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Careers & Programs

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing in the United States has changed dramatically. Today's workers require high-tech precision machining skills to operate leading-edge technology in clean, well-lit manufacturing environments.

Arts, Design, & Humanities

Programs include short-term training to prepare graduates for immediate employment in the visual arts and design fields, as well as two-year associate degree programs that prepare well-rounded students capable of transferring successfully to a four-year college or university.

Business & Marketing

Business and Marketing programs prepare students for a variety of careers working in office environments, starting their own businesses, or transferring to a four-year college or university. Programs range from short-term career studies certificates lasting one to two semesters, to full two-year associate degrees that may lead to additional employment prospects and higher wages.

Computer Science & Information Technology

DCC Computer Science and IT programs prepare graduates for well-paying and in-demand careers in cyber security, database administration, software and mobile app development, network architecture, computer support, and more.

Criminal Justice & Public Safety

These programs prepare graduates to work in law enforcement, corrections, public safety, or in private security/investigations firms.

Education

DCC's education programs span a wide range of age groups and careers. Graduates of the Associate in Applied Science and the Career Studies Certificate may seek immediate employment in daycare or elementary school settings as a teacher 's aide after graduation. Associate degree students may also choose to transfer to a four-year university to become a K-12 school teacher.

Science, Engineering, & Health

These programs, which range in length from 10 weeks to two years, prepare graduates to fill health care or science-related jobs that continue to see high growth across the country. Different programs are designed for immediate employment after graduation, or transfer to a four-year college or university.

Technical & Workforce Programs

Technical & Workforce programs are designed to prepare graduates fro immediate employment. These areas of study are a good fit for students who enjoy working with their hands, problem-solving, and applying practical techniques. Many certificate programs are short-term and provide the opportunity to earn valuable industry credentials to make graduates more competitive in the workplace.

Transfer Programs

For programs intended to culminate in a bachelor's degree. DCC has guaranteed admission or articulation agreements with 40+ colleges and universities for graduates who meet certain guidelines.

Around Campus

State Board for Community Colleges to Set 2019-20 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting

In accordance with Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia, the State Board for Community Colleges provides notice that it will consider tuition and mandatory fee increases for Virginia’s Community Colleges, effective fall 2019, at 9 a.m., May 16, 2019, at 300 Arboretum Place, Richmond, Va.  

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Dr. Jacqueline M. Gill Hired as President of Danville Community College

Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Jacqueline M. Gill, currently of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, has been hired as the next permanent president of Danville Community College. She will assume the role at the beginning of July. Gill’s selection caps off a national search that attracted 80 applicants.

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DCC Launches CAPE Program to Eliminate Barriers to Employment

DCC is working cooperatively with Danville City Department of Social Services and other partnering agencies and organizations to implement the Career Assisted Pathways to Employment (CAPE) Program.

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