Career & Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at NCTC are designed to prepare students for the high-demand, high-skill careers of today’s ever-changing workplace. 

Whether a student is interested in a high-tech job like computer networking, a career in agriculture, business management, or one of many other career fields, there are one-year certificate and two-year degree programs that enable students to walk out of the classroom straight into the workforce!

Our instructors are professionals in their field and the hands-on training equips students not only with an authentic experience with the environment, conditions, and equipment of the job, but builds the communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills employers value.

Career & Technical Programs

Agricultural Management

Agriculture programs offering certificate and degree opportunities, help students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to enter today's agricultural industry and an ideal foundation for transferring to a four-year institution.

Dr. Lisa Bellows
Science & Agriculture Department Chair
(940) 668-7731, ext. 4346

Computer Information Technology

Computer Information Technology Education (CITE) prepares students for technology careers and promotes proficiency in computer applications, hardware, software, and networks and workplace competencies.

Public Administration & Management

The programs in the Public Administration and Management Division lead to a certificate or associate degree by offering a coherent sequence of courses with appropriate breadth and depth to prepare students for success in the workforce.

Dr. Cherly Furdge
Division Chair Public Administration & Management
(940) 498-6238

Industrial & EngineeringTechnology

Industrial & Engineering Technology at North Central Texas College carries a successful job readiness rate with experienced instructors, hands-on training, and the most up-to-date equipment.

Many new and exciting things are coming to the world of industrial technology at NCTC.

Human Services & Hospitality

The Human Services & Hospitality division is a compilation of Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering and Cosmetology Instructor programs which lead to a Level I Certificate and licensure in the state of Texas once the student has successfully completed a written and practical exam in their chosen field. These programs prepare students for success in the workplace and covers a variety of topics, including but not limited to, haircutting, haircoloring, hair straightening, extensions, nail and facial services.

Stephanie Lindsey
Division Chair, Human Services & Hospitality
(940) 668-7731, ext. 3314

Additional Resources

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