Career in a Year

Want to get trained and get to work? Not all careers require a two-year or four-year degree.

JCC’s Career in a Year initiative promotes the many career and technical education programs that train students in a year or less.

These credentials can prepare students to immediately enter the workforce or be additional certification as the student pursues an associate’s degree.

JCC offers 70 certificates and diplomas in the following 13 different programs areas: 

  • Accounting/Business
  • Automotive/Transport
  • Biotechnology
  • Building and Construction
  • Computer Training and Information Technology
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Machining and Maintenance
  • Medical Office
  • Public Safety
  • Wastewater

Career in a Year Cover

Find out more about our Career in a Year program (PDF)

JCC also offers career counseling and job placement resources at the Career Services Center located in the Wilson Building.