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Welcome to CTC Distance Education

CTC's Central, Fort Hood, and Service Area campuses will be closed November 19-23, 2018, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Blackboard and Technical Support will still be available, and online courses will not be affected.

Central Texas College (CTC) is a recognized leader in providing educational opportunities to students all over the world, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. We offer more than 60 certificate and associate degree programs entirely online, with classes starting monthly.

Why consider Distance Education?

This graph derived from the data in a News Release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. Department of Labor shows that weekly earnings increase as level of education increases.

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A certificate or associate degree from Central Texas College has the potential to:

  • increase your lifetime earnings
  • improve your employability and chances of promotion
  • serve as a stepping-stone to a higher degree with further increases in earnings, employment, and promotion

The CTC Distance Education program gives you the flexibility to increase your potential, regardless of work, family, and other obligations. Central Texas College - for students of the real world!

Here's what students are saying...

I really enjoy taking online classes. Although they are a bit more difficult because sometimes you don't live in the same area as your professor, you are still able to message them and feel assured that they will message you back.
I needed two classes in order to finish my degree at Texas A and M. These online classes were perfect. CTC is a great college and I have recommended this college to others.
The instructor gave very thorough feedback to my assignments. He made the online learning experience personal and it was the best online class I have had since starting in 2013.
I liked the online learning option. Due to my work schedule I would not be able to attend face-to-face classes.
Awesome, instructor very professional, helpful, and interactive with class, answering all questions posted online and in messages.
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Department Spotlight - Continuing Education

Continuing Education offers a wide range of online certificate programs and courses that provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Examples include Six Sigma, Creating Web Pages, Interior Design, Writing Effective Grant Proposals and Weatherization Energy Auditor.

Our instructor-facilitated courses are available anytime, anywhere. All you need is a web-enabled computer and a desire to learn skills that will prepare you for a new career or update current skill sets. Even though you won’t be in a traditional classroom setting, you’re not on your own. A team of available online professionals, anytime scheduling and educational textbooks combine to give you a relevant, interactive learning experience.

For more information contact Continuing Education at (254) 526-1586 or