Financial Aid

Eligible Programs of Study


Effective 5/15/15


Associate Degrees

Associate in Applied Science
Associate in Arts - College Transfer
Associate in Fine Arts
Associate in General Education
Associate in Science
Excludes Environmental Science Technology (A20140) (1)                                                                                    



(2) Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology (D35100)

Nursing Assistant (C45480)

(3) Therapeutic Massage (D45750)

Pharmacy Technology (C45580) (pending NCCCS approval)

Therapeutic & Diagnostic Services Diploma — Emergency Medical Science (D45910)


Therapeutic & Diagnostic  Services Diploma — Medical Assisting (D45920)


Therapeutic & Diagnostic Services Diploma — Nursing Assistant (D45930)


Therapeutic & Diagnostic Services Diploma — Phlebotomy (D45950)


(1)   Environmental Science Technology AAS degree is offered in conjunction with Blue Ridge Community College. Students in this program must apply for their financial aid at Blue Ridge.
(2)   Financial Aid credit hours for this program must be converted from contact hours according to the Department of Education’s formula. This will likely result in payment of partial financial aid.
(3)   This program is paid under a special clock hour formula that does not determine payments based on semesters or credit hours, but on clock hours and weeks completed.