Full Time Programs at PTC

Full-time programs provide rigorous, progress-based instruction designed for students seeking career and technical training. Students will have the opportunity to earn industry certifications and/or licensure leading to employment and/or additional education preparing for high demand, high skilled, high wage occupations. Most programs meet Monday–Friday from7:55 am– 11:00 am and 12:00 pm –3:05 pm.The exception would be Paramedic and Fire Training Academy which have separate schedules. High school students may attend in the morning or afternoon session.
Adults may attend the morning or afternoon session as a half-time student or attend both sessions as a full-time student.

Automotive Program

Students in this program will cover the skills necessary to become an entry-level technician. Students will concentrate on courses in introduction, brakes, steering & suspension, electrical electronics and engine performance. They will learn how to diagnose and complete brake service, perform vehicle steering and suspension alignment, as well as electrical theory, electrical/electronic diagnostics. Students will cover engine performance diagnostics and techniques for repair using a variety of diagnostic equipment. This program includes course work on how to evacuate and recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant and basic diagnostics of the heat and A/C system. Click the Button above to see more on our Automotive Program.


Good communication skills and creativity help you achieve success in careers related to families and peoples’ needs. You will focus on grooming and personal care.

Environmental Biotechnology STEM Academy

This is a two year program designed to provide advanced science preparation for high school students planning on pursuing a college major in a science related field of study.

Fire and Safety Training

Are you interested in seeking employment in Fire, EMS, or Dispatching? Our 20 week academy can provide you the basic skills for these careers. You must be 18 years old and have a High School diploma or GED. The academy consists of 785 hours of training and hands on experience.

Health Science

Health Careers Education Programs: Course offerings that are designed to prepare students in five major areas of study within the health science career cluster: therapeutic services, diagnostics services, health informatics, and support services.

Heavy Equipment

A heavy equipment operator drives and operates heavy equipment used in engineering and construction projects. Typically only skilled workers may operate heavy equipment, and there is specialized training for learning to use heavy equipment.

Information Technology

Interested in career in using computers, then Information Technology may be the career major for you. This program offers choices in everything from computer networking and security to graphic design, and photography/video.


Pontotoc Technology Center partners with Kiamichi Technology Center to collaborate together in offering a Paramedic Program via distance learning at the PTC campus.
The Paramedic Program requires students to successfully complete the EMT and Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) prerequisites. The A&P course begins at 9:00 a.m. February 1. This Monday/Wednesday class will be taught by distance education originating from the Kiamichi Technology Center.

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nurse program offers full-time classes and clinical experience in preparation for a skilled career. Graduates of the program are eligible to obtain Practical Nurse licensure after successfully completing the National Council of Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses. Practical nurses work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in a variety of health related areas. The program is approximately 11 months long with a total of 1463 hours.


A quickly growing career, the Welding program provides top training to those looking to enter the Welding career path. Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.