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a community of heroes.

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Explore careers and college prep programs in Austin

Capital IDEA is excited to offer innovative programs focused on helping non-traditional students, like you, earn a degree that leads to successful careers. We also offer guidance on how to customize your academic journey to fit your current situation.

Providing Support Beyond Expectations

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THE COLLEGE PREP ACADEMY

This course helps you ease into college by focusing on basic reading, writing, and math skills.

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A TEAM OF NAVIGATORS

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.

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CAREER PLACEMENT SERVICES

Upon graduation, we’ll continue to guide you through your employment search, ensuring you find an opportunity that offers growth.

Our partnerships with Austin Community College, Temple College and varied Unions have made it possible for you to pursue college level certificates, associate degrees or licensing in careers that offer growth and stability.

Why is this program free?

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We invite you to explore careers in:

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TECH is the future! If you love solving problems, are a good communicator, and like to stay organized, consider a future in technology. You can start with an associate's degree and a few certifications. The more you learn the higher you'll go and the more you'll earn. Career Expressway Tech »

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HEALTHCARE is for heroes! No matter where you go from big cities to small towns, healthcare professionals are always in high demand. This is a rewarding career field for individuals who love helping people and aren't afraid of a little ickiness. Healthcare careers »

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INDEPENDENCE and reliability! These careers offer the best opportunities for union jobs or for starting your own business. There are also employment opportunities all over Central Texas. If you're the kind of person who tackles jobs with good planning and hard work, consider the many types of skilled occupations in Tech & Trades »

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