Here in Central Texas, there are amazing career opportunities in fields like healthcare, information technology (IT), and others! These fields offer great salaries and benefits. Plus, employers are eager to hire more trained professionals. But how do you get into these careers? Where do you start? The Career Expressway is your guided route. We’ll take you from where you are now, support you in a degree or certificate program, and connect you with your future employer. We’re with you every step — from start to hired!
Your first step is earning a degree. Good news, it’s FREE to you because your degree has already been paid for by funders and donors who are investing in the future of the Central Texas workforce! (FAQ: Why is this program free?)
Your tuition bill is paid directly to your college.
Book vouchers are provided to cover the cost of textbooks.
Childcare assistance covers a substantial portion of childcare costs.
Upon graduation, we'll continue to guide you through your employment search, ensuring you find an opportunity that offers growth.
Career Navigators will walk you through your academic journey and offer sessions in study and life management skills in order to prepare you for your future career.
If you love solving problems and helping people do their best work, consider a future in IT. You can start with an associate degree and a few certifications.See careers in Information Technology
No matter where you go, healthcare professionals are always in high demand. This is a rewarding career field for individuals who enjoy caring for their community.See careers in Healthcare
These careers offer the best opportunities in applied technology. If you're the kind of person who tackles a job with tools, gadgets, and good planning, consider these occupations.See Other Careers
Our partnership with Austin Community College and Temple College make the Career Expressway possible. Degrees and certificates earned from our partner colleges are well respected by employers and lead to careers with growth opportunities and financial stability.