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17 Campuses
9 Programs

Founded in Norfolk, Virginia in 1966, ECPI University demonstrated early on its commitment to forward-thinking, market-based curriculum in an accelerated format and being among the first to offer classes in the growing field of computer programming. The name – ECPI – stands for East Coast Polytechnic Institute, signifying its origin and ongoing commitment to technological advancement in all fields of study.

For nearly half a century, ECPI University was established as a career oriented student centered institution and pursued a path of addressing the needs of students and employers in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

During this time, ECPI University has established a reputation for integrating high-quality instruction with hands on application-based learning. The result: graduates who are job ready for entry level positions in STEM – H careers.

Classes continue to be small, and are led by faculty members that possess both professional experience and academic credentials. Successful student outcomes, including student graduation rates and program-related employment, have always been and continue to be of primary importance.

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Available Programs

  • Cyber and Network Security
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    Living in the age of data means embracing the interconnectedness that allows us to communicate and collaborate in an infinite number of ways. Data can mean a wealth of information and insight at our fingertips, but it can also be detrimental in the wrong hands. With progressively more information traveling over the wires and with increasing threats internationally with cyber terrorism, the need to defend and protect an organization’s assets is critically important.

    Do you want to stop cyber-crime before it starts? If preventing, detecting, and battling digital crime is important to you, a career in cyber security may be the perfect fit, and a Computer and Information Science degree with a major in Cyber and Network Security could be a great way to start! As a cybersecurity specialist, you could be on the front lines of cyber warfare and defense, protecting vital computer systems against inside and outside threats alike, including social engineering, hackers, malware, spyware, and viruses.

    Available at these locations

    Charlotte, NC

    4800 Airport Center Parkway
    Charlotte, NC 28208

    ECPI - Northern Virginia (Manassas), VA

    10021 Balls Ford Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    ECPI - Orlando (Lake Mary), FL

    660 Century Point, Suite 1050
    Orlando, FL 32746

    ECPI - Raleigh, NC

    4101 Doie Cope Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613

    ECPI - Richmond South (Moorefield), VA

    800 Moorefield Park Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23236

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    MCI-Richmond West (Emerywood), VA

    2809 Emerywood Pkwy Suite 400
    Richmond, VA 23294

  • A.S. - Network Security
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    At ECPI University, your classroom experience is reinforced with hands-on instruction, using the same kind of technology found in the workplace. Build secure networks in Windows, Cisco, and Linux environments, and implement network security plans to keep hackers at bay and networks secure. Specifically, ECPI’s cyber and network security degree program could teach you how to:

    • Create and manage user/group accounts and configure network routers
    • Assist in development and implementation of policies for disaster recovery and network security design
    • Assist customers in day-to-day network operations and troubleshooting
    • Administer, monitor, and manage networks
    • Participate in software installations, network upgrades, and end-user training
    • Maintain network & security hardware and software

    ECPI’s associate’s degree in Computer & Information Science with a concentration in Cyber and Network Security curriculum aims to prepare graduates to sit for IT certification exams related to CompTIA, Cisco Systems, and Microsoft.

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Charleston, SC

    7410 Northside Drive Suite 100
    North Charleston, SC 29420

    ECPI - Columbia, SC

    250 Berryhill Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

    ECPI - Greensboro, NC

    7802 Airport Center Dr
    Greensboro, NC 27409

    ECPI - Greenville, SC

    1001 Keys Dr
    Greenville, SC 29615

    ECPI - Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #100
    Newport News, VA 23606

    ECPI - Northern Virginia (Manassas), VA

    10021 Balls Ford Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    ECPI - Raleigh, NC

    4101 Doie Cope Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613

    ECPI - Richmond South (Moorefield), VA

    800 Moorefield Park Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23236

    ECPI - Roanoke, VA

    5234 Airport Rd NW
    Roanoke, VA 24012

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

  • A.S. - Emergency Medical Services
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) follows the 2009 EMS Education Standards published by the US Department of Transportation and involves 555 hours of classroom and lab instruction; an extensive structured 270 hour in-hospital clinical component with experienced preceptors at various medical centers and a field internship with a high performance urban EMS agency.

    Students successfully completing this program will be eligible for certification testing by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

    The Paramedic program provides general instruction in all human body systems and advanced life support management for a wide range of conditions. Components of this course include:

    • Introduction to Paramedic
    • Pharmacology
    • Airway Management and Ventilation
    • Advanced Patient Assessment
    • Medicine
    • Trauma
    • Special Populations
    • EMS Operations

    If you’d like to be a part of a rewarding profession where you can help save lives, ECPI University can help you get prepared with our Paramedic (EMT) program. Through our year-round, accelerated program, you can earn your Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in as little as 16 months.


    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #100
    Newport News, VA 23606

    MCI-Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #305
    Newport News, VA 23606

  • A.S. - Electronics Engineering Technology
    Math, Engineering, and Physical Sciences

    At ECPI University, you learn from seasoned professionals, faculty members who possess academic credentials supported by real-world experience. Classrooms and labs are outfitted with industry equipment, and curriculum is designed with input from industry professionals. They help faculty members develop programs designed to produce graduates who fulfill the needs of today’s employers. The program has a history of successful graduates and encourages students to seek certifications and internships to enhance a graduates marketability in the workforce. ECPI’s Electronics Engineering Technology program can help you learn how to:

    • Use testing and measuring instruments to acquire data, analyze problems, and design a system or process.
    • Identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
    • Demonstrate an ability to manage engineering technology projects.
    • Analyze and implement systems containing hardware and software components.
    Targeted coursework includes:
    • Analog and Digital Electronics and Communications
    • Data Acquisition and Control Systems
    • Computer Hardware and Software
    • Computer Programming and Networks

    The curriculum provides graduates with the education and experience needed for employment in a variety of industries including:

    • Telecommunications Industry
    • Computer Industry
    • Homeland Security
    • Aerospace Industry
    • Automation and Manufacturing
    • Education

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Charleston, SC

    7410 Northside Drive Suite 100
    North Charleston, SC 29420

    ECPI - Columbia, SC

    250 Berryhill Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

    ECPI - Greensboro, NC

    7802 Airport Center Dr
    Greensboro, NC 27409

    ECPI - Greenville, SC

    1001 Keys Dr
    Greenville, SC 29615

    ECPI - Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #100
    Newport News, VA 23606

    ECPI - Richmond South (Moorefield), VA

    800 Moorefield Park Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23236

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    MCI-Richmond West (Emerywood), VA

    2809 Emerywood Pkwy Suite 400
    Richmond, VA 23294

    Richmond, VA - (Innsbrook)

    4305 Cox Rd
    Glen Allen, VA 23060

  • A.S. - Dental Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Careers Institute’s program provides students with a strong foundation in the fundamental areas of dental assisting including:

    • Radiographic procedures
    • Clinical procedures
    • Administrative procedures

    Dental Assistant duties typically involve:

    • Preparing patients for examinations
    • Patient interviews and charting histories
    • Taking vital signs
    • Assisting with laboratory procedures and minor surgeries
    • Dealing with insurance companies
    • Billing and record keeping

    Included in this instruction is an externship so that the Dental Assistant student can experience a real world environment firsthand.

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #100
    Newport News, VA 23606

    ECPI - Northern Virginia (Manassas), VA

    10021 Balls Ford Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    MCI-Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #305
    Newport News, VA 23606

    MCI-Richmond West (Emerywood), VA

    2809 Emerywood Pkwy Suite 400
    Richmond, VA 23294

    MCI-Virginia Beach, VA

    5501 Greenwich Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

  • A.S. - Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Careers Institute’s “hands-on” learning environment allows students to gain “real world” experience in the classroom, and then apply it through externship experiences in a variety of settings. Through this program, you can learn how to:

    • Conduct patient interviews and take medical histories
    • Check vital signs
    • Prepare patients for examination
    • Assist with surgical procedures
    • Collect specimens
    • Perform various laboratory tests and EKGs
    • Review and process payments
    • Prepare billing statements
    • Schedule appointments
    Coursework includes:
    • Physiology
    • Anatomy
    • Pharmacology
    • Clinical Procedures
    • Computer Applications

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Charleston, SC

    7410 Northside Drive Suite 100
    North Charleston, SC 29420

    ECPI - Columbia, SC

    250 Berryhill Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

    ECPI - Greenville, SC

    1001 Keys Dr
    Greenville, SC 29615

    ECPI - Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #100
    Newport News, VA 23606

    ECPI - Northern Virginia (Manassas), VA

    10021 Balls Ford Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    ECPI - Raleigh, NC

    4101 Doie Cope Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613

    ECPI - Richmond South (Moorefield), VA

    800 Moorefield Park Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23236

    ECPI - Roanoke, VA

    5234 Airport Rd NW
    Roanoke, VA 24012

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    MCI-Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #305
    Newport News, VA 23606

    MCI-Richmond South (Moorefield), VA

    800 Moorefield Park Dr. Suite 302
    Richmond, VA 23236

    MCI-Richmond West (Emerywood), VA

    2809 Emerywood Pkwy Suite 400
    Richmond, VA 23294

    MCI-Virginia Beach, VA

    5501 Greenwich Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

  • Diploma - Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    ECPI University’s Medical Careers Institute focuses on a “hands-on” approach, allowing students to gain real-world experience from within the classroom and through externship experience. Through the Medical Assisting Diploma program, students can learn how to:

    • Conduct patient interviews and take medical histories
    • Check vital signs
    • Prepare patients for examination
    • Assist with surgical procedures
    • Collect specimens
    • Perform various laboratory tests and EKGs
    • Review and process payments
    • Prepare billing statements
    • Schedule appointments

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Raleigh, NC

    4101 Doie Cope Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613

    MCI-Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #305
    Newport News, VA 23606

    MCI-Virginia Beach, VA

    5501 Greenwich Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

  • A.D.N. - Nursing (ADN)
    Nursing

    Medical Careers Institute’s (MCI) goal is to equip students with the most current knowledge and skills needed to meet the prevention, health maintenance, health promotion, and restorative needs of the patient.

    MCI’s skills-based laboratory environment provides students with a realistic setting in which to learn both the art and science of nursing with a focus on the application of theory to clinical practice. Core areas of instruction include:

    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Microbiology
    • Nutrition
    • Pharmacology
    • Acute Care
    • Medical/Surgical Nursing
    • Maternal/Newborn Nursing

    After earning their degree, graduates are then qualified to take the RN-NCLEX exam through the State Board of Nursing. A student who passes the exam is then licensed to practice as a registered nurse.

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Charleston, SC

    7410 Northside Drive Suite 100
    North Charleston, SC 29420

    ECPI - Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #100
    Newport News, VA 23606

    ECPI - Northern Virginia (Manassas), VA

    10021 Balls Ford Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    ECPI - Roanoke, VA

    5234 Airport Rd NW
    Roanoke, VA 24012

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    MCI-Newport News, VA

    1001 Omni Boulevard #305
    Newport News, VA 23606

    MCI-Richmond West (Emerywood), VA

    2809 Emerywood Pkwy Suite 400
    Richmond, VA 23294

  • Diploma - Practical Nursing
    Nursing

    The Practical Nursing program is designed to provide with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for developing effective communication, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and teamwork/collaboration skills which will prepare the graduate to care for individuals, families and communities as an entry level practical nurse in a variety of healthcare settings.

    The Practical Nursing program prepares the student to become a valuable member of a healthcare team, working under the supervision of an advanced practice registered nurse, registered nurse, licensed physician, licensed dentist, or other practitioner.

    Available at these locations

    ECPI - Charleston, SC

    7410 Northside Drive Suite 100
    North Charleston, SC 29420

    ECPI - Columbia, SC

    250 Berryhill Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

    ECPI - Greenville, SC

    1001 Keys Dr
    Greenville, SC 29615

    ECPI - Northern Virginia (Manassas), VA

    10021 Balls Ford Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    ECPI - Raleigh, NC

    4101 Doie Cope Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613

    ECPI - Roanoke, VA

    5234 Airport Rd NW
    Roanoke, VA 24012

    ECPI - Virginia Beach, VA

    5555 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    MCI-Richmond West (Emerywood), VA

    2809 Emerywood Pkwy Suite 400
    Richmond, VA 23294

    MCI-Virginia Beach, VA

    5501 Greenwich Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Accreditation

ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Disclosure

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