Fast Track Discounted Programs

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Training for the Hottest Jobs in Central Texas - Now 50% Off

You can earn an entry-level career certificate from Austin Community College's Continuing Education Division in as little as four weeks! These noncredit options are designed to get you the skills Central Texas employers need most.

You'll receive a 50% discount on these programs through December 31, 2021. The savings are already applied to the program costs listed here. Financial assistance also may be available; check with the program for details.

Business

Career / Credential Hourly (Entry→Median) Annual (Entry→Median) Est. Time Cost
Accounting & Bookkeeping $14.52 → $20.64 per/hr $30,201 → $42,931 annually 12 Weeks $495.00
Business Office Technology $12.79 → $20.27 per/hr $26,603 → $42,161 annually 8 Weeks $723.00
Project Manager $16.70 → $46.90 per/hr $34,736 → $97,552 annually 12 Weeks $1,249.50
Translation & Interpreting $19.31 → $38.51 per/hr $40,164 → $80,100 annually 3 Semesters $592.00

Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies

Career / Credential Hourly (Entry→Median) Annual (Entry→Median) Est. Time Cost
Certified CAD Drafter $17.87 → $27.13 $37,169 → $56,430 10 Weeks $996.00
Certified Production Technician $12.94 → $19.05 $26,918 → $68,578 4 - 8 Weeks $1,100.00
Heavy Equipment Operator $14.62 → $20.04 $30,409 → $41,683 3 Weeks $1,975.00
HVAC $14.31 → $20.31 $29,764 → $42,244 12 Weeks $1,450.00
Lineworker* $19.43 → $30.28 $40,414 → $62,982 6 Weeks $3,215.00
Plumbing $14.40 → $26.43 $29,952 → $54,974 5 Months $1,399.50
Truck Driving* $9.98 → $18.07 $20,758 → $37,585 5 Weeks $4,500.00
Welding $14.29 → $20.14 $29,723 → $41,891 12 Weeks $900.00

Education

Career / Credential Hourly (Entry→Median) Annual (Entry→Median) Est. Time Cost
Paraeducator $8.91 → $11.81 $18,532 → $$24,564 3 Weeks $126.50
Teacher Certification $16.90 → $27.90 $35,152 → $58,032 12 months +
Paid Teaching Exp.
$3,000.00

Information Technology

Career / Credential Hourly (Entry→Median) Annual (Entry→Median) Est. Time Cost
Cisco Certified Network Associate $18.21 → $33.10 $37,876 → $68,848 6 Months $2,608.50
CompTIA Security+ $18.71 → $36.61 $38,916 → $76,148 12 Weeks $297.50
Information Security $18.71 → $36.61 $38,916 → $76,148 56 Hours $447.50
PC Technician $18.21 → $33.10 $37,876 → $68,848 3 - 6 Months $1,150.00
Software Developer Bootcamp* $16.86 → $34.51 $35,068 → $71,780 [c] 6 Months $6,498.00
Web Developer $16.86 → $34.51 $35,068 → $71,780 12 Months $1,980.00

Health Sciences

Career / Credential Hourly (Entry→Median) Annual (Entry→Median) Est. Time Cost
Certified Nurse Aide $8.09 → $10.33 $16,827 → $21,486 12 Weeks $554.00
Dental Assistant $13.77 → $20.11 $28,641 → $41,820 12 Months $1,546.00
Medical Assistant $12.78 → $16.65 $26,582 → $34,642 6 - 12 Months $3,821.00
Medical Billing & Coding $12.79 → $16.94 $26,603 → $35,235 9 Months $2,859.00
Medical Office Support $12.80 → $17.02 $26,624 → $35,401 1 Semester $1,145.00
Ophthalmic Assistant $13.15 → $16.92 $26,561 → $38,667 8 Months $1,926.50
Patient Care Technician $10.40 → $14.15 $21,632 → $29,432 10 Weeks $1,206.50
Phlebotomy Technician $8.33 → $16.40 $17,326 → $34,112 12 Weeks $900.00
Veterinary Assistant $9.68 → $16.47 $34,257 → $42,411 12 Months $1,988.50

* Indicates a non-discounted CE program.

** Earnings information is based on data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a Strada company.


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