Career Training Programs

At Renton Technical College, we offer an innovative and exciting variety of educational and career path programs to help you meet your goals. From technical training programs that prepare you for real-world careers to programs that advance your skillset, there is something for everyone at RTC.

Browse all career programs below. You can also refine your search to the Area of Study that best suits your interests. Learn more about Areas of Study and our Guided Pathways approach to helping you meet your goals.

Anesthesia technologists assist anesthesiologists to manage pain and monitor patients during medical procedures. RTC is one of the few places in the United States that offers a two-year degree in this career.

Central service technicians work in health care facilities to prepare and sterilize devices and supplies used to care for patients.

Dental assistants are an integral part of the dental team.

This certificate covers navigating and coordinating care in health and human services systems. Incorporated in the certificate are factors affecting patients such as chronic disease, behavioral health, wellness and patient activation and engagement.

The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students to work in medical offices, clinics, labs and other health care settings.

Prepare to become professionally licensed to practice therapeutic massage for health maintenance, assessment, and rehabilitation of body tissues and systems.

Medical assistants work in the frontlines of medical care, helping physicians and specialists with medical procedures and administrative duties. 

Develop skills and knowledge to transform descriptions of diseases, injuries, conditions, and procedures into numerical designations in clinics, insurance companies, and other medical settings.

The Nursing Assistant program prepares students to earn their certification and work in a healthcare setting. It is also the first rung of the career ladder for students to become Licensed Practical or Registered Nurses.

This program provides entry level training leading to a certificate as an ophthalmic assistant. 

​Students develop skills in all areas of pharmacy practice such as computer order entry, pharmaceutical calculations, record keeping, mixing intravenous solutions, and compounding of products to be dispensed. 

The Registered Nurse program accepts new students in Spring and Fall quarters. 

The Revenue Management Specialist program prepares students to support doctors and other healthcare professionals with much of the administrative tasks in their clinics, offices, insurance companies and other settings.

Surgery is complex and delicate work, done by a team of highly trained experts. Surgical specialists are a key part of that team, helping with important tasks such as tracking supplies and surgical equipment, preparing the operating room, an assisting doctors and nurses during procedures.

Veterinary assistants work in animal clinics, hospitals, zoos, shelters and on the field to take care of animals, under the supervision of a veterinarian or other specialists.