Possibility Powers Everything

Possibility hasn't even begun to dream up all the things it could be.

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.

Advanced Manufacturing


Are you interested in machine automation, robotics, or process development? Find out how you can get hands-on career training with cutting-edge...

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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. Learn how Central...

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Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, and Real Estate


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

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Business Management, Sales and Marketing, and Entrepreneurship


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

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Culinary, Baking, Hospitality, and Agriculture


Have you ever considered pursuing a rewarding career in agriculture, hospitality management, or as a chef? Our culinary arts program is the only...

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Healthcare


Our healthcare training programs equip you with the skills that are applicable across many healthcare settings.

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Human Services and Teacher Education


Are you interested in helping individuals, families, or communities in need? Learn more about how the human services degree, education courses,...

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Information Technology


Information technology jobs are in great demand and highly skilled technology workers are in short supply in many areas. Get the hands-on training...

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Law and Public Safety


Security and safety are some of the most pressing challenges we face today. Public safety training courses and officer training courses at Central...

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


An associate in science, an associate degree in information technology, and the other many science, engineering, and math courses at Central...

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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics


The variety of automotive programs at Central Piedmont are designed to prepare you to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and...

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Visual and Performing Arts, Digital Media Technology, and Communications


According to Fast Company, the ability to effectively communicate is one of the 5 most important soft skills that recruiters look for in job...

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Why Central Piedmont

CONNECTED

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

Transfer Resources

A SMART INVESTMENT

Save more than $38,000 over two years, compared to many four-year schools.

Financial Aid

FLEXIBLE

Choose from nearly 300 programs of study, giving you the ability to choose the path that best fits your needs.

Programs of Study

Accessible

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

Locations
1:15 Average Teacher to Student Ratio
12 Programs With a 100% Pass Rate on Certification Exams
$1M Provided in Scholarships Each Year