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Career in a Year

Career in a Year

Not all careers require a two-year degree. DCCC’s Career in a Year initiative promotes the many career and technical education programs that train students in 1 to 12 months!

Four areas of academic study

Ready for a Career in One Year or Less?

At DCCC, you can learn the essential skills you need for dozens of 21st-century careers much faster than you think. Our professional development programs in exciting fields like Healthcare, Education, Machining, Skilled Trades, Computer Networking and Human Resources are designed for your real-world expectations—getting you expertly trained and ready for the workforce in 1 year or less.

Featured Program Areas

DCCC offers certificates and diplomas in the following different program areas:

  • Building and Construction 
  • Computer Training and Information Technology 
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Transportation (Automotive, Diesel Systems, and Truck Driving)
  • Public Safety, Healthcare and Wellness
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Hospitality and Tourism

Learn more about our Career in a Year program (PDF)
DCCC also offers career counseling and job placement resources at the Career Services Center located in the Love Building.

DCCC remains open for business during COVID-19, with employees on staggered work schedules and teleworking to promote social distancing. Most summer classes are online. Summer hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am -12:00 pm. DCCC continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. For the latest information visit the DCCC Coronavirus Response web page.