Career & College Promise - Parents

What is Career and College Promise?

  • CCP offers tuition free college courses that can lead to college credits and/or certificates and job training.
  • Students may enroll in college transfer or career pathways depending upon future plans.
  • College transfer pathways can lead up to 30 hours of college transfer credits.
  • Career and Technical Education Pathways lead to credits used towards certificates, diplomas, and degrees.
  • Students may be enrolled in one college transfer pathway and one career pathway.

Who can participate?

  • High school juniors and seniors.
  • With a 2.8 unweighted GPA or higher OR qualifying test scores (SAT, ACT, Pre-ACT, PSAT). To view qualifying test score requirements, select “State guidelines for qualifying” link below, select CCP operating procedures tab and then go to page 23.
  • This information is for College Transfer Pathways. Please contact SCC for Career Pathway information.
  • State guidelines for qualifying

Where do the classes meet?

  • Courses are offered both online and seated for scheduling convenience.
  • To help accommodate high school scheduling, SCC offers late-start courses in 12-week format.
  • Autobody, HVAC, Machining, Welding and Cosmetology classes are held at Stanly CC and students must have their own transportation to class.
  • Nurse Aide classes are held at Albemarle HS and students must have their own transportation to class.

What are the benefits?

  • CCP allows you to earn college credits while in high school
  • This will save you money on college tuition (CCP classes are tuition-free)
  • CCP helps gain college credits in order for your student to finish his/her college journey sooner
  • Classes taken through Stanly Community College introduce students to the college experience and help them be more prepared upon entering the university setting
  • If a university is not the right fit for your student, CCP can help him/her get a jump start on his/her career plans or help him/her attain job training, skills, and certifications

How do I get started?