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Career College at Alamance

Career College at Alamance
Alamance Community College
Career College at Alamance
PO Box 8000
Graham, NC 27253

Career College at Alamance Community College is a two integrative post-secondary certificate program. This entry level program provides a foundation for transitioning into career or other course of study. The students further develop reading, math and computer skills along with participation in a hands-on practicum experience within their program of study. Adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Program information submitted: March 11, 2021

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 10
School district or agency partner: Alamance-Burlington School System
Contact person: April Brantley
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular H.S. diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: May 21, 2021
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • learning disabilities
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 100.00%
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $740.00
Additional costs:

Textbooks and instructional materials

Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
Scholarships available:

We have a need based Career College scholarship through College's Foundation office.

Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical Continuing Education courses
More about course access:

Career College offers four vocational focused pathways: Automotive Assistant, Animal Care Assistant, Greenhouse/Nursery Assistant and Health & Public Services Assistant. Also, we incorporate academic and careers into the program.

Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Information on special classes:

We have four vocationally focused pathways. The pathways are: Automotive Assistant Animal Care Assistant Greenhouse/Nursery Assistant Health & Public Services Assistant

Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: About 75% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate from Continuing Education
Is the credential IHE-approved? Awarded by program, not officially recognized by the IHE
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 0%
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 50%