Programs

Programs


Drake State is a two-year comprehensive Community and Technical College training students for current and future employment in career technical programs or university transfer. Most of the programs offer options for an associate in applied science degree or a certificate program allowing for immediate entry into the workforce.

The programs are offered through four divisions:  

  • Business, Computer Science and Engineering Technologies
  • General and Developmental Education
  • Health Sciences Technologies
  • Applied Services Technologies. 

Business, Computer Science and Engineering Technologies

The Business, Computer Science and Engineering Technologies Division is comprised of those programs which prepare graduates for entry into the fields of office management, computer software systems and accounting.  It also focuses on disciplines which are related to engineering such as mechanical or architectural drawing and design, computer hardware and microcontrollers, and electricity. The programs offered in this division are given below.

Program

Credential Offered*

CIP

 

 

 

Business Administration

AAS/C

52.0201

Computer Information Systems

AAS/C

11.0101

Electrical Engineering

AAS/C

15.0303

Electrical Technology

C

46.0302

Engineering Graphics

AAS/C

15.1301

 

General and Developmental Education

The General and Developmental Education Division offers university transfer Associate in Science and Associate in Art Degrees.  This division also provides general education support in the areas of English, mathematics, reading and science necessary for students of the college to establish the foundation for success in their chosen program of study.

Degree Program Title

Credential Offered*

CIP

Associate in Arts

AA

24.0101

Associate in Science

AS

24.0102

 

Health Sciences Technologies

The Health Sciences Division offers Associate in Applied Science degrees in Nursing (ADN) and Medical Assisting Technology (MAT) and a certificate in practical nursing (LPN). The division also offers a short term non-credit certificate in Nursing Assisting (NAS).  Graduates of the nursing program are eligible to seek licensure as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. The MAT graduates are eligible for certification through the American Medical Technologists Association (AMT).

Degree Program Title

Credential Offered*

CIP

Medical Assistant

AAS/C

51.0801

Nursing

AAS

51.3801

Practical Nursing

C

51.3901

 

Applied Services Technologies

Graduates in the Applied Services Technologies Division are prepared to enter careers in heating and air conditioning service, automotive systems, welding, machine tool, cosmetology, barbering and culinary arts/hospitality services management.

Degree Program Title

Credential Offered*

CIP

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

AAS/C

15.0613

Automotive Service Technology

AAS/C

15.0803

Automotive Mechanics Technology

C

47.0604

Cosmetology Instructor Training

C

12.0499

Culinary Arts/Hospitality Service Management

AAS/C

12.0503

Heating and Air Conditioning

AAS/C

15.0501

Machine Tool Technology

AAS/C

58.0507

Salon and Spa Management

AAS/C

12.0412

Welding

C

48.0508

 

* AAS – Associate in Applied Science; C – Certificate; AA – Associate in Art; AS – Associate in Science