Founded in 1963, Carteret Community College is one of 58 institutions comprising the N.C. Community College System. Located in Morehead City, N.C., the college lies on the shores of the beautiful Bogue Sound — part of the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway.
Carteret Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.
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Carteret Community College serves and empowers our students and coastal community by providing high-quality education, workforce training, and lifelong enrichment in an innovative and inclusive learning environment.
Approved by the Board of Trustees November 9, 2021
The Carteret Community College Vision is based on the pursuit of excellence in four dimensions:
1 An Excellent Learning College
2 An Excellent Place to Work
3 An Excellent Resource for Workforce Development and Quality of Life
4 An Excellent Steward of the Public Trust
At Carteret Community College, we believe our purpose is to serve the citizens of Carteret County. To fulfill this purpose, we further believe our greatest assets are the people we employ. We the employees of Carteret Community College, united by common purpose, share these values:
Learning – Service – Quality – Innovation – Integrity – Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion – Teamwork – Commitment