Cash in on a passion in these 12 red-hot sectors:
Tune up your skills and start up a great career.
Launch a lofty living and earn $60,000.
Business Management & Administration
Build with a business… or be your own boss.
Build the versatile skills you need to get hired.
Make a difference every day in a high-demand pursuit.
Emergency Medical Services
Answer the call. Uplift the community.
Fire and Rescue Services
Connect to a critical field expanding by 7% annually in NC.
Join the NC’s fastest-growing sector, expected to add 93,000** jobs by 2026.
Hospitality & Tourism
Make vacation your vocation in this fun, flexible field.
Hone your hands-on skills and join an always-on field.
Connect to careers in programming cybersecurity, game design and more.
Transportation & Logistics
Make a bold career move in an essential industry.
Find Your Community College
Alamance Community College
Bladen Community College
Blue Ridge Community College
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
Carteret Community College
Catawba Valley Community College
Central Carolina Community College
Central Piedmont Community College
Coastal Carolina Community College
College of The Albemarle
Craven Community College
Durham Technical Community College
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Guilford Technical Community College
James Sprunt Community College
Lenoir Community College
McDowell Technical Community College
Mitchell Community College
Montgomery Community College
Nash Community College
Pamlico Community College
Pitt Community College
Richmond Community College
Robeson Community College
Rockingham Community College
Sampson Community College
Southwestern Community College
Tri-County Community College
Wilson Community College
Why are these
scholarships being offered?
As employers struggle to find career professionals with next-level skills and training in critical industries, North Carolina Community Colleges are rising to the challenge.
A vision in action.
Thanks to state funding and existing resources, our colleges can offer fast, flexible pathways to immediate employment in key industry sectors. With a focus on the future, NC Community Colleges are committed to leading the way in economic recovery and growth, one success story at a time.
What career pathways
NC community colleges offer custom short-term pathways in 12 high-demand sectors, leading to thousands of possible careers. Click on your college above to learn more!
New jobs projected in the North Carolina workforce by 2028.
Hospitality & Accommodation jobs rank 2nd among all sectors in projected growth by 2028.
Average annual wage in Business and Financial Operations occupations in North Carolina.