Online Learning

Central Piedmont online courses are a great, convenient way to further your education or earn a degree while meeting the needs of your busy lifestyle.

With online classes, you can attend college-level courses from virtually anywhere with an internet connection. Just log in once class begins and get started. Central Piedmont is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Online Courses

  • fully online courses (100% course delivery online)
  • part online/part in-person courses:
    • hybrid online courses (51–99% course delivery online)
    • blended/partially online courses (1–50% course delivery online)

Visit our list of fully online programs for more information about our online classes.

Fully Online Programs

Central Piedmont offers 100% online programs. Review our list of fully online programs.

Learning Online with Brightspace

In taking fully online courses, you will engage with fellow students and complete coursework via Central Piedmont’s learning management system, Brightspace. You are encouraged to become familiar with Brightspace before starting your online coursework. The Central Piedmont Library has established a Brightspace Help page for students. The Brightspace Help page shows you how to access Brightspace, Turn on Notifications for courses, and allows you to register for Brightspace orientation sessions. Be sure to visit the Brightspace Help page to learn more about navigating your online classes.

Online Learning State Authorization and Student Complaint Resolution

Online learning state authorization and student complaint resolution

Check if You Can Take Central Piedmont Online Courses

Central Piedmont is authorized to serve students in the following states. If you reside in a state that is not listed, you are not eligible to register for online classes at Central Piedmont at this time.

  • States Central Piedmont is Authorized to Serve

    The state of California does not require out-of-state, public institutions to obtain authorization approval – you may enroll in Central Piedmont online courses if you live in California. If you have questions, please call 704.330.2722.

    • Alabama
    • Alaska
    • Arizona
    • Arkansas
    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Delaware
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Hawaii
    • Idaho
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Iowa
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Louisiana
    • Maine
    • Maryland
    • Massachusetts
    • Michigan
    • Minnesota
    • Mississippi
    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • Nevada
    • New Hampshire
    • New Jersey
    • New Mexico
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • North Dakota
    • Ohio
    • Oklahoma
    • Oregon
    • Pennsylvania
    • Puerto Rico
    • Rhode Island
    • South Carolina
    • South Dakota
    • Tennessee
    • Texas
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Virginia
    • Washington
    • West Virginia
    • Wisconsin
    • Wyoming