Career & Technical Programs

Sussex County Community College Career and Technical Programs prepare students for careers, not just jobs. Sussex provides training that gives you the credentials to earn an associate degree or a certificate and begin a career quickly.

Explore our Career & Technical Programs

3D Computer Arts: Gain an entry-level position in graphic design, 2D conceptual art, 3D character building and object modeling or interactive design field.

Agricultural Business: Designed for individuals with an interest in farming, nursery production, landscape design/maintenance, and similar agricultural fields.

Automotive Service Technology: Gain employment as an automotive technician, automotive parts counter assistant, and maintenance mechanic.

Baking & Pastry: Designed for students who are interested in becoming a professional pastry chef or obtaining skills for a career in the culinary industry. 

Building Construction Technology: Designed to provide students with the hands-on skills and training necessary to obtain employment in the building construction industry.

Business Management: Start a career in business, hospitality, retail, public or non-profit organizations.

Child Development Specialist: Learn skills for a position in a day care center, nursery school, hospital or social service agency.

Computer Information Systems: Learn skills for an entry-level position working with computer hardware and software.

Cosmetology: Train in all aspects of professional cosmetology from skin, nails, hair design and sculpting to advanced coloring.

Culinary: Combines culinary training with management practices for careers in food service.

Diesel Service Technology: Designed for individuals interested in inspection, repair, and adjustment of diesel systems.

Digital Forensics: Prepares students for a career in computer forensics in government, private sector, and law enforcement agencies.

Electronic Music and Recording: Develop skills for a career in music: education, therapy or business.

Fire Science Technology: Enter a career as a fire fighter, industrial fire protection or in a fire service position.

Game Development: Learn skills for an entry-level position in programming, testing, and game design.

Graphic Design: Learn skills for an entry-level position as a graphic designer, production artist, web designer, digital image processor, or illustrator.

Health Science: Designed for individuals with a health science license or certificate. Continue employment in a healthcare field with an opportunity for advancement.

Hotel/Restaurant Management: Prepares students for a career in the hotel and restaurant industry, business development and management.

Illustration: Gain an entry-level position to work commercially as an illustrator.

Information Technology: Prepares students for careers in the IT fields to work for computer companies, consulting firms, business, financial companies, government, and retail organizations.

Machine Tool Technology: Develop advanced skills in planning, designing, producing CAD prints, and operating machine tools for work as a maintenance
machinist, operator and quality control inspector.

New Media Communications: Learn skills for an entry-level position in the fields of multimedia design, production and desktop/electronic publishing.

Nurse Education: (in conjunction with PCCC): Earn a first-level position as a Registered Nurse or transfer to a four-year institution.

Optics Technology: Students will learn the necessary skills to become employed as a technician, in the optics industry.

Paralegal Studies: Prepares students for entry-level paralegal responsibilities in law, non-profit, and government offices.

Social Media Marketing: Learn skills for an entry-level position in social media, advertising, or public relations.

Supply Chain Management: Learn fundamental business knowledge, logistics, and transportation, skills in inventory control, warehouse management, and supervision.

Technical Studies: Designed to provide recognition for prior work and experience while assisting individuals in their preparation for career advancement or change.

Technical Theater: Prepares students for an entrylevel position in technical support in the entertainment industry.

Welding: Prepares students for entry-level technician positions in welding and metalworking industries.

Automotive Service Technology: Gain an entry-level position as an automotive technician, parts assistant or maintenance mechanic.

Baking & Pastry: Designed for students who are interested in becoming a professional pastry chef or obtaining skills for a career in the culinary industry. 

Child Development Specialist: Learn skills needed for an entry-level position as a group teacher or teacher’s assistant.

Computerized Accounting: Prepares students for an entry-level position in accounting and bookkeeping.

Computer Information Systems: Learn skills needed for an entry-level position working with computer hardware and software.

Culinary: Prepares students for food service positions in the hospitality field.

Digital Journalism: Gain skills for an entry-level position with internet service providers and webbased enterprises.

Elder Law Specialist: Learn skills needed for an entry-level position working alone or with an attorney.

Fire Science Technology: Learn skills needed to enter a career as a fire fighter, industrial fire protection or a fire service position.

Machine Tool Technology: Gain an entry-level position as a maintenance machinist, machine operator and quality control inspector.

Paralegal: Learn skills needed for an entry-level position with paralegal responsibilities under the supervision of an attorney.

Supply Chain Management: Prepares students for an entry-level position in the supply chain management industry.

Web Design: Prepares students for an entry-level position in various careers requiring commercial art and/or communication design production skills.

 

A bar chart showing the savings fro a for profit trade school compared to Sussex with a savings of $36,438Saving thousands off your college education is a smart financial decision. By enrolling at Sussex, a full-time student will pay well below the cost of many Trade Schools.

Pay as you go
Take it easy on the payments with the Sussex Interest-free Payment Plan. There is no need to pay your bill all at once.

Scholarships
Students receive additional support from over 100 scholarships available on campus.

EOF Program
This state-sponsored program is available to students who would like to attend college, but need academic and financial support.

Free College
For New Jersey residents: See if you qualify for Free College to assist with your education.