Career Pathways: Explore Today, Impact Tomorrow

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has defined career pathways that lead you to a credential in a reliable wage earning career field.

Four Pathways


Nurse AideNA
Emergency Medical TechnicianEMT
Associate’s Degree in Nursing
Associate’s Degree in Emergency Medical Science
Associate’s Degree in Emergency Management

Information Technology

CompTIA A+ Certification Training (8 week)
CompTIA Network+ Certification Training (8 week)
CompTIA Security+ Certification Training (8 week)
Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Certification
Training (8 week)
Windows Administration Certificate
Cybersecurity Essentials Certificate
Information Technology Diploma
Associate’s Degree in Information Technology


NC Manufacturing Institute (8 week) – Certified Production Technician, Forklift Certification, and Career Readiness Certification
Associate’s Degree in Mechatronics
Associate’s Degree in Industrial Engineering
Associate’s Degree in Electronic Engineering

Medical Office Administration

Certified Billing and Coding Specialist Training (8 week)
Medical Terminology Training (8 week)
CPC Certification Training (8 week)
Billing and Coding Essentials Certificate
Associate’s Degree in Healthcare Management Technology

NA 17 weeks for 2-day a week courses and 8.5 weeks for 4-day a week course

EMT 25 weeks – night format or 8 weeks day format

P 12 months meeting, 16 hours weekly or over 15 months meeting, 8 hours weekly with some weekends

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