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West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Applied Technologies Division awards associate degrees, diplomas and career studies certificates in fields of construction, engineering, manufacturing, and transportation. Division programs prepare technical students for careers in industry through the promotion of hands-on skill instruction and applied academics in a safe and technologically current learning environment. The job market for graduates in these areas is continually growing with jobs available locally, regionally and nationally.
Admission to a KCTCS college does not guarantee admission to a specific program. Applicants seeking admission to an occapational/technical program should contact the admission office and/or the program webpage for specific information regarding any special requirements for program admission. Students seeking admission to an Applied Technologies Division program should contact the program coordinator for more information regardingprogram admissions requirements.
WKCTCis a member of the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, a network of higher education resources that advocates and promotes the use of technology applications that enhance economic and workforce development programs and services.
AT programs include:
- Air Conditioning Technology
- Apprenticeship Studies
- Automotive Technology
- Collision Repair Technology
- Computer Aided Drafting and Design
- Computerized Manufacturing and Machining
- Culinary Arts
- Diesel Technology
- Fire / Rescue Science Technology
- KYFAME Program
- Logistics and Operations Management
- Marine Technology
- Mechatronic Systems
- MIT: Electrical Technology
- MIT: Industrial Maintenance Technology
- Welding Technology
Division Dean, Erik Engelland
The Humanities, Fine Arts, Business and Social Sciences (HFBAS) Division at West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers students a variety of fully accredited general education transfer courses toward the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees as well as general education requirements for any Associate of Applied Science degree.
With an award-winning and dedicated faculty, the Humanities, Fine Arts, Business and Social Sciences division provides courses that transfer to four-year institutions with subjects such as English, Communications, History, Music, Theatre, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Foreign Languages.
HFAS programs include:
- Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) - Paducah School of Art and Design
- Business Studies: Administrative Office Technology
- Business Studies: Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Foreign Languages
- Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
- Teacher Education
- Visual Communications
Division Dean, Britton Shurley
If you want to work in healthcare the Nursing and Allied Health division has several programs that can help you meet your career goals.
- Dental Assisting
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography
- Health Science Technology
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Medical Information Technology
- Medical Laboratory Technician
- Nurse Assistant
- Pharmacy Technology
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Registered Nurse
- Surgical Technology
Division Dean, Shari Gholson
The Science, Math and Computer and Information Technologies Division offers transfer courses parallel to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree. Completion of an Associate in Science, Associate in Arts,or Associate in Applied Science degree can provide direct entry into the job market as well as enhanced educational opportunities. See an academic advisor for a list of courses that best meet your educational plans. The division offers a rich learning experience that fully prepares WKCTC transfer and technical students for success in an environment of respect, opportunity, and empowerment.
Credential opportunities include:
Division Dean, Corey Wadlington