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Academics at Clark

As a Clark College student, you have the ability to earn a degree or certificate from one of our six areas of study to prepare yourself for employment or transfer to a 4-year institution.

Explore Our Programs

Recently, Clark College created program maps for each degree, showcasing a term-by-term sequence of courses along with a preview of support services. We invite you to explore Program Maps and reach out to the Welcome Center or Advising to begin your Clark journey.
Program Maps

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Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical:

Do you like to work with your hands? Do you enjoy tinkering and exploring the inner working of things? Clark College’s Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical area of study takes you out of the classroom and into shop environments that simulate real-world work settings.

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Business and Entrepreneurship:

Today’s fast-paced business and office environments need people who are able to adapt to new technology, work with a variety of people, and understand the marketplace. Clark College’s Business and Entrepreneurship programs give students the skills to work as administrative assistants, managers, or even to run their own companies.

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Creative and Communication Arts:

Whether your creative interests involve designing, communicating, performing, or producing, you’ll find a home in our Creative and Communication Arts area of study. Clark College offers an Associate in Fine Arts degree that gives students a rare opportunity to start a fine art path at a community college.

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Health Care and Biosciences:

Pursue your passion for helping others through Clark College’s Health Care and Biosciences programs. As the home to one of the oldest and most respected nursing programs in the region, Clark has an established reputation as a premier trainer of health care professionals. We don’t stop there—our programs prepare you for a range of settings, including home care, hospitals, medical offices, pharmacies, dental offices, and more.

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Public Service, Society, and Education:

Do you feel called to serve those around you? Do you want to make an impact on the world? At Clark College, you can explore human behavior, culture, and social issues while preparing yourself for a career in education or public service. This area of study is for students who are committed to changing lives and making a difference in the world.

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Science, Technology, and Engineering:

Are you a curious, analytical problem-solver who likes to explore how things work? You’d be at home in the Science, Technology, and Engineering area of study, where students gain hands-on, real-world experience—doing everything from studying microbes to designing rockets to trouble-shooting computer networks.

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Transitional Studies:

Whether you want to earn a high school diploma, take the GED test, learn English, or gain skills to be college or work ready.

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Newly tenured professors

Ten outstanding educators were granted tenure unanimously by the Clark College Board of Trustees in the spring of 2023.  

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College & University Transfer

Clark College offers many degrees that can act as the foundation of advanced degrees. Learn more about transferring your credits to another college or university.

High School Dual Credit Programs

Clark College offers many ways for you to earn college credit while enrolled in high school. Find out more about the programs below.

If you are looking to earn a high school diploma or a GED from Clark College, we have programs available for you, learn more by visiting the transitional studies department.

Specialty Programs

eLearning: online, hybrid classes, and programs support and information. International Programs: provides support services and opportunities for students studying at Clark College who are residents of other countries.

Running Start: take one or more college classes for credit towards your high school diploma and get college credits. Some students earn an AA degree while enrolled and graduating from their local high school.

English as a Second Language (ESL): gain reading, writing, listening and speaking English skills for college and careers. These classes are for adult immigrants and refugees.

High School Diploma or GED: we offer CAP classes that prepare you for the GED, and High School+ a program that takes into account your prior life, work and school experiences for high school credit towards your diploma.

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