A Bumper Crop of New Jobs: Openings to outnumber grads in agriculture, natural resources

In the last five years, researchers projected nearly 58,000 openings every year for college graduates in agriculture, food, renewable natural resources, and the environment. But it was speculated that not enough grads would be available to fill those openings, according to a report by Purdue University in Indiana and the US Department of Agriculture. Crop and resource production...

Nurses at the Forefront of Change

The $2.8 trillion healthcare industry in the United States is so large that it’s practically an economy in itself. It is poised to grow – and change – dramatically over the next decade. In fact, seven of the ten fastest growing careers are in healthcare, with Registered Nurses (RNs) and Nurse Aides in especially high demand. The Labor Department projects the addition of about 440,000 new...

Health Sciences and Wellness Programs

Many people are drawn to a career that allows them to help others regain their health, or maintain and improve their health. Yet for some, the intense, hands-on care of nursing isn’t of interest. Fortunately, College of The Albemarle offers a host of allied health programs that allow these individuals to become an important part of today’s healthcare team. Health and Fitness...

Ready for the Call: EMS students train to save lives

Are you interested in a career where you can save lives and provide prehospital care, ultimately making a difference in your community? College of  The Albemarle’s emergency medical science (EMS) program may be your calling. Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics are the first ones on the scene when a person’s life is at stake.  They have to be composed, decisive, and compassionate...

Brawn to Brains: Skills are the future of manufacturing

Today, over 60 percent of manufacturing employees have at least some college education, according to a U.S Department of Commerce report. At the same time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the U.S. has 12.75 million manufacturing jobs which employs 8.5 percent of the workforce. These jobs pay 12 percent more than all others. As a result, jobs such as skilled machinists, equipment...
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Workforce Development and Career Readiness

Short term training is a great way to get started in a new career or enhance your existing skills. College of The Albemarle’s Workforce Development and Career Readiness division (formerly Continuing Education) offers a host of classes and programs that can get you started or advance your career opportunities. Manicuring/Nail Technology Come learn the scientific and artistic principles...

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Your Community College is an unparalleled resource for education, whether you are starting fresh or starting over. It’s your local, flexible, and affordable option to prepare for your career. It’s also your source of support. We know that our students have a lot on their plates and that’s why College of The Albemarle offers a range of student services. Admissions Need a game plan? Your...

6 Easy Steps to Enroll at College of The Albemarle

Step 1: Apply Complete you application at www.albemarle.edu/admissions Step 2: Submit Official Transcripts Submit all official high school/high school equivalency (HSE) and college transcripts to: College of The Albemarle ATTN: Registrar PO Box 2327 Elizabeth City, NC 27906 Step 3: Secure Funds for Class Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the COA scholarship...

Your Success Starts Here

Choosing a career path is an important decision. College of The Albemarle is dedicated to providing education that supports your unique interests and abilities, while preparing you for a successful future. For more information on our programs, visit: https://www.albemarle.edu/apply-register/degree-seeking-credit-students/class-schedules/   To register,...