I think so, though I haven't tried. But instead of apt-get you should use CentOS' built-in package manager (is it up2date or yum?).
If it's yum, then the syntax is the same as with apt-get:
yum install <package_name>
If it's up2date, run
to find out more. Also have a look here: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1408