Wilkes Community College has more than 35 programs of study. Learn more about programs within the academic divisions by clicking the links below:
Arts & Sciences / College Transfer: Students may complete an Associate in Arts, Engineering, or Science for a smooth transfer to a four-year institution. Students receive an education equivalent to the first two years at a four year institution and can transfer to complete a Bachelor's degree.
Business & Public Service Technologies: Students have the opportunity to earn a two-year Associate of Applied Science degrees (AAS) in specific programs of study related to Business & Public Service Technologies. Courses are taught by qualified faculty who hold advanced academic degrees and experience. Degrees, diplomas, and certificates options are available.
Health Sciences: Students have the opportunity to earn a two-year Associate of Applied Science degrees (AAS) in specific programs of study related to Health Sciences.
Applied Career Technologies: Students have the opportunity to earn a two-year Associate of Applied Science degrees (AAS) in the exciting fields of industry and technology. The faculty have a wide-variety of technical interests, but share the common goal of educating the the best engineering technologists possible. The division offers associate in applied science, diploma, and certificate degrees with a stimulating educational environment with state of the art equipment.
College Readiness/Basic Skills: Students can take courses to improve reading, language, and math skills, increase English speaking skills, earn a high school diploma, earn a high school equivalency certificate (HSE), and transition to college or employment.
Workforce Development & Community Education/Continuing Education: Ongoing changes in technology, and career and job requirements, create the need for life-long learning for individuals in both occupational and vocational areas. The Continuing Education Division is responsible for responding to these needs by providing services to individuals, organizations, businesses, and industries within Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties. Tailored to the needs of our service area, continuing education programs range from courses in basic skills to advanced courses in various technical fields. In addition, a range of vocational programs are offered that meet the needs and interests of the citizens of the region.