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    Non-Traditional Occupations

    Moraine Park Technical College banner of welding lab with instructor and student.

    What is a Non-Traditional Occupation?

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

    Because Careers Have No Gender

    • 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/Networking Opportunities
    • Career Shadowing
    • Connection to College Resources
    • Scholarship Assistance/Events
    • Assistance with ANYTHING!

    Check MPTC’s Nontraditional program areas

    Male NTO Programs Female NTO Programs
    Accounting AssistantAgri-Business/Science Technology
    Administrative ProfessionalAir Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology
    Child Care ServicesAutomotive Maintenance Technician
    Court ReportingAutomotive Technician
    CosmetologyAutomotive Technology
    Early Childhood EducationCivil Engineering Technician – Structural
    Health Information TechnologyCNC/Tool and Die Technologies
    Medical AssistantCriminal Justice
    Medical Coding SpecialistCulinary Arts
    Medical Laboratory TechnicianElectrical Power Distribution
    Medical Office SpecialistElectricity
    Nursing Electromechanical Technology
    Nursing AssistantFabrication Technologies
    Office AssistantGas Utility Construction and Service 
    ParalegalIndustrial Mechanical Technician
    Pharmacy Services ManagementInformation Technology – Network Specialist
    Pharmacy TechnicianInformation Technology – Software Developer 
    RadiographyMechanical Design Technology
    Respiratory TherapistMetal Fabrication
    Surgical TechnologyProcess Engineering Technology
    Cosmetology ApprenticeshipWater Quality Technology
    Wind Energy
    ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship
    ABC Construction Electrician Apprenticeship

    For more information, please contact the Academic Advisor-NTOs:  Renae Fischer at 920-929-2477
    rfischer6@morainepark.edu and Nathan Evrard at 262-335-5729  nevrard@morainepark.edu.