Healthcare (Non-Credit)

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Prepare for a career in the fastest growing positions in the healthcare industry. Explore healthcare career readiness and continuing education opportunities at Central Piedmont. These programs include relevant course, certification, and exam prep offerings.

Corporate and Continuing Education courses at Central Piedmont are not offered for college credit and are designed as a fast track to provide education, training, and marketable upskilling to gain employment in in-demand healthcare fields. 

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Looking for course descriptions and cost information? Review the following Corporate and Continuing Education course catalog, or keep reading for course listings on this page. 

Spring Corporate and Continuing Education course catalog (PDF)

Allied Health

  • Assisted Living Administrator in Training (AIT)

    The course consists of

    • 33 hours of in class instruction
    • 42 hours online
    • 120 hours preceptorship
    • total: 195 hours

    The class will meet on six Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Levine Campus

    This course will prepare you for the state certification test for assisted living administrators. 

  • EKG Technician

    HEA 7315 EKG Technician

    • average earning potential: $34,100
    • time commitment: hybrid (online and in-person), 16 weeks (112 hours)
    • outcome: certificate of completion

    Permission required to register. 

  • Healthcare 3D Printing

    HEA 9000 Introduction to Healthcare 3D Printing

  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

    While each of the following courses may stand alone for Continuing Education (CEU) completion certificates, all are required in the following sequence to earn the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate. 

    • average earning potential: $45,240
    • time commitment: 1 year
    • outcome: completion certificate, national certification


    • HEA 7625 Medical Keyboarding
    • HEA 7254 Exploring Medical Language
    • HEA 7313 Advanced Coding 
  • Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

    DEN 7000 Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

  • Nurse Aide

    NUX 7501 Nurse Aide

    • time commitment: in-person, 16-18 weeks

      • We also offer a summer option with a shorter time commitment. 
    • outcome: eligible to sit for state certification

    Learn More about our Nurse Aide Program

    Visit Accelerated Career Training for more information on our Nurse Aide non-credit, continuing education program. 

  • Opening a Small Family Care Home

    LLI 7990 Opening a Small Family Care Home


  • Phlebotomy

    MLA 7001 Phlebotomy

    • time commitment: in-person, 16 weeks 
    • outcome: eligible to sit for national certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

    Required: Proof of high school/GED completion. Department permission required.

Community Health Worker


Massage Therapy

  • Program and Course Information

    • earning potential is $42,750
    • time commitment: in-person at Central Campus, 657 hours
    • offering both day and evening programs
      • starting April 3, 2023: evening program from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday
      • starting Fall 2023: day program from 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Wednesday with a one-hour break for lunch
      • schedule variances during clinicals
    • outcome: eligible for state licensing
    • requirements: 
      • 18 years old by graduation
      • hold a government-issued ID
      • high school or GED-equivalent transcripts
      • eligible to sit for ENG 111 — for more information, visit Placement Testing
      • interview with the program director
      • attend orientation
      • This program requires clinical hours. Some clinical sites may require a background check. To find out if you are eligible to remove charges or convictions from your record to make sure you can complete a healthcare program before committing to it, contact Central Piedmont's Single Stop to schedule a legal consultation.

    Course Sequencing

    Module I: 

    • Anatomy and Physiology I 
    • Fundamentals of Massage Therapy I 
    • Clinical I 

    Module II: 

    • Anatomy and Physiology II 
    • Fundamentals of Massage Therapy II 
    • Clinical II 

    Module III: 

    • Advanced Modalities
    • Clinical III 

    Apply for the Program

    We are currently accepting applications for an evening program. To start the application process, please send us an email.

    Program Director

    Elizabeth Chandler: call 704.330.3119 or email Elizabeth Chandler

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