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

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers—often called HVACR technicians—work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the…

Airframe Mechanic

Students in this program will receive training in general areas of aircraft maintenance, including basic electricity, aircraft drawings, weight/balance, ground operations,…

Automotive Technology

This program trains students to inspect, repair and maintain cars according to dealer specifications. NTCC Program

Aviation Maintenance Technician

Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft. BRCC Program

Building Technology Specialist

The mission of the Building Technology Specialist Program is to provide students with a basic core of specialized instruction and…

Business Office Administration

The mission of the Business Office Administration Program provides diverse students with opportunities to develop skills necessary to achieve successful…

Business Technology

The Certificate in Business Technology is designed to meet the entry-level employment needs of the Greater Baton Rouge metropolitan area…

Care & Development of Young Children Program

The Care and Development of Young Children program prepares individuals for various levels of employment in child care centers, nursery…

Computing and Information Systems

The Associate of Applied Science in Computing and Information Technology provides students with the foundational knowledge necessary to meet entry-level…

Construction & Building Technology

Provide students with a basic core of specialized instruction and shop experience to prepare them for employment in the building…

Cosmetology

This diploma program is designed to prepare students to work efficiently in the role of cosmetologists and/or hair stylists. Classroom…

Criminal Justice

This programs prepares students for employment or promotional opportunities in the criminal justice field. BRCC Program NTCC Program

Culinary Arts

This program prepares students to work in service, production, fast foods, and baking areas of the food service industry. Program…

Customer Service

The Customer Service Certificate of Technical Studies is designed to prepare students with information and practice in utilizing appropriate customer…

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians, including vascular technologists, also called diagnostic imaging workers, operate special imaging equipment to…

Diesel Power Equipment Technology

This program trains mechanics to inspect, repair, build and maintain vehicles and machinery powered by diesel engines. BRCC Program NTCC…

Drafting and Design Technology

Drafters use software to convert the designs of architects and engineers into technical drawings. Most workers specialize in architectural, civil,…

Electric Line Technology Program

The mission of the Electric Line Technology Program is to to prepare individuals with safety and work skills needed to…

Electrical Technology

Provide a basic core of specialized instruction and practical shop experience, and students will be prepared for employment in electrical…

Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend…

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