In less than one year, you can create your career

PCC Career Pathways offers fast-track certificate programs with over 50 options that lead to jobs and degrees. Our team will help you find the right educational path, support you to reach your college and career goals, and connect you with in-demand internships and jobs. We are here to help you advance along your education and career path – whether you are the first in your family to attend college, switching career paths, a non-native English speaker, or wanting to advance in your current position and field.

  • Career Pathways offers a faster path to build your skills to advance your career and income
  • Career Pathways features short-term (12-44 credits), stackable certificates that fit into one year certificates or two year degrees

Interested in individualized support for college and career success?

As a Career Pathway student, you can get one-on-one support to help you access resources, services, and employment. You may also be eligible for financial support to help you with the costs of college.

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online (USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form), from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:

  1. mail:
    Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
    1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
    Alexandria, VA 22314; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Are you working with Vocational Rehabilitation?

We have extra support for students who are working with Vocational Rehabilitation. Contact us at icap@pcc.edu or call 971-722-6556.

Welding IET at Rock Creek

The Welding Integrated Education and Training (IET) blends welding and English language skill building classes. The Welding IET will prepare you for an entry-level position in welding. Sign up for an information session to learn more.