Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships, join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
TEACHING THE NEXT GENERATION TO THRIVE
Amarillo College is an excellent starting point for anyone looking to become an educator, and AC offers outstanding certification programs for those interested in careers as early childhood providers or administrators. The Education curriculum at AC provides basic courses for the first two years of a four year curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree in Education. And AC’s associate degree in Child Development can lead to a position as a lead teacher, director or an owner of a small business.
There are many ways to utilize degrees in Education, from direct instruction of students to helping schools develop curriculum and policies that support the educational process. With continued education, the sky is the limit; however, agencies like Child Protective Services, Child Care Licensing, and the Texas Workforce Commission, as well as preschools, commonly employ AC graduates.
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