CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION AT
SANTA FE COLLEGE INCLUDES…
• Business Programs
(Accounting, Business Admin, Health Services, Health IT,
• Construction and Technical Education
(Air Conditioning, Apprenticeship,
Automotive, Building Construction, Welding)
• Education Programs
(Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educator
• Emerging Technologies
(Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Clinical Lab Science,
• Health Sciences
(Nursing Programs, Dental Programs, Allied Health Programs)
• Information Technology Education
(Graphic Design, Multimedia,
Programming & Analysis, Network Systems Technology)
• Public Safety
(Criminal Justice, EMS, Fire Programs, Aviation)
• Zoo Animal Technology
AS, BS, BAS, BSN – WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
¡ AS vs. AA degree (Two-Year Degrees)
¡ AA degrees are designed to fulfill general education requirements and prepare you to
transfer to a four-year university.
¡ AS degrees are focused on a specific career and designed to prepare students for entry
into the workforce.
¡ Bachelor’s Degrees (additional two years after AS or AA)
¡ Santa Fe offers seven bachelor’s degrees: Clinical Laboratory Science, Early Childhood
Education, Health Services Administration, Industrial Biotechnology, Multimedia and
Video Production Technology, Nursing, Organizational Management
¡ Vocational Certificates (9-43 credit hours)
¡ Additional vocational training amounting to six months to two years.
EARN YOUR BACHELOR’S AT SANTA FE
¡ Bachelor’s degrees require the completion of an AA or AS, along with additional
pre-requisite requirements. It is important to meet with an advisor in advance for planning.
• Clinical Laboratory Science (career example: medical technologist)
• Early Childhood Education (career example: pre-K teacher, director)
• Health Services Admin (career ex: supervisors/managers in health care)