Córdoba has an old university education tradition. The public National University (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba) is the fourth oldest in Latin America. and the National Technological University, the Catholic University of Argentina first established in 1613. There are several universities in Córdoba like the National Technological University (Universidad Tecnológico), the Catholic University, the private University "Blas Pascal" and the University "21th Century" (Siglo 21). The offered academic educational program is very wide, highlighting the numerous master's and doctoral programs.