If you're ready to improve your life, building a new career or enhancing the the career
you already have, now is the time and Pikes Peak is the place.
We have free textbooks this summer and plenty of scholarships and financial aid to put your career goals within reach.
Life is complicated. We get it. These past two years have stalled so many dreams. But the way forward can be as easy as talking to our advisors. They can look at your financial opportunities – how your life experience can be turned into college credits, how our many modes of remote and in-person classes can fit your crazy schedule, and how your passions can ignite your career path.
With the help of our amazing instructors and stellar support team, you got this.
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Learn the skills you need to advance your career or get job-ready for that new opportunity.
PPCC's High School Programs can get you on an early start toward your college degrees or certificates.
Don’t freak out. You don’t need to decide everything about your future in the next five seconds. But you may find that choosing a general academic pathway will help you find your way. Check out your options, and if you’re confused or don’t find anything you like, meet with an advisor.
Use your head and your hands to build and repair things our ever-changing world will always need. Whether it's designing fabrication materials, building robots, or repairing engines and HVAC systems, Pikes Peak's Applied Technology Pathway programs provide you with the technical skills to keep the world running.
Pikes Peak's Arts and Humanities Pathway leads to cultural enrichment and careers that marry your developing skills with your most heartfelt passions. Whether the Pathway leads you to a stage, a lecture hall teaching about art history, or an alley where a massive mural takes shape, it will certainly take you on a journey to self-discovery.
This Pathway leads to exciting places at the center of commerce. Pikes Peak Community College's Business, Design and Hospitality programs can take you to board rooms, to food trucks, to innovative startups, to offices at the top of skyscrapers. Many of Pikes Peak Community College's work in the industries they teach and are always on top of the best business practices.
If the pandemic taught us anything, it's how essential healthcare workers are. A certificate or degree from Pikes Peak Community College will provide you with a solid skill-set to become a valued part of a medical services team anywhere in the country.
Society needs people to make a difference, to be heroic, and to improve the lives of others. These are the students who pursue the Public Service & Social Science Pathway. If your calling is to help people, Pikes Peak Community College can give you the skills and knowledge to make it happen.
Discover the world in all its complexities. Pikes Peak Community College's STEM Pathway provides a place for you to explore in detail how things work, what the world is made of and how to keep it safe and efficient in the age of technology.
Voices of PPCC
Why would you want to pay double the cost for classes at a university that you can get at a community college for less? Spoiler alert: a lot of the professors who work at PPCC and PPCConline are also professors at other colleges and universities.
Veterinary medicine is a dream job for animal lovers. The Veterinary Technology program prepares you to be job-ready for work in a variety of medical practices, research, conservation, wildlife rehab, and livestock health. PPCC currently offers a Veterinary Assistant Certification.Visit Website
The Surgical Technologist is an integral member of a surgical team to deliver care before, during, and after surgery. Before an operation, surgical technologists help prepare the operating room. During the surgery, technologists pass instruments and sterile supplies to the surgeons and assistants.Visit Website
Even as the hospitality industry faces challenging times, it continues to be a popular field, drawing many service-oriented men and women. A degree from Pikes Peak puts you ahead of the pack. This new college program will develop your leadership and make you a job candidate that hotels, restaurants, event planners and others will want to hire.Visit Website
With Cybersecurity degrees or certificates at PPCC, you can move directly into high-demand career fields that offers job security, generous salaries and growth opportunities. Our certified programs will train you in hacking defenses and countermeasures, network-security fundamentals, security architecture and more.Visit Website
Pikes Peak Community College has partnered with Amazon to help frontline employees grow their skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. Amazon's Career Choice program will provide full-tuition to employees seeking a degree or certificate from PPCC.read more
The bill allowing Pikes Peak Community College to change its name was signed by Gov. Jared Polis on Friday, April 22. The college will officially launch its new name, Pikes Peak State College, in the fall.read more
Feature: Congratulations, graduates! Commencement takes place Saturday, May 14, 11am at The Broadmoor World Arena.read more