The demand for qualified educators is always pressing, and teacher shortages in some regions mean that need is on the rise. Whether you’re drawn to early child development, pre-kindergarten through high school teaching, health education, or even personal fitness training, Austin Community College programs will help you launch a rewarding career inspiring others. A teacher helps others reach their full potential. A career in teaching could help you reach yours.
Early childhood professionals play important roles for young children and their families. Courses in this program cover childhood behavior, relationships, diversity, curriculum, guidance, and health. You also can apply what you learned at ACC’s nationally accredited childcare center.Learn more >
This program is designed to help future teachers develop the academic and reflective skills to respond effectively to the diverse educational needs of an evolving society. Degree tracks are available for early childhood-through-sixth grade teachers, fourth-through-eighth grade teachers, and eighth-through-12th grade teachers.Learn more >
Wellness, fitness, and injury prevention/rehabilitation experts help people of all ages lead healthier lives. As a student in this program, you’ll study human movement, strength training, health behavior, disease prevention, and more. You’ll be prepared for a career in a number of health-related fields or to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program.Learn more >
Personal fitness trainers help us reach fitness, health, and wellness goals. This program provides the scientific understanding and practical skills required to design efficient and safe fitness programs. Your associate degree will prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or take several national certification exams.Learn more >
format_quote To see firsthand the things we learned and discussed in class — both good and bad — was such a great experience. At ACC’s Children’s Lab School, I eventually ran the class myself. I don’t care how many books you read or classes you ace, NOTHING can prepare you like real-world experience."Kelly B.
Major: Child Care & Development