Earn a General Studies Certificate to Improve Your Professional Skills

Blue Ridge CTC’s General Studies certificate programs are designed to develop occupational skills, knowledge, and competencies required to excel in the workforce.

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Why Enroll in a General Studies Certificate Program

General Studies certificate programs develop interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, social media communication skills, quantitative reasoning, and various professional competencies needed for success in the workforce.

    • Gain exposure to various techniques of effective communication.
    • Learn critical thinking and mathematical skills to solve problems.
    • Gain a competitive edge to enter the workforce or meet career advancement opportunities.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.
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General Studies

Begin your college career by taking a variety of general studies courses that help you determine your future goals!

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One Year!

Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!

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Explore Certificate Programs in General Studies

We offer certificate programs in the General Studies field designed to provide a competitive advantage in the workforce.

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Earn a General Studies Certificate to Gain a Competitive Edge

Whether you have just started your career or are thinking of upgrading in an existing one, we have diverse General Studies certificate programs that:

    • Expands competencies
    • Builds communication skills
    • Improves your resume
    • Increases your marketability
    • Imparts confidence in the workforce

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Why Choose Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offer time-saving and economical General Studies Certificate programs with industry-driven curricula and a collaborative campus environment.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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Have Questions? Talk With an Admissions Counselor Today!

Admissions Counselors and Academic Advisors at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College help students navigate career paths throughout their academic career.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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