Healthcare

Healthcare

We believe there is something for everyone interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Central Piedmont's healthcare training programs give you the skills you'd need in many healthcare settings and offer experienced and credentialed instructors, state-of-the-art equipment and laboratories, and plenty of hands-on experience and internships.

Career Options and Salary Information

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How to Apply

Get started by using the following list or our Health Professions and Human Services brochure to explore our programs. Stay up-to-date on upcoming Health Professions and Human Services open houses and information sessions on the visit page.

Learn how to apply to a Central Piedmont healthcare career program.

Accelerated Career Training


Step up from a job to a meaningful career. Accelerated Career Training through College and Career Readiness is focused, fast, and free.

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Associate in Science


The Central Piedmont Associate in Science (A.S.) degree ensures you can transfer to a four-year institution having already fulfilled general...

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Biomedical Equipment Technology


Central Piedmont's biomedical equipment technology degree will prepare you for employment as a biomedical equipment technician. As a technician...

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Cardiovascular Technology


The Central Piedmont CAAHEP-accredited cardiovascular technology program offers two learning tracks — cardiac catheterization technologist...

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Cytotechnology


Become a well-rounded, fully competent cytotechnologist through high-quality didactic and clinical experiences.

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Dental Assisting


Our CODA-accredited dental assisting program has a 100% pass rate on the DANB Exam for Radiation Health and Safety.

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Dental Hygiene


Our CODA-accredited dental hygiene has had a 100% pass rate on the dental hygiene National Board Dental Hygiene Exam for the past six years.

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Emergency Medical Science


Central Piedmont's CAAHEP-accredited EMS program offers the opportunity to earn an Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Medical Science —...

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Health Information Technology


This joint program with Edgecombe Community College will train you to become a registered health information technician (RHIT).

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Healthcare (Non-Credit)


Get started in healthcare and medical careers without a four year degree. Allied Health, Aging Studies, Fitness, and online courses in Continuing...

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Human Services Technology, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse


Earn a degree or specialized certificate in Human Services Technology, Developmental Disabilities, or Substance Abuse.

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Medical Assisting


We provide the hands-on medical assisting training you need to pursue a successful career in the healthcare setting of your choice.

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Medical Laboratory Technology


The Central Piedmont Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum prepares you to perform clinical laboratory procedures in chemistry, hematology...

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Medical Office Administration


Learn how to use technology to manage office operations in a variety of healthcare settings.

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Nurse Aide


The nurse aide curriculum prepares you to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals in performing nursing care and services...

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Christa A. Overcash Associate Degree in Nursing


Our nursing program has built a reputation for producing quality healthcare practitioners for more than 50 years.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant


Our ACOTE-accredited program will train you to work with occupational therapists to help individuals of all ages with rehabilitative activities.

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Ophthalmic Medical Personnel


Our ICA-accredited program prepares you to perform ophthalmic procedures under the supervision of a licensed physician.

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Pharmacy Technology


Pharmacy technicians work closely with pharmacists to help ensure that patients have the medications they need. ASHP-accredited program.

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Physical Therapist Assistant


Gain hands-on training to prepare to work alongside a therapy team to provide treatments with our CAPTE-accredited program.

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Polysomnography Program


Prepare to work with physicians to perform and interpret sleep studies required for the diagnosis of sleep disorders.

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Respiratory Therapy


Get the training you need to monitor and assess patients and help treat cardiopulmonary diseases and trauma with our CoARC-accredited program.

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Speech Language Pathology Assistant


This joint program with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will train you to help provide rehabilitation and restorative services.

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Surgical Technology


Train to help surgeons by overseeing processes before, during, and after surgery with our CAAHEP-accredited program.

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