Programs & Academics

Centralia College offers a wide variety of excellent programs, whether you want to complete a certificate, associate degree, or bachelor's degree. Stay here for a few weeks or a few years, and meet your unique goals.

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Arts & Sciences

In this pathway, you'll find the programs associated with a traditional liberal arts education. Here, you'll find everything from fine and performing arts to the hard sciences, math, history, foreign languages, media studies, and natural resources.



Included in the Business Pathway are programs that lead to jobs in accounting, business and office administration, and graphic design.

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Education & Social Services

The Education & Social Services Pathways leads to careers ranging from teaching to drug counseling to law enforcement and corrections.

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Healthcare & Life Science

If you're interested in a career in healthcare, this is your pathway. Careers in the Healthcare & Life Science Pathway range from nursing and medical assistants to registered nurses to physicians, dentists, pharmacists, and veterinarians.

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Technology, Trades, & Manufacturing

In this pathway, you'll find hands-on training in a number of fields, including diesel mechanics, electronics, robotics, IT, energy technology, and welding.

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Bachelor's Degrees

Centralia College offers four applied bachelor's degrees - Applied Management (business), Diesel Technology, Information Technology, and Teacher Education.


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Transitional Education

Need to learn English or earn a high school diploma or GED? Basic skills classes can help you get ready to start college or enter a new career.

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Continuing & Community Education

These are non-credit classes that can yield a professional certication (flagger, first aid, etc.), help you learn important skills, or enrich your life and health.

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Family Development/Parenting

Be the best parent possible with fun, interactive, and informative classes for all ages of children.


Degrees & Certificates

Here you'll find a information on the degrees offered at Centralia College.


Not Sure Yet?

Relax. You don't have to know exactly what you want to do now. In fact, most students don't choose a pathway on their first day...or they change somewhere along the way. Consider meeting with an advisor to discuss your interests and options, and get started on the right path for you.