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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career & College Promise

Career and College Promise (CCP)

The Career and College Promise (CCP) program at Alamance Community College (ACC) offers high school students an exciting opportunity to begin their college education while still in high school. Through CCP, students can choose from a variety of pathways, including college transfer courses and career and technical education programs, to gain college credit and hands-on experience. This program provides a cost-effective way to explore career interests, accelerate degree completion, and prepare for future success in higher education and the workforce.

The College offers the following CCP pathways:

CCP provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students to accelerate the completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills.

  1. College Transfer Pathway, leading to the successful completion of approximately 30 semester hours of college transfer courses, including English and mathematics, for qualified high school students;
  2. Career and Technical Education Pathway, leading to a certificate aligned with one or more high school Tech Prep Career Clusters; and
  3. Cooperative Innovative High School Pathway, which is the Alamance-Burlington Early College.

Tuition is waived for CCP students; however, CCP students must purchase their own textbooks and supplies and pay fees required for their classes unless their high school or school district covers these costs. Transportation for high school students will not be provided by the College.

Exclusive College Programs For Minors

Unless they are participating in a CCP program or the Alamance-Burlington Early College, the College cannot offer enrollment options for students who are under the age of 16 unless they have earned a high school diploma.

1. Cooperative Innovative High School Pathway

  • Consists of students in the Alamance-Burlington Early College which is housed on ACC’s campus.
  • No restrictions on the types of courses that can be taken as long as prerequisites for individual courses are met.
  • For more information, contact the Early College at 336-506-4001.

2. Career Technical Pathways 

The Career Technical Pathways (CTP) at Alamance Community College offers high school students in North Carolina the opportunity to jumpstart their careers by earning college credits and industry-recognized certifications while still in high school. These pathways provide hands-on training and education in various technical fields, including healthcare, engineering, information technology, and more. Students gain a competitive edge in the job market and get a head start on their college education, preparing them for successful careers in their chosen fields.


ACC offers a Career Technical Certificate in the following pathways:

Accounting and Finance 

Advertising and Graphic Design

Agriculture Education

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration

Automotive Systems Technology


Business and Marketing

Computer- Aided Drafting

Certificate of Architecture

Computer- Integrated Machining


Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts


Emergency Management 

Industrial Systems Technology

Information Technology 

Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Medical Assisting

Medical Office Administration 


Spanish Interpreter 

Welding Technology 

3. College Transfer Pathways

The College Transfer Pathways (CTP) at Alamance Community College (ACC) offers high school students the opportunity to jumpstart their college education. These pathways provide a structured way for students to earn college credits while still in high school. By completing the CCP College Transfer Pathways, students can seamlessly transition into a four-year college or university with a head start on their degree.

College Transfer Pathways available:

Do You Need More Information?

For additional information about eligibility requirements for these programs, visit the College website or email ccp@alamancecc.edu.