What a Delgado Education Can Do For You

Delgado Community College prepares students for careers in high-demand industries with associate degree programs, certificates, awards for technical training, and on the job internships.  According to Delgado’s 2010 Comprehensive Economic Analysis, more than 90% of Delgado graduates are employed and 80% of those graduates work in professions related to their Delgado education.  Here are some of the most high profile industries in the region, as well as the jobs within those industries and the types of training and education that prepare students to go to work in these areas.

TOP INDUSTRIES

JOBS AND CAREERS

WHAT TO TAKE AT DELGADO

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

High-intensity industrial production, fabrication facilities for off-shore energy infrastructure, seafaring vessels and the NASA Michoud Assembly plant, along with an array of supporting businesses.

Computer & Electronics Service Technology (Degree & Certificate)

Computer Information Technology (Degree)

Electrical-Electronics Engineering Technology (Degree)

Electrical Technology (Certificate)

Metal Arc Welding (TCA)

BUSINESS/PROFFESIONAL

Law offices, accounting, management and consulting services, advertising and public relations, management services as well as more specialized scientific and technical services.

Accounting (Degree)

Administrative Office Technology (Degree)

American Sign Language Interpretation (Degree)

Business Administration (Degree)

Business & Management (Degree)

Entrepreneurship (Degree)

Interior Design (Degree)

Legal Secretary (Certificate)

 

ENERGY, PETROCHEMICALS & PLASTICS

Businesses and industries surrounding the large volumes of oil and natural gas produced in the region, and the conversion of those products into valued petrochemicals, fuel and plastics.

Diesel Power Technology (Degree)

Electrical Technology (Certificate)

Electrical-Electronics Engineering Technology (Degree)

TRADE, LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION

Logistics and distribution businesses engaging in or supporting the movement of goods via water, rail, and highway infrastructure.

Business & Management (Degree)

Diesel Power Technology (Degree)

Fire Science Technology (Certificate)

Logistics Technology (Certificate)

Motor Vehicle Technology (Degree & Certificate)

Metal Arc Welding (TCA)

CREATIVE MEDIA & DESIGN

 

Component services of film and television production, as well as sound recording, advertising, and software development.

Computer & Electronics Service Technology (Degree & Certificate)

Computer Information Technology (Degree)

Computer Network Technology (Degree)

Desktop Publishing (TCA)

Performance and Media Arts – Concentration in TV Production

Visual Communications – Graphic Design (Degree)

Web Site Design (Certificate)

FOOD PROCESSING

Large-scale producers and emerging niche and specialty companies that manufacture food products, process foods, and produce beverages.

Food & Beverage Purchasing (TCA)

Food Safety & Sanitation

HEALTH SERVICES/ BIOTECHNOLOGY

Health care service providers and bioscience research, established hospitals and medical schools that host research centers and business development services.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Certificate)

Electrocardiography (Certificate)

Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (Degree & Certificate)

Health Information Technology (Certificate)

Medical Coding (Certificate)

Nuclear Medicine Technology (Post-Associate Certificate)

Nursing (Degree)

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant (Degree)

Pharmacy Technician (Certificate)

Physical Therapist Assistant (Degree)

Practical Nursing (Technical Diploma)

Radiation Therapy (Post-Associate Certificate)

Radiologic Technology (Degree)

Safety & Health Technology (Degree & Certificate)

Surgical Technology (Certificate)

Veterinary Technology (Degree)

RECOVERY

Residential reconstruction, new office and retail capacity, industrial and energy infrastructure upgrades, construction of advanced levee systems, wetland regeneration and coastal restoration.

Architectural / Design Construction Technology (Degree)

Civil Construction Technology (Degree)

Computer Aided Design & Drafting (Degree & Certificate)

Construction Management Technology (Degree)

Horticultural Technology (Degree)

Interior Design (Degree)

EDUCATION

Four-year universities, medical schools, and a network of two-year colleges and technical schools are hubs of research activity employment and business development.

American Sign Language Studies (Degree)

Care and Development of Young Children (Degree & Certificate)

Teaching, Grades 1-5 (Degree)

TOURISM, HOSPITALITY & ENTERTAINMENT

Hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues and other guest services supporting individuals and small businesses who seek out New Orleans as a locus of culinary and artistic activity.

Culinary Arts (Degree & Certificate)

Culinary Management (Certificate)

Hospitality Management (Degree & Certificate)

Music (Degree)

Music Business (TCA)

Performance and Media Art (Degree)