Adult Education - Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

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Our goal is to prepare you for a skilled, innovative and productive career.

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Why Should you choose LCCTC?

Average Annual Cost
Average Annual Cost The average annual net price for federal financial aid recipients, after aid from the school, state, or federal government. For public schools, this is only the average cost for in-state students.
Graduation Rate
Graduation Rate The graduation rate within 150 percent of the expected time to completion (typically six years for schools that award predominantly four-year degrees and three years for schools that award predominantly two-year degrees). These rates are only for full-time students enrolled for the first time.
Salary After Attending
Salary After Attending The median earnings of former students who received federal financial aid, at 10 years after entering the school.
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Our Programs are Built for Success

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Health Care Programs

Do you enjoy helping others? A career in healthcare is fulfilling and offers job security. Possible career paths include Practical Nursing, Medical Coding, Dental Assisting, Veterinary Technology & more. Start working towards a career in healthcare today!
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Automotive Technologies

In only five weeks, you could be ready to get your Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) license. We also offer certificates and an Associate Degree in Automotive Technology. Discover how thrilling this industry can be and become skilled at your craft through our programs!
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Manufacturing & Industry

The demand for skilled trade workers is growing. Become a Welder in only 12 months or complete our Basic Industrial Maintenance course in as little as 17 weeks. No matter which trade program you choose, a rewarding and secure career is in your future!

Did you know?

“In 2018, Harvard University predicts that the majority of all jobs will be middle-skilled, requiring technical skills and training at the credential or associate degree level.” Watch the video to learn more about gaining a competitive edge in today’s economy.

What you think you know is wrong


There are more than enough people in the manufacturing sector, including welding and mechatronics, to fill jobs.

More than 80% of manufacturers report that talent shortages will impact their ability to meet customer demand.[1][2]

Trade schools are not real schools like 4-year colleges.

Our school is accredited by the PA Department of Education & The Council on Occupational Education to ensure we meet all adult education standards.[3][4]

Federal financial aid is only available for traditional college students.

Any student attending LCCTC is eligible to apply for federal financial aid to help pay for their full time degree program[3]

Students need a Bachelor’s degree to earn a minimum of $50,000 a year.

Many of our degree programs provide attractive median salaries, including our mechatronics program. ONET online reports the median salary for a Mechatronics Technician to be about $53,000 a year.[5]

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frequently asked questions

What programs do you offer?

We offer programs in multiple areas such as welding and manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, and veterinary science.

I thought the CTE Programs were only for high school students?

No, we have courses for high school and adult students. Our programs are not only designed for those students who want to earn a degree or certificate or who plan to transfer to an adult education, but also for lifelong learners and working professionals who want to update their skills.

What is the average tuition for an adult education class?

Tuitions vary based on program and length of program. The average tuition for a full-time certificate program is $9200.

Is a CTC educational experience really that beneficial?

Yes, yes, yes!
• Students can earn between 3 and 13 college credits during their senior year.
• Students have the opportunity to participate in a clinical rotation/internship and some even
get paid (co-op).
• Depending on the program, students earn a diploma, certificate, or Associate Degree of
Specialized Technology from the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center.
Students can gain certain state and national certifications in their areas of expertise.

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