Choosing a Program of Study
Are you thinking about applying to Central Piedmont? There are a few things you need to know as you prepare, and one of those things is choosing a major. This toolkit is designed to help you think through your options and provide you with information and resources to help you decide.
What are your options?
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.
- 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.