New Horizons / Gender Equity

You many qualify for support from the Gender Equity program if you are pursuing nontraditional career training, or preparing for nontraditional studies. Examples may include women in welding, or men in child development. If you are a single parent, a single pregnant woman, or a displaced homemaker, you may also quality for certain economic support.


  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families including foster children
  • Single parents, including single pregnant women
  • Displaced homemakers
  • Individuals with limited English proficiency
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals training for careers nontraditional to their gender (see examples below)

Services May Include

  • Textbook lending library
  • Limited transportation assistance
  • Resource guide for programs/services
  • Student academic planner
  • Referrals to campus and community centers
  • Career Development Services
  • “Hit the Books” study guide

Nontraditional Job Training/Certificate Programs

Men training in:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Clothing Construction
  • Front Desk/Office Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Nursing Assistant

Women training in:

  • Auto Body and Paint Technician
  • Auto Technician
  • Auto Upholstery
  • Commercial Printing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electronic Prepress
  • HVAC
  • Machine Shop
  • Pipe Welding/Pipe fitting
  • Plumbing
  • Steel Fabrication
  • Structural Welding