About CCCC

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Central Carolina Community College has one focus: YOUR SUCCESS!

Wherever you are now in your educational journey, Central Carolina Community College is committed to helping you learn, progress, achieve, and succeed!

High school graduates enroll to continue their education at a quality institution.

High school non-completers enroll to earn their diploma and continue.

University graduates enroll because they realize they want a career that requires associate degree training.

Laid-off workers enroll because they want to train for a new career.

The reasons people enroll are many and varied, but they all lead to Central Carolina Community College, where success is waiting.

Central Carolina Community College is a public two-year college serving, primarily, residents of Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties. It is a member of the North Carolina Community College System and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Small classes enable students to have close working relationships with faculty, who enjoy the excitement of seeing students learn, achieve, and go on to further success.

Join us for your exciting educational journey!

Programs

Central Carolina Community College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Fine Arts degree programs. Articulation agreements with many four-year colleges and universities enable graduates with these degrees to transfer seamlessly. A University Transfer diploma is also available.

The college offers many Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as diploma and certificate programs, which prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce.

Non-college level classes are offered in adult basic education, English as a second language, and continuing education technical, vocational, enrichment, and general interest areas.

The college's Lee County Campus is home to Lee Early College, an innovative partnership with Lee County Public Schools. Students can earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree within five years.

Facilities

Chatham County

Central Carolina Community College's Chatham County Campus, in Pittsboro, is located at 764 West St. The 42-acre campus has 59,000 square feet of floor space for classrooms, shops, offices and laboratories.

The Pittsboro Campus is the primary location for the college's sustainability programs, offering degrees in Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainability Technologies and certificates in Biofuels, Green Building, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and Ecotourism.

The campus is also the primary site for Culinary Arts, including a degree in Culinary Arts and certificates in Culinary Fundamentals and Farm-to-Table Entrepreneurship. The on-campus Natural Chef Cafe features sustainable meals prepared by students in the CCCC Culinary Arts Continuing Education and Curriculum programs.

These programs are housed in the Sustainable Technology Center, a LEED-certified energy-efficient building. Also LEED-certified, the 24,000-square-foot joint CCCC-Chatham Community Library serves both the college and the community from its campus location.

The college's Chatham County Small Business Center and Chatham County Career Center are located in the administrative/classroom building on the Pittsboro campus. The Small Business Center provides business counseling and training opportunities, while the Career Center focuses on individual's career development and goal planning.

The Siler City Center opened in 2011 on 41 acres at 400A Progress Blvd. in the Central Carolina Business Campus. The 24,000-square-foot facility is LEED-certified and exhibits innovative technology throughout. The building has classroom, office, medical, and vocational lab space used to teach basic skills, workforce development, sculpture, medical certifications, and general college education.

Harnett County

Central Carolina Community College's Harnett County Campus has 76,000 square feet of building space for classrooms, labs and offices, plus a full-service library and an Academic Assistance Center. It is located on 26 acres at 1075 E. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. (U.S. Highway 421 East), between Lillington and Buies Creek.

Central Carolina Community College's 50,200-square-foot Harnett Health Sciences Center is a state-of-the-art health care education facility. All classes and laboratories needed to complete degrees, diplomas, and certificates in a variety of health care fields are offered here. The Center is located at 51 Red Mulberry Way, in Lillington, close to Central Harnett Hospital and other health care facilities.

The 8,500-square-foot West Harnett Center is located in the Western Harnett Industrial Park, on Olive Farm Drive, Sanford. It offers Barbering, GED Adult Education classes, English as a Second Language, and Small Engine Repair classes.

Triangle South Enterprise Center, 600 Magnolia Ave., Dunn, is a joint venture of the College, Dunn Committee of 100, and Harnett County. The College's Harnett County Small Business Center is located here. The facility also provides space for classes and an incubator for small businesses.

Lee County

Central Carolina Community College provides an array of training programs at several facilities in Lee County.

The Lee County Campus, located on 104 acres on Kelly Drive, in Sanford, has 251,000 square feet of classroom, shop, laboratory and library space.

In addition, the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center is located on the campus. The 36,000-square-foot meeting, exhibition, and event center serves the college, community and region.

The Lee County Industrial Park, in Sanford, is the location of the North Carolina School of Telecommunications, Small Business Center, and Innovation Center. The NCST, 5910 Clyde Rhyne Road, offers training in telecommunications and networking technology. The NCST also houses the Small Business Center's Lee County office. The Innovation Center, at 5825 Clyde Rhine Road, is the place area businesses and industries send their employees to be trained in the latest workplace skills.

Lee County is also home to CCCC's Emergency Services Training Center, 3000 Airport Road, Sanford. The 116-acre site includes a burn building, classroom building, rescue tower, VIPER tower, and ample space for scenarios such as large vehicle accident rescues. First responders, whether fire, law enforcement, or emergency medical services, are well trained here.

The Lifelong Learning Center at W.B. Wicker, 900 S. Vance St., Sanford, houses College and Career Readiness and Continuing Education programs. The college's Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs are taught in modern, well-equipped facilities at this location. The Triangle South Workforce Development Board offices are also located here.