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Curriculum Education (credit)
arrow Many credit courses are available to current Durham Tech students and visiting students at the Orange County Campus. See the credit schedule web page for the most current schedule of classes, then review the advising and registration information. If you're new to Durham Tech, get started here.
arrow University Transfer Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree Program 
Interested in quality courses that seamlessly transfer to four-year schools? Our University Transfer Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree courses are rigorous and comparable to those at the local universities. Plus, you have the advantage of small classes, personal attention, experienced instructors, and the convenience of the Orange County Campus. So start your pursuit of the A.A. degree at the Orange County Campus today. To learn more about earning the Associate in Arts degree at Durham Tech, visit the OCC Associate in Arts plan of study and University Transfer admissions and advising information
arrow Health Care Core Pathways 
Students who pursue the Health Care core curriculum have the option to then complete an Associate Degree Nursing, Clinical Trials Research Associate, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, or Practical Nursing degree. Students also have the option to finish their A.A. or A.S. degree in University Transfer since many of the courses in the Health Care Core Pathway are transferable to four-year colleges.  Which program is right for you?
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Sustainability Technologies Program
A solar photovoltaic installation certificate will cover energy use analysis and solar photovoltaic system installation.  The intended audience is electricians or people who are working in facilities services under the supervision of an electrician.  This certificate can build on the existing skills of students who are enrolled in or who have completed the Electrical, Architectural, or Industrial Systems associate degree program.  An associate degree and a diploma program will begin this academic year and includes electrical and math courses for students without previous electrical experience.  The diploma program will include work experience with a local company. View the Sustainability Technologies plans of study which can be completed entirely at the Orange County Campus.

 

Continuing Education (noncredit)
arrow Continuing Education
Noncredit offerings vary based on workforce development needs and community interest. Examples of courses include Automotive, Business, Construction, Career Training, Communication, Computer, Culinary Arts, Emergency Medical Services, Green Way, Heath, Wellness, and Fitness, Languages, Medical Coding, Nursing Assistant, Personal Enrichment, and Workforce Transition. For a complete list of noncredit course offerings please view the course schedule.
arrow Human Resources Development/Workforce Transition
These courses provide skills assessment, employment skills training, and career development and enhancement. View the course schedule.
arrow Health Care Careers
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Medical Coding Program
Nursing Assistant
arrow Adult Education and Basic Skills
Adult Basic Education – These courses are designed to improve basic skills and prepare students to move into the Adult High School Diploma or GED program. This program is limited to adults at least 18 years old who have not had the opportunity to complete the eighth grade or who are functioning below a ninth-grade reading level.
General Education Development (GED) diploma – The GED is the legal equivalent of a traditional high school diploma and serves the same purpose in meeting most college admission and job requirements. Students may take courses to prepare for the battery of Official GED® Tests (reading, social studies, science, math and writing).
Compensatory Education – Free classes are available for adults diagnosed with an intellectual disability or function on an equivalent level as a result of a head injury.
English as a Second Language (ESL) – These free courses give non-native speakers of English the opportunity to develop their English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in classroom and real-life situations.
 

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