Career & Technical Education
Riverside Community College District offers nearly 40 Career and Technical Education programs for student who know what they want to do and are anxious to get started in their chosen career.
Career/Tech programs are generally 1- to 2-year programs that provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to start working right away.
Some students earn a certificate by completing the specialized courses of a particular occupational program. Others may choose to earn an Associate's Degree by completing the requirements for the program plus 60 units of general education courses. Still others may decide to transfer to a four-year university where they can continue to expand the depth and breadth of their studies.
Each of the district's three colleges and learning centers offers Career/Tech programs unique to the individual campus.
For example, Riverside City College is home to:
- Air Conditioning
- Automotive Technology
- Graphics Technology
- Welding Technology
Moreno Valley College offers many of RCCD's Allied Health programs including:
- Community Interpretation
- Dental Assistant
- Dental Hygienist
- Human Services
- Laboratory Technology
- Medical Assistant/Transcription
- Physician's Assistant
Norco College specializes in Industrial and Engineering Technology including:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Engineering & Automation
- Game Development
- Information & Communication Technologies
- Mobile Application Development
- Supply Chain Technology
Students interested in a career in law enforcement and firefighting or in becoming a paramedic or EMT should contact the Ben Clark Training Center.
Aspiring chefs should check out the Culinary Arts Academy.
For more information contact us or visit your college's Admissions and Records Office.