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 years.
  • 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 Programs Female 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
Cosmetology 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 Electricity
Medical Assistant Fabrication Technologies
Medical Coding Specialist Information Technology - Network Specialist
Medical Laboratory Technician Mechanical Design Technology
Medical Office Specialist Mechatronics
Nursing Metal Fabrication
Nursing Assistant Paramedic Technician
Office Assistant Process Engineering Technology
Paralegal Tool & Die Technologies Apprenticeship
Pharmacy Technician Water Quality Technology
Radiography Welding
Respiratory Therapist Wind Energy
Surgical Technology  

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