Central Alabama Community College

Central Alabama Community College has its main campus in Alexander City, Alabama. It has another campus in Childersburg and a learning center in Talladega. The school began in 1921, at which time it was known as the Sylacuaga School of Nursing. Later, it was renamed Coosa Valley School of Nursing (CVSN). In 1994, began offering associates degrees in nursing. CVSN offered various degrees for students in partnership with Central Alabama Community College until 1996 when they merged . The merger of these two institutions allowed both institutions to better service the needs of students in the area. Today the school is known as just Central Alabama Community College.

Central Alabama Community College is accredited to award Associate in Sciences (A.S.), Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), and Associate in Occupational Technology (A.O.T.) degrees. They also offer professional and short-term certificates. The Associate of Science program is designed for students desiring to transfer to a four-year college or university upon graduation to pursue a bachelor's degree. The Associate of Applied Science degree is designed for students who want a career-oriented program designed to help them prepare to enter the workforce. The Associate of Occupational Technology degree is similar to the A.A.S. Degree but focuses on specific career objectives and helps students become skilled technicians. Certificate programs are designed to help students develop career and job specific competencies and knowledge.

Several of the colleges degrees are now offered through online instruction. While the college doesn't offers online degrees that can be completed entirely online, students can supplement their campus-based education with flexible and convenient online courses and workshops.

The school’s athletic programs are known as the Trojans. They compete in the Alabama Community College Conference in sports such as tennis, golf, baseball, softball and volleyball.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (256) 234-6346
Address: 1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, Alabama 35010
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Small ( 2,400+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 2,187
Out-of- State Tuition $ 4,332
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Website Address: www.cacc.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Business and Personal Financial Services Marketing Operations
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Environmental Control Technologies Technicians
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology Technician
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management
Health Professions and Related Programs
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Police Science
Fire Services Administration
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology Technician
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Precision Production
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
Machine Shop Technology Assistant
Precision Metal Working
Welding Technology Welder
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