Ozarks Technical Community College

Browse Training Programs by Industry

Construction Industry

Carpenter

Apprenticeship Skilled Trades, Carpenter Option

See Details

Federally approved apprenticeship program that contains a minimum of 640 clock hours of
classroom instruction and 5600 clock hours of on-the-job training. Transcripted upon completion of 15 hours of OTC coursework and documentation of certificate and/or journeyman card for the approved craft.

View on provider's website

Construction Technology Certificate

See Details

Gain a wide range of highly employable skills within the Construction Technology program. Depth of training for entry into the construction industry varies, but the hands-on skills you will receive will prepare you for any entry-level construction job. Plus, the high-quality Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology program is recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America. Classes include Principles of Business, Construction Carpentry, Concrete and Forms, Interior Finishes, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership and more. To gain skills rapidly to get into a job faster, students may complete a short-term Construction Technology Certificate.

View on provider's website

Construction Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Gain a wide range of highly employable skills within the Construction Technology program. Depth of training for entry into the construction industry varies, but the hands-on skills you will receive will prepare you for any entry-level construction job. Plus, the high-quality Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology program is recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America. Classes include Principles of Business, Construction Carpentry, Concrete and Forms, Interior Finishes, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership and more. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology.

View on provider's website

Civil Engineering Technician

Construction Technology Certificate

See Details

Gain a wide range of highly employable skills within the Construction Technology program. Depth of training for entry into the construction industry varies, but the hands-on skills you will receive will prepare you for any entry-level construction job. Plus, the high-quality Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology program is recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America. Classes include Principles of Business, Construction Carpentry, Concrete and Forms, Interior Finishes, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership and more. To gain skills rapidly to get into a job faster, students may complete a short-term Construction Technology Certificate.

View on provider's website

Construction Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Gain a wide range of highly employable skills within the Construction Technology program. Depth of training for entry into the construction industry varies, but the hands-on skills you will receive will prepare you for any entry-level construction job. Plus, the high-quality Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology program is recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America. Classes include Principles of Business, Construction Carpentry, Concrete and Forms, Interior Finishes, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership and more. Upon completion, students receive an Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology.

View on provider's website

Architectural Drafter

Drafting and Design Technology Certificate

See Details

The outlook for competent drafters is expected to increase faster than the average occupation since all new products and buildings require drawings and specifications to manufacture, build and assemble. This program provides the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain employment as a designer/drafter in a manufacturing, civil, structural or architectural environment. The application of drafting and design standards and skills will be examined with the study of basic to advanced concepts in spatial relationships utilizing a computer aided drafting system to complete projects.

View on provider's website

Drafting and Design Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The outlook for competent drafters is expected to increase faster than the average occupation since all new products and buildings require drawings and specifications to manufacture, build and assemble. This program provides the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain employment as a designer/drafter in a manufacturing, civil, structural or architectural environment. The application of drafting and design standards and skills will be examined with the study of basic to advanced concepts in spatial relationships utilizing a computer aided drafting system to complete projects.

View on provider's website

Electrician

Electrical Certificate

See Details

The Electrical Certificate program will provide individuals the opportunity to develop technical skills needed to advance in a career as an electrician. This program can be utilized by apprentices or non-apprentices. Upon completion of the Electrical Certificate, students can apply those credit hours to two different A.A.S. degree programs. If a student has completed the certificate program as an apprentice, has a sufficient amount of work related hours, and passes the National Electric Certification exam, he or she may wish to pursue an A.A.S. degree in the Apprenticeship Industrial Technology program. If a student does not have the work related hours required to sit for the National Electric Certification exam (non-apprentice), he or she may choose to pursue an A.A.S. degree in Manufacturing. Consultation with the department chair of this program is required to ensure that each individual chooses a path that will best suit his or her needs.

View on provider's website

HVAC Technician

Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Certificate

See Details

The demand for highly skilled technicians in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration fields will continue to grow in the coming years. Students are exposed to the most technically advanced equipment and knowledge to stay abreast of the rapid changes that are taking place in the HVAC industry. Courses cover every aspect of the trade to give the student a comprehensive understanding of HVAC systems. Skills learned will allow the student to find many different types of entry level HVAC-related careers. This program is accredited by HVAC Excellence, PO Box 491, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, (800) 394-5268.

View on provider's website

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

See Details

The demand for highly skilled technicians in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration fields will continue to grow in the coming years. Students are exposed to the most technically advanced equipment and knowledge to stay abreast of the rapid changes that are taking place in the HVAC industry. Courses cover every aspect of the trade to give the student a comprehensive understanding of HVAC systems. Skills learned will allow the student to find many different types of entry level HVAC-related careers. This program is accredited by HVAC Excellence, PO Box 491, Mount Prospect, IL 60056, (800) 394-5268.

View on provider's website

Welder

Welding Technology Certificate

See Details

Depth of training required for entry into the welding occupation depends on the specific needs of employers. In this program, theory and many hours of practice are combined to lead to either the certificate or the Associate of Applied Science degree levels of competency. A broad background allows the student to meet the needs of various graduate employment goals. The lab facility at the Springfield campus is certified by the American Welding Society (AWS), 8669 NW 36 Street #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672, (800) 443-9353.

View on provider's website

Welding Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Depth of training required for entry into the welding occupation depends on the specific needs of employers. In this program, theory and many hours of practice are combined to lead to either the certificate or the Associate of Applied Science degree levels of competency. A broad background allows the student to meet the needs of various graduate employment goals. The lab facility at the Springfield campus is certified by the American Welding Society (AWS), 8669 NW 36 Street #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672, (800) 443-9353.

View on provider's website

Public Service Industry

Teacher Assistant

Associate of Arts in Teaching, A.A.T.

See Details

The Associate of Arts Degree in Teaching (A.A.T.) is a directed path of study preparing students for transfer and upper division coursework at four-year institutions offering teacher education programs and certification for levels PK-12. This degree requires students to satisfy the A.A. general education transfer block, 12 hours of teacher education professional coursework and at least 9 hours of elective credit. Students must also achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a passing score on all state-required general education exams.

View on provider's website

Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.

See Details

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice provides a directed path of study for transfer to institutions offering baccalaureate and degrees in Criminal Justice and Criminology. The degree also provides the academic background required to secure entry level employment options in a variety of criminal justice and human service positions.

View on provider's website

Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

See Details

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice provides a directed path of study for transfer to institutions offering baccalaureate and degrees in Criminal Justice and Criminology. The degree also provides the academic background required to secure entry level employment options in a variety of criminal justice and human service positions.

View on provider's website

Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.

See Details

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice provides a directed path of study for transfer to institutions offering baccalaureate and degrees in Criminal Justice and Criminology. The degree also provides the academic background required to secure entry level employment options in a variety of criminal justice and human service positions.

View on provider's website

Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Development Certificate

See Details

The Certificate of Achievement track is a short-term certificate designed to prepare individuals for support roles in the early childhood field. Individuals completing this track will gain entry-level competencies and an overall general understanding of child development. Credits earned can be applied towards the Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Development.

View on provider's website

Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.

See Details

One of the fastest growing industries in the United States is the child care field. Children's participation rates in early childhood programs continue to increase but national shortages in quality early childhood care givers and programs are a growing concern. The quality of children's care significantly contributes to children's school readiness and an educated staff is the link between quality programs and positive outcomes for children and families. The increasing need for educated care providers can lead to a rewarding and challenging career in preschools, childcare centers, Head Start centers, religious programs, child development centers, public and private schools, and recreational centers.

View on provider's website

EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services - Community Paramedic Certificate of Specialization

See Details

This program is designed to educate the student in aspects of community based care required to qualify the student to write the CP-C certification examination offered by the International Board of Specialty Certification. The certificate of specialization consists of two components: classroom and clinical experiences. Incorporated in these areas are the pre-hospital environment, community and personal needs assessment, chronic disease monitoring and interventions, utilization and coordination of community health and social services.

View on provider's website

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

See Details

The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system.

View on provider's website

Emergency Medical Services—Paramedic Certificate

See Details

The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system.

View on provider's website

Firefighter

Fire Science - Fire Officer Certificate

See Details

When promoted to a company officer, firefighters assume new responsibilities and challenges, with both firefighter and civilian lives are at stake. Fire Officers are responsible for ensuring the safety of the firefighters under your command and leading the charge to rescue lives and protect property. Duties may include training, supervising building inspections, fulfilling administrative responsibilities, and maintaining discipline. It is a position where the firefighter must be prepared for the new role. The Fire Officer Certificate program is designed to give firefighters the ability to obtain education in many of the areas necessary to prepare for supervisory duties with an emphasis on safety.

View on provider's website

Fire Science - Fundamental Firefighting Certificate

See Details

The Fundamental Firefighting Certificate program prepares students for employment, for entry into a formal undergraduate degree program, or qualifying the student for advancement in specific duties and organizational roles. The program concentrates on courses in the professional field without requiring students to complete a year or more of general education studies. The Fundamental Firefighting Certificate Program is a specially designed firefighting certificate for students wanting to pursue entry level opportunities as firefighters. OTC's Fire Science Technology Program has developed a one-year certificate program that combines practical and classroom instruction into a nationally recognized certificate program. The education received in this program is applicable to the OTC Fire Science Technology A.A.S. degree program in fire science.

View on provider's website

Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Career departments, volunteer departments and departments with both career and volunteer firefighters combine to comprise approximately 100 fire departments throughout southwest MO. The Fire Science Technology program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain and upgrade present knowledge and skills. Career choices for Fire Science Technology students include the following: firefighter, fire inspector, fire instructor, fire investigator, fire protection systems installer, U.S. Forest Service, as well as various military branches. OTC graduates have employment opportunities locally, statewide, nationally and internationally. The program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC).

View on provider's website

Fire Service Administration, A.S.

See Details

The Fire Service continues to place an emphasis on formal education for all ranks within a fire department organization. The OTC Fire Science Program developed the Fire Service Administration degree in conjunction with the OTC Fire Science Technology Advisory Board in order to provide that formal education and better prepare future company officers and chief officers. The overall goal of this degree is to provide learning opportunities which introduce, develop and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain and upgrade present knowledge and skills. Career choices for Fire Service Administration students include the following: firefighter, fire inspector, fire instructor, fire investigator, fire protection systems installer, U.S. Forest Service, as well as various military branches. OTC graduates have employment opportunities locally, statewide, nationally and internationally.

View on provider's website

Social Services Assistant

Social Work, A.A.

See Details

The Associate of Arts in Social Work is an interdisciplinary degree that provides a directed path of study for transfer to institutions offering baccalaureate and advanced degrees in Social Work.

View on provider's website

Transportation Industry

Auto Body Technician

Auto Collision Repair Technology Certificate

See Details

Sheet metal and unibody repair, automotive refinishing, and collision damage estimation are areas of concentration and employment for graduates of the Auto Collision Repair Technology program. Employers include independent body shops, new and used car dealerships, upholstery shops, glass shops, paint and equipment manufacturers and distributors, and insurance companies. The degree program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176. The Web address is http://www.asealliance.org/.

View on provider's website

Auto Collision Repair Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Sheet metal and unibody repair, automotive refinishing, and collision damage estimation are areas of concentration and employment for graduates of the Auto Collision Repair Technology program. Employers include independent body shops, new and used car dealerships, upholstery shops, glass shops, paint and equipment manufacturers and distributors, and insurance companies. The degree program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176. The Web address is http://www.asealliance.org/.

View on provider's website

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Certificate

See Details

Under the supervision of certified instructors experienced in the industry, students learn fundamentals of automotive systems design, operation, diagnosis and repair. Classroom concepts and theory are applied in the shop environment where troubleshooting, service procedures, estimating and customer relations are practiced. The automotive industry is changing and growing, with increasing emphasis on safety and electronics. Potential employers include automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, service stations, and product sales and service. The degree program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176. The Web address is http://www.asealliance.org/.

View on provider's website

Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Under the supervision of certified instructors experienced in the industry, students learn fundamentals of automotive systems design, operation, diagnosis and repair. Classroom concepts and theory are applied in the shop environment where troubleshooting, service procedures, estimating and customer relations are practiced. The automotive industry is changing and growing, with increasing emphasis on safety and electronics. Potential employers include automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, service stations, and product sales and service. The degree program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176. The Web address is http://www.asealliance.org/.

View on provider's website

Information Technology Industry

Systems Analyst

Computer Information Science Certificate

See Details

This Certificate degree program prepares students with the foundational knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming and web development languages desired in today's workplace. This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.

View on provider's website

Computer Information Science, A.A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students with the essential knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming languages, database programming, and other development tools necessary in today's workplace. This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.

View on provider's website

Computer Science Certificate

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Computer Science, A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Data Security Management

Computer Information Science Certificate

See Details

This Certificate degree program prepares students with the foundational knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming and web development languages desired in today's workplace. This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.

View on provider's website

Computer Information Science, A.A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students with the essential knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming languages, database programming, and other development tools necessary in today's workplace. This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.

View on provider's website

Computer Science Certificate

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Computer Science, A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Information Science Certificate

See Details

This Certificate degree program prepares students with the foundational knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming and web development languages desired in today's workplace. This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.

View on provider's website

Computer Information Science, A.A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students with the essential knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming languages, database programming, and other development tools necessary in today's workplace. This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.

View on provider's website

Computer Science Certificate

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Computer Science, A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Networking Technology Certificate

See Details

Employment in IT networking can range from assembling and repairing computers, installation of network cabling systems, configuring and managing servers and back-end network support systems, to trouble shooting network hardware and software issues . Network administrators typically oversee the functioning of all network-attached devices. Graduates of the Networking Technology program will qualify for entry level positions as network technicians, computer technicians and as network cable installers. Our courses also prepare students to attempt the following industry certifications;

View on provider's website

Networking Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Employment in IT networking can range from assembling and repairing computers, installation of network cabling systems, configuring and managing servers and back-end network support systems, to trouble shooting network hardware and software issues . Network administrators typically oversee the functioning of all network-attached devices. Graduates of the Networking Technology program will qualify for entry level positions as network technicians, computer technicians and as network cable installers. Our courses also prepare students to attempt the following industry certifications; CompTIA NET+, A+, Security+, and Linux+ Cisco CCENT and CCNA.

View on provider's website

Software Developer

Computer Information Science Computer Programming Certificate of Specialization

See Details

This Certificate of Specialization degree program prepares students with the foundational knowledge in computer programming using current programming languages desired by today's workplace. This degree program is recommended for students who have already completed a four-year college or university program and desire to gain additional skills in computer programming.

View on provider's website

Computer Information Science Web Development Certificate of Specialization

See Details

This Certificate of Specialization degree program prepares students with the foundational knowledge in web development technologies using current scripting and programming languages desired by today's workplace. This degree program is recommended for students who have already completed a four-year college or university program and desire to gain additional skill in web development.

View on provider's website

Computer Science Certificate

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Computer Science, A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

IT Support Specialist

Computer Science Certificate

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Computer Science, A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Networking Technology Certificate

See Details

Employment in IT networking can range from assembling and repairing computers, installation of network cabling systems, configuring and managing servers and back-end network support systems, to trouble shooting network hardware and software issues . Network administrators typically oversee the functioning of all network-attached devices. Graduates of the Networking Technology program will qualify for entry level positions as network technicians, computer technicians and as network cable installers. Our courses also prepare students to attempt the following industry certifications;

View on provider's website

Networking Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Employment in IT networking can range from assembling and repairing computers, installation of network cabling systems, configuring and managing servers and back-end network support systems, to trouble shooting network hardware and software issues . Network administrators typically oversee the functioning of all network-attached devices. Graduates of the Networking Technology program will qualify for entry level positions as network technicians, computer technicians and as network cable installers. Our courses also prepare students to attempt the following industry certifications; CompTIA NET+, A+, Security+, and Linux+ Cisco CCENT and CCNA.

View on provider's website

Database Administrator

Computer Science Certificate

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Computer Science, A.S.

See Details

This Associate of Science degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in a computer science-related degree program. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics such as algorithm design, data structures, computer programming, and structured mathematics. Since requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their faculty advisor or the school to which they intend to transfer to ensure they are taking the appropriate courses.

View on provider's website

Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts (Options: Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry), A.A.S.

See Details

The food service industry is the focus of the Culinary Arts A.A.S. degree program. Course offerings in food preparation, baking, pastries, purchasing, food safety and sanitation, along with supervision, combine theory and concept with demonstrations by chefs and hands-on practice. This program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC), 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, (904) 824-4468.

View on provider's website

Culinary Arts - Baking Arts Certificate

See Details

The baking arts certificate is designed to promote entry level placement into various work opportunities in the food service industry and is a great transition into upper level course work in the Culinary Arts A.A.S. program. Course offering in core classes develop the necessary skills needed to enter into the work force through lecture-lab classes that utilize chef demonstrations and hands-on-experience in the learning environment. This program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC), 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, (904) 824-4468

View on provider's website

Culinary Arts Certificate of Specialization

See Details

The culinary arts certificate of specialization is designed to promote entry level placement into various work opportunities in the food service industry and is a great transition into upper level course work in the Culinary Arts A.A.S. program. Course offering in core classes develop the necessary skills needed to enter into the work force through lecture-lab classes that utilize chef demonstrations and hands-on-experience in the learning environment.

View on provider's website

Healthcare Industry

Dental Hygienist

Dental Assisting Certificate

See Details

The Dental Assisting Program has been granted Accreditation by the Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA). CODA is located at 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. CODA telephone number is (312) 621-8099. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

View on provider's website

Dental Assisting, A.A.S.

See Details

The Dental Assisting Program has been granted Accreditation by the Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA). CODA is located at 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. CODA telephone number is (312) 621-8099. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). Students are offered two different tracks (traditional or hybrid) in the Dental Assisting Program. The Hybrid Track provides a significant portion of the learning activities online. Time traditionally spent in the classroom is reduced, but not eliminated. Students are required to attend laboratory classes on campus and outside clinical sites. These new track options allow increased accessibility to the program for all interested individuals and help satisfy increased demand for this valuable program. The Dental Assisting Program offers courses of study leading to a Certificate and/or an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting. Students may take the Certificate of Achievement courses only after they have been admitted into the program. A separate application process is required for acceptance into this program.

View on provider's website

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

See Details

The Dental Hygiene profession offers a variety of career opportunities: clinical practice in general and specialty dental offices; federal, state, and county health clinics; hospital-based treatment; long-term care facilities; industrial clinics; armed services; pharmaceutical sales; research institutions; and educational settings. Contemporary dental hygiene practice requires that dental hygienists possess a breadth of knowledge and skills in a variety of areas. Dental hygiene practice includes: oral prophylaxis (cleaning); patient education; exposing, processing, and mounting radiographs; collecting and evaluating patient medical history information; performing head and neck examinations; periodontal assessment and non-surgical therapy; applying preventive agents; application of desensitizing and antimicrobial agents; and administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia. The dental hygiene program is a selective admission program. A separate application process is required for acceptance into the program; the application deadline is May 31st. Upon acceptance, the student may take the "program specific courses". The dental hygiene program is a five-semester program which prepares the student for their national, regional, and state licensure examinations. Contact the Allied Health office or visit http://academics.otc.edu/alliedhealth/ for an application packet.

View on provider's website

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Information Technology Certificate - Coding

See Details

The Health Information Technology Certificate represents coding training that includes; anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical terminology, reimbursement methodology, intermediate/advanced ICD diagnostic/procedural and CPT coding as required by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for national certification. Students who complete this certificate are eligible to sit for the national coding credential exam CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) or CCS-P (Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based) administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

View on provider's website

Health Information Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Health Information Technology is an Associate of Applied Science degree program designed to lead to employment throughout the healthcare industry in areas of data quality management, health information privacy and security, implementation of electronic health records, compliance with payment laws and regulations, and management of health information and medical records. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the AHIMA certification examination for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). AHIMA reserves the right to accept and approve each application and transcript.

View on provider's website

Hearing Instrument Science Certificate

See Details

The Hearing Instrument Science (HIS) program is designed to prepare graduates to practice as hearing healthcare providers in a variety of settings. Those settings include private practice, corporate store fronts, franchise models, and others. Graduates may choose to license as a Hearing Instrument Specialist (Dispenser), work as an Audiology Aid (Assistant), or go on to pursue a higher degree in the hearing field. This program also prepares graduates to function as a member of the hearing healthcare team. The team includes: Hearing Instrument Specialists, Otologists, Audiologists, and Otolaryngologists (ENTs). State licensing or registration is required after graduation, depending on the student's location. The majority of graduates go straight into the workforce as Hearing Instrument Specialists. The May 2017 Occupational Employment statistics from the Bureau of Labor state that the estimated mean national wage for Hearing Instrument Specialists is $57,030.

View on provider's website

Hearing Instrument Science, A.A.S.

See Details

The Hearing Instrument Science (HIS) program is designed to prepare graduates to practice as hearing healthcare providers in a variety of settings. Those settings include private practice, corporate store fronts, franchise models, and others. Graduates may choose to license as a Hearing Instrument Specialist (Dispenser), work as an Audiology Aid (Assistant), or go on to pursue a higher degree in the hearing field. This program also prepares graduates to function as a member of the hearing healthcare team. The team includes: Hearing Instrument Specialists, Otologists, Audiologists, and Otolaryngologists (ENTs). State licensing or registration is required after graduation, depending on the student's location. The majority of graduates go straight into the workforce as Hearing Instrument Specialists. The May 2017 Occupational Employment statistics from the Bureau of Labor state that the estimated mean national wage for Hearing Instrument Specialists is $57,030.

View on provider's website

Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.

See Details

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree designed to prepare individuals for clinical laboratory employment. A medical laboratory technician performs a wide variety of medical laboratory tests on blood, urine and other bodily fluids that assist physicians in making diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. In addition to employment in hospital and clinical laboratories, graduates can pursue positions in research, blood centers, medical equipment sales and technical support. The program will include clinical experience in area medical facilities along with the classroom and laboratory education provided on campus.

View on provider's website

Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing—Practical Nursing Certificate

See Details

The Practical Nursing program is fully approved by the MO State Board of Nursing. Graduates receive a certificate and are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-PN exam to become licensed as a Practical Nurse. Graduates may go to work in long-term skilled care, home health care, doctors' offices, hospice, hospitals and/or industrial nursing. This may also be used as a stepping stone to further one's nursing education.

View on provider's website

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant, A.A.S.

See Details

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to prepare students for generalized practice under the supervision of an occupational therapist. Through didactic, laboratory and clinical education components, students will have the opportunity to gain understanding of practice with clients ranging in age from the very young to the very old. Practice within a variety of settings including school, medical, work, community and mental health will be explored.

View on provider's website

Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

See Details

The Physical Therapist Assistant program is designed to prepare graduates to serve as an essential member of a PT/PTA team in a variety of health care settings. A new class of 24 students begins each spring semester and graduates in May (17 months later). A separate application process is required for acceptance into this program. The application deadline for the program is September 1. Contact the Allied Health office (417)447-8954 or visit http://academics.otc.edu/alliedhealth/ for an application packet.

View on provider's website

Pharmacy Technician

Pre-Pharmacy, A.S.

See Details

The Associate of Science degree in Pre-Pharmacy will prepare student who intend to apply for a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) program. This is not designed as a terminal degree, but a degree to fulfill the prerequisites for many area pharmacy schools. The requirements are consistent with the course requirements to transfer into University of MO - Kansas City, but students should investigate all institutions for their individual requirements.

View on provider's website

Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapy, A.A.S.

See Details

The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The two-year program graduates are eligible for the national registry exam leading to a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and eligible for state licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Registered Respiratory Therapists may work in hospital settings with critical and noncritical patients or for home health companies who specialize in respiratory care and equipment.

View on provider's website

Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology Certificate

See Details

Graduates receive a certificate or an Associate in Applied Science degree designed to prepare them for the national certification exam administered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Graduates may work in hospital surgery or labor and delivery areas, out-patient surgery centers or as private scrubs for individual surgeons. The Surgical Technology program is reviewed by the Accreditation Review Committee in Surgical Technology and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

View on provider's website

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Graduates receive a certificate or an Associate in Applied Science degree designed to prepare them for the national certification exam administered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Graduates may work in hospital surgery or labor and delivery areas, out-patient surgery centers or as private scrubs for individual surgeons. The Surgical Technology program is reviewed by the Accreditation Review Committee in Surgical Technology and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

View on provider's website

Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel Technology Certificate

See Details

If you're interested in a career repairing and servicing medium and heavy duty trucks

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

If you're interested in a career repairing and servicing medium and heavy duty trucks

View on provider's website

Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology Certificate

See Details

If you're interested in a career repairing and servicing medium and heavy duty trucks

View on provider's website

Diesel Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

If you're interested in a career repairing and servicing medium and heavy duty trucks

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Industry

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Electrical Distribution Systems, A.A.S.

See Details

Electric utility line technicians install and repair poles, conductors, cables, and operate and maintain equipment used in electrical power and distribution systems. Students in this program will learn to climb wood pole structures, equipment operation, build and maintain electrical distribution systems, all while placing an emphasis on safe work practices and critical thinking skills. The degree program is intended to prepare individuals for employment at any utility offering an apprenticeship program. Program enrollment is limited and students are selected on a competitive basis.

View on provider's website

Engineering (Options: Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Physics), A.S.

See Details

The Associate of Science degree in Engineering incorporates the essential course work for the first two years of study in any engineering field. Some of the course requirements vary within the engineering departments cooperating in this program. In such cases, students will need to consult with the advisor as to the appropriate class for a particular engineering major. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the institution to which they intend to transfer to ensure transferability of courses.

View on provider's website

Civil Engineering Technician

Engineering (Options: Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Physics), A.S.

See Details

The Associate of Science degree in Engineering incorporates the essential course work for the first two years of study in any engineering field. Some of the course requirements vary within the engineering departments cooperating in this program. In such cases, students will need to consult with the advisor as to the appropriate class for a particular engineering major. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the institution to which they intend to transfer to ensure transferability of courses.

View on provider's website

Industrial Engineering Technician

Industrial Systems Technology Certificate

See Details

This program prepares students for employment in the lucrative field of industrial systems technology. Graduates are employed in manufacturing facilities, hospitals, hotels/resorts, public utilities, school/college facilities and retail chains. People with this training are responsible for installation, operation and maintenance of robots and other automated systems related to manufacturing and industrial processes. They perform installation and repair of machinery that is crucial to many industries. Good pay, benefits and high placement rates are characteristic of this field. This program provides ongoing skills enhancement to people already employed in the field, and it provides new students with the entry-level skills they need to gain employment.

View on provider's website

Industrial Systems Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students for employment in the lucrative field of industrial systems technology. Graduates are employed in manufacturing facilities, hospitals, hotels/resorts, public utilities, school/college facilities and retail chains. People with this training are responsible for installation, operation and maintenance of robots and other automated systems related to manufacturing and industrial processes. They perform installation and repair of machinery that is crucial to many industries. Good pay, benefits and high placement rates are characteristic of this field. This program provides ongoing skills enhancement to people already employed in the field, and it provides new students with the entry-level skills they need to gain employment.

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Technology Certificate (Level I)

See Details

Manufacturing Technology is a cross-disciplinary program which allows the student to chart a personalized path to a degree and certificates by taking several required courses along with courses chosen from any of our manufacturing-related degree programs. Classes from Industrial Systems Technology (IST), Drafting and Design Technology (DDT), Precision Machining Technology (PMT), Welding (WLD) and other related electives can be combined to lead to the MFG degree.

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Technology, A.A.S. (Level II)

See Details

Manufacturing Technology is a cross-disciplinary program which allows the student to chart a personalized path to a degree and certificates by taking several required courses along with courses chosen from any of our manufacturing-related degree programs. Classes from Industrial Systems Technology (IST), Drafting and Design Technology (DDT), Precision Machining Technology (PMT), Welding (WLD) and other related electives can be combined to lead to the MFG degree.

View on provider's website

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Industrial Systems Technology Certificate

See Details

This program prepares students for employment in the lucrative field of industrial systems technology. Graduates are employed in manufacturing facilities, hospitals, hotels/resorts, public utilities, school/college facilities and retail chains. People with this training are responsible for installation, operation and maintenance of robots and other automated systems related to manufacturing and industrial processes. They perform installation and repair of machinery that is crucial to many industries. Good pay, benefits and high placement rates are characteristic of this field. This program provides ongoing skills enhancement to people already employed in the field, and it provides new students with the entry-level skills they need to gain employment.

View on provider's website

Industrial Systems Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

This program prepares students for employment in the lucrative field of industrial systems technology. Graduates are employed in manufacturing facilities, hospitals, hotels/resorts, public utilities, school/college facilities and retail chains. People with this training are responsible for installation, operation and maintenance of robots and other automated systems related to manufacturing and industrial processes. They perform installation and repair of machinery that is crucial to many industries. Good pay, benefits and high placement rates are characteristic of this field. This program provides ongoing skills enhancement to people already employed in the field, and it provides new students with the entry-level skills they need to gain employment.

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Technology Certificate (Level I)

See Details

Manufacturing Technology is a cross-disciplinary program which allows the student to chart a personalized path to a degree and certificates by taking several required courses along with courses chosen from any of our manufacturing-related degree programs. Classes from Industrial Systems Technology (IST), Drafting and Design Technology (DDT), Precision Machining Technology (PMT), Welding (WLD) and other related electives can be combined to lead to the MFG degree.

View on provider's website

Manufacturing Technology, A.A.S. (Level II)

See Details

Manufacturing Technology is a cross-disciplinary program which allows the student to chart a personalized path to a degree and certificates by taking several required courses along with courses chosen from any of our manufacturing-related degree programs. Classes from Industrial Systems Technology (IST), Drafting and Design Technology (DDT), Precision Machining Technology (PMT), Welding (WLD) and other related electives can be combined to lead to the MFG degree.

View on provider's website

Remanufacturing Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The Remanufacturing Technology program provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment in the remanufactuing industry. Coursework is derived from a variety of disciplines including diesel engine diagnosis and repair, industrial system safety and process, and precision machining fundamentals and operation. =

View on provider's website

Machinist

Industrial Systems Technology Certificate

See Details

This program prepares students for employment in the lucrative field of industrial systems technology. Graduates are employed in manufacturing facilities, hospitals, hotels/resorts, public utilities, school/college facilities and retail chains. People with this training are responsible for installation, operation and maintenance of robots and other automated systems related to manufacturing and industrial processes. They perform installation and repair of machinery that is crucial to many industries. Good pay, benefits and high placement rates are characteristic of this field. This program provides ongoing skills enhancement to people already employed in the field, and it provides new students with the entry-level skills they need to gain employment.

View on provider's website

Precision Machining Technology Certificate

See Details

Precision machining is a highly technical, advanced process that is essential to manufacture the products we use in our daily lives. The Precision Machining Technology program provides hands-on training with advanced machine tools and teaches the fundamental skills needed to precisely manufacture products and tooling. Students in the program learn technologies including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) setup and programming, Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), and advanced inspection equipment such as Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM). The wide range of skills taught in this program provide many employment opportunities in manufacturing including CNC operator, general machinist, CNC setup technician, CNC programmer, quality control technician, and manufacturing engineering technician.

View on provider's website

Precision Machining Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Precision machining is a highly technical, advanced process that is essential to manufacture the products we use in our daily lives. The Precision Machining Technology program provides hands-on training with advanced machine tools and teaches the fundamental skills needed to precisely manufacture products and tooling. Students in the program learn technologies including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) setup and programming, Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), and advanced inspection equipment such as Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM). The wide range of skills taught in this program provide many employment opportunities in manufacturing including CNC operator, general machinist, CNC setup technician, CNC programmer, quality control technician, and manufacturing engineering technician.

View on provider's website

Remanufacturing Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The Remanufacturing Technology program provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment in the remanufactuing industry. Coursework is derived from a variety of disciplines including diesel engine diagnosis and repair, industrial system safety and process, and precision machining fundamentals and operation. =

View on provider's website

Diesel Mechanic

Remanufacturing Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

The Remanufacturing Technology program provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment in the remanufactuing industry. Coursework is derived from a variety of disciplines including diesel engine diagnosis and repair, industrial system safety and process, and precision machining fundamentals and operation. =

View on provider's website

Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design Technology, A.A.S.

See Details

Graphic design is a professional discipline that combines conceptual, critical thinking with a variety of software skills to visually communicate a market-driven message to a target audience. Graphic designers apply a balanced knowledge of time-honored design theories with proficiencies in industry-standard technology to produce a wide array of products, from traditional printed material to audio-visual motion graphics and interactive website designs. Graphic designers are problem solvers, delivering their solutions via brochures, magazines, logos, websites, and more in service to a varied job field that includes advertising businesses, corporations, publishers, and product manufacturers — among many others. The Graphic Design Technology program focuses on teaching students how to utilize their artistic instincts in the development of real-world, deadline-driven projects using up-to-date technology toward the completion of a professional, attention-getting portfolio and ultimately, a career as a graphic designer.

View on provider's website
`

Earn + Learn Programs

Construction

Carpenter

Apprenticeship Skilled Trades, Carpenter Option

See program details

Contact Phone Number

417-447-7500

Address

1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
United States