Central Texas College was established in the mid-1960s and quickly started offering correspondence courses, broadcast courses, and telecourses. The Distance Education and Educational Technology department, or DEET, was established on Sept 18, 1997 by the CTC Board of Trustees Board Document 351. (Read a brief history of our department.) In this short time, CTC's online programs have accrued numerous awards and recognition in both the civilian and military communities.
New results are in! CTC was ranked third in the online and non-traditional schools category by the Military Times Best Colleges 2018. In addition, CTC was identified by Best Value Schools as one of the best online community colleges in the country, and by Affordable Colleges Online as one of the best online colleges in Texas for 2017-2018.
If you are looking for flexibility in your educational choices, or the class you want or need to take is not offered when you can take it, look no further! Students who register for CTC online classes can access their materials 24/7/365. They can do their coursework after they get off work, during breaks, or when the kids are in bed.
CTC is recognized as a military-friendly college and is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Degree Network System. Many students complete their certificates or degrees while deployed.
CTC online students can choose from monthly start dates and class lengths that range from 8 to 16 weeks. They can complete more than 60 certificates and degrees entirely online. Tuition is the same as regular classroom courses, and students save money and time by not commuting or paying for childcare. CTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and its online classes are eligible for tuition assistance and are transferable.
Department Spotlight - Business
The Business Administration and Paralegal Department is proud to announce a new certificate program in Supervision. College credentials may assist in your gaining a promotion, earning a raise, or opening the door to new opportunities in your job marketing. The program is designed to provide courses that develop your skills as a manager. We will explore your current abilities and develop your ability to think strategically.
The coursework includes the following courses that are all offered in both the 8 and 16 week format:
BUSI 1301: Business Principles
BMGT 1301: Supervision
BMGT 1327: Principles of Management
HRPO 2301: Human Resource Management
HRPO 1311: Human Relations
BUSG 2309: Small Business Management
This program is stack-able to our Business Management Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Management Degree to allow you to continue your education journey and further develop your skill sets.
If you are on the AAS degree plan, all of the requirements needed for this certificate will be met. Once you take the required six classes, you will be able to apply for graduation for this certificate program.
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Central Texas College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and certificates of completion. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Central Texas College.
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