Chesapeake, VA College Campus

Chesapeake, VA Campus

Campus History


Centura College first began offering career placement services in 1969, and in 1983 opened its first school, Electronic Institute of Technology in Norfolk, Virginia. Over the years, it continued to expand its training options and campus locations. In 1991, Tidewater Tech opened its fourth location in Hampton Roads just off Greenbrier Parkway in Chesapeake. In 2008, the school's name was changed to Centura College.

Programs Available

Bachelor of Science in Business

If you already have an associate degree from most business or professional degree programs, you can obtain your bachelor of science degree in business in as little as 15 months with Centura’s Baccalaureate Completion Degree. You can choose from four areas of concentration:

  • Concentration in Management
  • Concentration in Hospitality
  • Concentration in Accounting
  • Concentration in Human Resources

Day and night classes are offered.



Bachelor of Science in Business with an Allied Health Management Concentration

This is a completion degree designed for individuals with an associate degree in business or other related professional degree. The training gives you the opportunity to turn your associate degree into a bachelor's. The allied health management concentration provides a strong core of leadership, technology, finance, community health and medical office team management courses. This training is designed to help healthcare professionals manage, direct and coordinate medical offices and other allied health facilities.

Day and night classes are offered.



Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting

The medical assisting AOS degree offers you two concentrations to choose from: clinical support or management. Regardless which concentration you choose, you will gain the skills needed to meet the demands of the current and emerging health care system. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in 15 months.



Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Massage Therapy

The massage therapy AOS program is designed to provide the basic physical and technical skills necessary to be a massage therapist. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in as little as 15 months.



Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business

This associate of applied science degree in business offers three concentrations: management, accounting administration and web development. Each is designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge to compete in today’s business marketplace. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in 15 months.

  • Concentration in Accounting
  • Concentration in Management
  • Concentration in Web Development


Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Information Technology Specialist

This degree is designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge to increase your workplace competence and advantage in administering computer networks. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in 15 months.



Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Law

The paralegal law training gives you the skills to become an entry-level professional in today’s busy legal profession. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in only 15 months.


Health Information Technology Diploma

The health information technology diploma program will prepare you to work in health care institutions reviewing and analyzing health data and transcribing diagnostic and procedural terms and services into a coded form for analysis and billing. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in as little as nine months.



Phlebotomy Technician

The goal of the Centura College Phlebotomy Technician program is to prepare students to become Nationally Certified Phlebotomists with the skills required to perform various collection techniques, avoid pre‐analytical processing errors and ensure specimen integrity and patient safety. Both day and night classes are offered, and full-time students can graduate in only 6 weeks.


Accreditations, Approvals and Memberships:

  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
  • US Department of Education
  • State Approving Agency for Veterans Education and Training
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services
  • Workforce Investment Act
  • National Association for Health Professionals
  • American Massage Therapy Association