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

  • Explore non-traditional jobs with free NTO classes and events offered
  • Career counseling and Admission Assistance
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Career/classroom shadowing

Contact Lakeshore Admissions at 920.693.1162 or

Check out Lakeshore's Nontraditional program areas.

Non-Traditional Programs for Men:    Non-Traditional Programs for Women:
Accounting Assistant   Agribusiness Science & Technology
Administrative Professional   Apprentice Carpentry (Construction)
Broadcast Captioning   Apprentice Industrial Electrician
Child Care Services   Apprentice Industrial Manufacturing
Court Reporting   Apprentice Machinist
Dental Assistant   Apprentice Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright
Early Childhood Education   Apprentice Metal Fabrication
Medical Assistant   Apprentice Plumbing (JAC)
Medical Coding Specialist   Apprentice Sheet Metal Construction
Nursing – Associate Degree   Apprentice Tool & Die
Nursing Assistant   Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing Technician
Office Assistant   Automotive Maintenance Technician
Paralegal   CNC Technician
Pharmacy Technician   Criminal Justice Law Enforcement
Pharmacy Services Management   Culinary Arts
Practical Nursing   Dairy Herd Management
Radiography   Electro-Mechanical Automation Technology
    Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic
    Fire Medic
    Maintenance Mechanic
    IT-Network Specialist
    IT-Web & Software Developer
    Machine Tool Operation
    Manufacturing Management
    Mechanical Computer Drafting
    Mechanical Design Technology
    Nuclear Technology
    Paramedic Technician
    Quality Assurance Technician
    Supply Chain Management
    Welding - Industrial
    Wind Energy Technology