Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC)

Charlotte, NC

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Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Associates
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates
General Studies
Interior Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation


Major Certificate Program Associates
Business Administration and Management
Hotel, Motel, Restaurant and Facilities Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management
Office Management and Supervision

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Commercial & Advertising Art
Game Design Programming and Interactive Media Design
Graphic Communications
Graphic Design

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Certificate Program Associates
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training


Major Certificate Program Associates
Early Childhood Education


Major Certificate Program Associates
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Child Development

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
Physical Therapist Assistant
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Surgical Technologist

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Associates
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Property Management and Maintenance
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/ Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Other Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians
Survey Technology/ Surveying


Major Certificate Program Associates
Computer Programming/Programmer
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

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CPCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 9 Reviews

44% of students gave Central Piedmont Community College 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Academics Rating

Nice class size, very intimate settings and personal attention. The workload is fair, but you do have to be mindful of how you take classes. Too many difficult subjects in one semester is not a good idea.....spread the work out over time. Don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Academics Rating

the academics is not bad. the professors are excellent. i am taking four classes, so there is high workload for me. the class size is fine, small.

CPCC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 56%
Carnegie Class Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus

Specialty Study Options

  • Independent Study
  • Day Classes
  • Night Classes
  • Online Classes

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other: over 30 areas of study

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 72
  • African American: 20
  • Unknown and Other: 4
  • Latino: 3
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
Caucasian 72
African American 20
Unknown and Other 4
Latino 3
American Indian or Alaska native 1

Faculty at Central Piedmont Community College

Total Faculty 1,229
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 20
Full-Time Professors 1,103
Male Faculty 516
Part-Time Professors 1,457
Women Faculty 713

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