Posted Monday, December 31st, 2018

Programs Range from Animation, to Radiography, to Virtual Reality

Deciding what you want to do with your life can feel overwhelming, but County College of Morris makes it easy to discover your strengths by offering more than 45 degree programs focused on educational and career success.

The college is now enrolling students for the Spring Semester. Classes start Jan. 18.

A student practices using equipment during radiography training.

Graduates of CCM’s radiology program enter the workforce as diagnostic radiographers, after passing their state licensing exam.

CCM’s mission is to prepare students for success by providing access to a high-quality education with multiple opportunities for practical, hands-on learning.

Included among those opportunities are internships, interdisciplinary classes focused on gaining direct experiences outside the classroom, study abroad and more. CCM’s degree programs, along with its extensive offering of certificates to gain immediate employment, have helped more than 50,000 people to build rewarding careers.

PayScale has ranked CCM Number One in New Jersey for community college alumni salaries.

Here are a few of the majors CCM offers with strong career opportunities.

Animation- One of the college’s newest fields of study, animation engages students in exploring a variety of areas such as gaming, movies, television and video, as they earn an Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) in Animation. The AFA program at CCM is designed to provide students with a strong background in the process of animation from start to finish with classes in drawing, color theory, multimedia, animation and more. check out the curriculum check sheet here.

Cybersecurity CCM is a local and national leader in information security education. In 2017, the college was named a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, becoming the only community college in New Jersey to earn that designation from the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. CCM offers an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology with both a digital forensics and information security track, along with a certificate program in information security. Also offered is an Associate in Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in computer forensics.

RadiographyRadiologic technologists are the medical personnel who perform diagnostic imaging examinations. There are numerous disciplines and specialties within the radiologic science profession, such as computed tomography, mammography, MRI, medical dosimetry, nuclear medicine, diagnostic medical sonography, cardiovascular-interventional technology, radiation therapy and diagnostic radiography. After earning their AAS in Radiography at CCM, graduates are prepared to take the state licensing exam to enter the field as diagnostic radiographers. Check out the curriculum check sheet here.

Virtual Reality- The AAS in Virtual Reality is another new program at CCM. As part of the college’s Photography Technology Program within the Art and Design Department, students studying virtual reality learn a range of skills including photography, digital imaging, computer science and narrative storytelling in virtual, augmented and mixed reality. The rigorous program allows students to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities, from immediate entrance into the job market to continuing on to earn a bachelor’s degree. Check out the curriculum check sheet here.

CCM's Popular Majors Lead to Successful Careers

To learn more about these and other degree programs with strong career opportunities, visit www.ccm.edu/academics/. To apply for admissions, visit www.ccm.edu/admissions/.

County College of Morris offers more than 45 associate degree programs, along with a full slate of certificate and workforce development programs. Along with a strong STEM foundation, the college is known for the quality of its liberal arts, performing arts, health science, and culinary and hospitality programs.

The college holds more than 150 transfer agreements and its graduates annually transfer to the state’s and nation’s best four-year institutions.