Career Pathways

Our short-term, two-year and college transfer programs offer many pathways to a rewarding career.

Find the right path for you. Check out a career field that interests you.

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Arts & Humanities

Arts & Humanities

Artists, designers, musicians, performers, poets, chefs and photographers, sharpen your craft and start an exciting career in several creative fields.

Business & Finance

Business & Finance

Your journey to a career in business, marketing, management or Wall Street starts at Thomas Nelson. 

College & University Transfer

College & University Transfer

Save big and complete your Bachelor’s degree through our Guaranteed Admission Agreements with over 30 Virginia colleges and universities.

Computer Science & Cybersecurity

Computer Science & Cybersecurity

There are more jobs available in computer technology and cybersecurity than qualified professionals. Get the skills you need to start a career in this critical and growing field.

Engineering & Science

Engineering & Science

Work toward a challenging career as an engineer or scientist by completing your associate degree and transferring to one of Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Consider a rewarding career in healthcare. Jobs are abundant for qualified professionals in medical and dental offices, pharmacies and hospitals.

Mechanical & Industrial Technology

Mechanical & Industrial Technology

If you love to do-it-yourself, you'll thrive in these hands-on technology programs. Start a career in HVAC, facility maintenance, automotive repair, or manufacturing.

Public & Professional Services

Public & Professional Services

Protect your community's safety and legal rights through a career in fire safety, law enforcement, or criminal justice.

Social Science & Education

Social Science & Education

Make a difference. Become a teacher, counselor, or work in human services. Find a meaningful career helping other people live their best lives.

Transportation & Licensing

Transportation & Licensing

Get your license and get on the road. Start a demanding career as a commercial truck driver, ensuring goods are delivered efficiently across the region and the country.