Catawba Valley Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

2550 Highway 70 SE

Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 327-7000

Fax: (828) 327-7276

Contact: Laurie Wegner

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2550 Highway 70 SE

Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 327-7000

Total undergrads: 4,709

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 943

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,740


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing, emergency medical science, surgical technology, respiratory care, health information technology, dental hygiene, speech-language pathology assistant, advertising and graphic design, electroneurodiagnostic technology, polysomnography, radiography.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticulture Science A,C
Turf Management A

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Customer Service Management A
E-Commerce A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Management A,C
Operations Management A
Real Estate A

Communications Technologies

Photographic/Film Technology A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Information Technology A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A

Construction Trades

Electrician C


Early Childhood Education A,C


Industrial Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Computer Engineering A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical Technologies A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A,C
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,C
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C

Precision Production Trades

Furniture DesignManufacturing A,C
Machine Shop Technology C
Upholstery C
Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Cyber crime technology A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Forensic Technologies A
Police Science C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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