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Programs of Study at Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Programs of Study

We offer academic and job training programs in response to the immediate needs of the local workforce including science, technology, engineering, and others. We also offer transfer programs for students planning to eventually attend a four-year university.

Associate in Arts
Associate in Arts Degree

Associate in Fine Arts
Associate in Fine Arts In Visual Arts—Associate Degree

Associate in General Education
Associate in General Education Degree

Associate in Science
Associate in Science Degree

Accounting—Associate Degree

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology—Diploma
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology—Certificate
Heat Pump Systems—Certificate
Heating Systems—Certificate
HVAC/R Control Systems—Certificate
HVAC Automation Systems—Certificate

Allied Health
Associate Degree Nursing-Advanced Placement
Associate Degree Nursing
Medical Assisting—Associates Degree
Nursing Aide—Certificate
Practical Nursing—Diploma
Radiography—Associate Degree
Surgical Technology—Diploma

Automation Engineering Technology
Automation Engineering Technology—Associate Degree
Automation Engineering Technology—Diploma
Automation Engineering Technology—Certificate
Automation Concepts-Certificate
Automation Engineering Programming-Certificate
Automation Engineering Systems-Certificate

Biotechnology—Associate Degree
Biotechnology-Allied Health—Diploma

Broadcasting and Production Technology
Broadcasting and Production Technology—Associate Degree
Broadcasting and Production Technology—Diploma
Broadcasting and Production Technology—Certificate

Business Administration
Business Administration—Associate Degree
Business Administration-General Business—Associate Degree
Business Administration-General Business—Diploma
Business Administration-General Business—Certificate
Banking and Finance—Associate Degree
Banking and Finance—Diploma
Banking and Finance—Certificate
Marketing—Associate Degree
Operations Management—Associate Degree
Operations Management—Diploma
Operations Management—Certificate
Operations Management-Lean—Certificate


Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology—Diploma
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology—Certificate

Community Spanish Interpreter
Community Spanish Interpreter—Associate Degree

Cosmetology Instructor—Certificate
Esthetics Instructor—Certificate
Esthetics Technology—Certificate
Manicuring/Nail Technology—Certificate

Criminal Justice Technology
Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)—Certificate
Criminal Justice Technology—Associate Degree
Criminal Justice Technology—Diploma
Criminal Justice—Certificate

Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education—Associate Degree
Early Childhood Education—Diploma
Early Childhood Education—Certificate
Early Childhood Professionalism—Certificate
Child Care Administration—Certificate
Infant/Toddler Care—Certificate
Special Needs—Certificate

Electrical System Technology
Electrical System Technology—Associate Degree
Electrical System Technology—Diploma
Electrical System—Certificate
Building Automation Controls—Certificate

Electronics Engineering Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology—Associate Degree
Electronics Engineering Technology—Diploma
Basic Electronics—Certificate
Digital Electronics—Certificate
Industrial Electronics—Certificate
Advanced Electronics—Certificate

Emergency Medical Science
Emergency Medical Science—Associate Degree

Entrepreneurship—Associate Degree

Facility Maintenance Technology
Facility Maintenance Technology—Diploma
Facility Maintenance Electrical—Certificate

Fire Protection Technology
Fire Protection Technology—Associate Degree
Fire Protection Technology—Certificate
Industrial Fire Safety Specialist—Certificate

General Occupational Technology
General Occupational Technology—Associate Degree
General Occupational Technology—Diploma

Industrial Management Technology
Industrial Management Technology—Associate Degree
Lean Manufacturing—Certificate
Problem Solving—Certificate

Industrial Systems Technology
Industrial Systems Technology—Diploma

Information Technology
Data Management - Associate Degree
Data Management - Diploma
Information and Support - Associate Degree
Information and Support - Diploma
Network Management - Associate Degree
Network Management - Diploma
Systems Security - Associate Degree
Systems Security - Diploma
Web Administration and Design - Associate Degree
Web Administration - Diploma
Cisco Networking - Certificate
Data Administration - Certificate
Data Technician I - Certificate
Data Technician II - Certificate
Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures - Certificate
Hardware/Software Support - Certificate
Information Technology Business Administration - Certificate
Information Technology Foundations - Certificate
IT Generalist - Certificate
Microsoft® Networking - Certificate
Network Administrator - Certificate
Network Technician - Certificate
Social Media - Certificate
Systems Security - Certificate
UNIX/Linux Networking - Certificate
Virtualization and Cloud Computing - Certificate
Web Development and Design - Certificate
Web Specialist - Certificate

Lateral Entry Education Program
Lateral Entry Education Program—Certificate

Computer Integrated Machining
Computer Integrated Machining—Diploma
Computer Integrated Machining—Certificate
Computer Numerical Control—Certificate

Mechanical Drafting Technology
Mechanical Drafting Technology—Associate Degree
Mechanical Drafting Technology—Diploma
Mechanical Drafting Technology—Certificate
Computer Aided Drafting—Certificate

Medical Office Administration
Medical Office Administration—Associate Degree
Medical Transcription—Diploma
Medical Coding and Billing-Certificate

Mission Critical Operations
Mission Critical Operations - Information Technology (AAS)
Mission Critical Operations - Operations Technology (AAS)
Mission Critical Operations - Information Technology Diploma
Mission Critical Operations - Operations Technology Diploma
Mission Critical Operations - Information Technology Foundations Certificate
Mission Critical Operations - Operations Technology Foundations Certificate

Nursing Aide
Nursing Aide—Diploma
Nursing Aide—Certificate

Office Administration
Office Administration—Associate Degree
Office Administration—Diploma
Office Administration-Basic—Certificate
Office Administration-Intermediate—Certificate
Office Administration-Legal—Associate Degree
Office Administration-Legal—Diploma


School-Age Education
School-Age Education—Associate Degree
School-Age Education—Diploma
School-Age Care—Certificate
Teacher Education—Certificate

Welding Technology
Welding Technology—Diploma
Welding Technology—Certificate
Basic Welding—Certificate
Gas Welding—Certificate
GMAW (MIG)—Certificate
GTAW (TIG)—Certificate
SMAW (Stick)—Certificate
SMAW (Pipe)—Certificate