SCC to Offer Summer Courses Online

Albemarle, NC – Stanly Community College (SCC) is registering students for online summer classes, beginning April 6.  All classes will be delivered online through the Canvas learning platform, a digital learning environment.  SCC is the only North Carolina Community College that currently uses Canvas, which also has a student mobile app for Android and iOS devices.  Students are able to access their courses 24/7.

In 2019, SCC was ranked as the 11th Best Online Community College in the Nation.  According to the SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, SCC is one of the country’s best online community colleges, ranked by retention rate, number of online associate degrees offered, and online enrollment percentage. SR Education has published their research at Guide to Online Schools at

Additionally, SCC holds the second highest ranking for the 2020 Best Community Colleges in North Carolina, by  Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Summer registration begins on April 6 and classes start on May 19.  To register or view a complete list of online courses, please visit or call a representative at (704) 991-0123.

Additionally, SCC’s IT Academy offers online courses for the technology professionals at all levels. Courses range from Red Hat Academy, VMware IT Academy, Palo Alto Networks Academy, Microsoft IT Academy, Cisco Networking Academy, Python, and more.

The IT Academy also offers dozens of highly specialized courses enabling individuals to gain the skills needed to earn industry-driven certifications in today’s evolving IT environment. Certifications require fewer classes than degrees and can be taken completely online.  Summer courses begin on May 27.  To register, visit the IT Academy website at