Ready to Earn Up to $60,000 a Year?

KCKCC has several technical programs that can provide training and prepare you for a new career in a year. Learn more about the high-paying, in-demand careers in cybersecurity, automated engineering, industrial maintenance and more!

Cybersecurity

Safeguard Computer Systems

With a certificate or degree in cybersecurity, specialists can fill in-demand openings in this field to protect company computer systems from hackers and other threats. This job is rapidly growing and is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade.

Time to Complete

In as little as a year to complete a certificate and two years for an associate’s degree.

Average Staring Pay

$57,350

Classes Required

Certificate: 28 credit hours
Associates Degree: 65 credit hours

Automation Engineer Technology

Keeping the Machines Working

In the manufacturing and logistics industries alone, the need for automation engineer technicians is growing every day. With a certificate or associates degree, technicians are trained to work on automated lines in production and logistics – they keep the automated systems running smoothly to deliver goods on time.

Time to Complete

In as little as 18 months to complete a certificate and two years for an associates degree.

Average Staring Pay

$55, 549

Classes Required

Certificate: 49 credit hours
Associates Degree: 65 credit hours

Industrial Maintenance Technician

In manufacturing and logistics the need for individuals to maintain machinery needed to get the goods out the door is increasing daily. The industrial maintenance technician program gives individuals the basics in trouble shooting, pneumatics, motor controls and other needed skills to enter this career track. Those who want to move beyond the introductory level can complete the automation engineering technology program.

Time to Complete

In as little as 6 months students can complete the certificate.

Average Staring Pay

$50,000

Classes Required

12 credit hours

Wyandotte County Residents


$104

Total per Credit Hour

Includes

$82 per Credit Hour
$22 per Credit Hour Student Fee

Doesn't Include

Special Course Fees

In State (Kansas)


$113

Total per Credit Hour

Includes

$91 per Credit Hour
$22 per Credit Hour Student Fee

Doesn't Include

Special Course Fees