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Career Pathways

Career Pathways offer short-term educational opportunities that prepare students for entry-level positions in a specific career. Clusters of classes from 12-16 credits are offered together for a cohort of students. The Pathway may also include a Career Planning class to help students find a job in today's tough job market. Admission to the college is required. Pathways are in the following career areas: Accounting/Bookkeeping; Computer Applications and Office Systems; Criminal Justice - Corrections Technician; Customer Service Professional; Customer Service Management; Emergency Telecommunicator; Gerontology; HVAC/Installer; Machine Manufacturing; and Retail Sales & Service. Non-credit Pathways include Basic Coding/Certification, Phlebotomy, and Pharmacy Technician. For more information on admission and registration into a specific training, please call 971-722-6233 or 971-722-6270.