Welcome to CTC Distance Education
The CTC campus remains closed to students and visitors through May 3, 2020.
Please see the following for more details:
Students in most lecture and blended courses will use Blackboard for course content and to submit assignments. Students in online courses will continue as usual.
See Quick Start for Blackboard for important information. See our Student Orientation page for a Blackboard Tutorial.
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, using the Blackboard Learning Management System. Visit http://online.ctcd.edu/orientation.cfm for a quick tutorial on using Blackboard.
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.
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 liked how we are able to communicate with our teacher online and work at our own pace while taking a college course.
The online courses are well designed and Blackboard is very user friendly.
Excellent content and outstanding instruction. Flexible online schedule to compliment being a full time professional.
I liked the fact that I could work from a distance and that I could work when I had free time.
I really enjoyed the pace and content of this course. It has been a great online experience.