High School Programs
Career and College Promise
In addition to serving traditional college students, Pitt Community College allows high school juniors and seniors to enroll in community college courses tuition free based on the Career and College Promise program. This program provides seamless 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.
Career and College Promise is aligned with the K-12 curriculum and career and college ready standards adopted by the N.C. State Board of Education. This program offers College Transfer Pathways and CTE programs leading to certificates, diplomas or degrees.
Learn more about Career and College Promise (CCP).
Pitt County Schools Early College High School
Pitt County Schools Early College High School (PCSECHS) provides students with the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and two years of transferable college credit or an associate’s degree within five years at no cost to students.
To find out more about this program, visit the Pitt County Early College High School website.
Technical Academy Options
The Technical Academy is a partnership between Pitt County Schools and Pitt Community College. Students should apply prior to their junior year in high school. Students who are accepted into the Technical Academy will take classes at PCC from 9:00 – 11:00. Transportation, tuition, and books are all supplied free of charge. Students will go back to their high schools for lunch, 3rd, and 4th periods.
This is a great opportunity for 11th and 12th graders to enroll in college courses and earn credits and high-demand workforce credentials. The Pitt County workforce is in great need of skilled employees in the areas below. Students will be eligible for paid pre-apprenticeships and some apprenticeships that will pay for their continued education, earning an Associates degree. If you are interested in applying to the Technical Academy, contact Lynn Griffin at LGriffin@email.pittcc.edu or call 252-493-7653.