|Careers in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll are in high demand. Accounting is a field ripe with job opportunities within various industries in corporate, government and nonprofit sectors.
|Amazon Career Choice Program
|Amazon Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers Amazon employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere.
|Anthropology is the study of humankind everywhere throughout time, emphasizing the importance of culture. Develop your knowledge and skills to understand and improve your personal, relational and professional experience.
|Complete a state-approved career and technical education certification at Delta-Montrose Area, Emily Griffith or Pickens technical colleges then apply for CCD’s applied technology program, which prepares you with technical and employment skills.
|These programs are designed to provide a springboard into a rewarding career, whether it involves transfer into a four-year degree program or direct employment within the design community as an architectural technologist paraprofessional.
|Your studies in biology will meet the requirements for entry into health care programs, research careers, and applied or field science. The study of biology will enrich your understanding of the living world and your role within it.
|BNSF Certification Program
|For BNSF employees only, CCD has partnered with BNSF railroad to offer the AWS railroad certification program at our Advanced Manufacturing Center.
|Cultivating the next generation of business leaders from unexpected sources. We're offering innovative STEM-based accelerator workshops.
|Combine the art of design and the craft of building. Prepare for a great career in Denver’s booming construction industry.
|Get prepared for an entry position in business or a related area. Gain the skills to thrive in Denver's booming economy. By taking accounting, communication, and other business courses, you will be on your way toward furthering your career.
|The Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to prepare a new generation of business managers and operators within a cannabis enterprise.
|Gain Job Skills To Thrive In The Cannabis Industry
|Cannabis Science and Operations
|The Cannabis Science and Operations BAS degree provides a comprehensive, robust curriculum that equips graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to gain employment in the emerging cannabis fields through diverse coursework and practical experience.
|Whether your interests lean toward nursing, medicine, pharmacy, environmental science, or renewable energy, the study of chemistry will teach you critical thinking and problem-solving skills that will be the foundation for your career.
|Colorado Health Careers Collaborative
|The Colorado Health Careers Collaborative was created to provide seamless pathways from school to employment for ages 16-24 in healthcare fields for Coloradans.
|The ability to communicate effectively is valuable in any career and can set you apart in a crowded field of job applicants. In this program, you will learn communication strategies to utilize in personal, professional and public contexts.
|This competency-based program will increase your employment options and earning potential. Designed with the working technologist in mind, we’re offering an online didactic course and flexible internship opportunities.
|Computers & Technology
|If you enjoy working with computers, helping customers and friends with technical issues, or building networks, CCD's certificates and degrees in IT or CIS will lead you to work immediately in the industry or transfer to a four-year university.
|Study within the field of criminal justice, specifically law enforcement, the court system and the correctional system. This program will also advance careers for current professionals.
|Criminal Justice Trainings
|Certification offers a competitive edge and heightens career advancement opportunities. CCD offers numerous training opportunities to criminal justice professionals.
|Degree Completion for Licensed Dental Hygienists
|Registered dental hygienists can now continue your education at CCD! Learn more.
|Become a Registered Dental Hygienist. Located at the Lowry location, CCD offers one of the most respected dental hygiene programs in Colorado.
|Dental Hygiene Center for Continuing Education Excellence
|Community College of Denver's Dental Hygiene Program has the options, flexibility and support to let you truly experience continuing education excellence.
|Digital Design Media
|The next generation of architectural designers will be challenged to give shape to a sustainable world. Develop a proficiency in a broad spectrum of current and widely used digital design software.
|Early Childhood Education
|Teaching at any level — pre-school through college — is an enriching and satisfying career. As a graduate, earn a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification, or work as teacher assistant in schools or child care centers.
|We’ve embedded strong business and economics-related tools and concepts into this program. Gain the skills to be successful in an entry-level economics-related government or public service job.
|Our Associate of Arts degree in elementary education is designed for you to transfer to a four-year college, which not only provides you with a solid educational foundation, but it also allows you to save money during your first two years of college.
|Start your future as an engineer at Community College of Denver. You’ll take classes that will prepare you to become a civil, electrical, or mechanical engineer such as computer-aided drafting (CAD) and robotics design. You can select one of these plans to transfer to an Engineering program on the Auraria campus, or work with your Academic Advisor to create a customized plan for classes for any engineering major at any school you like.
|Develop critical thinking and writing skills! Composition classes are required for students pursuing transfer coursework and help you complete writing assignments in all of your courses.
|English Language Learning (ELL)
|This non-degree program will help you develop English writing, grammar, reading, listening and speaking skills to start a degree or certificate at CCD.
|Environmental Science investigates the systems in the world around us. Your studies will meet the requirements for entry into conservation, research careers, and agricultural science, or work as a teacher, writer, scientist or researcher.
|Train in our state-of-the-art manufacturing center! Welding careers are in demand as they are needed in all sorts of trades — from construction to the energy field.
|Food & Beverage Language Institute (FBLI)
|FBLI is a joint venture program of Community College of Denver and the Hispanic Restaurant Association delivering language-based training specific to your industry.
|Food, Nutrition & Wellness
|Nutrition is a fascinating and dynamic science with a powerful role to play in promoting and sustaining health and wellness. Explore various approaches to health and wellness through the study of concepts, values and applications in this exciting field.
|Geology is the study of the Earth, its rocks and the ways they change over time. You will explore the movement of the earth’s crust, the history of life on earth and past climates.
|This program gives you a foundation in visual design. Learn to analyze, plan and create visual solutions to a variety of communication projects.
|Health and Exercise Science
|An Associate of Applied Science degree in Health & Exercise Science prepares students to use their knowledge to educate individuals, clients, and their communities on fitness, healthy behaviors, wellness, and appropriate food choices.
|Health Care Informatics
|The Health Care Informatics Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree combines concepts in healthcare administration and information technology (IT) to prepare students for a dynamic career in the field of health informatics.
|Knowing and understanding the events of the past have aided philosophers, politicians, business people and many more in their careers. At CCD, you can choose from a large array of historical topics to enrich your perspective and knowledge of the world.
|Social and human service professionals are crucial to a community. A high majority of our students successfully complete a degree with CCD and immediately transfer to a four-year university to complete a bachelor’s degree.
|Integrated Nursing Pathway
|CCD provides outstanding preparation for becoming a registered nurse. This program was designed with the student in mind, as a streamlined pathway for community college students to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
|You will learn how to be curious about the world by asking questions, why truth and ethics matter when reporting news stories and PR releases, and the technical skills of writing, video, photography, and audio for use in a variety of media platforms.
|Licensed Legal Paraprofessional
|Licensed Legal Paraprofessionals (LLPs) are individuals trained and licensed to provide limited legal services in specific domestic relations matters. This program equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to assist clients in navigating the legal system within this specialized field.
|Train in our state-of-the-art manufacturing center! CCD's machine technologies program provides you with classroom learning and hands-on experience with manual lathes, milling machines, and computer numeric control (CNC) machines.
|Machining & Welding Training
|CCD offers non-credit CNC machining, welding, wire EDM, and HEIDENHAIN training at our state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Center, located north of downtown Denver. Learn more.
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging
|Are you a registered technologist certified through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry of Medical Sonography (ARDMS), or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)? If so, further your career with a certificate in magnetic resonance imaging (MR).
|Are you a registered Radiologic Technologist who loves the patient care aspect of the profession? Increase your skills and earning potential by adding an additional credential after your name and make yourself more valuable to employers.
|Mathematics is the study of motion, space and quantity, and is the building block for a variety of subjects like finance, engineering and the physical sciences. This two-year program is designed for you to graduate and transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
|Become a medical assistant in only 12 months and join one of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields. You will be trained to perform administrative and clinical duties, becoming a key player in the healthcare team.
|Learn to record and produce your own music. Take private instruction in piano, voice, guitar, songwriting and composition. Get hands on experience in our music lab and recording studio. Perform with our vocal and instrumental ensembles in the King Center Recital Hall.
|In as little as seven weeks, you can obtain the necessary training to become a certified nurse aide (CNA) in the state of Colorado. Learn more!
|Learn to prepare legal arguments for lawsuits, draft pleadings and motions to be filed with the court, obtain affidavits, and help attorneys during trials. Complete the A.A.S. and start working immediately or transfer to a four-year college or university.
|Completion of the personal trainer program will prepare participants for a career in health, wellness, and fitness. Students will use the knowledge gained in the program to educate a variety of diverse individuals and their communities on fitness and healthy behaviors.
|Cultivate critical reading, writing, and thinking skills that will apply to an endless number of careers, including law, politics, government, business, science and education.
|In one semester, you can develop the skills necessary to be employed as a phlebotomist.
|Our coursework will prepare you for careers in engineering, teaching, medicine, radiology, and meteorology. Whatever your goal, the study of physics will enrich your understanding of the physical world.
|Work in a large variety of industries with such duties as conducting public opinion surveys, analyzing election results, and working directly with public officials. After CCD, you can transfer to any four-year public college or university in Colorado.
|Learn to care for the physical needs of patients while promoting their health, healing and wellness. You'll also develop leadership skills that will prepare you to excel in your career.
|Develop your knowledge and skills to understand and improve your personal, relational and professional experience. Plus, be a part of the Psi Beta National Honor Society, a vibrant and award-winning student organization.
|Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. Public health offers career paths in government, non-profit organizations, healthcare, education, at local community clinics, or can even provide job opportunities outside of the United States.
|You will learn to perform diagnostic x-ray procedures and become a part of a dynamic healthcare profession. The program may be completed in five or six semesters of coursework, including classroom, laboratory, and clinical internship experience.
|This program not only prepares you for transfer to a four-year college, but it also develops your knowledge and skills to understand and improve your personal, relational and professional experience.
|Sterile Processing Technology
|Join the healthcare industry with skills in sterilized equipment, medical instrumentation, and sterile supplies as a certified sterile processing technician.
|Are you interested in becoming a valued, integral member of the surgical team? Surgical technologists prepare the instruments and set up the trays that will be utilized by the surgical team and provide quality patient care.
|Develop a proficiency in integrated concepts for energy and resource conservation in architectural design and the methodologies used to implement them. CCD is a cost-effective springboard for transfer into a four-year nonprofessional degree program in architecture.
|Gain direct, hands-on experience with production work and coursework in acting, technical theater, script analysis, playwriting, and stand-up comedy. This is a path to various careers in the performing arts, education, liberal arts, and humanities.
|Veterinary technicians play a major role in veterinary practices, including performing medical and surgical nursing procedures, laboratory testing, anesthesia induction, recovery maintenance, monitoring, and other clinical procedures.
|Veterinary Technology Assistant
|Become skilled in veterinary health and at handling a variety of domestic and exotic species, with the focus on tasks to assist the vet techs and veterinarians. Complete this certificate and start working while you complete the veterinary technology program.