Careers Archive

Respiratory Care

One of the most vital roles in healthcare is caring for a patient’s respiratory system. From premature babies with underdeveloped lungs to an elderly individual who may have been affected by disease, respiratory therapists work with patients

Early Childhood Education

One of the most important professions in education is Child Development. ACC offers an Associate Degree in Child Development, a certificate in Child Development and a certificate in Early Childhood Administration. “Early Childhood Education is the foundation

Court Reporting

Courtrooms across the country are in need of highly-trained court reporters to record the activities during legal proceedings. “The court reporter serves a vital role in the legal field,” said Micki Kincaide, ACC Court Reporting Chair. “They

Pharmacy Technician

As the need for options grows among patients, pharmacy technicians are seeing their role expanded in the healthcare field. “They’re gaining more and more responsibilities to allow pharmacists to assist medical doctors in making sure medications don’t

Polysomnography

Polysomnography is an emerging profession in the healthcare field.  Polysomnography is the study of sleep disorders.  Graduates help with the treatment and diagnosis of the causes like narcolepsy, sleep apnea and insomnia. After watching her father deal

Allied Healthcare and Industrial Careers

Certified Nursing Assistant A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a vital link to any healthcare team. It is a great entry point into many careers in medicine, including becoming a licensed vocational nurse or a registered nurse. 

Alvin Community College Guide to Careers

Choosing a career path is an important decision and ACC is dedicated to providing an education to fit a wide variety of career goals. Choose from certificates, associate degrees and transfer studies to prepare you for careers

Pipefitting, Welding & Process Technology Programs

Pipefitting As the petrochemical industry continues to thrive in the Gulf Coast region, the demand for pipefitters will remain constant. “Plants must constantly maintain their infrastructure and that requires skilled pipefitters to keep operations going,” said Alfred

Industrial Design

After finishing high school, Ray Cruz said he had a difficult time trying to find a career. He drifted from one job to another while searching for an opportunity. When a friend told Cruz he was enrolling

Office Administration

Every industry whether it’s industrial, medical, or technological, needs administrators to ensure that operations run smoothly. ACC offers a two-year Associate Degree in Office Administration to prepare students for whatever they might face when it comes to

Industry Careers

CNC Machinist The CNC Machinist Immersion Program is designed to simulate a real shop environment for students ages 18 and older who will learn all aspects of a machine shop. The program is available in both day

Health Care Careers Programs

Respiratory Care Heather Wylie wanted a new career, but she wasn’t sure which direction to take. The Alvin mother had looked at different options but had not been able to make a decision. Then her 8-year-old daughter

Alvin Community College Guide to Careers

Choosing a career path is an important decision and ACC is dedicated to providing an education to fit a wide variety of career goals. Choose from certificates, associate degrees and transfer studies to prepare you for careers

Emerging Careers in Health Care

Pediatric Echocardiography To meet the demand for sonographers who work with children, ACC launched its Pediatric Echocardiography Program in 2011. ACC was one of the first colleges in the country to start an accredited Associate Degree program.

Leading Industry Careers

CNC Machinist The CNC Machinist Immersion Program is designed to simulate a real shop environment for students ages 18 and older who will learn all aspects of a machine shop. The program is available in both day