School of Engineering, Aviation & Public Service

Smart Electric carOur faculty are dedicated to teaching excellence and are committed to individual student achievement. They have many years of practical industry experience to share to support learning outcomes. Our instruction encompasses the latest technical trends, so that you graduate with the current skill sets most sought out by industry.

If it is becoming a pilot, EMT, robotics technician, solar energy auditor, manufacturing manager, firefighter, or an engineer, the school of engineering and applied technology is for you.

Criminal Justice and Human Services

Student learning about criminal justice

Interested in law enforcement, corrections, or maybe, law school? Curious about how the legal system operates? Do you have questions about constitutional law? Criminal Justice touches on all of these topics.

To dedicate one's career to service is a high calling. Whether working directly with clients or in indirect support roles, the commitment to serve and enhance the lives of other people is a noble choice!

While at TCC, gain the basic knowledge, skills, and values needed to communicate and help people experiencing personal and social problems. Advance towards a career with the ability to assess needs and provide appropriate interventions. Opportunities to grow through hands-on experiences with community agencies and populations afford students in the Human Services program excellent preparation for employment in the field.

Criminal Justice, Human Services

Aviation Science Technology Department

Teacher showing student an airplane

A complete flight training facility at our TCC Riverside Campus!

Students have also graduated from our Air Traffic Control program with a starting salary of $40,000 to $60,000 a year.

Aviation Science Technology Degrees and Certificate

View Aviation Programs

Child Development & Education Department

small children in class

The Child Development academic program at Tulsa Community College is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children Associate Degree program (NAEYC).

Child Development programs will prepare students for a variety of careers working with young children and their families. Whether students choose to pursue an Associate of Science degree (AS), Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) or Certificate program, they will receive the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their child development career goals.

Completion of the Associate of Science degree prepares graduates for jobs such as Early Head Start and Head Start teacher assistant, preschool teacher assistant, parent educator, family support professional, child care center administrator and state agency employee. The Associate of Science degree will transfer to four year institutions for students who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree and/or Oklahoma teacher certification.

Child Development Degrees and Certificates

Before Enrolling in Child Development Courses:

  1. Child Development students enrolling in a child development laboratory course must receive a clearance on a criminal background check and a sex offender registry at their own expense. Contact Anthony Corraro at or (918) 595-8077 for background check information.
  2. To ensure success in the Child Development program, students are highly encouraged to:
    • Formally declare the appropriate Child Development major by completing an online Child Development Major Declaration form.
    • Schedule a phone or on-campus conference with a Child Development faculty member within 30 days after being admitted to the Child Development Program to review degree plan. Office of Child Development and Education (918) 595-8077 to schedule a phone or on-campus conference.

Electronics Department

Engineering class
Students ready to fly a high altitude balloon (100,000 ft) with electronics payload.

Want to know about Medical Equipment Repair, Alternative Energy, Electrical Substations, RF circuit design, UAV's and or Electric Vehicles? This program is for you!

Electronics Degrees and Certificates

Students Organizations

Amateur Radio and IEEE Club, Meets 2nd Monday or Tuesday of the month.
Advisor: Thomas Henderson x7492

Engineering Department

TCC's World Record Electric Bike

TCC offers the first two-years of engineering transfer credit to area universities.

Engineering Degrees

Engineering Technology Department

TCC Wind Farm
Alternative Energy and Fabrication Lab

Engineering Technology offers three distinct option areas: Drafting-CAD Design, Geographic Information Systems, and Manufacturing-Quality Technology.

Each one of these engineering technology fields can aid in landing a high demand job in the greater Tulsa area. The Northeast Campus also offers a complete Fabrication Lab to help with your classroom projects.

Engineering Technology Degrees and Certificates

Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department

Paramedic Students Performing test
Paramedic students performing Tests.

If being a Firefighter, Paramedic, or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) excites you, then these service oriented training paths are for you!

Fire and Emergency Medical Services Degrees and Certificates

New EMT courses begin every semester and Paramedic's start once a year in the Fall.

The Tulsa Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445 Fax (214) 703-8992

Outcomes 2017
Graduates 17
Graduates 14
Graduates 10
Passing the written exam first attempt 83.3% 86% 70%
Cumulative passing the written exam within third attempt 88% 100% 80%
Passing the psychomotor exam on first attempt 100% 100% 100%
Cumulative passing the psychomotor exam with first attempt N/A N/A N/A
Retention Rate of Students (started and completed the program) 78.3% 82% 66.7%
Positive Graduate Placement 88.9% 93% 100%

EMS and Paramedic Program

Contact Information

For more information please contact:

Mr. Thomas Henderson
Associate Professor of Electronics
(918) 595-7492

Mr. Ben Hooks
Faculty Department Chair, Engineering, Electronics, and Engineering Technology
(918) 595-7238

Aviation Center
(918) 595-3717

Dr. Craig Brown
Chief, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services Program
(918) 289-7577

Mr. Bob Painter
Director, EMT - Paramedic Program
(918) 595-4746