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CCC offers more than 30 career and technical education programs that can lead to a great career after just two years of full-time study, or you can complete two years of study and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree. Check out what we have to offer!
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Central Community College is a great place to start if you plan to earn a bachelor's degree. The Academic Transfer programs is provided for students who want to complete their first two years of college with Central Community College before transferring to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree. It's a great fit if you prefer smaller classes and more attention from your instructors while keeping your tuition costs manageable. Check out our Academic Transfer page and video.
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Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technology
The career outlook is excellent for those with skills in CNC machining, tool and die making and other machining industry skills covered in the program. See a video about the program and learn more on the Advanced Manufacturing Design Technology program page.
Our Agricultural Sciences program is a great way to prepare for a wide range of agriculture-related careers, both on and off the farm. Check out the video and other information about the program on our Agricultural Sciences program page.
Anthropology is the study of human beings and their societies from their beginnings millions of years ago to the present day. It seeks to understand the geographic space and evolutionary time of human existence. Anthropology may be of interest to students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences. CCC offers an Introduction to Anthropology course as part of its Academic Transfer program.
Our Art program offers a broad curriculum that provides the first two years of study for Art majors who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, as well s serving the general education and personal interest needs of students in other area. Check out our Art program page.
Our Auto Body Technology program covers all aspects of collision repair. Get the details and see a video about the program on our Auto Body Technology program page.
Our Automotive Technology programs covers all systems in modern automobiles and includes a partnership option with Ford Motor Company. Go to our Automotive Technology program page for details and to check out the program video.
Our Biological Sciences program provide all of the courses needed during the first two years of college for students planning to complete bachelor's degree in related areas, as well as serving the general education needs of other students. Go to the Biological Sciences page for more information.
This program provides the opportunity to prepare for careers in several business related areas including:
- Business Administration
Business administration classes are offered at our Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses and online. The Grand Island and Hastings campuses have a program offered entirely at night.
For more information and to view a video about the program, go to Business Administration program page.
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Gain the professional skills need in the modern office environment and specialize in administrative services, business software or legal office.
Chemistry courses are provided as part of the Academic Transfer program for students who plan to transfer to four-year college or universities to complete bachelor's degrees in related area or pre-professional programs such as pre-medicine or pre-pharmacy. For more information and to see a video about science and math programs at CCC, please go to our Chemistry page.
The Construction Technology program at Central Community College-Hastings provides a great opportunity to prepare for a career in the construction industry. Students learn a full-range of construction skills from framing to cabinet construction and get plenty of practice applying those skills by working on a house built each year on the Hastings Campus. Get the details and see the program video at our Construction Technology page.
Our Criminal Justice program prepares graduates for careers in law enforcement, corrections and more. Please go to our Criminal Justice page for details and to see a video about the program.
Students get hands-on experience in food preparation and service through assignments in the operation of the on-campus Woodlands Dining Room.
You can prepare for a career as a dental assistant by completing our one-year diploma program. For details and to see the program video, please go to our Dental Assisting page.
Dental Hygiene is one of the nation’s fastest growing occupations, according to the U. S. Department of Labor, which projects a 33 percent increase in employment over a 10-year period ending in 2022 We offer Nebraska's only two-year Dental Hygiene program.
The Diesel Technology program on our Hastings Campus features a new, modern- well--equipped diesel education facility. Industry leaders like NMC and Titan Machinery recognize the quality of our program with student sponsorships that provide tuition, fees, books and tools as well as internships. Go to our Diesel Technology page to learn more and see a video about the program.
Drafting and Design Technology
Our program provides a solid foundation in drafting with options to specialize in architectural, construction or manufacturing drafting and structural detailing and design. For more information and to view the program video, please go to the Drafting and Design Technology page.
Early Childhood Education
Start a career in two years or less or transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a teaching degree. Learn more and view the program video at the Early Childhood Education program page.
Economists study the production, distribution, and consumption of wealth and related problems. They generally work in business and industry, in education, or for government agencies. Some economists are self-employed or work for private research organizations.
Economics courses are offered at Central Community College for students planning to major in this field or related areas as well as meeting general education requirements for students planning to complete bachelor's degrees in other fields.
Complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree through our Academic Transfer program. Our programs provides all of the classes you need during the first two years in a teach education program as well as providing supervised experience working with students through our Pre-Student Teach courses. Learn more and see the program video at our Education program page.
Prepare for a career as a residential or construction electrician. See details and view the program video at the Electrical Technology program page.
Complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree in engineering and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete your bachelors degree. We have specific agreements with the University of Nebraska Lincoln College of Engineering that provide a smooth transition from our program into five engineering disciplines. To learn more and see the program video, please go to the Engineering program page.
English courses offered as part of the Academic Transfer program for English majors as well as meeting general education course requirements for other students.
Environmental Health & Safety
Environmental health and safety employment opportunities exist within manufacturing, medical facilities, educational institutions, and government. Graduates from this program take entry level positions as technicians that may lead to positions as environmental health & safety directors, occupational health specialist, industrial hygiene consultants, environmental engineering technicians or government regulatory agents.
Geography courses are offered as part of our Academic Transfer program. For more information about Geography course and to see a video about our transfer program, please go the Geography program page.
Health Information Management Services
You can be a part of a health care team without having direct patient contact. Health information technicians are skilled in analyzing patient records, reporting patient data for reimbursement, and creating disease registries for researchers.
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Technicians in this field are in high demand. Check out our degree, diploma and certificate options.
Heavy Equipment Operator Technician
Students in the heavy equipment operations
program will learn to operate heavy equipment
such as bulldozers, backhoes, and loaders.
A diploma in heavy equipment operators
program may lead to a career in construction
building, infrastructure, or mining and timber
History courses are are provided for students planning to complete degrees in the field, as well as meeting general education requirements for all students.
Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts
Our degree program includes the opportunity to specialize in culinary art, pastry, hotel management or restaurant management.
Graduates are ready to enter a fast-growing profession helping people in a variety of settings. Paraeducator, chemical dependency community health and psychiatric technicians options are included.
We offer Introduction to the Humanities as part of our Academic Transfer program. Go to our online catalog to see the course description.
Information Technology & Systems
Begin a career in the exciting world of computers after two years of study or go on to earn a bachelor's degree.
Landscape Design and Construction
Under Agricultural Sciences, our Landscape Design and Construction specialization gives our graduates fundamental skills such as plant identification, placement and cost as well as important safety skills like proper handling of chemicals. This specialization also covers design techniques and artistic values to complete an aesthetically pleasing, sustainable project.
Library and Information Services
Complete requirements for certification as a Nebraska public librarian or complete two years of study before transferring to the University of Nebraska at Omaha to complete bachelor’s degrees in related areas.
Our logistics certificate
prepares students for employment in the fields of transportation or materials
management. Students will gain basic skills in logistics, supply chain
management, and purchasing logistics. Courses in this area can be used as
electives as part of an associate of applied science degree in business
administration or accounting.
Whether you want to brush up on your math skills, meet general education requirements or complete the first two years of bachelor's degree in areas like actuarial science, computer science or engineering, we offer Mathematics courses to meet your needs.
Mechatronics combines math and science with hands-on skills in automation, control systems, fluid power and electrical and mechanical systems to prepare graduates for careers as industrial technicians.
Broadcasting, graphic arts, photography, multimedia, web design, video productions - it's all right here in the Media Arts program.
Administrative and clinical procedures are included in this program that prepares graduates to enter this fast-growing field.
Medical Laboratory Technician
Become an important member of the health care team through the Medical Laboratory Technician program.
If you plan to major in music or music education or want to continue your participation in music while in college, our music program has a place for you.
Prepare for a career as a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
If you enjoy helping people and are interested in one of today's fastest growing fields, check out our Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
In emergencies, people's lives often depend on fast response by paramedics. If this is the career for you, check out our Paramedicine program.
Ethics, logic, critical thinking and comparative religion courses are offered as part of our Academic Transfer program.
Physical Education and Recreation
Courses are offered for students majoring in this field and to meet general education requirements for students in other fields.
Physical Science courses are designed for students who intend to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete bachelor's degrees in related areas as well as meeting general education requirements for students in other program.
Courses are provided for Political Science majors and to meet general education requirements.
Our precision agriculture program prepares our graduates for the tech-driven, ag-based future. Students will learn about GPS, moisture probes, and other precision-based systems and information technologies used to improve crop and range management.
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Psychology courses are part of our Academic Transfer program for students planning to complete two years of study before transferring to four-year colleges to complete bachelor's degrees in related fields.
This program was developed to meet the growing demand for quality technicians in industry.
Sociology courses are offer as part of our Academic Transfer program for students planning to transfer to a four-year college to complete a bachelor's degree in sociology or a related field.
Courses in the Spanish language are offered as part of the Academic Transfer program and provide for the development of reading, writing and speaking competencies in the Spanish language.
Speech classes meet general education requirements, provide support skills for students in career and technical education programs and provide course work required in various bachelor's degree programs for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
If you love theatre, you will love our Theatre program - whether you plan to major in the field or just enjoy participation as part of your college experience.
Prepare to earn your CDL and start a new career in just six weeks.
The Visual Communications program is offered at Central Community College-Columbus. It prepares students careers in traditional and digital design and provides two years of study for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete bachelor’s degrees in the field. Students develop a strong background in traditional art methods as well as digital design concepts.
Learn a wide range of welding techniques, welding codes and standards, robotics and welder qualification-certification are all part of our program.