Career & College Promise

Who can participate in the Career and College Promise program?

  • High school juniors and seniors (some pathways are available for freshman and sophomores)
  • With a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who are deemed college ready by test scores (SAT, ACT, PLAN, PSAT) or by their high schools
  • Contact SCC for more information about eligibility
  • This information is for College Transfer Pathways, Please contact SCC for Career Pathway information
  • State guidelines for qualifying

What is Stanly Community College's Career and College Promise program?

  • CCP offers tuition free college courses that can lead to college credits and/or certificates and job training
  • Students may enroll in college transfer or career pathways depending upon future plans
  • College transfer pathways can lead up to 30 hours of college transfer credits
  • Career and Technical Education Pathways lead to credits used towards certificates, diplomas, and degrees
  • Students may be enrolled in one college transfer pathway and one one career pathway

Where do classes meet?

  • Courses are offered both online and seated for scheduling convenience
  • To help accommodate high school scheduling, SCC offers late-start courses in 12-week format

What are the benefits of the Career and College Promise program at SCC?

  • CCP allows you to earn college credits while in high school
  • This will save you money on college tuition (CCP classes are tuition-free)
  • CCP helps gain college credits in order for your student to finish his/her college journey sooner
  • Classes taken through Stanly Community College introduce students to the college experience and help them be more prepared upon entering the university setting
  • If a university is not the right fit for your student, CCP can help him/her get a jump start on his/her career plans or help him/her attain job training, skills, and certifications                   

Stanly Community College Pathways

  • College Transfer - for those who hope to eventually attain a four-year degree.
  • Career & Technical - for those who hope to pursue a career-based degree, diploma, certificate or training.
Transfer Pathways
Associates in Arts Associate in Science
ADN Transfer
Career and Technical Pathways
Advertising & Graphic Design Agribusiness Technology
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Biomedical Equipment Technology
Business Administration Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
Computer Engineering Computer-Integrated Machining
Cosmetology CJC Corrections
CJC Court Procedures CJC Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice Technology Early Childhood Education
Electronics Engineering Fire Protection Technology
Heavy Equipment Operations Human Services
Human Services Developmental Disabilities Infant Toddler Care
Information Technology - Business Support Information Technology - CISCO
Information Technology - Microsoft Manicuring Certificate
Medical Assisting Nurse Aide
Pharmacy Technology Simulation & Game Development

How do I get started?

To get started with CCP, contact your child's high school guidance counselor or Steve Cumming at 704-991-0139 or for more information. 

Homeschool families, please contact Lorie Narolewski at 704-991-0353 or