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Career Technical College-Shreveport

Career Technical College-Shreveport is an Associate's college with 395 students located in Shreveport, LA.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 395
Gender 13% Male / 87% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 81% Full Time / 19% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 80% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 25%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 69%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical/Clinical Assistant (28%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (23%), Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other (20%), General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (14%), Cosmetology/Cosmetologist (8%), Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage (2%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide basic administrative support under the supervision of office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and other office personnel. Includes instruction in typing, keyboarding, filing, general business correspondence, office equipment operation, and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Procurement Clerks
Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.
Cargo and Freight Agents
Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.
Word Processors and Typists
Use word processor, computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claims forms. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications and related documents, and company records. Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives.
Office Clerks, General
Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in Western (Swedish) massage, sports massage, myotherapy/trigger point massage, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, cranio-sacral therapy, reflexology, massage safety and emergency management, client counseling, practice management, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Massage Therapists
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Associates

Any instructional program in corrections and criminal justice not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Correctional Officers and Jailers
Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to cut, trim, and style scalp, facial, and body hair; apply cosmetic preparations; perform manicures and pedicures; massage the head and extremities; and prepare for practice as licensed cosmetologists in specialized or full-service salons. Includes instruction in hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
Manicurists and Pedicurists
Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.
Skincare Specialists
Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

Administration & Faculty

Campus Director Shannon Warren
Accredited by Council on Occupational Education
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 12
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 41 : 58
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,056 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $17,950
$30K-$48K $23,651

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $8,532, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $8,532 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,017 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $8,271
Books $1,950 $1,950
Total (before financial aid) $11,499 $19,770

Students Receiving Aid

80% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 83% $10,160
Federal Scholarships/Grants 80% $4,841
Institutional Grants 16% $5,800
Pell Grants 80% $4,841
Student Loans 83% $10,160

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.careertc.edu/financial-aid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://careertc.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

41% of students graduated in six years.

67% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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