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Community Development Opportunities – Careers that make a difference Los Angeles Trade-Technical College is the only community college in the nation that offers certificate and associate degrees dedicated to the emerging field of community development and the only community college west of the Mississippi to offer a certificate and associate degree in Mortgage Finance. Our Community Planning and Mortgage Finance programs offer unique courses covering the basic tools and knowledge you’ll need to succeed in the field of:

1. Affordable housing and economic development,
2. Community planning and organizing,
3. Education and human service delivery,
4. Residential and commercial mortgage finance,
5. Homeownership and community lending, and
6. Real estate development and property management.