Career Focus magazine highlights top career fields and opportunities in the Houston region for Lone Star College students. Ready to go to work now? Looking for a career change? LSC students get hands-on, real-world career training and skills that employers want in today’s high-demand fields.
It takes a special person to become a firefighter. The willingness to risk injury to help save lives and property lies at the core of each fireman and firewoman. Lone Star College understands this sense of duty and is ready help those interested in becoming a firefighter become fully trained so they’re ready to make the right decisions when preparing for an emergency.
Did you know that jobs in the cybersecurity field, such as an information security analyst, draw a median wage of a $103,590 and have a 33% projected growth from 2020 to 2030? And you can be trained for unlimited career opportunities in just two years. Enroll today in the Cybersecurity Associate of Applied Science or Bachelor of Applied Technology degree programs at the LSC-Westway Park Technology Center.
When people think of careers in health and safety, nursing and firefighting usually come to mind. But there are so many other career options available for those looking for a great paying job. These industries are also in need of employees who are highly trained in information technology, business, transportation, logistics and more. Lone Star College has been training people just like you for over 50 years.
Workforce careers don’t have to include hard hats and safety goggles, they can also include accountants, business administrators and paralegal assistants. The Lone Star College accounting program offers students a wide range of training options, from earning a Fast-Track Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper certificate to an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting degree.
Welding is a growing career field that provides lots of opportunities for people interested in learning technology skills, exploring creative tendencies and building a solid work ethic. Lone Star College offers a wide range of welding programs that allow someone to earn an American Welding Society Skills Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree.
The LSC Transportation Program helps students learn the skills needed to become a truck driver, including pre-trip inspection, basic control skills, backing and city street/highway driving. Learn more about how Lone Star College is training the next generation of CDL drivers with state-of-the-art technology and equipment.