic Design Technology.

View on provider's website

Advertising/Graphic Design Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The Advertising/Graphic Design program offers the Associate of Applied Science degree, (designed for completion in four semesters), and a 30-hour Graphic Design certificate. These programs prepare students for entry-level graphic design careers in all areas of print and broadcast. The curricula cover the essentials of design and production. Students are required to purchase their own basic layout tools and supplies from a list made available on the first class day.

View on provider's website

Transportation Industry

Auto Body Technician

Automotive Body Repair Technology Certificate

See Details

Automotive Body Repair Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Automotive Body Repair Technology is intended to provide the student with detailed knowledge of Body-Over-Frame and Unitized-Construction techniques as they apply to the automobile. Focus will be on the repair and the replacement procedures used in the collision repair industry.

View on provider's website

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Certificate

See Details

Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Students must make an appointment with the Automotive Technology department for an interview and Bennett Mechanical Aptitude Testing. Test scores of 42 and above will be admitted to the Automotive program. Test score of 41 and below will be given an alternative schedule that will include PHYS 1405 (T) - Elementary Physics I and applicable math and reading classes. These students will also be placed on a wait list. Students not admitted into the program may retest during the next semester’s registration.

View on provider's website

Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology Certificate

See Details

The courses listed in this certificate compile a comprehensive list of job-related skills needed to enter the heavy equipment field. The skills acquired during class will prepare an individual for entry-level employment as a heavy equipment diesel engine service technician at a modern heavy equipment and machinery repair facility.

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology. A.A.S.

See Details

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in diesel and heavy equipment is designed to successfully prepare students to enter the medium and heavy duty transportation industry as an apprentice or helper diesel mechanic or provide supplementary knowledge for equipment operators and truck drivers. The program provides lecture and lab activities geared to heavy-duty diesel engines

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology. A.A.S.

See Details

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in the mid-range diesel engine service is designed to prepare students with knowledge and skills applicable to light and medium-duty diesel engines mass-produced in the trucking industry. Experience will be acquired in domestic and foreign versions of these engines. Students currently in the trade working on medium-duty gasoline engines or new students entering in the trade will benefit from this training.

View on provider's website

Information Technology Industry

IT Support Specialist

CIT - Computer Support Specialist, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field.

View on provider's website

CIT - Help Desk Technician Certificate

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field.

View on provider's website

CIT - Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field. The Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst specialty prepares students to work as computer network support specialists, network administrators, or network security specialists. Students learn to install and configure network hardware and software, optimize network performance, maintain system security, and troubleshoot network problems. Students have the option of taking the industry-recognized CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSA, and CyberOps Associate certification exams.

View on provider's website

CIT - Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field. The Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst specialty prepares students to work as computer network support specialists, network administrators, or network security specialists. Students learn to install and configure network hardware and software, optimize network performance, maintain system security, and troubleshoot network problems. Students have the option of taking the industry-recognized CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSA, and CyberOps Associate certification exams.

View on provider's website

Data Security Management

CIT - Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field. The Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst specialty prepares students to work as computer network support specialists, network administrators, or network security specialists. Students learn to install and configure network hardware and software, optimize network performance, maintain system security, and troubleshoot network problems. Students have the option of taking the industry-recognized CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSA, and CyberOps Associate certification exams.

View on provider's website

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

CIT - Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field. The Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst specialty prepares students to work as computer network support specialists, network administrators, or network security specialists. Students learn to install and configure network hardware and software, optimize network performance, maintain system security, and troubleshoot network problems. Students have the option of taking the industry-recognized CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSA, and CyberOps Associate certification exams.

View on provider's website

CIT - Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field. The Networking and Cybersecurity Analyst specialty prepares students to work as computer network support specialists, network administrators, or network security specialists. Students learn to install and configure network hardware and software, optimize network performance, maintain system security, and troubleshoot network problems. Students have the option of taking the industry-recognized CompTIA A+, CCNA, MCSA, and CyberOps Associate certification exams.

View on provider's website

Software Developer

CIT - Software Development and Data Analytics, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field.

View on provider's website

CIT - Software Development and Game Design, A.A.S.

See Details

The Software Development and Game Design specialty prepares students to work as computer programmers, web developers, game developers, or application support specialists. Students learn to write and test computer programs, develop and maintain web pages, create mobile applications, and design and create computer games. Students have the option of taking the MCSA and MOS industry certification exams.

View on provider's website

CIT - Software Support Certificate

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field.

View on provider's website

Database Administrator

CIT - Software Development and Data Analytics, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field.

View on provider's website

CIT - Software Development and Data Analytics, A.A.S.

See Details

The Computer and Information Technology program prepares students for careers in one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. Students can earn a certificate and/or an associate of applied science degree in one of four specialties, each focused on a different set of skills and interests within the IT field.

View on provider's website

Public Service Industry

Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

See Details

This program leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students for licensure as Texas peace officers. It is not designed for transfer to a four-year university. Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree should see an advisor prior to registration. Entry and continued participation in this program are restricted to persons who meet the eligibility requirements set out in Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Rules §217.1, Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure. Current TCOLE rules may be found on the Commission’s official website, http://tcole.texas.gov.

View on provider's website

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

See Details

This program leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students for licensure as Texas peace officers. It is not designed for transfer to a four-year university. Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree should see an advisor prior to registration. Entry and continued participation in this program are restricted to persons who meet the eligibility requirements set out in Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Rules §217.1, Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure. Current TCOLE rules may be found on the Commission’s official website, http://tcole.texas.gov.

View on provider's website

Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

See Details

This program leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students for licensure as Texas peace officers. It is not designed for transfer to a four-year university. Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree should see an advisor prior to registration. Entry and continued participation in this program are restricted to persons who meet the eligibility requirements set out in Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Rules §217.1, Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure. Current TCOLE rules may be found on the Commission’s official website, http://tcole.texas.gov.

View on provider's website

EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services Professions, A.A.S.

See Details

The Emergency Medical Services Professions Program prepares the student for a career in the diverse medical field of pre-hospital care as a certified/licensed paramedic. At the different levels of the program, the student will be prepared to test for appropriate certification through the Texas Department of State Health Services.

View on provider's website

EMT Certificate

See Details

Paramedic Certificate

See Details

Firefighter

Fire Protection, A.A.S.

See Details

Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Legal Assisting/Paralegal Certificate

See Details

Legal Assisting/Paralegal, A.A.S.

See Details

The Legal Assisting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to work under the general direction of attorneys to assist them in the completion of legal tasks. The program provides knowledge and skills for employment in law firms, courts, utility companies, title companies, trusts and mortgage department of banks, government agencies and industrial companies.

View on provider's website

Social Services Assistant

Substance Abuse Counseling, A.A.S.

See Details

The Substance Abuse Counseling program prepares students for counseling positions in hospitals, residential care facilities, outpatient mental health centers, health clinics, and correctional facilities. Students can earn an Associate of Applied Science and prepare to become a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).

View on provider's website

Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Certificate

See Details

Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

See Details

Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel Technology Certificate

See Details

The courses listed in this certificate compile a comprehensive list of job-related skills needed to enter the heavy equipment field. The skills acquired during class will prepare an individual for entry-level employment as a heavy equipment diesel engine service technician at a modern heavy equipment and machinery repair facility.

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology. A.A.S.

See Details

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in diesel and heavy equipment is designed to successfully prepare students to enter the medium and heavy duty transportation industry as an apprentice or helper diesel mechanic or provide supplementary knowledge for equipment operators and truck drivers. The program provides lecture and lab activities geared to heavy-duty diesel engines

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology. A.A.S.

See Details

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in the mid-range diesel engine service is designed to prepare students with knowledge and skills applicable to light and medium-duty diesel engines mass-produced in the trucking industry. Experience will be acquired in domestic and foreign versions of these engines. Students currently in the trade working on medium-duty gasoline engines or new students entering in the trade will benefit from this training.

View on provider's website

Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology Certificate

See Details

The courses listed in this certificate compile a comprehensive list of job-related skills needed to enter the heavy equipment field. The skills acquired during class will prepare an individual for entry-level employment as a heavy equipment diesel engine service technician at a modern heavy equipment and machinery repair facility.

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology. A.A.S.

See Details

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in the mid-range diesel engine service is designed to prepare students with knowledge and skills applicable to light and medium-duty diesel engines mass-produced in the trucking industry. Experience will be acquired in domestic and foreign versions of these engines. Students currently in the trade working on medium-duty gasoline engines or new students entering in the trade will benefit from this training.

View on provider's website

Electrical Lineman

Electric Power Technology Certificate

See Details

Students looking for a good-paying career straight out of high school have a viable option through Kilgore College’s Electric Power Technology Certificate. The 10-week course of study will award those who graduate with an electrical power certificate which will allow them to go right to work for an electric power company or contractor. The Kilgore College Electric Power Technology Certificate is an approved WIOA program.

View on provider's website

Petroleum Specialty, A.A.S.

See Details

The Petroleum Specialty degree graduates will be trained to the same industry skill level offered in the Process Technology degree. This program will prepare students to operate in plants and with associated piping systems for the petroleum industry. The skills acquired will be those that are key to the production, operation, distribution of petroleum products, and industrial equipment and instrumentation sales.

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Industry

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Entry Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate

See Details

Industrial Maintenance Technician Certificate

See Details

Industrial Maintenance Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The Industrial Maintenance Technology Program prepares students for careers in large manufacturing companies as industrial machinery and maintenance technicians. Industrial maintenance technicians keep machinery and equipment in the plant up and running so that production can continue. The program consists of an associate of applied science degree and two certificates.

View on provider's website

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Instrumentation and Electrical Technology Certificate

See Details

Instrumentation and Electrical Technology. A.A.S.

See Details

Instrumentation and Electrical students will install, maintain and calibrate devices used in the automation of industrial processes. These devices measure and control the pressure, temperature, level and flow of processes used in automated manufacturing and production. Students will utilize piping process, chemical pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic computer and networking technologies.

View on provider's website

Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Nurse Assistant (Aide) Certificate

See Details

In order to meet the rising demand for trained personnel in the health care industry, Kilgore College offers Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) courses for fast-track training that produces successful graduates sought after for entry-level positions in the field. The CNA program will provide the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to providing basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. You will learn about resident’s rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety.

View on provider's website

Nursing Assistant Certificate

See Details

This program is designed to prepare health science students with the entry-level skills required to function effectively as a nurse assistant in facilities such as nursing homes, hospitals, and physician’s offices. Topics covered include medical terminology, medical law and ethics, human body systems, pharmacology, and nurse assisting skills. Upon completion of the program, graduates could be eligible to take the Texas Department of Health and Human Services written and skills evaluation for certification as a Certified Nurse Aide. For more information on this educational program select the corresponding link at www.kilgore.edu.

View on provider's website

Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing/Vocational Certificate

See Details

Vocational nursing prepares the graduate to function as a member of the nursing team in performing basic nursing skills independently in non-complex situations, and to assist the registered nurse or physician in complex nursing situations. This program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN state examination for licensure. The twelve-month program is taught in three semesters for a total of 47 credit hours. New classes start in August and in January. The HESI-A2 exam is required with results attached to the application. Further information and applications are available at www.kilgore.edu/1vn.asp. Check college schedule for optional pre-requisite offerings. A certificate of completion may be awarded upon successful completion of course requirements.

View on provider's website

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technology Certificate

See Details

The Pharmacy Technician program at KC provides students flexible, affordable classes to earn a certificate yielding job possibilities in drug stores, doctors’ offices and grocery store pharmacies. According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, “Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.”

View on provider's website

Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Certification

See Details

The Phlebotomy program is selecting applicants to enter the next three KC courses. Students will learn proper venipuncture techniques. Students completing training will test for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians national certification. There is a selection process for admission.

View on provider's website

Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

See Details

This program offers training to become a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant working under the supervision of a physical therapist and assisting in implementing treatment programs according to the plan of care including training patients in exercises and functional activities, administering physical agents, and conducting other treatments. Physical therapist assistants must complete a two-year associate degree program and then pass a licensure exam. For more information on this educational program select the corresponding link at www.kilgore.edu.

View on provider's website

Radiology Technician

Radiologic Science, A.A.S.

See Details

Radiography is a science combining advanced technology and human compassion. Radiographers use their knowledge of physics, human anatomy and physiology to create radiographic images. Radiologic services are offered in various healthcare settings. For more information on this educational program select the corresponding link at www.kilgore.edu.

View on provider's website

Radiologic Science-Computed Tomography Certificate

See Details

This program is designed to provide advanced professional training opportunities in Computed Tomography for imaging technologists who hold current certification in radiography from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Computed Tomography is a highly technical x-ray imaging modality that uses special x-ray equipment combined with skilled technologists to obtain image data by moving the x-ray source and the sensor/detectors around the patient. Computer synthesized data is acquired from multiple angles and processed to show detailed cross-sections of body tissues and organs in various planes. For more information on this educational program select the corresponding link at www.kilgore.edu.

View on provider's website
`

Contact Phone Number

903-984-8531

Address

1100 Broadway
Kilgore, TX 75662-3299
United States