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What are Career Pathways?
Career Pathways are a series of educational programs that enables individuals to gain employment advantages in a targeted occupation or industry. By completing a Career Pathways Certificate Program at Clatsop Community College, students increase their qualifications for work opportunities, and then may advance over time to successively higher levels of education and employment.

Career Pathways provides avenues for career advancement for current workers, reentry into the job force for displaced workers, and opportunities for new entrants into the labor market. It creates entry points into the labor force and promotes educational attainment related to local industry needs.

By targeting jobs of importance to the local economy, the Career Pathways Program also provides a supply of qualified workers for area employers.

Earn a Career Pathways Certificate:
Whether you’re a high school student, college student, or adult worker, you may find just what you’re looking for at Clatsop Community College in the Career Pathways Program.

  • Take 4 - 9 classes (12-22 credits, depending on the Career Pathways Program you choose)
  • Attend school part-time or full time
  • Further develop your skills and knowledge
  • Prepare for career advancement by gaining additional experience and education
  • Increase your wage potential and self sufficiency
  • Choose your own time frame

Courses in the Career Pathways Program may be applied to the completion of the Less-Than-One-Year and One-Year Certificate Programs and/or Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree. Courses may also support the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree.

Current Clatsop Community College Career Pathways Certificate Programs
Roadmaps show the connections between education and careers at different levels with the industry.

                    Accounting for Business Pathways Certificate Program  
                                              Length of training:  approximately 12 months
                                              Roadmap for Accounting for Business

                    
                        
                          Automotive Technician Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 9 months
                                             Roadmap for Automotive Technician

                        
Automotive Technician Chassis/Suspension Pathways Certificate Program 
                                   PENDING STATE APPROVAL 

                                              Length of training:  approximately 9 months
                                              Roadmap for Automotive Technician Chassis/Suspension

                         
Automotive Technician Drivability Pathways  Certificate Program 
                                   PENDING STATE APPROVAL 

                                              Length of training:  approximately 9 month
                                              Roadmap for Automotive Technician Drivability

                          
Automotive Technician Electrical/Electronics Pathways Certificate Program 
                                   PENDING STATE APPROVAL 

                                              Length of training:  approximately 9 month
                                              Roadmap for Automotive Technician Electrical/Electronics  

                            
Automotive Technician Powertrain Pathways  Certificate Program 
                                             PENDING STATE APPROVAL 
                                              Length of training:  approximately 9 month
                                              Roadmap for Automotive Technician Powertrain 

 

                    Business Professional Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 9 months
                                             Roadmap for Business Professional

                    Communication in Business Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 9 months
                                             Roadmap for Communication in Business

                    Criminal Justice Pathways Certificate Program 
                                 PENDING STATE APPROVAL
                                 
 Length of training:  approximately 9 months
                                             Roadmap for Criminal Justice

                    Criminal Justice - Professional Skills Pathways Certificate 
                                 PENDING STATE APPROVAL

                                             Length of training; approximately 9 months
                                             Roadmap for Criminal Justice -  Professional Skills

                    Emergency Medical Services Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 6 months
                                             Roadmap for Emergency Medical Services

                    Emergency Medical Technician Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 6 months
                                             Roadmap for Emergency Medical Technician

                    Entrepreneurship Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 12 months
                                             Roadmap for Entrepreneurship

                    Entry Level Accounting Clerk Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training;  approximately 9 months
                                             Roadmap for Entry Level Accounting Clerk

                    Fire Science Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 6 months
                                             Roadmap for Fire Science

                    Historic Preservation and Restoration Pathways Certificate Program
                                              Length of training:  approximately 6 months
                                              Roadmap for Historic Preservation and Restoration

                    Seamanship Career Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 3-6 months
                                             Roadmap for Seamanship 

                    Welding Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Welding

                    Welding: Flux Core Arc & Gas Tungsten Arc Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Flux Core Arc & Gas Tungsten Arc

                    Welding: Gas Metal Arc & Flux Core Arc Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Welding: Gas Metal Arc & Flux Core Arc

                    Welding: Gas Metal Arc & Gas Tungsten Arc Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Gas Metal Arc & Gas Tungsten Arc

                    Welding: Shielded Metal Arc & Gas Metal Arc Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training;  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Shielded Metal Arc & Gas Metal Arc

                    Welding: Shielded Metal Arc & Gas Tungsten Arc Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training:  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Shielded Metal Arc & Gas Tungsten Arc

                    Welding: Shielded Metal Arc & Flux Core Arc Pathways Certificate Program
                                             Length of training;  approximately 3 months
                                             Roadmap for Shielded Metal Arc & Flux Core Arc

For additional information and to get started on a Career Pathways Certificate, contact:

Admissions Office
Clatsop Community College
1651 Lexington Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
503-338-2411
http://www.MyPathCareers.org

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Last Updated: 
June 21, 2017, 1:45 pm
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