Emerald Coast Technical College (formerly Walton Career Development Center WCDC) is located in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Built on creating partnerships, Emerald CDC, is committed to delivering opportunities for students to participate in quality occupational programs and support services. By providing quality instruction and training using the latest techniques and with a campus-wide commitment to success, ECDC strives to build a better future.
ECDC offers programs in the following fields:
- Automotive Technology
- Business and Computer Technology
- Construction Technology
- Health Sciences
- Adult Education
Tuition varies depending on the program of choice and other criteria such as in-state or out of state tuition. However, the ECDC website provides the estimated costs of each program at the following link http://www.ectc.edu/programs.html .
Students wishing to be admitted in to certification programs must have a high school diploma or GED. The Practical Nursing Program and Cosmetology require interviews before being admitted. Waiting lists are maintained for some limited access programs. Financial Aid is available through federal sources, grants, and scholarships.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||79%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$3,417|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Emerald Coast Technical College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Emerald Coast Technical College.
- Washington - Holmes Technical Center in Chipley, FL (34 miles away)
- CHOICE Technical Center in Fort Walton Beach, FL (35 miles away)
- Tom P Haney Technical Center in Panama City, FL (46 miles away)
- Locklin Tech in Milton, FL (58 miles away)
- George Stone Career Center in Pensacola, FL (71 miles away)