Delaware Technical and Community College
With four different locations across the state of Delaware, the Delaware Technical and Community College was established in 1966 and is the community college system for the state. Locations are in Georgetown, Newark, Dover, and Wilmington, Delaware. The school averages around 20,300 students in enrollment. Delaware Technical and Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The Delaware Technical and Community College currently offers about 120 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in a wide range of areas. Associate Degree programs available include Agribusiness Management, Production Agriculture, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality Management, Marketing, Office Administration, Operations Management, Computer Information Systems, Computer Network Engineering Technology, Culinary Arts, Food Service Management, Early Childhood Development, Math Secondary Education, Achitectural Engineering Interior Design, Computer Aided Drafting Design Technology, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering Technology Option, Energy Management, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology, Cardiovascular Sonography, Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, Health Information Management, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Communications, Human Services, Airframe Maintenance Technology, Advertising Design, Multimedia, Photo Imaging, and many more.
Diploma and certificate programs, meanwhile, are designed to prepare individuals for specific marketplace skills and employment opportunities within the shortest period of time possible. Certificate programs offered at Delaware Technical Community College include ENT Refrigeration Heating AC, Baking and Pastry Skills, Instructional Design and Technology, Chemical Process Operator, Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, Drug Alcohol Counseling, Airframe Maintenance Technology, Commercial Transportation, English as a Second Language, and others. Diploma programs are offered in Kitchen Skills, Early Childhood Studies, Laser and Optics Studies, Chemical Process Operator Studies, Medical Coding, Practical Nursing, Commercial Transportation, and more.
To help students with the process of starting college, choosing from the different courses and programs, and identifying and establishing goals. An academic advisor is assigned to students upon application, and the first meeting is at the campus advisement center. Mainly, the advisor will assist with the Student Educational Plan (SEP) ensuring that the student is achieving his or her educational goals while at Delaware Technical Community College.
Learning support is also available to students at Delaware Technical Community College. Free tutorial services are offered in various subjects, and options include one-on-one, group sessions, or online tutoring. All campuses of DTCC have their own tutoring center. In addition, Writing and Math Centers are also available on campus to help students enhance their writing and math skills.
The Delaware Tech Child Development Center exists to provide quality care education for the children of DTCC students, staff, and faculty. The facility is also open to the general community. Facilities are licensed by the State of Delaware Office of Child Care Licensing. Here, a child-centered environment teaches children to socialize, develop independence, and learn skills in creative arts, language, science, math, and other subjects.
Different student clubs and organizations are also open for student involvement at Delaware Technical Community College. Student groups include Alpha Beta Gamma, Culinary Arts Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Hammerin' Hawks Drumline, Human Services Organization, International Services Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Support Services Club, Tau Upsilon Alpha, Terry Campus Debate Club, and other organizations.