Career & Technical Programs

Train for the career you’ve always wanted at Elgin Community College (ECC). In today’s competitive economy, career and technical education (CTE) programs will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and training you need to succeed in a high-demand career field. Twenty-eight percent of ECC students are enrolled in career and technical education programs.

Enroll and choose from short-term certificate programs that train you in a specific skill, build on your certificate training to learn more skills, or work toward an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Our area business partners give us the inside scoop on which skills they look for when they hire—meaning you’ll learn what is relevant, marketable, and in demand.

Areas of Study