Academics

Diploma

The Diploma of Occupational Proficiency is the vocational degree awarded upon completion of a technical program. Studies include technical credits only, with six to 12 general studies credits related to your technical education.

The Diploma is awarded to students successfully completing programs intended to provide students with either entry-level employment skills or upgraded employment skills.

  • Students in these programs are required to complete several courses from the general studies curriculum in addition to required technical courses.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required for graduation.
  • Students are encouraged to work closely with the counseling department to ensure that all program requirements are completed.

*An AAS degree may be awarded in any diploma program with completion of approved general education classes.

Program Name Award Credits
Accounting Diploma (DIP) 60 Credits
Accounting Clerk Diploma (DIP) 30 Credits
Advanced Office Specialist Diploma (DIP) 64 Credits
Applied Engineering Technology - Machining & Automation Diploma (DIP) 51 Credits
Automotive Service Technology Diploma (DIP) 69 Credits
Carpentry Technology Diploma (DIP) 64 Credits
Collision Repair Technology Diploma (DIP) 68 Credits
Construction Electrician Diploma (DIP) 74 Credits
Cosmetology Diploma (DIP) 60 Credits
Criminal Justice - Corrections Diploma (DIP) 31 Credits
Diesel Technology Diploma (DIP) 69 Credits
Farm Business Management Diploma (DIP) 60 Credits
Industrial Maintenance and Mechanics Diploma (DIP) 69 Credits
Massage Therapist Diploma (DIP) 33 Credits
Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma (DIP) 64 Credits
Medical Assistant Diploma (DIP) 36 Credits
Medical Secretary Diploma (DIP) 34 Credits
Nursing Program - Practical Nursing Diploma (DIP) 39 Credits
Office Specialist Diploma (DIP) 34 Credits
Residential Carpentry Diploma (DIP) 32 Credits
Small Business Management Diploma (DIP) 39 Credits
Web Developer Diploma (DIP) 47 Credits
Wind Turbine Technician Diploma (DIP) 60 Credits