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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

Online Degrees

As society grows increasingly mobile, community colleges must meet the needs of students who require instruction outside of the classroom. ACC currently offers four degrees that can be earned completely online and is planning to add six

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

Steps to Getting Started

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Welcome from the President

Welcome to the Alvin Community College edition of Career Focus. This issue includes information and options for the many careers waiting for you at ACC! ACC is home to nationally-recognized programs, many unique to the college, led

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.

Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) Financial Aid

Alvin Community College offers financial assistance for many training programs and courses to students who meet specific criteria. Grants Texas Public Education Grants (TPEG) TWC SSF Welding/Pipefitter Fast Start I TWC Welding/Pipefitter Fast Start II TWC Veterans

Distance Education

As more students try to earn an education while also making a living, ACC strives to offer as much online learning as possible to meet the demand. Today ACC offers 186 courses and five Associate Degree programs

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

Are you interested in an exciting, well-paying profession?

Court Reporting Court reporters are highly-trained professionals who have the ability to convert the spoken word into information that can be read, searched, and archived. There are new career paths for reporters, such as broadcast captioning and

Planning for Success

Making a career change or choosing a new career path can be overwhelming, but hard work and planning can literally pay off! Planning for a career requires both exploring the job market and looking within yourself. The

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