Prepare for Today’s Careers

Discover the careers, programs and employers along nine paths

Chesapeake College’s students enroll at different ages and career stages. Some people want to earn college credit in high school. Others pursue an associate of science or arts degree. Many seek credits to transfer to a four-year or graduate program. And countless more take continuing education courses for professional advancement and personal enrichment.


College Announces New President

Dr. Lanka Elson

  • Dept:  Computer Information Systems

Associate Professor of C.I.S. Lanka Elson came from a four-year university to Chesapeake for the opportunity to teach in our small classes where she can learn about her students’ goals and guide them into the IT field.

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Faculty & Staff

Olga Miranova

  • Path:  LAW
  • Graduation:  2017

Olga entered her dream field as a paralegal through Chesapeake’s Legal Studies Program. Caring faculty with real-world experience gave Olga the skills and connections she needed to succeed.

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Paris Copper

  • Path:  Health Care
  • Graduation:  2018

After a career in culinary, Paris Copper decided to combine his lifelong interest in science and health to pursue a nursing degree. It’s been a long road, but he knows that his determination will drive him to a rewarding career.

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