Career & Technical Education

Careers, Not Just Jobs

Earn your workforce certification through our Career Technical Education programs. If you want to start a new career, change careers, or update your current skills, these programs will help you learn the skills and get the credentials you need to quickly get into the workforce.

Workforce scholarships may be available to those who qualify.

Workforce Programs

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Business & Professional Services

Includes Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, Certificates, and FastTrack non-credit programs. Learn More »

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Computer/Digital Technology & Visual Communication

Includes Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, Certificates, and FastTrack non-credit programs. Learn More »

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Energy, Manufacturing & Skilled Trades

Includes Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, Certificates, and FastTrack non-credit programs. Learn More »

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Health, Emergency & Personal Services

Includes Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, Certificates, and FastTrack non-credit programs. Learn More »

Workforce Scholarships

Workforce scholarships are available to eligible students pursuing training in high-skill, high-growth occupations.

Grants

A grant  is money set aside by both the state of Texas and the federal government for students who need it to pay for college. Grants are often called "gift aid" because they do not need to be repaid.

Lone Star College offers a variety of grant options to find out more visit the Financial Aid Website.

Helping You Build Your Career

Lone Star College has career and technical education programs to meet your needs. Whether it is training or retraining, customized or traditional programming, LSC can help you meet your short- and long-term goals.

  • In our programs, students learn the concentrated, workforce-specific skills they need to advance their career in Texas' growing industries.
  • We train people entering the workforce, as well as seasoned workers that want to upgrade their skills.
  • Lone Star College's Workforce Council, in conjunction with the Office of Workforce Development, analyzes the local job market to help ensure that LSC is developing programs to meet current industry needs and standards.
  • Many of our courses and certification programs can be customized for employers and their employees through Lone Star Corporate College.
  • Our Small Business Development Center offers consulting, seminars and specialized workforce courses for entrepreneurs that help with topics such as new business development, marketing and finance planning.