Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
PCC Library Logo

HSC 110: Health Sciences Careers at PCC

Resources and tutorials for students enrolled in HSC 110: Orientation to Health Careers.

Certificate & Diploma Programs

Use the tabs in the navigation bar under "Certificates / Diplomas" to get information about each program, basic career information, and featured professional organizations. If you have specific questions about admissions or degree requirements, contact your advisor.

Definitions

For more complete and up-to-date information regarding the degree options offered by the NC Community College System, you will need to consult the most current version of the NCCCS Education Catalog (opens in a new window).

Certificates

Certificate programs are designed to provide entry level employment training and are offered at all System colleges. Certificate programs range from 12 to 18 semester hour credits and can usually be completed within one semester by a full time student. Associate degree level courses within a certificate program may also be applied toward a diploma or an associate in applied science degree.
NCCC System Education Catalog, July 12, 2018 update, pg. 9
 

Diplomas

Diploma programs are designed to provide entry level employment training and are offered at all System colleges. Diploma programs range from 36 to 48 semester hour credits and can usually be completed by a full time student within two semesters and one summer session. Associate degree level courses within a diploma program may also be applied toward an Associate in Applied Science degree.
NCCC System Education Catalog, July 12, 2018 update, pg. 9

More Information