The NC Triad is the perfect place to discover your hidden talents – with plenty of technical schools offering certificates and two-year degrees, and apprenticeship programs to sharpen your skills. Careers in technical professions are abundant in the Triad, as are resources to help you reach your goals along the way.
Looking to dip your toe in the waters of a technical career but unsure where to start? Dozens of skills training programs within the Triad are designed to provide you with the targeted training you need to succeed in your job field.
In the healthcare field, the Triad offers 154 bachelor’s programs, 105 associate degree programs and 44 high school programs.
In the advanced manufacturing field, the Triad offers two certified career pathways, 79 high school Career Technical Education (CTE) programs and 100 companies with apprenticeship programs.
In the transportation and logistics field, the Triad offers 28 high school CTE programs, 114 discrete training programs, 27 associate degree programs and two masters’ degrees in logistics.
In the professional services field, the Triad offers 75 high school CTE programs, 7 business schools, 32 bachelor’s degrees in business administration and 72 associate’s programs in community colleges.
The NC Triad is home to a highly rated medical school at Wake Forest, an engineering school at North Carolina A&T State University, two law schools at Wake Forest and Elon, and a pharmacy school at High Point.
The Triad’s collection of technical schools offer an array of advanced technical training programs. Whether you’re looking to pursue cosmetology or culinary arts, welding or web development – we’ve got the right school for you to achieve your career goals.
Many two-year certificate programs will help you get on the fast track to a successful career in a variety of skill-based trades. These programs, paired with the Triad’s demand for skilled workers, yield the recipe for a robust career. Electrical systems, automotive repair and welding are just a few of the exciting hands-on programs that will enable you to jumpstart your career.
Looking for local skills training resources? The Triad is home to a wide range of apprenticeships, workforce development programs and classes at local community centers in introductory healthcare, office technology and other skilled trades. Discover these and other resources below.