From the President

Welcome to CareerFocus!

Wake Tech is “the place to be” to prepare for a rewarding career in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, and math. Our innovative courses and programs will help you get ready for the growing number of jobs that are in such demand throughout our region … or prepare you to transfer to a STEM program at a top university!   

We’re here to help you reach your goals, whether you’re just starting out, reentering the job market, or looking for a credential to help you reach the next rung on your career ladder. It’s an exciting time at Wake Tech, and the perfect time to get started on your future! 

Dr. Scott Ralls
Wake Technical Community College


Wake Tech is North Carolina’s largest community college, serving over 70,000 adults annually, with six campuses, three training centers, multiple community sites, and a comprehensive array of online learning options. Wake Tech is fully accredited and offers more than 200 associate’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates that prepare students for university transfer or immediate employment. The college offers non-credit continuing education programs that include customized workforce training, small business support, public safety officer training, basic skills courses such as English as a Second Language and high school equivalency preparation, and other courses for personal enrichment. Wake Tech also serves high school students at the Wake Early College of Health and Sciences and the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy, in partnership with Wake County Public Schools.