Keep scrolling to learn more about the programs and certificates we offer in our Workforce Programs. These are programs that are designed to align with and exceed industry standards to ensure our graduates are competitive and successful in their career.
College Credit Certificates
This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of business environments, or to provide supplemental training for person previously or currently employed in management and supervisory occupations.
This certificate is designed to prepare students with the skills and knowledge needed for employment in entry level supervisory positions, customer relations representation, event coordinators, and business office specialists.
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in supervisory and management positions. The content includes instruction in planning, organizing, leading and controlling a business.
Criminal Justice Leadership
This certificate is part of AS Criminal Justice Technology program and offers a series of courses that can lead to earning the full AS degree. This certificate is relevant for aspiring or current law enforcement or corrections professionals. This certificate qualifies as part of the FCC Coleman Strategic Training and Retention System.
This program will provide training needed to support professionals in the field of cybersecurity, computer and mobile device forensics to include the seizure, forensic imaging, and analysis and reporting of digital media needed for presentation in criminal or civil courts.
Electric Utility Lineworker (Basic & Advanced)
The Electric Utility Lineworker Basic & Advanced certificates provide students the fundamental knowledge and practical skills needed for a career in the electric utility industry as a lineworker. Students will study basic electrical theory, elements of electric power systems operations, fundamental safe work practices, and a variety of overhead and underground electrical construction operation and maintenance standards. The Basic Certificate provides training in climbing poles, setting poles, and working with tools used in the field. The Advanced Certificate builds on these skills with the addition of heavy equipment and tools.
Engineering Technology Support Specialist
The Engineering Technology Support Specialist Technical Certificate is an applied engineering technical certificate providing introductory knowledge and is designed to meet the needs of highly skilled, technically competent people in a variety of skills and entry-level engineering positions.
Help Desk Support Technician
The purpose of this certificate program is to prepare students for employment as a Microcomputer Support Specialist, Help Desk Specialist, User Support Specialist, Technical Support Specialist, or Computer Repair Technician. It will help prepare students to sit for the A+ certification exams. This program can be useful for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations as well as for those new to the IT field.
Information Technology Analysis
This certificate provides introductory knowledge to prepare students for a wide variety of IT positions. It will also help prepare students to sit for the A+, Security+, and Network+ certification exams. This program can be useful for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations as well as for those new to the IT field.
Information Technology Support Specialist
This certificate provides introductory knowledge to prepare students for a variety of IT support positions. It will also help prepare students to sit for the A+, Network +, and Server+ certification exams. This program can be useful for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations as well as for those new to the IT field.
Internet of Things (IoT)
The purpose of this certificate program is to prepare students for employment as an IoT specialist. With the completion of foundational courses comprising this certificate, graduates will have gained competitive skills within IoT and IIoT (Industrial IoT) segments, which are applicable to a broad range of topics such as IoT automation, data management, monitoring (security), wired and wireless communication network protocols and prototyping for rapid testing.
The Mechatronics program stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Engineering Technology: Maintenance Techniques, Computer Aided Drafting/Design Skills, Technical Communications, Maintenance and Operation of Various Industrial Components, Quality Control and Testing, Material Handling Protocols and Proper Usage of Tools and Instrumentation. Graduates of LSSC’s Mechatronics program will have been exposed to leading-edge technologies that will give them the skills needed to be highly competitive in the workforce and prepared with the necessary foundational skills sought by industry leaders.
Medical Information Coder/Biller
This certificate program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to review and analyze health records to identify relevant diagnoses and procedures for patient healthcare encounters. The Medical Information Coder/ Biller certificate also presents information about healthcare reimbursement methodologies. Graduates from the Medical Information Coder/ Biller certificate program are advised to gain coding experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings before taking the AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS or CCS-P) Qualifying Examination.
Medical Office Management
This certificate program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary for employment in occupations such as: administrative medical or dental assistant, referrals, medical billing clerk, physician credentialing specialist, medical receptionist, medical secretary, or electronic health record support with the foundation to promote to higher level positions with experience.
Associate Degree Programs
AS Business Administration
The Business Administration, Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree is a dual-purpose degree for students looking to enter the business workforce. This program not only prepares students for a business program at a four-year college
or university but , it also provides introductory knowledge and skills necessary for students seeking employment or advancement in a business career.
AS Computer Information Technology
The Computer Information Technology degree prepares students to succeed and thrive in the information technologies workforce. By developing knowledge and skills in software, hardware, networking, and support, students are prepared to leverage their wide array of skills for success.
AS Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice degree offers a rigorous course experience aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare students to work as criminal justice practitioners, supervisors, and managers in law enforcement agencies and other related workforces.
AS Engineering Technology
The Engineering Technology Substation and Relay Technology specialization program will prepare students for careers that involve a wide variety of technology processes, including the implementation and maintenance of energy, manufacturing, construction or transportation systems.
AS Health Services Management
The Health Services Management Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree prepares students for employment as health services managers in a variety of settings, once they gain experience working in healthcare services. Graduates of this program will have numerous employment opportunities leading to promotional opportunities in management positions such as medical practice manager or supervisor of a revenue-cycle related department in a hospital or other health facility.
AS Management Technology
This program is tailored for the technical college PSAV/clock hour program completer (commonly transferring from Lake Tech) to offer a sequence of courses that provides course content aligned with academic standards for success as a business leader/owner, including: communication skills, leadership skills, human relations, employability skills, principles of management, personnel management, and general business procedures.
The AS Nursing program is for students who want an entry-level career in Nursing. Through a mix of classroom instruction and clinical instructions, students will be prepared to serve in a wide variety of clinical settings. This program is a limited access program requiring a separate application process once the student is admitted.
AAS Electrical Distribution Technology
The Electrical Distribution Technology, Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree prepares students with a wide range of knowledge and functional skills for careers as line workers in the electric utility industry. Students will develop a high level of technological competency, analytical problem solving, teamwork skills, and responsibility to prepare them for a safe and successful career.
Bachelor Degree Programs
BAS Strategic Leadership
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Strategic Leadership educates leaders to effectively manage their organizations and positively impact their communities. Graduates of this program have diverse career paths open to them in a broad range of industries.
BS Nursing (RN-BSN)
This program is designed for current RNs looking to advance their career. The RN to BSN program focuses on generalist nursing practice in increasingly global, diverse, and continually changing health care systems.
For more information, please contact Workforce Development at Careerpathways@lssc.edu