Accelerated Career Education (ACE)

The Accelerated Career Education (ACE) program at Delgado Community College is a new program offered at the college, that integrates basic skills with career/technical instruction. ACE includes a set of core classes that are co-taught by an ABE instructor and Content instructor based on the I-BEST model. Pathways in the Healthcare, Technical Trades, and Information Technology Career Cluster fields are available to all interested students.


  • Earn industry-based certifications and college credits towards your degree.

  • Develop valuable academic and professional success skills.

  • Earn your high school equivalency (HiSET) through co-enrollment in the Adult Education Program.

  • Enroll in college-level courses in your career field while building your basic skills.

  • Benefit from a strong academic and student support services in the program.

  • Explore academic and professional opportunities suited to your goals.