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Nunez Community College

Nunez Community College is a comprehensive community college offering more than 17 academic programs, including specialized training and continuing education courses on our campus, as well as various locations in the New Orleans metropolitan area. The College partners with area industry and four-year universities to offer fully-transferable, industry-driven curriculum and programs to our students. The College also offers some of the latest, cutting-edge technology; ultra-modern training facilities; and innovative learning options.

A listing of available Certificates, Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Competency Areas is below. Occupational outlooks for graduates of each program are included.
Nunez Community College collects and maintains data regarding Gainful Employment for all students of its certificate programs. This data includes information on: total costs of attending; student financing available; time degree completion; success rate in repayment of student loans; and the ability to find employment related to the field of study.

Business Technology

The Associate of Applied Sciences in Business Technology Program prepares students for positions in business and industry by immersing students in business theory and software.

Care and Development of Young Children

Programs in the Care and Development of Young Children (CDYC) discipline prepare students to effectively educate young children while assuring their health, safety, and well-being in a number of professional settings.

Culinary Arts and Food Service Production and Management

Occupations in the culinary arts are as varied as the many professional culinary settings students can prepare for. Food Preparation Workers, Cooks, Chefs, and Restaurant Managers can look forward to jobs in Bakeries, Restaurants, Hotels, Schools, Cafés or Smaller Establishments.

Electrical Construction

Electricians install and maintain residential, commercial, and industrial electrical and power systems.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) respond to emergencies, perform basic medical procedures, and transport patients to medical facilities for further care. They may work in an ambulance, with fire and police departments, or as part of rescue teams.

General Studies

The Associate Degree in General Studies is a springboard into a future Bachelor's Degree, offering fundamentals in a wide array of core disciplines such as humanities, mathematics, and sciences.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Certificate Program provides students with the theory, hands-on learning and work experience they need to excel in a number of HVAC fields.

Industrial Technology (PTEC)

Industrial Maintenance Technicians design, install, operate, maintain, and repair complex industrial machinery, as well as diagnose and solve equipment problems machinery using a wide array of skills, including tool expertise; error analysis; machinery upkeep; small-scale fabrication and repairs; and, electrical work. They also read schematics are educated in safety procedure in order to endure the success of production in industries.

Louisiana Transfer Degree

The Louisiana Transfer Degree provides a seamless transition into baccalaureate programs at Louisiana four-year colleges and universities.

Medical Billing and Coding

Medical Billing and Coding Professionals are in demand in Hospitals, Clinics, Doctor's Offices, and Insurance Agencies. Some even work online, utilizing alphanumeric codes and other information regarding the administrative and clerical aspects of the medical field.

Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and other physical sciences like Geology and Math.

Nursing & Nursing Assistant
The Practical Nursing Technical Diploma program is designed to meet the educational needs of those students who desire a career entry into health care as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Recent changes in the Practical Nursing Program have been designed to help students gain a quicker entry into the nursing program and attain successful completion of the program in 16 months. A Certified Nursing Assistant program is also offered.
Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Associate of Arts Degree is designed to educate and train Paralegals to work under the supervision of Attorneys in Law Firms, Insurance Companies, Government Agencies, Title Companies, Banks, and Corporations.

Teaching (Grades 1-5)
Students who intend to transfer to a Teacher Education Program at a four-year institution should consider the Associate of Applied Science in Teaching (Grades 1-5).

Skilled Welders are always in high-demand, and work in Construction, Industrial, and Manufacturing Industries at the Basic or Journeyman (Apprentice) levels.