INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE MEANS
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Want a rewarding career? Start here.
Discover the career path you want and get ready to take it as far as you choose.
No matter what kind of career you want, North Carolina community colleges are ready to help you make it happen. That’s because they offer a variety of certificates, customized training programs and degrees that provide students with the most up-to-date knowledge and in-demand skills that employers are looking for. Being a part of the communities they’re in allows community college to keep tuition low while developing talented, skilled graduates that truly meet the needs of local businesses.
Through partnerships with companies across the state (including several on the Fortune 500 list), North Carolina community colleges have created a growing number of industry-specific programs to prepare you for a good job. Or help you get promoted in the one you already have.
With hundreds of online learning options, flexible class schedules and a campus within 30 minutes of your home, as well as financial assistance and scholarship opportunities, North Carolina community colleges make getting the education you need for the career you want as easy as possible. By offering a high-quality, lower-cost education, community colleges can help you become the most well-qualified candidate for skilled jobs in your area. Employers are ready to fill them. The question is, are you?
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Whether you live in the mountains, on the coast or anywhere in between, there’s a campus within a 30-minute drive of you—or as close as your computer. Find the best one for you based on what you want to learn. So, if you’re interested in a cost-effective education close to home, see what North Carolina community colleges can do for you. Download this guide for more helpful information on various programs, financial aid, apprenticeships, transfer degrees and more.
They Got Hired
Nicole chose to go back to school after her son passed, as a way of honoring his memory and the education he’d never be able to get. But as the first in her family to go to college, she worried about finding the support she needed and ways to fund her education. Fayetteville Tech Community College (FTCC) was there to help—not only with grant and scholarship suggestions but also a job as a staff member supporting students with disabilities.
I learned universities will fall all over themselves to get that community college associate degree holder to come to their university.
Bio Research Assistant at UNCP’s
Comtech Biotechnology and Training Center
FAYETTEVILLE TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE GRAD