What types of programs does El Paso Community College offer?


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As of 2016, El Paso Community College offers both degree and continuing education programs in fields such as teaching, technology, science and health care. There is also a distance learning program, and the school's Dual Credit program enables qualified high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit.

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Specific degrees available from El Paso Community College include an Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science in Biological Science, Associate of Arts in Speech Communication and AAS in Dental Assisting. Technical fields include Sign Language/Interpreter Preparation, Culinary Arts and Related Sciences, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning and Information Technology Systems. Students can click on links accompanying the degrees in the list to view course schedules for the current year.

El Paso Community College's continuing education segment offers non-credit programs such as the Small Business Development Center, Law Enforcement Training Academy, Industry and Professional Training, Business Management and Real Estate and Personal Enrichment. There is also a selection of child and teenage interest classes.

The Dual Credit program enables high school students to earn college credit at no additional cost, and enables the students to gain access to the college library, fine art performances and career development services. Certified college school instructors provide the instruction.

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