Community colleges are known for offering two main pathways:
- A lower cost start for students who plan to transfer
- Career education that prepares students for jobs
But did you know that students enrolled in career education programs can also transfer?
The Bay Area will account for 22 percent of California’s middle-skill jobs. That’s according to the Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research. It’s also expected that the labor force will not be able to meet the needs of this job market within the next three years. Colleges can be armed and ready to face these challenges.
Diablo Valley College works closely with industry partners to ensure students are job-ready. Our programs offer the chance to launch a new career, or retool for an existing one.
Careers in computer networking technology and cybersecurity are virtually limitless
Computer LabCareers in computer network administration, information system analysis and cybersecurity are projected to be among the fastest growing jobs over the next decade. DVC offers training to prepare students for work in these industries.
High-growth, high-demand jobs are available in California, even without a bachelor's degree. There’s a new generation in town: Generation Z. Born between the mid-1990's and mid-2000's, these young people are either just about to finish high school or recently graduated.