Accounting and Finance

Program Overview

Accounting and Finance

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*This program is financial aid eligible.
The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.
Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$5092.00

Location

Main Campus, Online

Credit Hours

67

Program Stats

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Average Salary

48,197
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Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months
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Average Class Size

16

Accounting and Finance - Bookkeeper Entrepreneur Certificate

Program Overview

Accounting and Finance - Bookkeeper Entrepreneur Certificate

Two business people use a calculator on top of a sheet of numbers.
The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.
Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1064.00

Location

Main Campus, Online

Credit Hours

14

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$41,774
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

8 months

Accounting and Finance - Income Tax Preparer Certificate

Program Overview

Accounting and Finance - Income Tax Preparer Certificate

A business person uses a calculator and laptop for accounting.
The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.
Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1140.00

Location

Main Campus, Online

Credit Hours

15

Program Stats

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Average Salary

41,730
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

8 months

Accounting and Finance - Payroll Agent Certificate

Program Overview

Accounting and Finance - Payroll Agent Certificate

Two business people use a calculator on top of a sheet of numbers.
The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.
Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$988.00

Location

Main Campus

Credit Hours

13

Program Stats

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Average Salary of Certificate Holder

$32,000
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

8 months

Anesthesia Technology

Program Overview

Anesthesia Technology

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*This program is financial aid eligible.
The Anesthesia Technology program prepares students to work as a vital member of the Anesthesia Care Team. The anesthesia technologist provides safe care at the direction of the anesthesia provider in the care of patients undergoing anesthesia.

Students will become proficient in fundamentals and advanced skills in the acquisition, preparation, and application of various types of equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care. Graduates are eligible to complete the Certified Anesthesia Technologists credentialing process through the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT). Employment opportunities are available in hospitals, surgical centers, imaging, emergency departments, dental suites, and ambulatory care centers.


How to Apply: Program applications are accepted February 1– June 1. View the Admissions Checklist  and Essential Skills form. Use the button below to apply to Durham Tech following the Health Technologies Enrollment Steps. Once prerequisites are completed, apply to the Anesthesia Technology program. The application will be posted here February 1, 2020.

If you have questions about admissions requirements after reviewing the above information, you may contact Anna-Wade Banks, advising specialist.

Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$5016.00

Location

Orange County Campus

Credit Hours

66

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$38,151
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months

Architectural Technology

Program Overview

Architectural Technology

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*This program is financial aid eligible.
These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Architectural Technology: A program that prepares individuals to assist architects, engineers, and construction professionals in developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial projects in both the private and public sectors. Includes instruction in architectural drafting, computer-assisted drafting, construction materials and methods, environmental systems, codes and standards, structural principles, cost estimation, planning, graphics, and presentation.
Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$4940.00

Degree Type

Associate Degree

Location

Main Campus

Credit Hours

65

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$52,490
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

21 months

Architectural Technology - Architectural CAD Certificate

Program Overview

Architectural Technology - Architectural CAD Certificate

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These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Architectural Technology: A program that prepares individuals to assist architects, engineers, and construction professionals in developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial projects in both the private and public sectors. Includes instruction in architectural drafting, computer-assisted drafting, construction materials and methods, environmental systems, codes and standards, structural principles, cost estimation, planning, graphics, and presentation.


This program has Gainful Employment information regarding graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete the program, and other information required by federal Gainful Employment regulations.

Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1292.00

Location

Main Campus

Credit Hours

17

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$44,026
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

10 months

Associate Degree Nursing

Program Overview

Associate Degree Nursing

A male student wearing medical scrubs practices using a stethoscope on a female student while she lays on a gurney.

*This program is financial aid eligible.
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 
404-975-5000 
www.acenursing.org

Clinical and classroom experiences represent an integrated approach, with the student moving from simple to complex nursing concepts and skills. The classroom portion of the program is taught during the day. Clinical experiences may include 12-hour shifts and weekend shifts depending on what clinical sites are available each semester.

A new student may enroll in the fall semester. Students are required to have CPR certification and be a certified Nursing Assistant I before entering the first nursing course. Students who are licensed as a Practical Nurse may be enrolled as an advanced-standing student. Program graduates are awarded the Associate in Applied Science degree.

Learn more about the program and student achievement outcomes.

Before you Apply: Students are required to attend an information session before applying (see Upcoming Events below). The green button below should be used to apply to the College following the Health Technologies Enrollment Steps. Once prerequisites are completed, then apply to the ADN program. The application will be posted here on November 1. The application deadline is February 1. View the Admissions Checklist and Essential Skills documents.

If you have questions, please contact Donna Alston.

Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$5320.00

Degree Type

Associate Degree

Credit Hours

70

Location

Main Campus, OCC, Online

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$66,550
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months
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Licensure Pass Rate

84%

Associate Degree Nursing - LPN to ADN Track

Program Overview

Associate Degree Nursing - LPN to ADN Track

A male student wearing medical scrubs practices using a stethoscope on a female student while she lays on a gurney.

*This program is financial aid eligible.
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

The LPN to Associate Degree Nursing Track curriculum is designed for students that have already met the requirements to be a Licensed Practical Nurse and wish to further their education to include an Associate Degree. It is an evening program with a summer start. 

Approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the five-semester Associate Degree Nursing program provides the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in all areas of the profession.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 
404-975-5000 
www.acenursing.org

Clinical and classroom experiences represent an integrated approach, with the student moving from simple to complex nursing concepts and skills. The classroom portion of the program is taught during the day. Clinical experiences may include 12-hour shifts and weekend shifts depending on what clinical sites are available each semester.

A new student may enroll in the fall semester. Students are required to have CPR certification and be a certified Nursing Assistant I before entering the first nursing course. Students who are licensed as a Practical Nurse may be enrolled as an advanced-standing student. Program graduates are awarded the Associate in Applied Science degree.

How to Apply: Students are required to attend an information session before applying (see Upcoming Events below). View the Admissions Checklist  and Essential Skills documents. Use the button below to apply to Durham Tech following the Health Technologies Enrollment Steps. Once prerequisites are completed, apply to the LPN to ADN program. The application will be posted here on November 1. The application deadline is February 1.

If you have questions, please contact Donna Alston.

Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$5776.00

Degree Type

Associate Degree

Location

Main Campus, OCC, Online

Credit Hours

45

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$66,550
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

10-11 months

Associate in Arts

Program Overview

Associate in Arts

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*This program is financial aid eligible.
The Associate in Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). The CAA enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of "C" or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.


View the Associate in Arts plan of study.

Next Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$4560.00

Location

Main Campus, OCC, Online

Credit Hours

60

Program Stats

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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months