New Program Offerings for 2014-15

new programs 2014-15At NTC, we recognize that the needs of our communities, businesses and workforce change over time. As a response to those needs, we strive to create new and innovative learning opportunities and programming to meet the needs of the learners we serve throughout the District.
 

New Program Offerings for 2014-15

Business & Community Services

Digital Marketing Associate Degree
Building knowledge in Internet marketing is essential as the marketing industry shifts from traditional marketing media to the Internet. In this program, the learner uses mobile and wireless devices, social networks and other digital media to identify how to attract and retain customers. The learner explores the traditional marketing fundamentals of product, pricing, promotion and placement, analysis of return on investment, and applies them in the digital realm.




 
IT - Database Software Developer Associate Degree
This degree prepares its learners to design and develop desktop, web and mobile software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies, with an emphasis on business logic and data-driven applications. Graduates will be proficient in SQL, XML, C#, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software/database development environment. Graduates will be able to support the software development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing.
 



IT - Mobile Software Developer Associate Degree
This degree prepares its learners to design and develop mobile, web and desktop software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies, with an emphasis on mobile platform-independence and user experience. Graduates will be proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, C# and SQL, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software development language/environment. Graduates will be able to support the software development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing.


 
 
Marketing and Promotional Graphics Associate Degree
Developing skills in both marketing strategy and graphic design production is an ideal mix for those who want to plan, create and produce promotional materials. The graduate of the Marketing and Promotional Graphics Associate Degree program will develop skills in target market research, strategic planning, customer service, sales, principles of design, conceptualizing brand management, digital graphic design production, designing and producing layouts for print materials, creating functional websites and image manipulation. 
 


 

Health Sciences

Geriatric Care SpecialistGeriatric Care Specialist Technical Diploma
The Geriatric Care Specialist technical diploma expands the knowledge and skills of direct care providers to include; critical thinking, communication, documentation, ethical decision making and practical hands-on care. Additionally, the learner will obtain a foundational base in funding sources available to aging clients as well as service providers. The ideal learner for this technical diploma includes Certified Nursing Assistants and those who wish to understand the broader scope of working with the geriatric population.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renal Dialysis Technical Diploma
This NTC program will prepare graduates to work effectively in a Renal Dialysis center in a hospital or community –based setting. The program is delivered through face-to-face lectures and classroom activities as well as lab and clinical hands-on experiences. Renal Dialysis Technicians will perform their duties under the direct supervision of a RN and will be responsible for caring for patients receiving dialysis. Some responsibilities will include setting up dialysis equipment, preparing solutions, performing venipuncture, and monitoring and caring for patients during dialysis. In addition, the technician will learn how to perform quality control checks on dialysis equipment, maintenance and cleaning of equipment, prepare and administer medications, perform vital sign checks, document, and provide support to the patient during treatment.
 
 

Technical & Trades

Diesel Technology Associate Degree
The Diesel Technology Associate Degree program provides entry-level skills needed in medium and heavy truck service and repair. Throughout the program, students will learn troubleshooting techniques to make a quick and accurate diagnosis of problems, and make necessary adjustments and repairs. Topics will include diesel engines, suspension and steering, preventative maintenance, electrical and electronic systems, HVAC systems, the drive train and hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Video Production Associate Degree provides a comprehensive overview of the equipment, 
concepts and techniques needed to design, produce and edit effective professional video products 
and introduces the primary tools needed for the creation of 2D and 3D animation projects.

 

 

 

 

Virtual College

Digital Marketing Associate Degree
Building knowledge in Internet marketing is essential as the marketing industry shifts from traditional marketing media to the Internet. In this program, the learner uses mobile and wireless devices, social networks and other digital media to identify how to attract and retain customers. The learner explores the traditional marketing fundamentals of product, pricing, promotion and placement, analysis of return on investment, and applies them in the digital realm.
 


 

Certificates

The following certificates are new for the 2014-15 school year.
 

 

 

Request more information about NTC's new programs

To learn more about NTC’s new programs in 2014-15, contact a Career Coach by calling 715.675.3331 or emailing admissions@ntc.edu

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