Whether you want to continue with school at a 4-year college/university or begin your career after graduation, we at Cabarrus Tech are committed to helping you find your pathway and supporting you on your journey. Our academic environment and caring faculty will prepare you to meet the challenges of which ever pathway you choose. You will have a variety of options to choose the one that best fits you.After all, it is Your Path, Your Future.
College Transfer Pathway
For students wanting to continue their education at a 4–year college/university, this pathway offers the ability to earn 2 years of fully transferable college credit. These degrees focus on the core general education requirements of all majors as well as some pre-major course work.
Associate in Arts (AA)
Associate in Science (AS)
Career & Technical Pathway
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) – For students wanting to jump start their career upon graduation, the AAS degree is a technical degree that provides students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary for a variety of career fields. Students with an AAS degree can enroll in a four-year college/university; however, some of the courses may not transfer.
Stackable Industry and Educational Certificates
Students can also take as part of their pathway a series of courses that will lead to industry recognized certificates in different technical areas. The U.S. Department of Labor defines stackable certificates as “a sequence of certificates that can be accumulated over time to build up an individual’s qualifications and help them to move along a career pathway or up a career ladder to different and potentially higher paying jobs.All students will have access to earning these certificates, whether they are in the AA, AS, or AAS pathways.