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Non-Traditional Occupations

What is a Non-Traditional Occupation?

Non-Traditional Occupations are careers that currently employ 25% or less
of one gender.

Why nontraditional? Why not?

  • Most NTO careers are expected to show rapid growth within the next ten
  • Non-traditional jobs are in many high-demand fields
  • Earn 20-30 percent more than traditional jobs
  • Achieve a high degree of job satisfaction
  • Excellent benefit packages
  • Support your family on a single income
  • More opportunities for advancement

Services Provided

  • Career Panels
  • Mentors
  • Career Shadowing
  • Connection to College Resources
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Assistance with ANYTHING!

Check MPTC’s program areas below to see if you are an NTO student

Male Identified NTO ProgramsFemale Identified NTO Programs

Accounting Assistant

ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship

Administrative Professional

ABC Construction Electrician Apprenticeship

Child Care Services

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology
Chiropractic Specialist
Automotive Technician
Automotive Technology
Cosmetology Apprenticeship
Building Trades Construction Worker

Early Childhood Education

Civil Engineering Technician – Structural

Food Service Production

CNC/Tool and Die Technologies

Health Information Technology

Criminal Justice – Corrections

Instructional Assistant

Electrical Power Distribution

Legal Administrative Professional


Medical Assistant

Fabrication Technologies
Medical Coding Specialist
Information Technology – Network Specialist

Medical Laboratory Technician

Mechanical Design Technology

Medical Office Specialist



Metal Fabrication

Nursing Assistant

Paramedic Technician

Office Assistant

Process Engineering Technology


Tool & Die Technologies Apprenticeship

Pharmacy Technician

Water Quality Technology


Respiratory Therapist

Wind Energy

Surgical Technology

For more information, please contact Renae Fischer, Academic Advisor-NTO at 920-929-2477 or email