Career & College Promise
Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills. Robeson Community College offers Career and College Promise pathways aligned with the K-12 curriculum and career and college ready standards adopted by the State Board of Education. The program is free to all students who maintain an unweighted 2.8 GPA and meet all other eligibility requirements. CCP is a commitment to helping every qualified student gain access to an affordable college education.
Earn college credits in high school
- COLLEGE TRANSFER
Designed for students planning to continue their educational career beyond high school to eventually achieve an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree at a community college or university.
- Career & Technical Education
Allows students to earn a certificate or diploma program in a particular technical field or career area.
- Continuing Education
Pharmacy Education – Pharmacy technicians are used in a variety of ways to support the work of a supervising pharmacist. They will assist licensed pharmacists as they provide medication and other health care products to patients. They may assemble prescriptions in a pharmacist’s absence, but the pharmacist must check the medication before it is dispensed to a patient. Pharmacy technicians in North Carolina are considered a valuable part of a pharmacy’s team. The State Board of Pharmacy and the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists are looking for more ways to expand the pharmacy technician’s role. From measuring medications to maintaining patient records, your administrative and clinical knowledge will open doors in:
- Community pharmacies
- Assisted living facilities
- Outpatient clinics
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Subject matter for this class includes pharmacy laws and regulations, pharmacy calculations, pharmacy terminology, proper handling and storage of medications, dispensing systems, labeling requirements, record-keeping, and documentation.
Medical Assisting – The Medical Office Assisting Program prepares students to be able to perform vital duties of the front office. Students will learn proper techniques for answering telephones, scheduling appointments, managing and maintaining patient charts, and creating correspondence. Students will be introduced to:
- Office Accounting
- Medical Coding
- Customer Service
- Collection Process
- Electronic Health Records
- Health Insurance Billing
Certified Production Technician – The purpose of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) ® 4.0 certification program is to recognize through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of advanced manufacturing production at the entry-level to front-line supervisor through successful completion of the certification assessments. The goal of the CPT 4.0 certification program is to raise the level of performance of production technicians both to assist the individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and to help employers ensure their workforce increases the company’s productivity and competitiveness.
The CPT 4.0 program consists of five individual certificate assessments:
- Quality Practices & Measurement
- Manufacturing Process & Production
- Maintenance Awareness
To be eligible for enrollment, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a high school junior or senior;
- Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 on high school courses;
- Meet all program prerequisites.
If you meet these qualifications, submit your Career and College Promise application, official high school transcripts, and any applicable test scores if necessary (official, unopened original copies) to RCC.
For more additional information about CCP:
Jolena Locklear, CCP Advisor assigned to Purnell Swett High School & Red Springs High School
H. Branden Oxendine, CCP Advisor assigned to Lumberton High School & St. Paul’s High School
Patricia Locklear/Kevin Hunt, assigned to Fairmont High School
910.272.3356 or 910.272.3357
If you need further assistance please contact Admissions at 910-272-3342.