Temple College’s Business and Career Professions programs include Business/Management, Child Development/Teaching, Computer-Aided Design/Geographic Information Systems, Computer Information Systems and Criminal Justice. These programs offer a variety of degrees and certificates that prepare students to enter the workforce with marketable skills. Please see the websites of the individual programs for more detailed information.

Dr. Lesley Keeling-Olson is the Division Director of Business and Career Professions. She came to Temple College as the Department Chair of Criminal Justice in 2001 and has been involved in Career and Technical Education (CTE) since 1989 as a practitioner in the field. Lesley first completed a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University before coming to Temple College to obtain two associate degrees in criminal justice. She later completed a master’s degree in criminal justice from Tarleton State University and a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. One of her passions is working with Perkins funding that supports CTE education and continuing to work as a practitioner in CTE.

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