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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.

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Online 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 Professional; Mobile Web Developer; Paralegal

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 Prep; Google Analytics; Home Health Assistant Career Prep

Network Security Certification $2995.00
January 17, 2018 - March 2, 2018
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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North Carolina Central University, in partnership with Aisymmetry, LLC offers an instructor led course in Network Security Certification.  This online network security 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.

Teleconference Programs

Pre-Law Courses Summer 2018

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

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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)

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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.

Face-to-Face Programs

Health Career Programs - Spring/Summer 2018

Pharmacy Technician - $1595.00 – Begins April 2nd

64 In Classroom Hours / 160 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

Medical Administrative Assistant - $2450.00 - Begins April 3rd

80 In Classroom Hours / 20 Online 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.

Contact Information

General Information Center
Phone: (919) 530-7620 or (919) 530-6324
Fax: (919) 530-5220

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