Alamo Colleges Adds
New Programs To Its
The Alamo Colleges began offering three new programs for the 2013-2014 academic year as part of its continuing commitment to meeting local workforce needs.
Palo Alto College now offers an associate of applied science (AAS) degree in Oil and Gas Technology. Students in the program receive training as petroleum pump systems operators, service unit operators, roustabouts and other similar process and production technician positions.
Also new for 2013-2014 is the Personal Fitness Trainer program at Northwest Vista College, offered as an associate of applied science degree, a Level 1 certificate and a continuing education program.
At St. Philip's College, a new associate of applied science degree in surgical technology is being offered. Surgical technologists, also know as operating room technicians, assist in surgical operations by preparing operation rooms and equipment and assisting doctors and nurses during surgery.