Career & Technical Education

Adult Education

Accelerating Opportunity Kansas (AO-K)

Specialized Career Training

Highland Community College Technical Center and Western Center offer the opportunity to expand your horizon and marketability in the field you enjoy, in under two years! The programs offered are top-notch, the instructors are in tune with the current demands of the marketplace, and courses are hands-on. You will have the opportunity to enhance your skills in a field you truly enjoy while increasing your career opportunities. We provide training in a wide range of fields with both full- and part-time classes with specialized training suited to the needs of individual businesses.

Not only can your earn a certificate in the field you're passionate about, if you choose, you can also earn your Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS).

Technical Program Atchison Technical Center

Highland Campus

HCC Online Perry Center Wamego Center Western Center-Baileyville Program Length
(full-time)
Allied Health x x   x x x  varies
Auto Collision Repair x          

2 years

Auto Technology x           2 years
Business Technology x           1 year
Computer Support x           2 years
Construction Technology x         x 1 year
Diesel Technology x         x 2 years
Early Childhood x x   x x x 2 years
Electrical Technology x           1 year
Engineering Graphics x         x 2 years
Enology         x   2 years
HVAC & Plumbing x           1 year
Industrial Welding x         x 1 year
LPN to RN Completion x           8 months
Manufacturing Technology x         x < 1 year
Medical Coding     x        
Medical Office Assistant x         x 1 year
Practical Nursing x           1 year
Precision Agriculture   x     x x 1-2 years
Viticulture         x   2 years

Technical Center (Atchison, KS)

HCCTC@highlandcc.edu  785.442.6180


Wamego Center (Wamego, KS)

Wamego@highlandcc.edu   785.442.6280


Western Center (Baileyville, KS)

Western@highlandcc.edu   785.442.6240