ACC Career ACCelerator

Get moving on an exciting career in tech!

Did you know that Austin is the #1 city in America for overall tech job creation? In this town, tech skills can be your ticket to great-paying jobs with the potential to advance as you gain experience. ACC’s Career ACCelerator gives you the opportunity to develop those skills.

A career pipeline partnership

Career ACCelerator is a partnership between Austin Community College and Capital IDEA that helps hard working, low-income adults build the skills they need to succeed in Tech Careers. ACC provides self-paced training and stackable credentials. Capital IDEA offers financial assistance for tuition, books, and childcare. Together, Career ACCelerator gives you everything you need to find a great job in Austin’s growing tech industry.

Financial aid

Assistance available for tuition, books and childcare.

Self-paced learning

Expert faculty will guide you every step of the way.

Stackable credentials

Earn certifications in a growing number of fields.

Paid internships

You may qualify for internships that pay $11/hr plus valuable real-world experience.
ACC Student using a computer at the ACC Accelerator at Highland cmapus

Current Career Accelerator Programs

  • User and Computer Support Specialist
    (Specialist use and computer support)
  • LAN Systems Network Administrator
    (LAN Manager systems interconnection) Info Sessions Available! 
  • Computer Programming: Software Testing Specialist
    (Programming: Specialist Software testing)

Sooch Foundation for Career ACCelerator Scholarship

Scholarship Opportunities

Assists students who are pursuing an associate degree or Level 1 certificate in one of the IT, Health Science, or Skilled Trades programs.

Call, email, or use the form below.

Questions about Career ACCelerator? Send them our way! Fill out the short form below and an ACC representative will contact you – usually within 24-hours.

David Borden, Director of Career ACCelerator
[email protected]

Austin Community College