Choosing a Program of Study

Ready to make that major decision? Check out this video to get some major tips and strategies.

Career Choice

Making a major and career decision takes several steps:

- Exploring all your options

- Narrowing down your options

Follow these steps to map out your future plans.

Which sounds most like you?

Types of Degrees

At Central Piedmont, we offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.  The program you choose will depend upon your plans and goals after completing your degree.

Associate in Applied Science: if your goal is to go directly into the workforce, these two-year degrees can lead to great, well-paying jobs.

College Transfer Program: if your goal is to earn an associate degree and transfer to a four-year institution, learn about what your transfer options are.

2+2 Program Options: Many of Central Piedmont's Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) programs have transfer agreements with specific four-year institutions. These 2+2 agreements help you transfer your Central Piedmont credit hours into a related bachelor's degree at that institution.

Corporate & Continuing Education: if your goal is to obtain new skills to advance your career, or pursue personal enrichment, learn about the programs available to you. 

Accelerated Career Training: if your goal is to step up from a job to career, explore these free, 7-16 week courses. 

What Can I Do with this Degree?

Are you working on an Associate in Applied Science degree? Career Coach will show you what career options you have with an associate degree from Central Piedmont.

Are you planning on transferring? Check out What Can I do with This Major? to see what career options you have with a bachelor's degree.