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The 9 public community colleges of our Texas Gulf Coast Consortium enroll more than 150,000 students around Houston and the upper Gulf Coast. Find out more about our programs and colleges on our site, and contact your community college to start your education and a better life. We want to say yes to you! http://gulfcoastcc.org/tgccc-general/member-colleges.php
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Our YouTube channel has testimonials from students who have been very successful with their community college degrees https://www.youtube.com/user/TexasGulfCCCC
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The Houston Chronicle explores how $30 billion in new petrochemical developments will affect Lake Jackson: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/real-estate/article/As-Houston-prepares-to-cool-Lake-Jackson-s-6090374.php
[...] as an unprecedented construction boom takes hold in the petrochemical industry, a growth spurt is transforming this and the other towns collectively referred to as Brazosport, even as Houston's growth is tapering. Hundreds of new homes and apartment complexes are proposed and new grocery stores are opening to serve their residents. The local hardware store and mom-and-pop restaurants remain popular, but chains like Starbucks, Panda Expres...
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Welding instructor, Jay Barr, talks about welding as a career.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8oZSWXmn5A
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http://ow.ly/JhLxw Texas needs more dental hygienists. You need a $70,000 job you qualify for with a two-year associate degree. Win, win!
Dental hygienist is a fast growing career with abundant job opportunities and competitive salaries.
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http://ow.ly/JK2QD U.S. News & World Report looks at the expansion of online courses offered by community colleges.
Online community college courses can provide an affordable and accessible option for employees who want new skills.<br />
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Did you know you can get a 2-year degree and make up to $74,000 a year as a dental hygienist? Well, you can! http://gulfcoastcc.org/dental-hygienist-jobs/
Dental hygienist is a fast growing career with abundant job opportunities and competitive salaries.
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You can earn $25-45 per hour as a respiratory therapist or cardiac technician, and plenty of jobs are available http://gulfcoastcc.org/cardiohealthcarejobs/
Within the next five years, 76 million baby boomers or one-fifth of the entire U.S. population will begin to turn 75, hitting the age of chronic diseases and extensive healthcare treatments. As a result, there is an increasing demand for medical assistants and medical technologists in the next few years. At Gulf Coast Community Colleges, …
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Ashley Agbe explains what it is like to be a working millwright and how her two-year degree gave her a competitive edge in the job market. http://ow.ly/JdHJa
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Find out what it's like to work 7 days on and 7 days off on a drilling rig, from David Vaughan. David is a floorhand on an offshore rig. He got his associate degree from a local community college and talks about how rig workers can make six figure incomes while still in their 20s. http://ow.ly/JdHAd
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Are you a medical lab technician - or do you know anybody who is? If you have a two-year degree, would you tell our potential students about your positive experiences in the comments, please! Our Associate Degrees http://gulfcoastcc.org/healthcare/laboratory-services.php are a two-year path to great lab technician jobs.
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Houston-area Community College Petrochemical Initiative
Introduction

Career and Technical Education programs meet the short- and long-term goals of both individuals and businesses. Whether you’re looking to start a new career or are currently employed and ready to upgrade your skills, the TGCCCC has something for you.

Certificate programs can help you choose a new career, change careers, update your skills, or expand your professional knowledge. Financial aid is available to individuals who qualify.

Economic Impact of TGCCCC