Career & College Promise

Session Law 2011-145, the Appropriations Act of 2011, authorizes the State Board of Education and the State Board of Community Colleges to establish the Career and College Promise program, effective January 1, 2012. 

Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills.  North Carolina community colleges may offer Career and College Promise pathways aligned with the K-12 curriculum and career and college ready standards adopted by the State Board of Education.

Wilson Community College offers:

  1. A Core 44 College Transfer Pathway leading to a minimum of 30 hours of college transfer credit;
  2. Career and Technical Education Pathways leading to a certificate, diploma or degree;
  3. A Cooperative Innovative High School Pathway approved under Part 9 of Article 16 of Chapter 115C of the General Statutes:  Wilson Early College Academy.