Guided Pathways

Explore our six guided pathways that will lead you to a rewarding career or prepare you for transfer to a bachelor's degree program.

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    Art and Humanities

    Do you have a flair for working with people? Is your creative side your dominant side? Or do you just love history? The Arts and Humanities Pathway at CSM might be just the thing for you.

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    Business and Information Systems

    Interested in a career in business or information systems? Move quickly beyond the basics and directly into the most relevant courses at CSM.

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    Education and Public Service

    Whether your interests lie in education or criminal justice, the Public Service and Education Pathway at CSM could be the right path get you started on your career!

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    Whether your interests lie in caring for humans or animals, the CSM Health Pathway can take you to a career in the medical professions. Start work right away with an associate’s degree in some fields, or jump right into a career.

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    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

    If you're interested in all things technical, the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Pathway may be right for you! The STEM fields include a wide variety of fields and professions, from engineerings to research sciences to computer programmers.

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    Trades, Transportation, and Energy

    Southern Maryland needs people who are trained in a number of lucrative trades, and one of those people could be you! With the Trades, Transportation, and Energy Pathway at CSM, you could get both theory and hands-on training today for a career tomorrow.

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  • What are Guided Pathways?

    With so many options to choose from, guided pathways simplify the process of finding the credit or non-credit program that's right for you by grouping similar programs.

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