Business And Public Service

Fire Protection Technology

Have you thought of becoming a firefighter but don’t know where to start? Are you up to the challenge of a job that’s different every day? Would you like to work in a position where you can help people daily? Are you already in a public service profession where specialty skills could advance your career?

Jail Education

Mission Statement - as written by the Inmate Students

Making Sense of the Past To Make a More Logical Future

Valuing the student as its primary commitment, El Centro College provides educational opportunities for all individuals, recognizing that they bring diversity of purpose, circumstances, background, skills, and ability.

Food & Hospitality


El Centro College's Food and Hospitality Services Institute provides training through classroom instruction, hands-on participation and work-study classes for three different food service careers: Culinary Arts, Bakery/Pastry Arts, and Food and Hospitality Service. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex has an expanding population, two busy convention centers and rapid growth of hotels and restaurants creating strong demand for qualified personnel to staff these facilities.

Fashion Marketing

Are you a person who’s interested in fashion and also has a head for business? Fashion Marketing is the discipline that identifies consumer lifestyle needs, develops fashion-related products to then price, distribute and promote them effectively to consumers.

Business Office Systems Support

Work Group Image Want to take charge of your career by developing skills that are consistently in demand in today’s marketplace? Becoming the boss of your own career path may be easier than you think when you prepare for a competitive business environment with El Centro College Business Office Systems and Support (BOSS) program.


Are you good with numbers? Do you have an organized mind that’s good with details? Do you want to improve your ability to work with figures, think critically and make informed decisions, whatever your career path? Are you looking for a job that will always be in demand?

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