Bouncing Back: Wake Tech Women’s Basketball Scores Big

Wake Tech’s women basketball is on a roll! The team had a phenomenal 2022 season, winning the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 10 DII regular season with a 17-1 record. That earned them a spot in the national tournament for only the second time in program history, and it came on the heels of two disappointing seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the team...
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Think You Can’t Afford College? Think Again!

If you’ve ever thought a college degree was beyond your financial reach, you’ll be glad to learn that assistance is more available than ever before! For degree programs, the first step is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. That will determine whether you qualify for financial aid, and which kind: Many Wake Tech students receive Pell Grants. A Pell Grant...
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A Compelling Case for Paralegals

The evidence is clear: Paralegals are in demand in Wake County. Labor market statistics predict the number of paralegal positions will continue to grow by some 15 percent over the next decade. To serve the growing needs of Wake County residents and ease the shortage of qualified paralegals for employers, Wake Tech is launching an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Paralegal Technology...
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Ladies and Gentlemen: Start Your Engines!

The Hendrick Center Puts Automotive Careers in the Fast Lane    When it comes to planning her future, Emelyn Leon Lopez is “full speed ahead”!   Growing up in Cary, Emelyn has had a passion for cars since her early teens – when she and her dad began tinkering under the hood. One time they fixed the family car instead of paying someone else to do it, and Emelyn enjoyed it so...

A True Competitive Edge

Whether it’s an award-winning graphic design, show-stopping hair and makeup, or an eloquent speech, Wake Tech students in career programs at Wake Tech showcase their talents competitively. Hands-on skills competitions allow students to shine on state and national stages, giving them an edge in the job market when they graduate. Wake Tech students in automotive systems, collision repair,...

Living Wage Jobs

If you’re enrolling in college after completing high school or are a mid-career job changer looking to retool, one of the first decisions to make is what to major in or which credentials to pursue. Career exploration helps you make that important decision and involves: Self-assessing to identify career interests and personal strengths Selecting a program of study or industry credential...

Facts and Finds

Cash Cow What could you do with an extra $9,800 in your pocket? That’s how much more you’ll earn with a degree from Wake Tech as opposed to just having a high school diploma, according to a new study by EMSI/Burning Glass. The company says every dollar a student invests in their Wake Tech education will be returned three-fold in higher future earnings. So, what are you waiting for?! Visit...
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Enrolling at Wake Tech is Easy!

Visit apply.waketech.edu Complete the NC Residency Determination Submit online application Submit official transcripts Next Steps Activate your Wake Tech account Apply for financial aid Meet with an advisor Attend New Student Orientation Now you’re ready to register for classes!  If you’re new to online learning, please take the eLearning Intro readiness...
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Keep Your Eye on the Prize!

What are you focused on? What’s in your future – technology, science, business, the arts? Wake Tech can get you there! Our programs offer choices for every interest, and education and training that can prepare you for that future you envision. Take a closer look!! University Transfer Associate in Arts (AA) Associate in Science (AS) Associate in Engineering (AE) Associate in...

Support For Women in STEM

There’s a new resource for women seeking careers in STEM. Thanks to a generous donation from SEPI, Inc., a woman-owned engineering firm in Raleigh, the Wake Tech Foundation now offers a special scholarship for underrepresented students, with preference for women and students of color. The SEPI Leadership Scholarship is available to students pursuing an Associate in Science or Associate in...

Biotechnology at Wake Tech

Be part of the rapidly expanding life sciences industry in the Research Triangle region! Work for a global leaders such as Amgen, Biogen, Eli Lilly, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies and others. Whether you want a fast-track program to get your foot in the door, or a comprehensive degree program to build your knowledge and skills, Wake Tech has what you’re looking for. Biotechnology AAS...