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Programs that work - For you!

Whether you’re starting college for the first time or thinking about a career change, we’ve got you covered. We offer associate degrees, diplomas and certificates - and we’re here to help you reach your goals. Get started by finding the program that works for you!

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Grow your knowledge by studying agriculture. You’ll explore sustainable and organic methods, plant science, field management, equipment maintenance and animal care.

Air Conditioning Technology

Design, build, and maintain climate control systems through hands-on training for a career as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician.

Associate in Arts

AA degree transferring to a University for continued education in studies such as Elementary Education, Psychology, Social Work.

Associate in Fine Arts - Theatre

Raise the curtain on your theatre career. Hone your craft while performing, directing, or working behind the scenes to produce on-campus productions.

Associate in Fine Arts - Visual Art

Turn your passion for art into a career today. With talent, skill, and credentials our visual arts program is a great opportunity for you.

Associate in Science

AS degree transferring to a University for continued education in studies such as Biology, Engineering, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Pre-Vet

Automotive Technology

Go beyond car repair with this comprehensive program. You'll gain the technical expertise necessary to diagnose, repair and maintain today's high-tech automotive systems.

Business Administration

Can you picture yourself in an office setting, collaborating with a team to solve business problems? We can help you get there.


Learn to drive a truck! Our program teaches students to safely operate trucks and gives them a working knowledge of the trucking industry and its regulations.

Computer and Information Technologies

Get the hands on experience you need to design, maintain and use different computing technologies.

Computerized Manufacturing and Machining

Gain job-ready skills in cutting-edge computerized manufacturing methods and techniques.

Criminal Justice

Serve your community while promoting public safety. Our degree and certificate programs prepare for you for police, corrections, or security careers.

Diesel Technology

Fuel your career with hands-on experience servicing medium and heavy-duty trucks. The trucking industry is growing, along with job opportunities for skilled technicians.

Electrical Technology

Amp up your career with specialized training in electrical theory and hands-on practice to become an industrial or construction electrician.

Emergency Medical Services Technology

Level up your life-saving skills. If you’re a certified EMT, our selective-admission associate degree program offers advanced prep for the National Registry Exam.

Engineering and Electronics Technology

Supercharge your earning potential with specialized, high-tech training for in-demand engineering and electronics jobs.

Fire/Rescue Science Technology

Stop, drop, roll and get ready to meet the challenges of being an emergency responder in the 21st Century.


GO FAME, the Greater Owensboro Chapter of KY FAME, is a unique opportunity for those wanting to earn a great career and a college degree at the same time and with little or no college debt!

Healthcare Facilities Leadership & Healthcare Facilities Technician

Take charge as a leader in healthcare facilities operations. This innovative program prepares you for certification in this expanding field.

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing and industry. You'll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Inspire a love of learning. You’ll learn about children's growth from birth through age five and prepare to work in preschools, Head Start programs or childcare centers.

Life Skills

OCTC's new Career and Life Skills Certificate (CLS) is a Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) program that supports students with intellectual disabilities who want to attend college to improve employability and explore career opportunities.

Medical Assisting

Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional. In this innovative, accelerated program, you’ll work at a sponsoring company while taking classes.

Medical Information Technology

Use your Electronic Health Record skills to help diagnose and treat patients in the healthcare industry.

Medical Laboratory Technician

Complete your prerequisites with OCTC and then complete the Associate in Applied Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology through Henderson Community College.

Nursing Fast Path

As a high school student, get a head start on completing prerequisites for the OCTC Nursing Program. This does not guarantee admission into the nursing program, but it is THE fastest path at OCTC to becoming a nurse!


Learn key nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.


Develop a dynamic career in medical imaging with a comprehensive associate degree in radiography that includes specialized courses and hands-on clinical practice.

SkillTrain - Adult Education

SkillTrain provides adults (ages 19+) in Daviess, Hancock, McLean, and Ohio Counties with instruction in basic academic and workplace skills to prepare for the GED, college, and careers.

Surgical Technology

Support doctors and other medical professionals as an operating room technician. You’ll learn to prepare for and assist during surgeries as part of a healthcare team.

Tech X

OCTC's TechX initiative is a multi-craft technologist program that offers hands-on training in a real-world, industrial environment. TechX is short for “Tech eXpress” as this program can be completed in 7 to 9 months.

Veterinary Technology

Turn your love of pets and science into a career in Veterinary Technology where you can work in several fields including surgery, anesthesiology, nursing and more.

Welding Technology

Discover materials and techniques for work in many industries as a specialist in one of the most highly paid skilled trades.

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