Tulsa Community College
Founded in 1970, Tulsa Community College is the largest two-year college in the state, with around 30,000 students enrolling every semester in credit and continuing education programs. The College has four campuses in the greater Tulsa area and an annual operating budget of around $112 million.
For the last six years, TCC has been ranked in the top three percent of national community colleges in the number of associate degrees awarded across disciplines. Tulsa Community College is also a very diverse institution; 25 percent of the enrollment at the College comes from minorities. The College has accredittion from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission.
Tulsa Community College offers 235 different associate degrees and certificates of completion.
Programs of study include Art, Aviation Sciences Technology, Biotechnology, Business, Child Development, Cardiovascular Technology, Criminal Justice, Dental Hygiene, Digital Media, Electronics Technology, Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Graphics and Imaging Technology Management, Health and Human Performance, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Business, International Language Studies, Liberal Arts, Management, Nutritional Science, Philosophy, Speech, Veterinary Technology, and other areas of specialization.
The Continuing Education and Workforce Development department of Tulsa Community College provides various learning programs, classes, workshops, and certifications for professionals, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. Professional Certifications offered include programs for Healthcare Retraining, Foodservice Managers, Statistical Process Control, Substations and Safety, and other programs. Business Development classes include training in Quality Management, HR Management, and more.
Meanwhile, various Personal Enrichment classes are also offered for those who want to enhance or add to their skills in a variety of areas. Training in Short Story Writing, Novel Writing, Photography, Retirement Planning, Advanced Digital Editing, and other enrichment programs are open to interested students.
Academic Advisement services are offered at Tulsa Community College to help students in their educational goals, guide them through the enrollment process and in choosing their careers, develop a degree plan, provide information for transferring, and help with graduation requirements. All TCC campuses have helpful Academic Advisors that can meet with students, and appointments are not required.
Aside from Academic Advisement, Career Services are such as the Career Exploration program at Tulsa Community College are also available to help students prepare for their profession and achieving their personal and professional goals. Students are also trained on the various aspects of a successful job search, including strategies, resume preparation, preparing for a job interview, networking with potential employers, and through on-site job fairs or the online job portal.
A variety of student activities are offered at the various campuses of Tulsa Community College. Student organizations and clubs provide opportunities for personal development and socialization with other students who share your personal interests. Groups at TCC include the African-American Student Alliance, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Behavioral Science Association, Club of Medical and Natural Sciences, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Hispanic Student Association, People to People International, RISE Student Association, Sexuality Alliance for Equality, Student Film Association, and other groups and clubs. Throughout the academic year, events and other extracurricular activities are also organized for the general student body.