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Hands-on Work, Real-world Problems

Meaningful careers don’t always begin in an office. If you want a job free from screens and prefer hands-on work, it begins with a CMAT degree. Do you learn best by doing and enjoy solving real-world problems? Talk to your CMAT career coach or advisor about a graduation plan that works for you and gets you working in your field, fast.

Competency-Based Education

Are you already skilled or knowledgeable in the area you plan to study? We want to give you credit for that! Our “competency-based” education model in this area could reduce your tuition costs and time to degree, and, by extension, help you launch your career even faster.

Start your Application

Apply Now. Already Accepted? Visit MySLCC, your personal information hub, to start the enrollment process. MySLCC is also where you'll schedule appointments with your academic advisor.

Options for Every Student

Learn about degree options. Technical certificates are short, comprehensive training programs for quick entry into in-demand jobs. AS and AAS Degrees give you two years of specialized training to enter the workforce immediately after graduating, and AA Degrees prepare you to transfer with junior status to a four-year institution.

Build up to your degree

Not ready to choose a major? While you explore, start with the classes or certificates that will keep you building toward a degree. The first 5 classes suggested for your Area of Study give you 15 transferable credits and help you discover your interests. Register now!

Follow your graduation path

Academic Advisors will keep your graduation path on file, and you can always check your progress via DegreeWorks in MySLCC.

Once a Bruin, Always a Bruin

Apply for graduation, and get ready to celebrate. Did you know SLCC Alumni have access to Career Services for up to one year after graduation? And the transfer center can field continuing questions for Bruins interested in bachelor’s degrees.

SUGGESTED First 5 Classes

Not ready to pick a major, or even your first classes? Start here. While you explore, your advisor will help you choose a major within Construction, Manufacturing and Applied Technologies. If you decide to change your major or Area of Study, your advisor can help adjust your academic plan to reach your goals.

ELI 1110 (Electricity I A) or WLD 1110 (Fundamentals of Welding)
ENG 1010 or placement
POLS 1100 (US Government & Politics) AI
MATH 1030 or placement
CJ 1010 (Introduction to Criminal Justice) SS

Academic Advising

Before the first day of class, you’ll meet with your advisor, career coach and a group of other first-year students to learn about college expectations and registering for the right courses. It all starts at a Bruin Bound Orientation session.

You choose when and where. Online options are also available! Find your advisor by Area of Study and major, or contact Scott Wakefield, lead academic advisor for Construction, Manufacturing and Applied Technologies.

Academic Advisor

Scott Wakefield

Sign up for orientation now

Career coach

Ready to explore your career options? Maybe you’ve been in class for a few semesters and you’re curious about finding a job or an internship. If you’re overwhelmed and not sure where to begin, your Career Coach will help you better understand who you are, what you want to do professionally and the steps it takes to get there.

Engaging with Career Services early and often is the most important step toward achieving this goal and feeling confident in your life direction. 

Career Coach

Kevin Springer

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