Career Technical Education
Earn your degree in a Career Technical Education program that will prepare you for your future!
Why Career Technical Education at SJC?
Career Technical Education (CTE) programs at San Juan College provide students with first-hand knowledge and the skills necessary to prepare for careers in emerging fields in two years or less. Chose from many careers like manufacturing and production, cybersecurity, healthcare, and more! At San Juan College, you'll find your perfect fit and spend less! We'll connect you with financial resources, and you'll be ready for what's next.
Skilled emergency medical service workers are in high demand. At San Juan College, you can start with a one-semester certificate program or earn a degree to become a paramedic. Explore our four certificate and two degree programs to see which one is right for you.
As health insurance becomes more complex, the need for qualified medical office workers has increased. Earn a Medical Insurance Coder/Biller Certificate or the Health Information Technology A.A.S. to be a part of this fast-growing field.
Students can complete the Health Information Technology Certificate 100% online.
This growing field helps people with injuries or disabilities develop skills to participate in the things they want and need to do. Earn your associate degree to become an occupational therapy assistant and help clients achieve independence.
Be a part of one of the fastest growing occupations in the nation! Working closely with physical therapists, you'll play a critical role in helping patients of all ages regain or maintain their independence and lead active lives. We offer both a traditional on-campus program and an online hybrid program that leads to an associate degree as a physical therapist assistant.
Evaluate, treat, and help patients with respiratory problems and other heart and lung conditions through earning an associate degree in respiratory therapy. Join this fast-growing industry and serve as a vital member of a healthcare team.
As a surgical first assistant, you will support surgeons to ensure a safe operation. At San Juan College, you will receive hands-on lab training as well as assist in live surgical procedures. Earn your surgical first assistant certificate in 12 months.
Students can complete the Surgical First Assistant Certificate 100% online.
Energy, Manufacturing & Transportation
Be prepared for a career in residential construction. Learn the building process from the “ground up,” combining classroom exercises with hands-on building projects. Earn an associate degree or take one of our certificate programs to enter this industry.
Our eight-week commercial driver’s license program will equip you to pass the three-part CDL exam. You will learn in an online setting as well as in a truck on the training course and the highway. We also offer refresher and Class B programs.
Get the necessary skills to service and repair trucks or construction and mining equipment. Whether you work on on-highway or off-highway vehicles, our degree and certificate programs will prepare you to start a career in maintaining these important vehicles.
Process operators are employed by water treatment, wastewater treatment facilities, and plants and factories that produce electricity, natural gas, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and various consumer products. Your associate degree or certificate will prepare you for an entry-level position in this career.
Learn to install, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of automatically controlled processes, such as electronic or pneumatic systems. Earn an associate degree or certificate to work alongside a team of engineers to develop and maintain these systems in a safe environment.
Learn how to weld and fabricate all thicknesses of steel plates and most diameters of steel pipe. Earn an associate degree in welding or take our general and advanced certificate courses to find a career in a variety of industries from construction to manufacturing to aerospace.
Arts, Communication & Humanities
If you have creative talent and technical aptitude, a Digital Media Arts and Design degree from San Juan College could be all you need to set you on the path to this exciting field.
Science, Math & Engineering
San Juan College's Drafting program will provide you with a firm technical foundation in a variety of drafting disciplines.
Education, Social Science & Public Safety
Computer Science, Information Technology & Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity professionals plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyberattacks increases.
Learn to provide IT knowledge and technical support skills to businesses. Complete our online associate degree in Information Technology in just 16 months. You will also be prepared to earn three certificates: Information Technology Support, Network Support, and Cybersecurity Support.
Students can complete the Information Technology degree 100% online.
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