Welcome to Carteret CC

A Sound Education

Located on Bogue Sound, Carteret Community College was founded in 1963 and is one of 58 institutions comprising the North Carolina Community College System. Carteret CC is accredited and offers more than 90 associate’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates that prepare students for university transfer or immediate entrance into the workforce. At Carteret CC, we also offer short-term, non-degree programs in healthcare, public safety, transportation, skilled trades, and more. Non-degree programs include customized training, small business support, and basic skills courses such as high school equivalency preparation and English as a Second Language. With so much to offer, learn how you can start your Sound Education today!

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  • Carteret Community College was recently ranked fourth in the nation by SmartAsset in its Best Community Colleges in America — 2020 Edition. With many students opting to defer from universities for a year due to COVID-19 and instead taking courses at community colleges, this news......

  • Many await the College’s announcement for fall semester plans. Although planning is ongoing, we do know that this fall Carteret Community College will offer a variety of instructional methods to fit the current times and to protect the safety of the learning environment for our......

  • When the 2020 therapeutic massage graduates began the program in August 2019, their studies were interrupted by Hurricane Dorian. The last eight weeks of their final semester produced even greater educational struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. In spite of those disruptions, the graduating class managed......

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