Carteret Community College is located on the shore of Bogue Sound off U.S. Highway 70 in Morehead City. The college offers the latest vocational-technological training and features programs that prepare students for the skills they need in the fast-paced information age, where computers and the Internet have changed the way business is done.
Students can pursue Associate in Science, Associate in Arts and Associate in Fine Arts degrees as well as associate degrees in programs for business and computer technologies, health sciences, vocational licensure fields, and public and legal services. In addition, a variety of shorter diploma and certificate programs also enable Carteret Community College to provide students with the training needed to find employment in a changing workforce.
With programs like aquaculture technology, cosmetology technology, Internet technologies, culinary technology, hotel and restaurant management, marine propulsion systems, and boat manufacturing and related marine trades, CCC students have a wide range of options. Additionally, students can work toward careers in interior design and a variety of health science related fields, including an associate's degree in nursing.
As an authorized academic training partner of the Microsoft Corporation, the college has the Microsoft seal of approval to teach students how to use its software products. Students can also test for Microsoft and Cisco certifications, which tell prospective employers they have mastered their technical specialties.
In the Corporate and Community Education Division, the college provides businesses and industries with training opportunities for employees in a variety of subjects. Supervision, leadership and customer-service training can be customized to meet an organization's needs. Seminars addressing the needs of small business and entrepreneurs are available to the public.
With occupational training courses such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC and carpentry, students are taking advantage of the flexible training opportunities available at the college. Furthermore, the Basic Skills Department provides students with an opportunity to obtain their GED, attend Adult High School or improve their English if it is their second language.
Carteret Community College has expanded training opportunities in aquaculture, business technologies, health sciences and marine trades.
The college's library is open to the public and has one of the fastest Internet connections in the region. CCC was the first community college in North Carolina to be connected to the University System's North Carolina Research and Educational Network. From audio books and best sellers to an inter-library loan program with colleges and universities throughout the state, the college's library is an excellent research facility.
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