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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.

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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 click here for 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 requirement
  • 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.

Hybrid and Teleconference Programs

Health Career Programs 

Administrative Medical Assistant - $1,999.00 (Includes Exam)

October 15, 2018 to January 30, 2019

10 Asynchronous Online Hours/70 Synchronous Hours (Instructor-Led)/ 80 Clinical Internship 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.  Completion of this course prepares students for the Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (MAAC) exam through AMCA.

This course meets via Live Sync on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Medical Billing and Coding - $2,699 (Includes Exam)

October 10, 2018 – February 27, 2019

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60 Asynchronous Online Hours/100 Synchronous Hours (Instructor-Led)

Medical billers and coders are the connection between healthcare providers, patients and insurance companies. They review patient medical history charts, including diagnoses and treatments given. In this course you will gain the skills you need to enter one of the fastest-growing fields in allied health as a medical coding specialist. In this program, you will gain hands-on, practical experience working with the main coding manuals in the field. In addition you will be introduced to the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding system. You will also master the legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field. Upon completion of this program, you will be ready to begin your career in an entry-level position. Students will also be prepared to take the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) national certification exam offered by National Health career Association (NHA) or the Billing Coding Specialist certification exam offered by American Medical Certification Association. 

This course meets via Live Sync on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Pharmacy Technician - $1595.00 (Includes Exam)

October 10, 2018 – January 14, 2019

64 Asynchronous Online Hours/64 Synchronous Online Hours (Instructor-Led)/120 Clinical Internship 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 on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

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

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