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Pikes Peak Community College design program


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  Information about the Pikes Peak Community College design program, registering in a technical degree program to develop job skills, and taking free practice tests online. Which college degrees will give you the best chances of finding a job after graduation? Some students select a major because it offers practical skills that are valuable in the workplace. Other students choose their major because they enjoy the subject material. In the design field, building a portfolio of your work is the single-most important step in defining yourself as a creative artist. Every course you select should help you add to your skills. Don't aim to commercialize your efforts too soon, but rather focus on pushing your limits and learning new techniques. The most popular college major is business administration, split equally between men and women. On the other hand, men make up the large majority of computer science and engineering majors. For women, the fields of education, English and liberal arts dominate the list.

You don't have to be enrolled in a degree program in order to sign up for online courses. Students can participate in group discussions with a live professor via Google Hangouts, a new video-conferencing application that you can access in gmail. Advanced Placement exams are offered in a variety of subjects, offering college credit for classes that you have done well in. Test yourself with free practice exams, before visiting the College Board website to register to take your actual AP Tests. If you earn a score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam, you may be able to receive advanced placement in college.

Online Courses - MOOCs

Pikes Peak Community College design programGraduates with bachelors degrees earn 60% more than employees with only a high school diploma, adding up to an $800,000 difference in earnings over a lifetime. If you stay true to your career interests, not just going after salary, your overall job earnings will increase over time as you gain experience. If you focus your degree choices on salary alone, there's greater risk that you'll suffer early signs of burnout, and be forced to change careers.

Technical training programs are a low-cost alternative to attending a regular, four-year college, and you may earn good money as a highly-skilled, technical specialist. By taking some of your degree courses online, you also may be able to graduate earlier, saving money on tuition. If you're currently employed, you can take online courses in your spare time to advance your present career. Massive Open Online Courses are known as MOOCs, utilizing cloud-based software and Google apps.

An online degree may be just as marketable as a college degree earned on campus. Udemy online learning, a site which allows anyone to take online courses, is a new startup with backing from the founders of Groupon. Khan Academy now offers over 3,900 micro-lectures available via YouTube. Coursera, another online-learning software platform, has millions of enrolled students around the world. Recently, MIT made it's open courseware platform available to students and instructors at no cost.

Online Tests - Free Practice!

This section offers practice tests in a variety of academic subject areas. Each of the following multiple-choice tests has 10 questions to work on. No sign-up required, just straight to the test.
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Other colleges near Colorado Springs, Colorado:

Take a few moments to browse other colleges and universities near Colorado Springs. It's a good idea to compare all schools in the area, as well as consider taking some of your classes online, to save on tuition fees. By continuing your education, you can improve your salary prospects or train for a more interesting position. According to the Occupational Outlook Quarterly, from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, college graduates are twice as likely to find employment as those without a college degree in today's competitive job market. Further, it may be possible to receive degree credit via Advanced Placement exams, as well as through honors classes that you've taken.

Financial aid deadlines are typically scheduled well in advance of regular admission dates, so be sure to apply early. You may request free information from several different schools below, without making a commitment.

College GuidePhoneIn-state TuitionOut-of-state TuitionStudent Body SizeRequest Info
Intellitec College Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 632-7626$$$$$$$$ small Program Info
Pima Medical Institute Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 482-7462 $$$ $$$ very small Program Info
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 255-3000 $$ $$$ large Program Info
Colorado College
    Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 389-6000$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
Nazarene Bible College
    Colorado Springs, CO
(719) 884-5000 $$$ $$$ small Program Info
San Juan Basin Technical College
    Mancos, CO
(970) 564-6200 $ (low) $ (low) small Program Info
Lamar Community College
    Lamar, CO
(719) 336-2248 $ (low) $$ small Program Info
Colorado Northwestern Community College
    Rangely, CO
(970) 675-2261 $ (low) $ (low) small Program Info
Heritage College Denver
    Denver, CO
(303) 477-7240$$$$$$$$ small Program Info
University of Denver
    Denver, CO
(303) 871-2000$$$$$$$$ large Program Info
Red Rocks Community College
    Lakewood, CO
(303) 914-6600 $ (low) $$$ large Program Info
University of Colorado Denver
    Denver, CO
(303) 556-5600 $$ $$$$very large Program Info
Pueblo Community College
    Pueblo, CO
(719) 549-3200 $ (low) $$$ large Program Info
Regis University
    Denver, CO
(800) 388-2366$$$$$$$$ large Program Info
University of Colorado Boulder
    Boulder, CO
(303) 492-1411 $$ $$$$very large Program Info

Graphic Design Jobs - Listings

Design students can learn technical skills via a college degree, online classes, or a certificate program. Graphic design schools focus on studio art, computerized design, commercial graphics, and website design. Some schools require applicants to submit a portfolio of their work. Interior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful. They select and specify colors, finishes, fabrics, furniture, flooring, wall coverings, and lighting.

Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. They help to make an organization recognizable by selecting color, images, or logo designs that represent a particular idea or identity to be used in advertising and promotions. About 29 percent of graphic designers are self-employed, and work as freelance commercial artists.


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Nursing & Medical Job Listings

Earning a CNA degree (Certified Nursing Assistant) is the first step towards becoming a fully-qualified nurse. Most CNA programs can be completed within a few months, allowing you to join the workforce quickly. The next step in a nursing career is to become a LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) or LVN ( Licensed Vocational Nurse). These are year-long programs, in which you'll work under an RN distributing meds, treating wounds, and providing basic patient care.
Professional Careers
Each link lists current openings:
Starting Salary
(up to)
10 Year Salary
(up to)
Dental Hygienists$30,430$41,530
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$36,090$68,520
EMT, Paramedics$29,390$65,280
Home Health Aides$30,100$57,030
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)$54,480$84,780
Massage Therapists$33,000$62,670
Medical Assistants$26,980$37,140
Medical Lab Technicians$30,550$59,260
Medical Records$29,140$45,260
Pharmacy Tech$30,180$46,600
Physical Therapist Assistants$41,410$56,220
Radiologic Technicians$52,110$77,160
Respiratory Therapy Technicians$39,860$56,220
Surgical Technologists$39,680$73,630
Veterinary Assistants$21,060$39,510

In order to become an RN (Registered Nurse), a bachelors degree in nursing is recommended. RN's command a greater salary, and are responsible for an enlarged scope of practice over LPNs and CNAs. Students will receive classroom instruction and clinical training in a hospital setting. A 4-year BSN program allows students to further specialize in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics and mental health. After completing your nursing education, you must be licensed by the state in which you'll be practicing, given that state boards of nursing each have specific certification requirements.

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5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

Phone: (719) 502-2000
Fax: (719) 502-2069

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Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

Phone: (719) 502-2000
Fax: (719) 502-2069
Fill out the form to request Pikes Peak Community College course info.
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Skilled Careers
Current openings:
Starting Salary
(up to)
Architectural Drafting$43,900
Automotive Mechanics$36,070
Fashion Designers$27,540
Flight Attendants$56,150
Graphic Design$43,830
Interior Designers$48,000
Police Officers$48,410
Truck Drivers$31,520

Pikes Peak Community College has a reputation for academics, allowing you to pursue the degree program that's right for you. Additionally, career placement services can help you to structure your job search after graduation. If you'd like to request course information, please use the inquiry form at the top of this page.

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