HFCC is ready to help you get started on a path to a new career and new opportunities. With more than 100 associate’s degree and certificate programs available, a new career is easy to attain. HFCC is happy to help chart a course right for you. The following provides a small snapshot of the programs HFCC offers and average incomes in the field.

Advanced Manufacturing
Whether your interest is in robotics, manufacturing, or automation, the programs in Advanced Manufacturing will fit your needs. Develop entry level or advanced skills in computer numerical control, manufacturing production, facility maintenance, manufacturing maintenance, or process technology. Computer Numerical ControlComputer Numerical Control Associate in Applied ScienceManufacturing Productivity Systems Associate in Applied Science


Manufacturing Production Specialist Certificate

Mechatronic Manufacturing Maintenance Associate in

Applied Science

Process Technology Associate in Applied Science

National Median SalariesNumerical Tool
and Process Control
Programmers–$46,010*Robotic Technicians–$51,220Industrial Machinery Mechanic–$46,270
Architecture/Construction Technology and Interior Design
Plan, design, and construct buildings as your career. With classroom education and hands-on training, you will be prepared to enter the workforce with skills in architectural design, construction, or interior design. Architecture/Construction TechnologyArchitecture/Construction Technology Associate in Applied ScienceCAD Technology  Associate in Applied Science

Interior Design

Interior Design Associate in Arts

Kitchen and Bath Design Certificate

National Median SalariesConstruction
Interior Design–$46,430*
Automotive Technology
Our intermediate and advanced certificate programs and degrees will enhance your professional qualifications. These programs offer the perfect blend of classroom and hands-on education not available in any other educational setting. Automotive ServiceAutomotive Service (ASSET) Associate in Applied ScienceAutomotive Service Management Associate in Applied Science

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology Associate in Applied Science

National Median SalariesAutomotive Service Technicians and Mechanics–$35,420*
Business and Economics and Entrepreneurship
With these degrees and certificates, you will develop skills in various aspects of business including international business and entrepreneurship. Whether your goal is to make your place in an existing industry or start your own business, these programs can provide the foundation for success. EntrepreneurshipSmall Business Management and Entrepreneurship CertificateBusiness

Business Administration Associate in Business

International Business Associate in Business

Industrial Distribution Certificate

Paralegal Studies Associate in Business


Accounting Associate in Business

National Median SalariesSales Representatives, Wholesale Manufacturing, Technical
and Scientific Products–$71,340*First Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and
Extraction Workers–$58,330*First Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers,

Executive Secretaries or Administrative Assistants–$41,650*

Communications programs are here to serve those who want to develop skills in telecommunications or communications technical support. TelecommunicationsTelecommunications Associate in Arts 


National Median SalariesRadio and Television
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement
Develop the skills and knowledge necessary for work in law enforcement and criminal justice. Pursue opportunities in federal, state, and local law enforcement. Criminal JusticeLaw Enforcement Associate in ArtsCorrections/Probation and Parole Associate in Arts National Median SalariesPolice and Sheriff Patrol
Officers–$53,210*Correctional Officers–$39,050*
Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
Find your passion in food, friends, and elegant surroundings. Develop skills for a position in restaurant, hospitality, or institutional settings. Whether your interests lie in food preparation, restaurant, or hotel management, these are the programs for you. Culinary ArtsCulinary Arts Associate in Applied ScienceRestaurant Service Career Certificate

Hospitality Management

Hotel/Restaurant Management Associate in Applied Science

Hospitality Professional Management Certificate

National Median SalariesFood Service
Managers–$47,210*Chefs and Head Cooks–
Electrical, Energy, and Welding Technology
Learn the skills you will need for a career in electrical technology, alternative energy, or welding. You will receive the right combination of classroom and hands-on experience to hit the ground running. Electrical TechnologyElectrical Technology Associate in Applied ScienceEnergy Technology

Alternative Energy Associate in Applied Science

Facility Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science
HVAC Associate in Applied Science
Power Engineering Certificate of Achievement

Welding Technology
Welding Technology Certificate

National Median SalariesHeating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers–$44,860*Welders, Cutter, Solderers, and Brazers–$37,370*


Fine and Performing Arts
Students learn creative and performance skills in art, music, and theater and how they are applied in a professional setting. Whether you are exploring your own talents or coordinating the talents of others, the Fine Arts and Performing Arts programs provide the fundamentals you need. Art Art Foundation Associate in ArtsCeramics Associate in Arts

Performing Arts
Music Associate in Arts

Theater Associate in Arts

National Median SalariesMusicians and Singers–
Graphic Design
Creativity abounds in the Graphic Design program which encompasses the disciplines of animation, graphic design, web design, and multi-media design. These programs introduce students to foundational skills which prepare them for creative jobs using those skills. Graphic DesignGraphic Design Associate in ArtsIllustration Certificate

Digital Design

Animation Certificate

Motion Capture Systems Technology Certificate

Multimedia Design Certificate

Web Design

     Web Design Certificate

National Median SalariesMulti-Media Artists and
Animators–$58,250*Graphic Designers–$43,180*Web Designers–The middle
50 percent earn between
$55,230 and $72,236*
Information Technology
The Information Technology field is comprised of diverse areas that make up computer technology today. From basic computer software applications to networking to information assurance, these programs provide the core of information technology. NetworkingNetwork Administration Associate in Applied ScienceNetwork Infrastructure Essentials Certificate


21st Century Technical Communications Certificate

Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Associate in Applied Science

Computer Software Applications Certificate

Information Assurance Certificate

National Median SalariesNetwork Systems and Data
Communications Analysts–
$73,250*Computer Programmers–
$70,940*Network and Computer Systems

Reporters and Correspondents

Nursing and Health Careers 
Nursing and Health Careers programs are designed to prepare students for positions in a variety of professions, including pharmacy technology, radiography, physical therapy, firefighter/paramedic, and nursing. Nursing Associate in Applied ScienceHealth CareersFirefighter/Paramedic Associate in Applied Science

Medical Assisting Certificate of Achievement

Medical Insurance Specialist Certificate

Nursing Care Skills Certificate of Achievement

Ophthalmic Technology Associate in Applied Science

Pharmacy Technology Certificate

Physical Therapy Assistant Associate in Applied Science

Radiographer Associate in Applied Science

Respiratory Therapist Associate in Applied Science

Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science

National Median SalariesRegistered Nurses–$63,750*Pharmacy Aides–$20,800*

Physical Therapist

Radiologic Technologists and


University Transfer and Other Programs 
If your goal is to continue your education toward a bachelor’s degree, then a University Transfer program is the track for you. Complete the first two years of study in a supportive environment with small classes and personal attention. Arab Cultural Studies Associate in ArtsBiotechnology Associate of Applied ScienceBiology Pre-Professional Associate in Science

Chemistry Pre-Professional Associate in Science

Engineering Associate in Science

Environmental Studies Associate in Science

Pharmacy Pre-Professional Associate in Science

Pre-Education Associate in Arts

Talk to an HFCC advisor about the College’s wide range of transfer agreements with four-year institutions.Engineering Technicians–
$46,820 to $59,990*