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Business Industry

Bookkeeper

Accounting

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Accounting program is designed for students seeking to gain skills and knowledge in the field of accounting and tax. Possible entry-level positions for this program include accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, credit clerk, bookkeeper, accounting intern, or comparable positions. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Accounting and a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Enrolled Agent are also available.

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Accounting

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Accounting program is designed to provide fundamental skills for individuals planning to enter the field of accounting. Possible entry-level jobs for this program include accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, payroll clerk, credit clerk, bookkeeper, accounting intern, tax preparation or comparable positions. This program may prepare students for certification in Certified Bookkeeper (CB), Enrolled Agent (EA), and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP). Certificates of Completion (CCL) in Accounting and Enrolled Agent are available.

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Office Manager

General Business, A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program may aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business is available.

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General Business, CCL

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business is designed to provide business training for various entry-level positions in business. The courses include an introduction to business concepts, accounting and computer principles, and legal issues related to business. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Organizational Leadership

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Organizational Leadership is designed to prepare students with knowledge and skills needed in today's changing workplace. The program provides leadership and communication skills and techniques for planning, organizing, leading and controlling business situations. This program also emphasizes procedures for effective resource allocation. The CCL in Organizational Leadership is fully embedded in an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Organizational Management.

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Organizational Management

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Management is designed to provide skills for management careers. Students completing this program are better equipped to apply competencies needed for successful performance in management occupations such as manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, and service industries. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Management is also available.

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Public Service Industry

Criminal Investigator

Administration of Justice Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice program is designed to be interdisciplinary by nature and provides students with foundational knowledge of the criminal justice system and operational processes for addressing crime within society. This program also examines diverse populations and communities, and their effects on relationships with the criminal justice system. In addition, this program allows students to familiarize themselves with and evaluate various career opportunities in the criminal justice field and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Administration of Justice Studies, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for various careers within the criminal justice system and/or transfer to a four year institution. The program also provides criminal justice practitioners with the opportunity to complete the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice as well as one of four Certificates of Completion in Corrections, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Victimology, and/or a transfer option.

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Fingerprint Identification and Photography Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fingerprint Identification and Photography is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the field of fingerprint classification and identification. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Forensic Science.

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Forensic Science, A.A.S

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Forensic Science provides the student with a specialization in forensic investigation as it relates to crime. The curriculum presents a specialized scope of knowledge about photography, collection and preservation of evidence, and investigative strategies. The program provides students with an important knowledge base for investigative specialization in a wide range of disciplines and careers. This degree pathway also provides students with the opportunity to complete two Certificates of Completion (CCL) in Crime Scene Investigation, and Fingerprint Identification and Photography.

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Law Enforcement Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Law Enforcement is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on law enforcement. The certificate program specializes in training and education related to the duties of law enforcement. The program is designed for the student with no Arizona police academy experience and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Legal Studies Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Legal Studies is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on legal studies. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Victimology Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Victimology is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on crisis intervention, community services, and victim rights. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Correctional Officer

Administration of Justice Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice program is designed to be interdisciplinary by nature and provides students with foundational knowledge of the criminal justice system and operational processes for addressing crime within society. This program also examines diverse populations and communities, and their effects on relationships with the criminal justice system. In addition, this program allows students to familiarize themselves with and evaluate various career opportunities in the criminal justice field and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Administration of Justice Studies, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for various careers within the criminal justice system and/or transfer to a four year institution. The program also provides criminal justice practitioners with the opportunity to complete the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice as well as one of four Certificates of Completion in Corrections, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Victimology, and/or a transfer option.

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Correction Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Corrections program is designed for students intending to pursue careers in various correctional components of the justice system, including parole, probation, jail, and prisons. Focus is broader learning about the correction function in the context of overall administration of justice system.

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Legal Studies Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Legal Studies is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on legal studies. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Police Officer

Administration of Justice Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice program is designed to be interdisciplinary by nature and provides students with foundational knowledge of the criminal justice system and operational processes for addressing crime within society. This program also examines diverse populations and communities, and their effects on relationships with the criminal justice system. In addition, this program allows students to familiarize themselves with and evaluate various career opportunities in the criminal justice field and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Administration of Justice Studies, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for various careers within the criminal justice system and/or transfer to a four year institution. The program also provides criminal justice practitioners with the opportunity to complete the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice as well as one of four Certificates of Completion in Corrections, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Victimology, and/or a transfer option.

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Correction Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Corrections program is designed for students intending to pursue careers in various correctional components of the justice system, including parole, probation, jail, and prisons. Focus is broader learning about the correction function in the context of overall administration of justice system.

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Fingerprint Identification and Photography Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fingerprint Identification and Photography is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the field of fingerprint classification and identification. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Forensic Science.

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Forensic Science, A.A.S

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Forensic Science provides the student with a specialization in forensic investigation as it relates to crime. The curriculum presents a specialized scope of knowledge about photography, collection and preservation of evidence, and investigative strategies. The program provides students with an important knowledge base for investigative specialization in a wide range of disciplines and careers. This degree pathway also provides students with the opportunity to complete two Certificates of Completion (CCL) in Crime Scene Investigation, and Fingerprint Identification and Photography.

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Law Enforcement Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Law Enforcement is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on law enforcement. The certificate program specializes in training and education related to the duties of law enforcement. The program is designed for the student with no Arizona police academy experience and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Legal Studies Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Legal Studies is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on legal studies. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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Victimology Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Victimology is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on crisis intervention, community services, and victim rights. It is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Community Healthy Paramedicine Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Community Health Paramedicine is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and ability to synthesize standard of care and expanded scope of practice with comprehensive assessment, diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, to practice patient-centered evidence-based paramedicine in the community setting. This certificate prepares students for a community health paramedic credential.

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Critical Care Paramedicine Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Critical Care Paramedicine is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and ability to synthesize standard of care and expanded scope of practice with comprehensive assessment, diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, to practice patient-centered evidence based paramedicine in the clinical, out-of-hospital, and inter-facility transport settings. This certificate prepares students for a critical care paramedic credential.

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Emergency Medical Technology Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Medical Technology curriculum provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills in accordance with the National EMS Scope of Practice published by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Arizona Department of Health Services. Successful completion of the curriculum and upon licensure, the candidate can seek employment with ambulance service companies, first responder agencies, fire departments, and hospitals as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Emphasis is on the fundamental principles and skills required to provide emergency medical care for the ill or injured. The primary focus of an EMT is to respond to, assess and triage emergent, urgent, and non-urgent requests for medical care, apply basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and medical transportation to/from an emergency or health care facility.

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Paramedicine, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) in Paramedicine is a nationally accredited program designed to prepare students to become Paramedics. This program is a formal education in such paramedicine topics as anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, cardiology, pulmonary, pharmacology, pediatrics, geriatrics hematology, toxicology. Paramedicine builds upon EMT education and includes paramedic scope of practice. Paramedicine is integrated with fire service, law enforcement, ground transport services, flight transport services, search and rescue, hospitals, clinical setting, community paramedicine, and EMS education. There is a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Paramedicine available.

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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Tactical Emergency Casualty Care is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and ability to synthesize standard of care and expanded scope of practice with comprehensive assessment, diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, to practice patient-centered evidence-based paramedicine in the tactical emergency setting. This certificate prepares students for a tactical emergency casualty care paramedic credential.

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Firefighter

Driver Operator Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Driver Operator program is designed for students who need (1) advanced training as professional firefighters, (2) preparation courses for career advancement opportunities in fire services, and/or (3) more comprehensive information about the role and function of an emergency vehicle driver/operator.

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Fire Science, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fire Science provides the opportunity for individuals seeking careers in the fire service to acquire standard firefighting skills and prepare for state and/or national certifications, including the Firefighter I and II Certification. Students will gain broad knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively in the fire service as firefighters. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Firefighter Operations is also available.

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Fire Service Management, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fire Service Management can be used by professional firefighters for promotional opportunities within the Fire Services. The program provides courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, public administration, basic finance, and human resource management. Students can select from a variety of fire science electives to meet their professional goals. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Service Management is also available.

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Firefighter Operations Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Firefighter Operations provides the opportunity for individuals seeking careers in the fire service to acquire minimum standard firefighting skills and prepare for state and/or national certifications, including the Firefighter I and II Certification. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fire Science is also available.

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Non-Sworn Fire Service Professional Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Non-Sworn Fire Service Professional program is designed for students who need basic preparation courses to pursue a non-sworn career as a fire service professional and/or more comprehensive information about life safety, fire hazards, and prevention. A unique feature of the program is that the instructors are professional fire service personnel including firefighters.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as early childhood professionals in a variety of educational settings. The AAS program includes courses based on current ECE theory and practice as well as general education classes to broaden a student's base of knowledge. Certificates of Completion are also available.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Adobe Foundations: Animation and Graphics Productions Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adobe Foundations: Animation and Graphics Production program helps prepare students to create, edit, and enhance digital images, graphics, and animation for use in web, print, and video. A Certificate of Completion in Adobe Foundations: Video and Audio Production and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design and Development are also available.

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Video Game Production, A.A.S. (Game Art specialization)

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Video Game Production provides students with the essential skill sets needed to plan, design, and produce video games. The program features interdisciplinary coursework and related studies to build a strong foundation bridging the art and science of video game production. The Associate in Applied Science in Video Game Production's curriculum brings together business concepts, game technology, game narrative, music, sound design, and animation to prepare students for entry-level careers as a Level Designer, Environment Artist, Production Artist, Character Modeler, Character Animator, Game Designer, Game Developer, Mobile Game Developer, Commercial Artist, Game Writer, Composer and/or Sound Designer. Embedded Certificates of Completion (CCL) are available in Video Game Production: Game Art, Video Game Production: Audio and Sound and Video Game Production: Narrative and Video Game Production: Scripting and Coding.

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Web Design/Development, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design/Development prepares students to design, create, and administer interactive and professional web sites. Courses focus on "hands-on" experience with web publishing, web graphics preparation, scripting, content management systems and e-commerce solutions. The program provides students a pathway to either develop advanced skills in Web Design or Web Development. Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in Foundational Web Technologies, Web Design and Web Development are also available.

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AV Technician

Audio Production Technologies Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Audio Production Technologies program offers students hands-on study of audio engineering and related media fields. Students learn and apply the concepts and theories associated with music recording, live sound reinforcement, and sound design. The program is designed to give students foundational knowledge and experience essential in the field of audio production. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

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Audio Production Technologies, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Audio Production Technologies program offers students hands-on study of audio engineering and related media fields. Students learn and apply the concepts and theories associated with music recording, live sound reinforcement, and sound design. The program is designed to give students foundational knowledge and experience essential in the field of audio production. An embedded Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Audio Production Technologies is also available.

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Music Industry Studies: Music Business AAS (Music Production Emphasis)

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Music Industries: Music Business is designed to provide aspiring music industry professionals with a broad background in music management, production, and entrepreneurship activities. The program combines theoretical and applied learning experiences to help students gain a strategic understanding of commercial music as both an art and profession. Students will choose a focus area among business and marketing, commercial performance, and music production. They will employ analytical and communication skills and explore aesthetic, cultural, and historical perspectives relevant to the music industry.

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Technical Theatre: Audio Technician Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre: Audio Technician is designed to prepare students to apply live sound reinforcement in theatre productions. Classes include instruction in live sound reinforcement, setting up equipment, and sound design for theatrical productions. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre and the Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA), Emphasis in Theatre are also available.

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Video Game Production, A.A.S. (Audio and Sound Design specialization)

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Video Game Production provides students with the essential skill sets needed to plan, design, and produce video games. The program features interdisciplinary coursework and related studies to build a strong foundation bridging the art and science of video game production. The Associate in Applied Science in Video Game Production's curriculum brings together business concepts, game technology, game narrative, music, sound design, and animation to prepare students for entry-level careers as a Level Designer, Environment Artist, Production Artist, Character Modeler, Character Animator, Game Designer, Game Developer, Mobile Game Developer, Commercial Artist, Game Writer, Composer and/or Sound Designer. Embedded Certificates of Completion (CCL) are available in Video Game Production: Game Art, Video Game Production: Audio and Sound and Video Game Production: Narrative and Video Game Production: Scripting and Coding.

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Information Technology Industry

Systems Analyst

Amazon Web Services Practitioner

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Amazon Web Services Practitioner builds the practical knowledge and skills of cloud computing. Cloud computing provides reliable, scalable, secure, and flexible technology solutions for personal and business use. This CCL will introduce students new to or interested in cloud computing to the fundamental concepts of cloud services as well as hands-on opportunities to apply these concepts to real-world applications. Students with the requisite experience in the field who complete this CCL can pursue employment in a variety of information technology jobs. This CCL also helps to prepare students for the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification, which is the first level of the AWS certifications.

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Healthcare Technology Systems Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Healthcare Technology Systems degree is designed to develop the knowledge, technical skills and problem solving strategies needed by IT departments of healthcare organizations. Potential employers include hospitals, insurance companies, billing companies, medical practices, pharmacies, health solutions companies, and public agencies. Coursework and career development experiences include training in web development, programming, database management, Data Analytics, system development, project management, as well as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and other emerging technologies to solve healthcare IT challenges in jobs such as an analyst, software developer, project manager, and informatics specialist. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Healthcare Technology Systems is also available for students who do not have a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience as determined by the Program Director.

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Healthcare Technology Systems, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Healthcare Technology Systems degree is designed to develop the knowledge, technical skills and problem solving strategies needed by IT departments of healthcare organizations. Potential employers include hospitals, insurance companies, billing companies, medical practices, pharmacies, health solutions companies, and public agencies. Coursework and career development experiences include training in web development, programming, database management, Data Analytics, system development, project management, as well as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and other emerging technologies to solve healthcare IT challenges in jobs such as an analyst, software developer, project manager, and informatics specialist. A standalone Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available for students who already have a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience as determined by the Program Director. Students can also pursue a bachelor's degree in technology or related fields.

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Information Technology, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology (IT) program is designed to provide students with skills to meet information technology needs across industries. This program includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware components and business software, programming, databases, networking, customer service, web development, and information systems and project management. Coursework helps prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized examinations and certifications.

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Programming and Systems Analysis Level I Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Programming and Systems Analysis Level I provides an exploration of different computer language and technical skills. The CCL includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, business communication, team roles, and dynamics. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Programming and Systems Analysis Level II, Certificate of Completion (CCL) in iOS Application Development and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Programming and Systems Analysis are also available.

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Programming and Systems Analysis, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Programming and Systems Analysis program provides an in-depth exploration of different computer language and technical skills. The AAS includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, business communication, team roles, and dynamics. Certificate of Completions (CCL) in Programming and Systems Analysis Level I and Level II and iOS Application Development are also available.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Cisco Network Administration: CCNA Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Cisco Network Administration: CCNA provides training for those interested in working with network and Internet hardware. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, and maintain Cisco routers and switches; configure advanced routing protocols, and Local Area Networks (LANs); troubleshoot hardware and software configurations; perform administrative tasks in a network. Taught by Cisco Certified professionals using the Cisco Networking Academy program curriculum, courses are designed to help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in Cisco Network Administration and Security and Cisco Network Administration: CCNP, as well as an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration, are available

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Cybersecurity, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Cybersecurity is designed to focus on the necessary skills required to secure, protect and identify vulnerabilities in a network, including various operating systems and network devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the theoretical, legal, ethical and practical skills needed to maintain security on mission-critical networking and server systems. The program is designed to meet the training needs of government and industry employees. The program covers a variety of information security technologies and structured languages. The Cybersecurity program also focuses on the skills needed for internationally recognized IT certifications and high demands in business, industry, and government. Certificates of Completion (CCLs) are also available in the following areas: Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Cyber Operations, Linux System Administration, Microsoft, Cisco Networking CCNA Security, Power Systems, and Cyber Engineering.

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Information Technology, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology (IT) program is designed to provide students with skills to meet information technology needs across industries. This program includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware components and business software, programming, databases, networking, customer service, web development, and information systems and project management. Coursework helps prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized examinations and certifications.

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Linux System Administration Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux System Administration program is designed to help prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized Linux certification exams as well as provide practical hands-on skills for the workplace. The program includes a core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, system administration, network administration and network security. The courses in the program will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. The program helps prepare students for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and CompTIA Linux+ certification exams. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Network and System Administration, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration program provides students with a solid, hands-on skill set of computer, networking, and internetworking systems technology principles and desktop support. Students gain an understanding of the interaction between microcomputer software and hardware, network and internetworking operating systems software and hardware, local area network administration and management, the use of troubleshooting techniques, troubleshooting hardware and software tools, as well as interpersonal/customer service skills. Students have the opportunity to specialize in specific information technology areas based on their interests and professional goals and leading to industry recognized certifications through an embedded Certificate of Completion (CCL) including, but not limited to, Desktop (Desktop Support, Computer System Configuration and Support, Computer System Configuration and Support, Network, Computer System Configuration and Support, Security, Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux), Cisco (Cisco Network CCNA, Cisco Network CCNP, Cisco Network CCNA Security), Linux (Red Hat Linux Engineer, Linux Associate, Red Hat Linux Administrator, Linux System Administration), Microsoft (Microsoft System Administration, Microsoft Desktop Associate), and VMware (VMware Network Administrator, VMware Foundations, VMware System Administrator). Graduates may pursue employment in a variety of information technology environments and/or transfer to a university.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer System Configuration and Support Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs. The classes focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on hardware installation, maintenance, mobile devices, hardware troubleshooting, proper use of tools, safety procedures, and professionalism. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCL) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs. The classes focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on hardware installation, maintenance, mobile devices, hardware troubleshooting, proper use of tools, safety procedures, and professionalism. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCL) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on Linux. The classes focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and network technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on the Linux Operating system including knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ and Linux+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support, Network Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Network program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on networking. The courses focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and network technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on elements of a data network, network components, and use of a network. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support, Network Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Network program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on networking. The courses focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and network technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on elements of a data network, network components, and use of a network. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support, Security Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Security program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on security. The courses focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and security technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and mitigating threats to the security of information systems and utilizing the basic tools for information security. This program helps prepare participants for the CompTIA A+, Security+, and certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support, Security Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Security program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on security. The courses focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and security technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and mitigating threats to the security of information systems and utilizing the basic tools for information security. This program helps prepare participants for the CompTIA A+, Security+, and certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Computer System Configuration and Support,Linux Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on Linux. The classes focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and network technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on the Linux Operating system including knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation. This program helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ and Linux+ certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Cybersecurity, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Cybersecurity is designed to focus on the necessary skills required to secure, protect and identify vulnerabilities in a network, including various operating systems and network devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the theoretical, legal, ethical and practical skills needed to maintain security on mission-critical networking and server systems. The program is designed to meet the training needs of government and industry employees. The program covers a variety of information security technologies and structured languages. The Cybersecurity program also focuses on the skills needed for internationally recognized IT certifications and high demands in business, industry, and government. Certificates of Completion (CCLs) are also available in the following areas: Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Cyber Operations, Linux System Administration, Microsoft, Cisco Networking CCNA Security, Power Systems, and Cyber Engineering.

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Information Technology, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology (IT) program is designed to provide students with skills to meet information technology needs across industries. This program includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware components and business software, programming, databases, networking, customer service, web development, and information systems and project management. Coursework helps prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized examinations and certifications.

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Linux Associate Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux Associate program is designed to help prepare students for employment or to improve current professional skills. The program includes Linux operating system basics and management including sophisticated manipulation of file structures, backup systems, printing processes, troubleshooting, user account management, hard disk maintenance and configuration, process monitoring and prioritizing, kernel customization, and system resource control. This program helps prepare students for the Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC-1) and CompTIA Linux + certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Linux System Administration Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux System Administration program is designed to help prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized Linux certification exams as well as provide practical hands-on skills for the workplace. The program includes a core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, system administration, network administration and network security. The courses in the program will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. The program helps prepare students for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and CompTIA Linux+ certification exams. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Information Security Analyst

Cybersecurity, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Cybersecurity is designed to focus on the necessary skills required to secure, protect and identify vulnerabilities in a network, including various operating systems and network devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the theoretical, legal, ethical and practical skills needed to maintain security on mission-critical networking and server systems. The program is designed to meet the training needs of government and industry employees. The program covers a variety of information security technologies and structured languages. The Cybersecurity program also focuses on the skills needed for internationally recognized IT certifications and high demands in business, industry, and government. Certificates of Completion (CCLs) are also available in the following areas: Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Cyber Operations, Linux System Administration, Microsoft, Cisco Networking CCNA Security, Power Systems, and Cyber Engineering.

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Linux System Administration Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Linux System Administration program is designed to help prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized Linux certification exams as well as provide practical hands-on skills for the workplace. The program includes a core of Linux classes including Linux operating system basics, system administration, network administration and network security. The courses in the program will help develop a student's knowledge and skill level in preparation for employment or to improve current professional skills. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. The program helps prepare students for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and CompTIA Linux+ certification exams. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

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Software Developer

Information Technology, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology (IT) program is designed to provide students with skills to meet information technology needs across industries. This program includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware components and business software, programming, databases, networking, customer service, web development, and information systems and project management. Coursework helps prepare students for a variety of industry-recognized examinations and certifications.

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Video Game Production, A.A.S. (Coding and Scripting specialization)

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Video Game Production provides students with the essential skill sets needed to plan, design, and produce video games. The program features interdisciplinary coursework and related studies to build a strong foundation bridging the art and science of video game production. The Associate in Applied Science in Video Game Production's curriculum brings together business concepts, game technology, game narrative, music, sound design, and animation to prepare students for entry-level careers as a Level Designer, Environment Artist, Production Artist, Character Modeler, Character Animator, Game Designer, Game Developer, Mobile Game Developer, Commercial Artist, Game Writer, Composer and/or Sound Designer. Embedded Certificates of Completion (CCL) are available in Video Game Production: Game Art, Video Game Production: Audio and Sound and Video Game Production: Narrative and Video Game Production: Scripting and Coding.

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Web Design/Development, A.A.S.

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design/Development prepares students to design, create, and administer interactive and professional web sites. Courses focus on "hands-on" experience with web publishing, web graphics preparation, scripting, content management systems and e-commerce solutions. The program provides students a pathway to either develop advanced skills in Web Design or Web Development. Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in Foundational Web Technologies, Web Design and Web Development are also available.

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Manufacturing Industry

Electro-Mechanical Technician

Engineering Technology

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program prepares students as entry-level engineering technicians. They will apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions, including preparation in the areas of research, production, and operations. This degree will prepare highly skilled and needed workers for area manufacturers and the tech industry.

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Engineering Technology

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program prepares students as entry-level engineering technicians. They will apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions, including preparation in the areas of research, production, and operations. This degree will prepare highly skilled and needed workers for area manufacturers and the tech industry.

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Industrial Engineering Technician

Engineering Technology

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program prepares students as entry-level engineering technicians. They will apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions, including preparation in the areas of research, production, and operations. This degree will prepare highly skilled and needed workers for area manufacturers and the tech industry.

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Construction Industry

Civil Engineering Technician

Engineering Technology

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology program prepares students as entry-level engineering technicians. They will apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers engaged in a wide variety of projects. Includes instruction in various engineering support functions, including preparation in the areas of research, production, and operations. This degree will prepare highly skilled and needed workers for area manufacturers and the tech industry.

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Nurse Assisting Certificate

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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nurse Assisting prepares students for employment as a nurse assistant. The program combines classroom instruction with clinical laboratory practice and long-term care and/or acute care experiences. Students who complete the program are eligible to take a written and practical certification examination if desired to meet employment requirements to be a nurse assistant. Certification/licensing requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

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