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Continuing Education Division

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The North Carolina Central University Continuing Education Division offers lifelong learning opportunities. Course activities include workshops, conferences, seminars, short programs, courses, and other structured educational experiences for students. Most programs offer certificates, though learners receive no college degree credits. The activities are designed for life enrichment and agency certification renewal if applicable. Courses offered include in-service training for teachers, health workers, and other professions, corporate-sponsored training, training programs for units of government or industry, and personal enrichment programs. Other programs offered by the Division of Extended Studies include Management Training, Medical Billing and Coding, Travel Agent Training, Wedding Planning, and Grant Writing. Programs or courses that are requested by an agency or organization are held at sites on or away from NCCUs main campus and are customized to meet the specific needs of the customer.

Face-to-Face Programs

Health Career Programs 

Pharmacy Technician - $1595.00 - TBA

64 In Classroom Hours/64 Online Hours/120 Clinical Hours

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The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students to be professional pharmacy technicians dedicated to quality pharmacy procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments.

The student will take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification exam upon completion of the course.  This course includes an exam voucher.

This course meets via Live Sync, and in-person June 18thand August 27th(6:00 pm – 8:30 pm) and  on July 25th(6:00 pm – 9:00 pm).

Medical Administrative Assistant - TBA

80 In Classroom Hours/80 Clinical Hours

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The Medical Administrative Assistant program prepares students to be professional medical administrative assistants dedicated to front office skills in a healthcare setting. Graduates are equipped to answer phones, process bills, communicate with patients, and be up-to-date with HIPAA compliance and general office duties. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical administrative assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

This course meets Tuesday & Thursdays 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm.

Medical Assistant –$2995.00 August 20th– December 10th

98 In Classroom Hours/120 Clinical Hours

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The Medical Assistant program prepares students to be professional medical assistants dedicated to patient care management. Graduates are equipped to assist physicians with examinations and treatments, take medical histories, perform diagnostic tests, expose X-ray films, sterilize instruments and supplies, assist with minor surgery and administer medications. The program goal is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. 

The student will take the Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) exam offered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).  The exam is given on the last day of class.

This course meets Tuesday & Thursdays 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm.

Hybrid and Teleconference Programs

Vocal Jazz Summer Camp – July 30th– August 4th

25 Contact Hours/2.5 Continuing Education Units

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Vocal Jazz Summer Camp is an Innovative music experience that allows participants to participate in two ways; online via webinar, face-to-face or a combination of both. And, all activities are recorded and archived in modules you can access online for a lifetime! Enjoy one intense but fun week covering all aspects of singing vocal jazz. Expect to sing in solo & group settings, learn jazz concepts, music theory, improvisation, and songwriting. All ages and levels welcome.

School of Law Virtual Justice Project Pre-Law Courses 

Introduction to the First Year Law Experience - $149.99 (3.9 CEU) – Summer II

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Introduction to First Year Law Experience offers 3-credit hours or 3.9 CEUs and is designed to introduce students to the study of law.  Upon the successful completion of this course students will:

  • Be able to explain basic legal doctrines.
  • Develop an ability to use and apply legal doctrines to facts.
  • Be able to effectively write case briefs.
  • Be able to discuss case law through the Socratic method.
  • Learn effective study habits and time management skills to be successful in law school.

The Basics of Legal Writing - $149.99 (3.9 CEU) - Summer II

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Basics of Legal Writing offers 3-credit hours or 3.9 CEUs and is designed to teach students practical legal writing skills. The course introduces students to the sources of law, statutory interpretation and case law analysis. Writing effective legal correspondence, case briefs, pleadings and legal memoranda will receive particular attention. Upon the successful completion of this course students will:

  • Understand the organization and structure of the American legal system.
  • Develop legal research, case analysis and legal reasoning skills.
  • Be able to properly cite cases and legal authorities.
  • Be able to effectively research, organize and write legal correspondence, case briefings, pleadings and legal memoranda.
  • Identify and develop self-editing skills necessary for legal writing.

Online Programs

Career Training and Development Programs

Ed2go Career Training - Explore and Register

North Carolina Central University, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in demand occupations. Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web based learning programs. Instructors and mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Sample Courses: Certified Global Business ProfessionalMobile Web DeveloperParalegal

ProTrain Professional Development and Self-Improvement - Explore and Register

North Carolina Central University, in partnership with ProTrain, LLC offers affordable, online certification programs, either synchronous or self-paced, that can train you for the latest in demand job skills.  

Sample Courses: Florist Career PrepGoogle AnalyticsHome Health Assistant Career Prep

School of Business Networking and Computing Courses

Network Security Certification $1200.00 
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North Carolina Central University, in partnership with Aisymmetry, LLC offers an instructor led course in Network Security Certification.  This online course will provide you with procedural labs, skill challenges, troubleshooting, and network model building to develop an in depth understanding of network security principles.  The course will introduce to the various security threats, tools, and configuration used to secure a networking infrastructure.  The course helps students prepare for the Cisco CCNA Security certification.  Program does not include cost of certification exam.

This course requires a pre-requisite exam.  Please clickherefor more information.

CompTIA A+ $1200.00 TBA

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North Carolina Central University, in partnership with Aisymmetry, LLC offers an instructor led course in CompTIA A+.  This online course will provide you with the knowledge required to:

  • Assemble components based on customer requirements
  • Install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users
  • Understand the basics of networking and security/forensics
  • Properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues
  • Apply troubleshooting skills
  • Provide appropriate customer support
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment

This course has required virtual meetings, Monday and Wednesday from 7 pm – 10 pm EDT.

CompTIA Network+ $1200.00 TBA

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North Carolina Central University, in partnership with Aisymmetry, LLC offers an instructor led course in CompTIA Network+. This online course will certify candidates with skills to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network devices, establish basic network connectivity, understand and maintain network documentation, identify network limitations and weaknesses, and implement network security, standards, and protocols.

This course has required virtual meetings, Tuesday and Thursday from 7 pm -10 pm EDT.

Learn Web Development Fundamentals - $5,000.00

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North Carolina Central University, in partnership with Aisymmetry, LLC offers an online course in Web Development Fundamentals.  Web Development is more than HTML, CSS, and JavaScript even if each serves as an important element in web applications and websites.  This course was created to show you the increasing possibilities and tools in Web Development and how design is not separate but actually a part of a cohesive functioning environment. I will show you different options as far as frameworks and editors to make an efficient project workflow.

This course is meant as an introduction to different types of Web Development so that you might decide if you prefer one type over the other.

Contact Information:

General Information Center
Phone: (919) 530-7620 or (919) 530-6324
Fax: (919) 530-5220
continuingeducation@nccu.edu

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