Cowley College

Career Paths

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Career Pathways at Cowley College

Degrees & Programs Listed by Career Pathways

Degrees and Programs listed below are organized by typical careers associated with the different degrees & programs.

  • Click on the Cluster Category to view typical careers associated with these degrees/programs.
  • Click on the Description to go to a high-level view of the program.
  • Buttons in the degrees columns indicate the type of degree or certification you can earn in each program. Click on the button in the degree category to view the academic requirements for each degree or certification.
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Agriculture - click here to view typical Agriculture careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Agriculture - AS - - - CTE

Arts - Performing Arts, Music & Theatre - click here to view typical Arts careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Music AA - - - - VPA
Theatre AA - - - - VPA
Theatre - Emphasis in Technology & Design AA - - - - VPA
Theatre - Emphasis in Performance AA - - - - VPA
Theatre - Emphasis in Arts Management AA - - - - VPA

Arts - Visual Art & Digital Art - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Art AA - - - - VPA
Graphic Design - - AAS - CERT VPA

Business & Management - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Accounting AA - AAS - - B/SS
Business Administration AA - - - - B/SS
Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership - - AAS - - B/SS
Hotel and Restaurant Management AA - - - - B/SS
Leadership (Business Emphasis) - - - AGS - B/SS
Management Information Systems AA - - - - B/SS

Career & Tech Ed / Vocational Training - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Applied Technologies - - - AGS - CTE
Automotive Technology - - AAS - CERT CTE
Machine and Tool Technology
--- AAS degree
- - AAS - - CTE
Machine and Tool Technology
--- Vocational Certificate C
- - - - CERT CTE
Machine and Tool Technology
--- Vocational Certificate A
- - - - CERT CTE
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
--- AAS degree
- - AAS - - CTE
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
--- Vocational Certificate C
- - - - CERT CTE
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
--- Vocational Certificate A
- - - - CERT CTE
Milling Technician - - - - CERT CTE
Non-Destructive Technology - - AAS - - CTE
Numerical Control Programming - - - - CERT CTE
Welding Technology
--- AAS degree
- - AAS - - CTE
Welding Technology
--- Vocational Certificate C
- - - - CERT CTE
Welding Technology
--- Vocational Certificate A
- - - - CERT CTE

Computer Science & Information Technology - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Computer Information Science AA - - - - NS/M
Computer Science - AS - - - NS/M
Computer Software, Security & Development - - AAS - CERT NS/M
Management Information Systems AA - - - - B/SS

Cosmetology - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Cosmetology - - AAS - CERT HHS

Criminal Justice - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Criminal Justice AA - AAS AGS CERT HHS
Forensic Sciences - AS - - - NS/M
Pre-Law AA - - - - HUM

Education - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Child Care and Development - - AAS - CERT HHS
Elementary/Early Childhood AA - - - - HHS
Elementary/Early Child WSU AA - - - - HHS
Health and Physical Education (*) AA - - - - HHS
Instructional Technology & Design AA - - - - HHS
Paraprofessional Educator AA - - - - HHS
Secondary Education AA - - - - HHS
Sports Management AA - - - - HHS

Engineering - Pre-Professional Program - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Engineering (Pre) Manufacturing with
Wichita State University
- AS - - - NS/M
Engineering (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Engineering Technology - AS - - - NS/M

English & Journalism - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Creative Writing AA - - - - HUM
English AA - - - - HUM

Healthcare & Medical Services - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
CNA/CMA and Related Classes - - - - PREP HHS
EMS Education - - - - PREP HHS
EMS Paramedic - EMS - - AAS - - HHS
Fire Science - - - - CERT HHS
Health Services Management &
Community Development
AA - - - - HHS
Leadership - - - AGS - HHS
Long Term Adult Health Care Administrator - - - - PREP HHS
Medical Transcription - - AAS - CERT HHS
Medical Coding - - AAS - CERT HHS
Medical Office Support - - - - CERT HHS
LPN Program - - - - PREP HHS

Healthcare Medical - Pre-professional - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Chiropractic (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Dental Hygiene (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Dentistry (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Dietetics (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Medicine (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Mortuary Science (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Nursing (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Pharmacy (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Physical Therapy (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Pre-Athletic Training (Pre) (*) - AS - - - HHS
Veterinary Medicine (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M

Liberal Arts - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Liberal Arts AA - - - - HUM

Mass Communications - Broadcasting, Marketing - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Mass Communications AA - - - - HUM

Mathematics - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Mathematics - AS - - - NS/M

Natural Science - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Biology - AS - - - NS/M
Chemistry - AS - - - NS/M
Physics (Pre) - AS - - - NS/M
Environmental Health - Transfer to MSSU - AS - - - NS/M
Environmental Science - AS - - - NS/M

Social Science - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Anthropology AA - - - - SS
History AA - - - - SS
Political Science AA - - - - SS
Psychology AA - - - - SS
Religion AA - - - - SS
Social Work AA - - - - SS
Sociology AA - - - - SS

Sports & Recreation - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Health and Physical Education (*) AA - - - - HHS
Sports Management/Sports Administration AA - - - - HHS
Pre-Athletic Training (*) - AS - - - HHS