Career Technical Education (CTE)

Career Technical Education (CTE) at College of Alameda consists of a number of robust and innovative programs that prepare students to become competitive candidates for today’s workforce. According to Labor Market Data (2014), there is high employment demand for each of College of Alameda’s CTE Programs:

Apparel Design and Merchandising Automotive Technology
ATLAS Computer Information Systems
Aviation Maintenance Technology Dental Assisting
Auto Body and Paint Diesel Mechanics
ship Commitment to the Community
College of Alameda is also dedicated to the community through new innovative partnerships. College of Alameda has signed an MOU with Bay Ship & Yacht to create and offer a Maritime Painting class. The Maritime Painting Class (AUTOB 49) is a four week, 4-day/week 2 unit class which will start being offered Fall 2015 Semester. Students completing the class will be given preferential hiring at Bay Ship & Yacht. Underserved populations targeted for recruitment include Veterans as well as unemployed, formally incarcerated, and low income individuals.


Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided in the link(s) below describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information regarding gainful employment for the latest completed academic year (as of July 1). Full-time status is defined as a student that enrolls in 12 units for both the fall and the spring semesters of a given academic year.