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Career & Technical Education (CTE)

The Career & Technical Education(CTE) division at WNC offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees, certificates of achievement, certification and licensing preparation, and special academic programs. The mission of the division is to help students earn a four-year degree, prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and/or to provide them with the knowledge they need for their careers.


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CTE Degree & Certificate Programs:

Code Career and Technical Education
AB Associate of Business
AAS Business-Accounting
AAS Business-Management
AAS Criminal Justice
AAS Deaf Studies
AAS General Business
AAS Graphic Communications
AAS Technology-Automated Systems
AAS Technology-Automotive Mechanics
AAS Technology-Computer Information Technology
AAS Technology-Construction
AAS Technology-General Industrial
AAS Technology-Machine Tool
AAS Technology-Mechatronics
AAS Technology-Welding
BAS Construction Management
CL Automotive Collision Repair
CL Automotive Service Excellence
CL Bookkeeper Certification
CL Certified Inspector of Structures
CL Cisco Technology
CL CompTIA Security+
CL Construction Craft Laborer
CL Deaf Studies
CL Industrial Electronics Technician
CL Machine Tool Technology
CL Manufacturing Technician
CL Mechatronics Foundation
CL Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
CL Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
CL Ramsdell Construction Academy
CL Real Estate
CL Teacher Education Preparation
CL Welding Certification Preparation
CP American Sign Language
CP Automotive Mechanics
CP Bookkeeping
CP Business
CP Computer Technology
CP Computer Technology
CP Criminal Justice-General
CP Early Childhood Education
CP General Industrial Technology
CP Graphic Communications
CP Industrial Electronics Technology
CP Machine Tool Technology
CP Technology-Mechatronics
CP Welding Technology

Courses in the CTE division:

Accounting (ACC)
Agricultural Science (AGSC)
Air Conditioning (AC)
Applied Industrial Technology (AIT)
Auto Tech Collision & Repair (ABDY)
Automotive Auto Body (AUTB)
Automotive Mechanics (AUTO)
Building Inspection (BI)
Building Trades Electrical (BTE)
Business (BUS)
CISCO Technology (CSCO)
Civil Engineering (CEE)
Community Health Sciences (CHS)
Computer Aided Drafting (CADD)
Computer Information Technology (CIT)
Computer Office Technology (COT)
Construction (CONS)
Construction Management (CEM)
Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP)
Counseling and Personal Development (CPD)
Craft Training (CT)
Criminal Justice (CRJ)
Deaf Studies (AM)
Diesel Mechanics (DM)
Drafting (DFT)
Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Economics (ECON)
Education (EDU)
Educational Professional Development (EPD)
Electrical Theory (ELM)
Electronics Technology (ET)
Energy (ENRG)
Entrepreneurship (ENT)
Finance (FIN)
Graphic Communications (GRC)
Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS)
Industrial Plant Mechanics (IT)
Informatics (INF)
Information Systems (IS)
Machine Tool Technology (MTT)
Management (MGT)
Marketing (MKT)
Mechanical Technology (MT)
Occupational Health and Safety (OSH)
Power Equipment Technician (PET)
Real Estate (RE)
Recreation & Physical Education (PEX)
Senior Computing (SENR)
Surveying (SUR)
Welding (WELD)
Woodworking (WOOD)

Contact Us

Office Phone: 775-445-4272

Career and Technical Education
Donald W. Reynolds Center for Technology 113A
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703


WNC does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; national origin; sex; disability; age; gender, including a pregnancy-related condition; gender identity or expression; sexual-orientation; protected veterans status; genetics; or religion in its programs and activities and provides equal access to facilities to all. Similarly, there shall be no difference in the treatment of persons who file charges of discrimination, participate in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise oppose discrimination. It is our policy to comply fully with the non-discrimination provision of all state and federal regulations in all programs and activities, including, but not limited to recruitment, admission, financial aid, activities, hiring, promotions, training, terminations, benefits and compensation. Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies and/or questions as to how to file a complaint of discrimination may be referred to the following individuals: Title IX Coordinator: (775) 445-4231; OR Dean of Student Services: (775) 445-3271; OR Assistant Director of Human Resources: (775) 445-4231; Western Nevada College, 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. (Rev. 09/16)