Non-Traditional Occupations/STEM

Definition:Non-Traditional Occupations

A Non-Traditional Occupation (NTO) is defined as any occupation in which women or men comprise less than 25% of the workforce.

Career Development and Educational Support Services

Why non-traditional?

  • Most NTO careers are expected to show rapid growth within the next ten years.
  • Non-traditional jobs are in many high-demand fields
  • Earn 20-30% more than traditional jobs
  • More opportunities for advancement
  • A job that is satisfying and challenging

Services Provided

  • Career counseling and Admission Assistance
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Career/classroom shadowing

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Check out Lakeshore's Nontraditional program areas.

Non-Traditional Programs for Men:    Non-Traditional Programs for Women:
Accounting Assistant   Agribusiness Science & Technology
Administrative Professional   Agriculture Technician
Broadcast Captioning   Apprentice Carpentry (Construction)
Child Care Services   Apprentice Industrial Electrician
Court Reporting   Apprentice Machinist
Dental Assistant   Apprentice Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright
Early Childhood Education   Apprentice Metal Fabrication
Human Resources Administration   Apprentice Plumbing (JAC)
Human Resources Assistant   Apprentice Sheet Metal Construction
Medical Assistant   Apprentice Tool & Die
Medical Coder   Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing Technician
Nursing – Associate Degree   Automotive Maintenance Technician
Nursing Assistant   Business Management
Office Assistant   CNC Automation Technician
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant   Culinary Arts
Pharmacy Services Management   Criminal Justice Law Enforcement
Pharmacy Tech   Dairy Herd Management
Post-Baccalaureate Legal Studies/Paralegal   Electro-Mechanical Automation Technology
Practical Nursing   HVAC & Building Trades Fundamentals
Radiography   IT-Cybersecurity Specialist
    IT-Network Specialist
    IT-Web & Software Developer
    Maintenance Mechanic
    Manufacturing Engineering Technology
    Manufacturing Management
    Precision Machining Technology
    Mechanical Design & Engineering Technology
    Supply Chain Management
    Welding - Industrial