Program Costs

Each program at SCTCC has different costs associated with it. For example, students will need to buy tools and a tool chest in some of the Transportation programs, but for a Liberal Arts degree, you'll need to make sure to get your classes' required books.

When considering which program to study, make sure you're aware of the costs. The following will give you an idea of what costs to expect above tuition and fees.

Program Cost Sheet 2021-2022

Business & IT

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies, & Materials Estimated Cost for Program
Accounting - AAS 70 $13,706 $2,980 $16,686
Accounting - Diploma 61 $11,944 $2,680 $14,624
Accounting Clerk - Diploma 30 $5,874 $1,497 $7,371
Business Transfer Pathway- AS 60 $11,748 $2,029 $13,777
Computer Programming - AAS 60 $11,748 $2,690 $14,438
Culinary Arts - AAS 66 $12,923 $2,475 $15,398
Culinary Arts - Diploma 38 $7,440 $750 $8,190
Education - Early Childhood - AAS 60 $11,748 $1,575 $13,323
Education - Early Childhood - Diploma 34 $6,657 $800 $7,457
Education - Early Childhood - Certificate 18 $3,524 $500 $4,024
Education - Elementary Education Foundations Pathway - AS 60 $11,748 $1,575 $13,323
Education - Special Education Pathway - AS 60 $11,748 $1,575 $13,323
Farm Business Management - Diploma 60 $11,039 $60 $11,099
Finance - AAS 60 $11,748 $3,375 $15,123
Finance - Diploma 54 $10,573 $3,085 $13,658
Information Technology - Cyber Security - AAS 60 $11,748 $1,550 $13,298
Information Technology - Network Administration - AAS 60 $11,748 $1,550 $13,298
Information Technology - PC Specialist- Diploma 32 $6,266 $1,250 $7,516
Marketing and Design - AAS 64 $12,531 $1,700 $14,231
Marketing and Design - Diploma 34 $6,657 $780 $7,437
Marketing Sales Management - AAS 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Marketing Sales Management - Diploma 51 $9,986 $1,500 $11,486
Marketing Sales Management Associate - Diploma 31 $6,070 $800 $6,870

Construction Technology

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies, & Materials Estimated Cost of Program
Architectural Construction Technology - AAS 61 $11,944 $2,615 $14,559
Architectural Construction Technology - Diploma 52 $10,182 $2,315 $12,497
Carpentry - Diploma 33 $6,461 $1,156 $7,617
Electrical Construction - AAS 81 $15,860 $2,375 $18,235
Electrical Construction - Diploma 72 $14,098 $2,015 $16,113
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Commercial - AAS 72 $14,098 $2,605 $16,703
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Commercial - Diploma 66 $12,923 $2,405 $15,328
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Residential - Diploma 35 $6,853 $2,185 $9,038

Liberal Arts and Transfer Studies 

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies, & Materials Estimate Cost of Program
Associate in Arts Degree - AA 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Biology Transfer Pathway - AS 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Coaching - Certificate 15 $2,937 $550 $3,487
Engineering Broad Field - AS 60 $11,748 $1,800 $13,548
Environmental Science - AS 60 $11,748 $1,800 $13,548
Health Science Broad Field - AS 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Mathematics Transfer Pathway - AA 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Psychology Transfer Pathway - AA 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Spanish Transfer Pathway - AA 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248
Theatre Transfer Pathway - AFA 60 $11,748 $1,500 $13,248

Health Sciences

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies, & Materials Estimated Cost of Program
*Cardiovascular Technology - AAS 60 $13,290 $4,250 $17,540
*Dental Assistant - AAS 60 $13,290 $2,950 $16,240
*Dental Assistant - Diploma 53 $11,740 $2,950 $14,690
*Dental Hygiene - AAS 80 $17,720 $8,100 $25,820
Health Information Technology - AAS 64 $13,553 $3,110 $16,663
Health Information Technology - Medical Coding - Diploma 44 $9,317 $2,170 $11,487
*Paramedicine - AAS 60 $13,290 $1,670 $14,960
*Sonography - Generalist - AAS 70 $15,505 $6,440 $21,945
*Surgical Technology - AAS 60 $13,290 $3,311 $16,601

Nursing

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies, & Materials Estimated Cost of Program
*Nursing (A.D.N) 64 $16,042 $3,189 $19,231
*Practical Nursing - Diploma 40 $8,860 $2,425 $11,285

Manufacturing Technology

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies & Materials Estimated Cost for Program
Computer-Aided Mechanical Design - AAS 68 $13,314 $4,300 $17,614
Computer-Aided Mechanical Design - Diploma 59 $11,552 $3,700 $15,252
Computer-Aided Design Manufacturing Technology - Certificate 18 $3,524 $2,150 $5,674
CNC and Advanced Machining - AAS 60 $11,748 $5,365 $17,113
CNC and Advanced Machining - Diploma 54 $10,573 $5,160 $15,733
CNC and Advanced Machining - Machine Operator - Diploma 32 $6,266 $2,700 $8,966
Advanced CNC/CAM Machinist Concentration - AAS 68 $13,314 $5,365 $18,679
Advanced CNC/CAM Machinist Concentration - Diploma 62 $12,140 $5,160 $17,300
Energy Tech Specialist - AAS 60 $11,748 $4,639 $16,387
Instrumentation and Process Control - AAS 60 $11,748 $3,435 $15,183
Mechatronics - AAS 60 $11,748 $4,775 $16,523
Mechatronics - Certificate 30 $5,874 $3,006 $8,880
Robotics and Automation - AAS 60 $11,748 $4,635 $16,383
Welding Industrial - Diploma 37 $7,245 $2,013 $9,258

Transportation Technology

  Number of Credits Tuition & Fees Books, Supplies & Materials Estimated Cost for Program
Auto Body Collision Technology - AAS 67 $13,119 $5,582 $18,701
Auto Body Collision Technology - Diploma 52 $10,182 $4,940 $15,122
Auto Body Collision Technology - Non-Structural Certificate 25 $4,895 $1,360 $6,255
Auto Body Collision Technology - Refinish Assistant Certificate 13 $2,545 $860 $3,405
Automotives Service Technician - AAS 72 $14,098 $6,710 $20,808
Automotives Service Technician - Diploma 67 $13,119 $6,300 $19,419
Medium/Heavy Truck Technician - AAS 72 $14,098 $6,480 $20,578
Medium/Heavy Truck Technician - Diploma 63 $12,335 $6,380 $18,715