McLennan Community College

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Communications Industry

AV Technician

Audio Technology, A.A.S.

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Students completing this program are prepared to assume audio production positions in the music industry.

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Graphic Designer

Media Communications/Media Track/ Web Design, A.A.S.

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This program prepares students for the diverse and exciting world of digital media manipulation and production. Curriculum exposes students to various types of digital media including digital imaging and graphics, audio and video production, 2D and 3D animation, Web technologies, and desktop publishing.

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Media Communications/Technical Track, A.A.S.

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This program prepares students for the diverse and exciting world of digital media manipulation and production. Curriculum exposes students to various types of digital media including digital imaging and graphics, audio and video production, 2D and 3D animation, Web technologies, and desktop publishing. It prepares students for careers in graphic design, website production and management, video production, animation, gaming, electronic journalism, communications, etc. The Technical Track program focuses on the technical aspects of running a media server.

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Medical Communications Certificate

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This program prepares students for the diverse and exciting world of digital media manipulation and production. Curriculum exposes students to various types of digital media including digital imaging and graphics, audio and video production, 2D and 3D animation, Web technologies, and desktop publishing.

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Web Design Certificate

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The certificate in Web Design is to prepare Web designers in building their websites.

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Public Service Industry

Preschool Teacher

Child Development Certificate

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The curriculum in the Child Development program is designed to prepare individuals for careers in human services agencies. Students completing the program may serve in child care agencies or programs as caregivers/teachers, foster parents, or para-professionals in educational systems. The course work provides academic background and practical workplace experience.

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Child Development, A.A.S.

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The curriculum in the Child Development program is designed to prepare individuals for careers in human services agencies. Students completing the program may serve in child care agencies or programs as caregivers/teachers, directors or supervisors, foster parents, or para-professionals in educational systems. The course work provides academic background and practical workplace experience.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice- Corrections Certificate

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The objective of these criminal justice courses is to prepare students for careers in criminal justice with an understanding of the criminal justice system in state, county and municipal law enforcement; corrections; courts; security; and other criminal justice-related agencies. Curricula in corrections are available to meet the different needs of the student by teaching workplace competencies.

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Criminal Justice- Corrections, A.A.S.

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The objective of these criminal justice courses is to prepare students for careers in criminal justice with an understanding of the criminal justice system in state, county and municipal law enforcement; corrections; courts; security; and other criminal justice-related agencies. Curricula in corrections are available to meet the different needs of the student by teaching workplace competencies.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice- Law Enforcement Certificate

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The objective of these criminal justice courses is to prepare students for careers in criminal justice with an understanding of the criminal justice system in state, county and municipal law enforcement; corrections; courts; security; and other criminal justice-related agencies. Curricula in law enforcement and corrections are available to meet the different needs of the student by teaching workplace competencies.

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

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The objective of these criminal justice courses is to prepare students for careers in criminal justice with an understanding of the criminal justice system in state, county and municipal law enforcement; corrections; courts; security; and other criminal justice-related agencies. Curricula in law enforcement and corrections are available to meet the different needs of the student by teaching workplace competencies.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technician Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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The EMT program is designed to prepare students for an entry-level career in emergency medical services. Admission to the college is required. Contact the program director for more information.

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Paramedicine (EMT) Level 1 Certificate

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The Paramedicine (EMT) Program is designed to prepare students for a career in emergency medical services.

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Paramedicine Level 2 Certificate

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The Paramedicine Program is designed to prepare students for a career in emergency medical services. Students successfully completing the eighteen month program will be eligible to take the National Registry examination and apply to the Texas Department of State Health Services for Paramedic certification.

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Paramedicine, A.A.S.

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The Paramedicine Program is designed to prepare students for a career in emergency medical services. Students successfully completing the two-year program will be eligible to apply for Texas paramedic licensure.

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Firefighter

Fire Protection Technology Certificate

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Students who successfully complete the following curriculum will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in Fire Protection Technology and be eligible to take the state test to become a certified structural firefighter. The Texas Commission on Fire Protection certification test serves as the program Capstone. All courses below must be taken in a block schedule.

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Criminal Investigator

Forensic Science Certificate

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The objective of these criminal justice courses is to prepare students for careers in criminal justice with an understanding of the criminal justice system in state, county and municipal law enforcement; corrections; courts; security; and other criminal justice-related agencies. Curricula in law enforcement and corrections are available to meet the different needs of the student by teaching workplace competencies.

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Social Services Assistant

Mental Health/Substance Abuse & Addictions Certificate

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Successful completion of this program opens doors to employment or a better position in social welfare, governmental and community service agencies. Graduates can make significant contributions wherever people are employed to help others with social- and mental health-related situations.

This specialty provides training and courses for persons working toward state recognition as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) certification and/or those persons interested in working in areas of substance abuse/addiction with children, adolescents or adults. The substance abuse/addiction curriculum prepares persons for entry-level employment in the field of addictionology as well as fulfills needs of those currently working in the field of substance abuse.

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Mental Health/Substance Abuse & Addictions, A.A.S.

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Successful completion of this program opens doors to employment or a better position in social welfare, governmental and community service agencies. Graduates can make significant contributions wherever people are employed to help others with social- and mental health-related situations.

This specialty provides training and courses for persons working toward state recognition as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) certification and/or those persons interested in working in areas of substance abuse/addiction with children, adolescents or adults. The substance abuse/addiction curriculum prepares persons for entry-level employment in the field of addictionology as well as fulfills needs of those currently working in the field of substance abuse.

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Social Work Certificate

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Successful completion of this program opens doors to employment or a better position in social welfare, governmental and community service agencies. Graduates can make significant contributions wherever people are employed to help others with social- and mental health-related situations.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Paralegal Certificate

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This program prepares students for employment and advancement in law firms and legal departments of business, industry and government. The emphasis is on workplace competencies with specific knowledge of court systems, litigation processes, manual and computerized legal research, investigation, and law office management.

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Paralegal, A.A.S.

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This program prepares students for employment and advancement in law firms and legal departments of business, industry and government. The emphasis is on workplace competencies with specific knowledge of court systems, litigation processes, manual and computerized legal research, investigation, and law office management.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

CIS/Application Development Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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Focuses on programming fundamentals from a beginning level to intermediate.

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Information Systems & Applications, A.A.S.

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This program provides the knowledge and training needed for employment or advancement in business as an information systems specialist. Graduates with this degree will be prepared to serve in several positions such as application developers, help desk technicians,technical support, software and hardware installers, business systems analysts and system trainers. This program offers a two-year A.A.S. degree and a one-year certificate.

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Information Systems Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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Enhances the technical skills of student from non-technical backgrounds to work in today's marketplace.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

CIS/Cisco Network Associate Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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Prepares the students to take the CCNA.

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CISCO Network Administration with Cybersecurity Certificate

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This one-year certificate program teaches students introductory networking, operating systems, and cybersecurity skills to prepare them to enter the industry.

Students have the opportunity to earn multiple industry certifications including the CompTia A+ (first exam), Security+, Linux+ (first exam), and the CISCO CCENT certifications. McLennan Community College is a CISCO Local Academy.

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Network Administration with Cybersecurity, A.A.S.

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This two year AAS degree teaches students introductory through advanced skills in networking, operating systems, and cybersecurity to prepare them to enter the industry. The students will have the opportunity to earn multiple industry certifications including the CompTia A+ (first exam), Security+, Linux+ (two exams), CompTia CySa+, CompTia PenTest+, CompTIA CASP Advanced Cybersecurity Certification, CISCO CCENT, CISCO CCNA.

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Network with Security Certificate

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This one-year certificate program provides baseline instruction for operating systems, cybersecurity skills as well as the first two netwroking courses. Students will be prepared to take the CCENT, CompTia Security+ and CompTia CySA+ industry certifications after completion of courses in this certificate. Once completed the students can continue on in this pathway to complete the Network Administration with Cybersecurity - AAS degree.

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IT Support Specialist

CIS/Computer Support Specialist Certificate

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Prepares Students with a foundation in computer skills.

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Information Systems & Applications, A.A.S.

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This program provides the knowledge and training needed for employment or advancement in business as an information systems specialist. Graduates with this degree will be prepared to serve in several positions such as application developers, help desk technicians,technical support, software and hardware installers, business systems analysts and system trainers. This program offers a two-year A.A.S. degree and a one-year certificate.

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Information Systems & Applications, A.A.S.

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This program provides the knowledge and training needed for employment or advancement in business as an information systems specialist. Graduates with this degree will be prepared to serve in several positions such as application developers, help desk technicians,technical support, software and hardware installers, business systems analysts and system trainers. This program offers a two-year A.A.S. degree and a one-year certificate.

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Information Security Analyst

CIS/Information Security Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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Introduces the operating systems, network security and networking.

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Network Administration with Cybersecurity, A.A.S.

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This two year AAS degree teaches students introductory through advanced skills in networking, operating systems, and cybersecurity to prepare them to enter the industry. The students will have the opportunity to earn multiple industry certifications including the CompTia A+ (first exam), Security+, Linux+ (two exams), CompTia CySa+, CompTia PenTest+, CompTIA CASP Advanced Cybersecurity Certification, CISCO CCENT, CISCO CCNA.

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Network Administration with Cybersecurity, A.A.S.

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This two year AAS degree teaches students introductory through advanced skills in networking, operating systems, and cybersecurity to prepare them to enter the industry. The students will have the opportunity to earn multiple industry certifications including the CompTia A+ (first exam), Security+, Linux+ (two exams), CompTia CySa+, CompTia PenTest+, CompTIA CASP Advanced Cybersecurity Certification, CISCO CCENT, CISCO CCNA.

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Network with Security Certificate

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This one-year certificate program provides baseline instruction for operating systems, cybersecurity skills as well as the first two netwroking courses. Students will be prepared to take the CCENT, CompTia Security+ and CompTia CySA+ industry certifications after completion of courses in this certificate. Once completed the students can continue on in this pathway to complete the Network Administration with Cybersecurity - AAS degree.

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Network with Security Certificate

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This one-year certificate program provides baseline instruction for operating systems, cybersecurity skills as well as the first two netwroking courses. Students will be prepared to take the CCENT, CompTia Security+ and CompTia CySA+ industry certifications after completion of courses in this certificate. Once completed the students can continue on in this pathway to complete the Network Administration with Cybersecurity - AAS degree.

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Systems Analyst

Information Systems & Applications Certificate

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This program provides the knowledge and training needed for employment in business as an information systems specialist.

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Information Systems & Applications, A.A.S.

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This program provides the knowledge and training needed for employment or advancement in business as an information systems specialist. Graduates with this degree will be prepared to serve in several positions such as application developers, help desk technicians,technical support, software and hardware installers, business systems analysts and system trainers. This program offers a two-year A.A.S. degree and a one-year certificate.

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Database Administrators

Information Systems Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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Enhances the technical skills of student from non-technical backgrounds to work in today's marketplace.

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Information Systems Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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Enhances the technical skills of student from non-technical backgrounds to work in today's marketplace.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Information Tech Coding Specialist Certificate

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The Coding Specialist certificate prepares students to work as health information coding specialists in hospitals, health agencies, medical clinics and other health care settings that submit billing for reimbursement. Job opportunities are plentiful for coding specialists, who may also apply these courses to McLennan's two-year Health Information Technology A.A.S. degree.

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Health Information Technology Technician, A.A.S.

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The Health Information Technology Program is designed to prepare the graduate to perform technical duties vital to the health-care industry. The health information technician is responsible for the compilation, inspection, preservation and appropriate disclosure of patient information for patients, health care institutions and the public. Typical job functions include health data collection, analysis, monitoring, maintenance, retrieval and reporting of quality health information. In addition, health information technicians are responsible for maintaining and submitting patient data used for reimbursement, quality of care studies, research and the compilation of statistics for health care organizations. Supervising day-to-day operations of a health information department and sustaining the flow of health information within the organization also encompass roles of the health information technician.

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HITT Billing Specialist Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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The Billing Specialist Occupational Skills Award provides students with a basic understanding of ICD-10-CM/PCS code assignment with an introduction to revenue cycle management.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant, A.A.S.

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Medical Assistant program curriculum leads to a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. The program is designed to provide the student with skills and knowledge applicable to a wide range of medical assisting office and clinical settings. Career enhancements in addition to the A.A.S. degree include certificates in phlebotomy, certified nurse aide, certified medication aide, medical coding and insurance, medical transcription, and medical office assistant. The course work is intended to provide a foundation for further specialization in nursing or allied health professions.

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Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.

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Medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) are vital healthcare detectives, uncovering and providing laboratory information from laboratory analyses that assist physicians in patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as in disease monitoring or prevention. MLTs are competent in the collection, processing and analysis of biological specimens, the performance of lab procedures, the maintenance of instruments, and relating lab findings to common diseases/conditions. We use sophisticated biomedical instrumentation and technology, computers, and methods requiring manual dexterity to perform laboratory testing on blood and body fluids. Laboratory testing encompasses such disciplines as clinical chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology, microbiology, and molecular biology.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant, A.A.S.

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The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program prepares practitioners who contribute to occupational therapy by performing a variety of functions under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. The curriculum provides theory, lab practice, and clinical experiences to produce competency to provide quality patient care.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Occupational Skills Award Certificate

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The phlebotomist is responsible for the collection and processing of blood and urine specimens for the clinical laboratory. The specimens collected by the phlebotomist, and patient test results obtained, allows the physician to detect, diagnose and treat disease in order to determine the best treatment option for the patient.

Phlebotomists are employed in hospitals, clinics, physician offices, blood banks and other laboratory environments. Phlebotomy is also considered an entry level skill for students who might wish to pursue additional educational opportunities in the medical laboratory such as a medical laboratory technician or medical laboratory scientist.

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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

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The Physical Therapist Assistant Program prepares assistants who contribute to physical therapy services by performing a variety of functions under the supervision of a physical therapist. The curriculum provides theory, lab practice and clinical experience to prepare students to perform quality patient care. A student completing the program is eligible to sit for the licensing examination administered by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Job opportunities exist in a wide variety of health care settings. If developmental courses are needed for Texas Success Initiative requirements, such courses must be completed before entry into the program.

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Radiology Tech

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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The radiologic technologist assists radiologists (physicians specially trained in uses of radiation) in the examination of patients for broken bones, ulcers, tumors, disease or malfunction of organs within the body. Students in the Radiologic Technology Program learn the positioning, exposure, professional ethics, medical terminology, physics, procedures and techniques of x-ray technology.

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Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Care Technology, A.A.S.

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The respiratory therapist applies scientific knowledge and theory to practical clinical problems of respiratory care. The knowledge and skills for performing various respiratory care modalities are achieved through didactic, laboratory and clinical preparation. Clinical training is provided in routine and special procedures applicable to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Respiratory therapy personnel are employed in hospitals, nursing care facilities, clinics, and institutions or companies providing home care.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology Certificate

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This one-year certificate program is designed to prepare entry level surgical technologists to be an integral part of the team of medical Practitioner's providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings. Surgical technologists are individuals with specialized education who function as members of the surgical team in the role of scrub person. This individual works under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment function properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.

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Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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Vet Technician

Veterinary Assistant Certificate

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The Veterinary Assistant program trains students to assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians in caring for animals in clinical settings, research areas and other veterinary-related fields. Duties of a veterinary assistant include caring for animals and assisting in examining them for signs of illness, disease or injury. Assistants may provide routine postoperative care, administer medication and prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal care technologists or technicians, veterinarians or scientists.

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Veterinary Technology, A.A.S.

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This academically challenging program is designed to provide the theory and practice necessary to follow a fulfilling career as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. A veterinary technician is knowledgeable in the care and handling of animals, basic principles of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology, and routine laboratory and clinical procedures.

Training as a veterinary technician enables the student to work as professional technical support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers and other scientists. Students can also find positions in the pharmaceutical industries, zoological gardens, animal control and humane organizations, and local and state health departments.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Vocational Nursing Certificate

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This one-year certificate program is designed to prepare the vocational nurse to provide direct patient care and other nursing activities as designated by the licensure and practice regulations defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Hospitality Management, A.A.S.

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If you like the idea of working with people in an upbeat and friendly envioronment, then you might want to consider a career in the hospitality industry!

Jobs include management of hotels, restaurants, attractions, convention centers, cruise ships and tourism offices.

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Business Industry

Real Estate Appraiser

Real Estate Certificate

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This management program specialty area meets the academic requirements for salesperson licensure. The curriculum prepares the graduate to participate in the real estate industry as a salesman or investor.

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Real Estate Licensure Certificate

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This management program specialty area meets the academic requirements for salesperson licensure. The curriculum prepares the graduate to participate in the real estate industry as a salesman or investor.

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Real Estate, A.A.S.

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This management program specialty area meets the academic requirements for both salesman and broker real estate licensure. The curriculum prepares the graduate to participate in the real estate industry as a broker, salesman, investor or manager. The courses provide knowledge and skills required in the real estate services of brokerage, development, property management, appraisal and financing.

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Contact Phone Number

254-299-8622

Address

1400 College Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States