Programs of Study | Thomas Nelson Community College

Programs of Study

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.

Arts & Humanities

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

Business & Finance

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

College & University Transfer

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

Cybersecurity & Computers

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.

Education & Social Science

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

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.

Health & Wellness

Do you enjoy caring for others? Consider a rewarding career in healthcare. Jobs are abundant for qualified professionals in medical and dental offices, pharmacies and hospitals.

Manufacturing & Mechanics

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.

Online Programs

It's more convenient than ever to take that next step, earn your associate degree or certification completely online. Choose from associate degree or fast certificate programs.

Public Safety & Law

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

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. Or earn your motorcycle license and explore the open road.