Economy Archive

Community College Facts

• 66% of nurses and healthcare workers and 84% of first responders receive training from community colleges. • Average income for top individuals in some jobs that require an Associate Degree can be more than the average

Alvin Community College Bond 2016

In 2015, the Alvin Community College Board of regents unanimously voted for a strategic plan that included “to plan and develop a campus in the vicinity of the west side of the college taxing district and address

Education Will Pay You Back!

Estimated 90% students remain in Texas and contribute to economic growth Higher student earnings and associated increases generate an annual value of approx. $114.4 million Graduates will generate approx. $288.7 million in added labor income annually in Texas Annually

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

Healthcare Careers

Certified Nursing Assistant Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) prepares you for a fulfilling career as a healthcare provider. It is a great entry-point into many careers in medicine, including becoming a licensed vocational nurse or a

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