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Study at Central Texas College

Founded in the year 1965, Central Texas College or CTC is a community college, located in Killeen, Texas. Due to its proximity to Fort Hood, CTC evolved from a small junior college into a full time college catering to the military. Besides the central campus, CTC also runs a Continental campus, a Navy campus, a European campus, a campus in the Pacific Far East and a separate campus on Fort Hood. CTC holds many classes at various military bases and also offers distance learning courses and online training. It ranks 5th in the nation among all colleges and universities in terms of online Enrolment. CTC offers a number of two year associate degree programs in diverse fields such as computer science, nursing, journalism and so forth.

Profile of Central Texas CollegeThe main campus of Central Texas College is in Killeen, TX (a medium-sized city). The school is a public school. Central Texas College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to engineering and liberal arts.

Central Texas College Selectivity

Central Texas College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Central Texas College had 21, 532 enrolled students. Males make up the lion's share of the Student Enrolment at the school.

Student Life
Central Texas College makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"At Central Texas College, we identify and serve our unique, global community needs and provide quality teaching through an accessible learning environment. (2007-2008 Course Catalog, page 6 - general information)"Central Texas College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 661interdisciplinary studies, social services, foreign language and literature, English
Engineering209military technologies, engineering
Nursing and Emergency Medicine114licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Security and Law Enforcement109criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Business and Management93business management, marketing, business, human resources
Computer Science and Engineering59network management, data processing tech, computer programming courses, system administration, computer services management, computer and info science, computer programming
Family and Social Work42child care provider, child care management
Mechanics and Repair30automobile mechanics, HVAC, diesel mechanics, autobody repair, aircraft powerplant tech, small engine mechanics
Beauty and Cosmetology24cosmetology
Therapy and Counselling17clinical social work, substance abuse Counselling
Medical administration17medical secretary, medical records tech
Media15printing equipment operation, radio and television, journalism
Hospitality14hospitality management, restaurant and food services management
Engineering Technician14computer systems tech, drafting, electrical drafting, telecommunications tech, electronics tech
Law11legal assistant
Science11biology, chemistry, geology
Production Trades11welding
office and Administration7office data entry, administrative assistant, office management
Transportation5commercial pilot and flight crew, transportation and materials moving
Medical Support and Technology4medical lab tech, clinical lab tech
Construction Trades4property management
Fine Arts2fine arts, art history and criticism, fine arts studies
Agricultural Science and Management2farm management, agricultural technology, agriculture
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial art
Education and Teaching1physical education teaching, Education
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Music0various music studies, music, music history and theory
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Art Studies0art studies
Animal Science and Care0equestrian studies
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Contact: Central Texas CollegeCentral Texas College

6200 West Central Texas Expressway

Killeen, TX 76540-1800

General Phone: (254) 526-7161


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