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Conquer Possibility

Possibility thinks college work should lead to real work.

Earn an associate degree, work toward a four-year degree, or take a direct path to employment. We offer programs in 12 career fields with more than 55 professional pathways to prepare you for your next step.

Business and Accounting

In today’s workplace, business, accounting, leadership, management, and digital marketing skills are in high demand in almost every industry.

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Developing younger generations is an important role in society. Training effective teachers is the key to making that happen.

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In today’s workplace, engineers are needed to apply critical thinking and to solve complex problems in a variety of industries.

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Central Piedmont's healthcare training programs equip you with skills that are applicable across many healthcare settings.

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Hospitality, Culinary, and Baking

Hospitality, culinary arts, and baking and pastry arts are hands-on programs taught by experienced industry professionals in a real-world setting.

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Information Technology

Get the hands-on training and in-demand skills you need to succeed in an information technology career from Central Piedmont.

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Public Safety

Public Safety programs give you the foundation to pursue a career that will allow you to make a difference in your community

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Transportation Systems

Almost everything in the world has to be transported in some way. People, goods, and services all depend on reliable transportation.

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Visual and Performing Arts, Digital Media Technology, and Communications

The ability to effectively communicate is one of the five most important soft skills that recruiters look for in job candidates. Improve your...

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Advanced Manufacturing

Are you interested in machine automation, robotics, or process development? Get hands-on career training with cutting-edge advanced manufacturing...

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Architecture, Construction, Interior Design, and Maintenance

Employment demand within construction management and sustainable architecture design is poised to grow over the next 10 years. Central Piedmont...

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Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, and Real Estate

Banking and financial services courses at Central Piedmont provide a strong foundation for careers in accounting, financial planning, management...

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Why Central Piedmont

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A Smart Investment

Save more than $42,000 over two years, compared to many four-year schools.

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Our classes and programs transfer directly to four-year schools such as Queens University, UNC Charlotte, UNC Chapel Hill, and Appalachian State University.

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With eight locations across Mecklenburg County, plus hundreds of online classes, we're right where you need us to be.

19:1 Average Student to Teacher Ratio
10 Guaranteed admission programs to 4-year institutions
$3M Provided in Scholarships Each Year