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Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Education

​College Credit & Degree Programs

​Earn college credits and gain your associates degree. ​​​​​

Please review the credit degree programs and certificates below through the CTE Division.

All students must Apply to the appropriate campus to begin the process of enrolling into a college credit-based degree or certificate program.

​Visit the Enrollment page to learn the the appropriate steps for your chosen campus if enrolling into a college credit-based degree or certificate program.

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CTE Credit Programs

  • Automotive Technology

    https://www.rcsj.edu/cte/auto-tech

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  • Beverage Tourism

    /cte/beverage-tourism-as-cumberland

    The craft beverage industry currently consisting of wineries, breweries and distilleries, is expanding rapidly throughout this region. A common thread among these businesses is the presence of tasting rooms as key marketing venues. Collectively, these tasting rooms have the potential to develop into a major attraction bringing tourists into the region, with beverage tourism becoming an economic driver in the hospitality industry. This program is designed to prepare a workforce capable of managing tasting rooms across the business sector, which will deliver exemplary tasting room experiences. Students entering this program will be adult learners (21 years or older) either seeking to enter the beverage tourism field, or currently employed in tasting rooms and seeking to advance their careers.

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  • Beverage Tourism (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Beverage%20Tourism%20Tasting%20Room%20Management%20CC%20Cumberland.pdf

    The craft beverage industry currently consisting of wineries, breweries and distilleries, is expanding rapidly throughout this region. A common thread among these businesses is the presence of tasting rooms as key marketing venues. Collectively, these tasting rooms have the potential to develop into a major attraction bringing tourists into the region, with beverage tourism becoming an economic driver in the hospitality industry. This program is designed to prepare a workforce capable of managing tasting rooms across the business sector, which will deliver exemplary tasting room experiences. Students entering this program will be adult learners (21 years or older) either seeking to enter the beverage tourism field, or currently employed in tasting rooms and seeking to advance their careers.

    Offered At

  • Beverage Tourism (Certificate)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Beverage%20Tourism%20Tasting%20Room%20Management%20AC%20Cumberland.pdf

    The craft beverage industry, currently consisting of wineries, breweries and distilleries, is expanding rapidly throughout this region. A common thread among these businesses is the presence of tasting rooms as key marketing venues. Collectively, these tasting rooms have the potential to develop into a major attraction bringing tourists into the region, with beverage tourism becoming an economic driver in the hospitality industry. This program is designed to prepare a workforce capable of managing tasting rooms across the business sector, which will deliver exemplary tasting room experiences.

    Offered At

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/COA%20-%20Certified%20Clinical%20Medical%20Assistant%20Program%20Guide-v3%20-%209.26.19%20Fall%202020.pdf

    The CCMA Program at RCSJ provides the requisite training for entry-level postsecondary medical assistant students through classroom, laboratory and supervised clinical instruction and practice. CCMA program graduates receive a Certificate of Achievement upon completion of all program components. Students in good academic standing are eligible to take the national credentialing exam at the completion of all program requirements.

    Offered At

  • Construction Management

    Offered At

    • Gloucester
    • Cumberland
    • Online
  • Glass Art

    https://www.rcsj.edu/ArtsHumanities/glass-tech/glass-art-afa

    A collaborative AFA Program with Salem Community College. The Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) program in Glass Art embraces an approach to design rooted in the history and culture of making. The curriculum provides students with a carefully planned program of study that focuses on exploring contemporary applied craft and design practice, the acquisition of traditional hand skills in varied glassmaking techniques, and complementary studies in art history, digital imaging and professional presentation. The program — in which design, collaboration, community and creative expression play an integral part — allows students to see their work develop from initial idea to finished product, under technical and creative guidance.

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  • Health Information Technology

    https://www.rcsj.edu/NursingAllied-site/Pages/Health-Information-Technology-AAS.aspx

    This degree is designed for the student who is seeking a professional career based in the healthcare arena. The field of Health Information Technology deals with the gathering, storage, and abstraction of health data. This data can be transformed into meaningful and useful information that can be utilized by various professionals for a variety of purposes. Students educated in the field of Health Information Technology can perform various job duties and are employed in a variety of settings. Acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, insurance agencies, and pharmaceutical companies are just a sampling of employers. This field has a national professional organization, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

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  • Healthcare Risk Management (Certificate of Achievement)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Healthcare%20Risk%20Management%2C%20CC-%20Cumberland.pdf

    The Healthcare Risk Management Career Certificate is available to degree-bearing healthcare professionals seeking to expand or advance their career into this dynamic field. As control of risk becomes increasingly important in a vast range of clinical settings, the need for administrators and practitioners with advanced training in this area grows. This program targets risk evaluation and mitigation in the development of risk management plans for enterprise risk and patient safety. Targeted professionals include nurses, therapists and administrators working in private practices, clinics, rehabilitation centers, hospitals and long-term care facilities.

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  • Medical Coding (Certificate)*

    /Degrees-site/Documents/COA/Medical%20Coding%2C%20AC-%20Cumberland.pdf

    This certificate program will prepare the student to work in many areas requiring coding expertise. The coding courses follow the prerequisites Medical Terminology and Human Biology, which expose the student to terms and anatomy necessary for learning medical coding. This program can be completed as a full-time or part-time student. The program at Camden County College is approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Medical coders provide an essential part of managing health information that allows hospitals and physician offices to receive payment for services. Each diagnosis or treatment is assigned a code for which payment may be received. Code assignments are based on coding classification guidelines, federal regulations and sometimes state regulations. In the United States healthcare can be complex and has many components including the clinical side, administrative elements, and governmental oversight. Adequately trained personnel are essential for proper reporting of information to ensure correct reimbursement. Area medical facilities currently seek trained staff with the coding skills necessary to efficaciously meet the financial needs of these institutions. Theory and lab experience will provide the learner with job-readiness skills.

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  • Nuclear Energy Technology

    https://www.rcsj.edu/SEM-site/Pages/Nuclear-Energy-Technology-AAS.aspx

    The Nuclear Energy Technology program prepares students to move directly into the workforce upon graduation. Students will be qualified for entry-level positions in nuclear power maintenance and technology. Courses provide students with a solid foundation in basic scientific principles as well as mathematics. Students are exposed to the theory, materials and equipment necessary to work in the nuclear technology field. Special emphasis is placed on nuclear safety and procedures. The program offers three tracks, each leading to a distinct skill set in the nuclear energy industry: instrumentation and control maintenance, electrical maintenance and non-licensed operator. The instrumentation and control maintenance track provides students with a strong foundation in the general systems and components, while focusing on the in-depth knowledge required for specific jobs in the area of instrumentation and control.

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  • Scientific Glass Technology

    https://www.rcsj.edu/SEM-site/Pages/Scientific-Glass-Technology-AAS.aspx

    Scientific glassblowers create glass apparatus for scientific research in laboratories, universities and industry. The only program of its kind in the nation, Scientific Glass Technology combines classroom study and hands-on laboratory techniques, technical drawing and advanced fabrication. Students develop a solid understanding of scientific glassblowing so that they are able to fabricate apparatus according to technical specifications.

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  • Technical Studies

    https://www.rcsj.edu/cte/technical-studieshttps://www.rcsj.edu/cte/technical-studies

    The Technical Studies Degree Program is designed for individuals who wish to validate their prior apprenticeship, corporate, industrial, or military training and receive college credits for these experiences so that they may complete their degrees. After a formal assessment of this prior learning, technical credits will be awarded.

    Offered At


Gloucester; Cumberland