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Regional Community College Students Chart the Future at SOWELA

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SOWELA Technical Community College attracts students interested in achieving two-year degrees before transferring to a four-year university, as well as students who wish to complete a technical degree in a specific field. SOWELA offers over 20 programs of study awarding associate degrees, technical diplomas and post-secondary certificates.

One of the fastest growing community colleges in Louisiana, SOWELA has expanded significantly and is increasing its nursing and healthcare curricula capacity to accommodate increased interest in the program.

By having transfer agreements in place with all four-year public colleges in Louisiana, SOWELA streamlines the transfer process for graduates who plan to continue their education after earning an associate degree in programs that include: 

  • Accounting
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Office Systems Technology
  • Process Technology

SOWELA offers a variety of support to ensure the college experience is more rewarding for students. With services like career placement, academic counseling and a spring career fair, students have multiple resources to help plan for their future. 

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