Pathways to Careers
Pathways to Careers offers qualified students the unique chance to work toward completion of their high school equivalency diploma while receiving occupational and work readiness training. All Pathways to Careers scholars will attend CPCC as full-time students and will receive scholarships to cover the full cost of classes. Students receive academic assessments and advising to determine their placement into one of the following programs:
- Bridge to Careers: is designed to build academic skills while providing students with an opportunity to explore college and career options. Additionally, students are given the opportunity to earn the National Work Readiness Credential. Students who complete Bridge to Careers may continue their education at CPCC in a GED Preparation Program or as a Pathways to Employment scholar.
- : Pathways to Employment prepares students for entry-level employment in high-demand careers. The program integrates academic skill development, career advising, work readiness training and occupation-specific training through college-level courses. Students who complete their chosen Pathways to Employment program earn industry-specific occupational certificates. A high school diploma is not required. Students can prepare for the high school equivalency diploma while they earn college credit.