Career and College Promise (CCP)

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The Career and College Promise (CCP) Program will save TIME and MONEY for qualified high school students. The program will allow qualified high school students to enroll in college courses –TUITION FREE– while still enrolled in high school classes. Qualified high school students can move forward on well-defined pathways in order to accelerate the completion of college credentials.

The CCP Program replaces all earlier dual-enrollment programs, including Huskins, Jump Start, Learn and Earn, and Learn and Earn online.

Program Pathways

CCP offers the following options or “pathways” for eligible high school juniors and seniors:

College Transfer Pathway (CT)

  • Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Associate of Science (AS)

Career and Technical Education Pathway (CTE)

  • AG And Natural Resources
    • Agribusiness Technology Certificate
    • Applied Animal Science Technology Certificate
    • Forest Management Technology – Wildlife Management Certificate
    • Sustainable Agriculture Certificate
    • Turfgrass Management Technology Certificate
  • Business
    • Accounting and Finance/Bookkeeping Certificate
    • Business Administration Certificate
    • Marketing Certificate
    • Project Management Certificate
  • Early Childhood
    • Early Childhood Education Certificate
    • Infant/Toddler Certificate
  • Emergency Management
    • Emergency Management – EMS Management Certificate
    • Emergency Management – Fire Service Management Certificate
    • Emergency Management – Public Safety Certificate
    • Emergency Management – Law Enforcement Management Certificate
  • Engineering And Manufacturing
    • Business Administration/Operations Management Certificate
    • Industrial Systems Technology Certificate
    • Industrial Systems Technology – Industrial Automation Certificate
    • Industrial Systems Technology – Mechanical Systems Certificate
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology – Engineering Technology Certificate
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology – Drafting Certificate
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology – Tool Design Certificate
    • Mechatronics Engineering Technology Certificate
  • Industrial Technology
    • Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Comfort Cooling Certificate
    • Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Heat Pump Certificate
    • Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Heating Technology Certificate
    • Computer-Integrated Machining/CNC Programming Certificate
    • Welding Technology Certificate
    • Welding Technology Certificate – MIG Welding Certificate
    • Welding Technology Certificate – Stick Welding Certificate
    • Welding Technology Certificate – TIG Welding Certificate
  • Information Systems
    • Level Design for Simulation & Game Development Certificate
    • Mobile Game Development Certificate
    • Modeling & Animation Certificate
    • Production for Simulation & Game Development Certificate
    • Programming for Simulation & Game Development Certificate
    • Quality Assurance for Simulation & Game Development Certificate
    • Simulation & Game Development Certificate
    • Systems and Hardware Support Certificate
    • Systems Support Certificate
  • Medical Assisting
    • Medical Assisting Certificate
  • Medical And Office Administration
    • Medical Office Administration Certificate
    • Medical Office Administration/Dental Office Certificate
    • Medical Office Administration/Medical Insurance Certificate
    • Medical Office Administration/Medical Scribe Certificate
    • Office Administration Certificate
    • Office Administration/Legal Assistant Certificate
    • Office Administration/Microsoft Applications Certificate
  • Public Safety
    • Criminal Justice Technology – Correctional Services Management Certificate
    • Criminal Justice Technology – Forensic Science Certificate
  • Transportation
    • Automotive Systems Technology – Transportation Technology Certificate
    • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificate

Cooperative Innovative High Schools

  • Wayne Early Middle College High School (WEMCHS)

Located on the WCC Campus

  • Wayne School of Engineering (WSE)

Located on the Goldsboro High School Campus

After a student becomes eligible for a pathway, the student can only take courses within that pathway, as required by program legislation. Depending on their eligibility, students may enroll in up to two (2) CTE and/or one (1) CT pathways at the same time.


College Transfer (CT) Pathway

The College Transfer Pathways allow students the opportunity to earn college credits that transfer seamlessly to any public or participating private college or university. This pathway includes at least 30 semester hours of transfer courses leading to the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science.

  • Be a High School Junior or Senior
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses
  • Demonstrate college readiness on an assessment or placement test
ENGLISH 15 45 41 Writing 70 Writing 86 Sentence Skills
READING 18 47 41 Reading 81 Reading 80 Reading
MATHEMATICS 19 47 41 Numerical Skills and
41 Int. Algebra
47 Pre-Algebra and
66 Algebra
55 Arithmetic and
75 Elem. Algebra


ENGLISH 500 18
READING 500 22


Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathway

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathway allows students to earn a certificate or diploma and is designed for students who want to work toward completion of a credential before graduating from high school.


  • Be a High School Junior or Senior
  • Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or have the recommendation of the High School Principal
  • Meet the prerequisites for the Career Pathway

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must:

  • Continue to make progress toward High School graduation.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

Career and College Promise Handbook

Need More Information?

For additional information concerning Career and College Promise (CCP), contact Lorie Waller  (919-739-6757) or Lisa Rich (919-739-6758)