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Career Clusters

There are 44  distinct career and technical education Programs of Study in Region 2 offered by the three community colleges that students can select from.  They are classified under 11 of the 16 Career Clusters. Some of the programs are unique to the college and others are offered at two or all three.   To find information about any of the Programs of Study, click on cluster to see the offerings at each college.

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Programs

Accounting Technology

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technology is designed to prepare the student for general office work emphasizing manual…

Aviation Maintenance Technology

The mission of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program is to provide a hands-on learning environment and practical application of aircraft…

Business Administration

The mission of the Business Administration program is to offer students a well-rounded business education that will equip them for…

Chemical Laboratory Technology

The Chemical Laboratory Technology offers students an opportunity to earn an associate degree designed to prepare students for immediate employment…

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program prepares students to work in service, production, fast foods, and baking areas of the food service…

Digital Arts and Communication

The Digital Arts and Communication program prepares students for employment and advancement within digital media. Two concentrations are available: Graphic…

Drafting and Design Technology

In this program, students learn the board and computer drafting skills needed for structural, architectural, civil/surveying, electrical, machine/manufacturing, piping, and…

Electrical Construction

The General Apprenticeship with a concentration in Electrical Construction is a 50 credit hour program for apprentices of the International…

Forest Technology

The Forest Technology program prepares students to produce, protect, and manage woodland resources. Coursework also includes how to maintain and…

Industrial Electrical Technology

The Industrial Electrical program prepares individuals to install, troubleshoot, and repair wiring, electrical equipment, and other electrical devices used in…

Industrial Instrumentation Technology

The Industrial Instrumentation program prepares individuals to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various types of measuring and control instruments and…

Information Systems Technology

The mission of the Information Systems Technology program is to offer students a well-rounded computer-based education that will equip them…

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

The mission of the Criminal Justice program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical experience to prepare students for…

Machine Tool Technology

The Associate of Applied Science in Machine Tool Technology is designed to prepare students with a practical approach to machining…

Nursing (RN)

The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) program prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques, and procedures for promoting health,…

Office Systems Technology

This program prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants for business executives and top management. It includes instruction…

Plumbing Construction

The General Apprenticeship with a concentration in Plumbing Construction is a 50 credit hour program for plumbers and steamfitters apprentices…

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare the student to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. The program consists of…

Process Technology

The program generally prepares individuals to monitor, operate, and maintain equipment used in the processing of raw material into marketable…

Sterile Processing Technology

Sterile Processing is a certificate program designed to train students as Sterile Processing Technicians to support the surgical team. The…

Resources

Louisiana Region 5 STEM Center

Louisiana Region 5 STEM Center offers camps, field trips, competitions and teams, and professional development. View the flyer for more …

American Police Beat

For nearly three decades, American Police Beat has served as the trusted voice of our nation’s law enforcement community. It’s a distinction …

Cooking Bootcamp

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The Takeout

The Takeout is a food and pop culture website from the folks who brought you The A.V. Club and The Onion.

Safety + Health

Safety+Health magazine, published by the National Safety Council, offers comprehensive national coverage of occupational safety news and analysis of industry trends …

Industry Today

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