Chesapeake College

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Administrative Medical Assistant Certificate

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Pursue a career in medical and dental offices or as a hospital health unit secretary. This 96-hour program prepares you to take the CMAA National Certification exam.

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Medical Coding Professional Certificate

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Keep records, calculate patient charges, review files and determine codes for physician procedures and diagnosis. This 80-hour course prepares students to take one of two certification exams.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA/GNA Certificate

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Start your healthcare career in our 150-hour CNA program. Take day or evening classes and onsite clinical training for AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification. (Wye Mills, Cambridge)

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Medical Assistant

Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate

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Train in procedures to provide patient care, perform simple lab tests and administer medications. Program includes 140 hours of classroom instruction and clinical training to prepare for the CCMA National Certification exam.

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Certificate

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Start your career as a Dental Assistant in this 137-hour program comprised of five courses and an internship. Prepare to take the National or Maryland exams to secure your license as a Dental Radiation Technologist.

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

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Enter the pharmacy field and prepare to take the Certification Board's PTCB exam. This comprehensive 50-hour course prepares you to work in hospitals, pharmacies and healthcare settings under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomist Certificate

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Prepare for the American Society for Clinical Pathology Certification and employment as phlebotomist. Complete classes and clinical experience to take the national exam in just one semester.

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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

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Become a physical therapy assistant by completing general education classes at Chesapeake and professional training at Anne Arundel Community College. Offered through the Chesapeake Area Consortium for Higher Education.

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Radiology Technician

Radiologic Science Technologist Certificate

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Enjoy a career as a Radiographer in hospital, clinic, physician’s office, or health care setting. Prepare for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certifying exam to earn your license.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technologist Certificate

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Become an integral member of surgical team and work alongside surgeons, anesthesiologists, and registered nurses. Gain skills needed to sit for the national certification exam.

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Vet Technician

Vet Assistant Certificate

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Chesapeake College’s Veterinary Assistant Training prepares students to work in the animal care field. As trained Veterinary Assistants, students will support veterinary technicians and veterinarians in a variety of inpatient and outpatient activities. The training consists of four non-credit courses that include supervised clinical practicum hours completed outside of the classroom. In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course, students will be required to take a final examination, attend 85 percent of the classroom hours, and complete the assigned practicum hours.

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Transportation Industry

Truck Driver

Commercial Driver’s License

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Prepare for a career as a professional tractor-trailer or school bus driver. Learn the basics needed for driving a tractor-trailer to earn a CDL Class A, commercial license. This 240 hour program can be completed in six weeks. Bus driver training is also available for the CDL Class B, school bus driver’s license. The school bus program can be completed in four weeks.

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Information Technology Industry

IT Support Specialist

Computer Information Systems - PC and Network Management, A.A.S.

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The PC and Network Management program provides students with an adequate understanding of microcomputers and microcomputer networks. Students are offered an opportunity to acquire proficiency in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting microcomputer hardware and software, as well as mastering the principles of microcomputer networks, networking hardware, and networking software. Students can transfer the skills and proficiencies acquired in this program to an upper-level institution, use them for immediate entry into a career, or acquire them as an enhancement to existing work-related skills. Additional business and business-related courses in this program provide students with an adequate understanding of the business environment. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

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Data Security Management

Computer Information Systems - PC and Network Management, A.A.S.

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The PC and Network Management program provides students with an adequate understanding of microcomputers and microcomputer networks. Students are offered an opportunity to acquire proficiency in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting microcomputer hardware and software, as well as mastering the principles of microcomputer networks, networking hardware, and networking software. Students can transfer the skills and proficiencies acquired in this program to an upper-level institution, use them for immediate entry into a career, or acquire them as an enhancement to existing work-related skills. Additional business and business-related courses in this program provide students with an adequate understanding of the business environment. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Information Systems - PC and Network Management, A.A.S.

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The PC and Network Management program provides students with an adequate understanding of microcomputers and microcomputer networks. Students are offered an opportunity to acquire proficiency in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting microcomputer hardware and software, as well as mastering the principles of microcomputer networks, networking hardware, and networking software. Students can transfer the skills and proficiencies acquired in this program to an upper-level institution, use them for immediate entry into a career, or acquire them as an enhancement to existing work-related skills. Additional business and business-related courses in this program provide students with an adequate understanding of the business environment. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

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Software Developer

Computer Information Systems - Web Design, A.A.S.

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The Web Design Specialist Area of Concentration provides students with the concepts and skills to design interactive media and Web pages, and prepares students for employment as Web page/multimedia presentation operators and designers in the business community. The program provides the student with the opportunity to acquire proficiency in web authoring software and microcomputer graphics/multimedia software. Additional business or business-related courses provide the student with a thorough understanding of the employment environment. The fundamental goal is to provide the student with an adequate understanding of microcomputer software and multimedia skills in order to function successfully in a business-oriented, computing environment. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

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Public Service Industry

Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Specialize in law enforcement and gain a solid foundation in the criminal justice field, perfect for transferring to a four year program. Our classes, seminars and field trips introduce you to criminal investigation techniques, principles of criminal law, law enforcement administration, corrections, criminology and field training.

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Law Enforcement Certification

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Secure a certificate on your path to an A.A.S. degree or gain critical knowledge of the law enforcement field. Chesapeake’s program provides a foundation to prepare you for entry-level employment or advancement in criminal justice.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Specialize in law enforcement and gain a solid foundation in the criminal justice field, perfect for transferring to a four year program. Our classes, seminars and field trips introduce you to criminal investigation techniques, principles of criminal law, law enforcement administration, corrections, criminology and field training.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Specialize in law enforcement and gain a solid foundation in the criminal justice field, perfect for transferring to a four year program. Our classes, seminars and field trips introduce you to criminal investigation techniques, principles of criminal law, law enforcement administration, corrections, criminology and field training.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Development A.A.S.

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Advance your career and mold young minds with an A.A.S. degree in the field of Early Childhood Development. This program is designed to provide comprehensive training for individuals who want to become professionals in child care agencies or primary grades as well as for individuals who are already employed in these areas and want to advance in the workplace.

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Early Childhood Development Advanced Certificate

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Secure a certificate to enhance your career while gaining knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Development. Designed for paraprofessionals already employed either in child care agencies or in the primary grades. This program also provides theory and skills for parents who want to learn more about the growth and needs of their children.

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Early Childhood Development Basic Certificate

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Train for a career in Early Childhood Development with this 16-hour certificate program. The Basic Certificate is designed to prepare those presently employed as child care staff in either centers or family child care facilities with comprehensive training to meet Maryland Office of Child Care requirements.This program also provides a pathway for students interested in joining the field of early childhood education as teacher aides.

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Early Childhood Development Letter of Recognition

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Start your career in Early Childhood Development by gaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to be responsible for children in a child care setting. Students who successfully complete this program will meet the minimum requirements to work in a child care center and are eligible to continue in the Early Childhood Development Basic and Advanced Certificate programs. Together, ECD 160 and ECD 163+ meet the 90 hours of approved training for child care preschool teachers required by the Office of Child Care of the Maryland State Department of Education.

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EMTs and Paramedics

EMS, A.A.S.

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The EMS programs are designed to prepare the student to provide quality patient care in the out-of-hospital arena. These programs are physically and intellectually challenging, requiring many hours of dedicated study, clinical rotations, labs and classroom training. Students prepare for leadership roles in specialized rescue, responding to mass casualty incidents, including those possibly involving weapons of mass destruction. Graduates will be eligible to take the National Registry Practical and Written Exams and the Maryland Protocol Exam.

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EMT Certificate

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Prepare for paramedic licensure. For EMT-Intermediate or CRT licensed individuals, to take the national certification and state paramedic exams.

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Social Services Assistant

Human Services, A.A.S.

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Begin your path to a career through our Behavioral Health Concentration to become an Alcohol and Drug Trainee, Supervised Certified Addictions Counselor, Intellectual Disabilities Support Specialist or Case Manager.

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Teacher Assistant

Teacher Aide Certificate

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Gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively with children under the supervision of the classroom teacher. The Teacher Aide Certificate option is designed to allow students to enter the workforce as teacher aides or to continue their education in the Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree program.

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Construction Industry

Electrician

Electrician Program

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Offered on the Wye Mills campus, the program includes 13 classes such as Electrician’s Core and Electrician’s Basic Training. Offered once per week in the evenings, each session runs from 15-18 weeks. In addition, Chesapeake offers one-day classes for licensed electricians.

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Architectural Drafter

Engineering Technology — Drafting and Design

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The Drafting and Design program is designed to provide a strong general education background, as well as skills needed for employment or advancement in industry or government working with architects, designers, and engineers. The curriculum has been developed and maintained in cooperation with local area manufacturers, architectural and construction companies, and organizations. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

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HVAC Technician

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Program

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Offered at Colonel Richardson H.S. in Federalsburg, our HVAC program includes eight classes including Basic Electricity and HVAC-R Service. Prepare to take the NATE Core plus Heat Pump and EPA Refrigerant Recovery Tests. Offered evenings, each session runs 15 weeks. Most students complete the eight-course program in two years.

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The MIG and TIG Welding/Fabrication Certificate

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The MIG & TIG Welding/Fabrication Certificate (777) is designed for those interested in career pathways involving structural and decorative metal fabrication in shop settings using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

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The Stick and Flux-core Welding/Fabrication Certificate

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The Stick & Flux-core Welding/Fabrication Certificate (778) is designed for students pursuing careers in the construction of steel structures, shipbuilding, pipeline/utilities construction, industrial fabrication and repair.

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Welder

The MIG and TIG Welding/Fabrication Certificate

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The MIG & TIG Welding/Fabrication Certificate (777) is designed for those interested in career pathways involving structural and decorative metal fabrication in shop settings using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

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The Stick and Flux-core Welding/Fabrication Certificate

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The Stick & Flux-core Welding/Fabrication Certificate (778) is designed for students pursuing careers in the construction of steel structures, shipbuilding, pipeline/utilities construction, industrial fabrication and repair.

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Contact Phone Number

410-822-5400

Address

1000 College Circle
Wye Mills, MD 21679-0008
United States