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Robeson Community College

Continuing Education

Career Enhancement

The development of your career is a process of choices, decisions and learning through a series of steps.


The Nurse Aide curriculum will prepare you to work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.

Personal Enrichment

Pursue your passion in the classroom or the great outdoors! Discover new perspectives, explore your creative side and broaden your knowledge. Many courses available for kids and families.

Online Programs

Earn industry credentials, complete a workforce training program or brush up on life skills, all from the comfort of your home or office. Our online non-credit courses are engaging, interactive and taught by industry experts.


These various programs provide training, and other educational exposures designed to provide students at each level with the common knowledge, skills, and values necessary to perform effectively in the workplace.

Public Safety

We know it is vital that our emergency responders get the best training possible, and we aim to deliver.


Get the skills you need to work toward a new career, improve your skills or run your own business.

Small Business Center

The Small Business Center offers approximately 60-75 free seminars each year designed to assist aspiring and existing entrepreneurs.


This program teaches proper driving procedures, safe driver responsibility, commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations, and the basic principles and practices for operating commercial vehicles.

Medical Education

Join one of the fastest growing and most stable job sectors in the U.S. Get the skills you need to enter the health care field, advance your career, or maintain certifications and licensures.



Enrollments are open on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Admission is open to any adult 18 years of age or older. Persons 16-18 years of age may enroll in Continuing Education, non-curriculum courses while attending the Public Schools of Robeson County provided the courses are taught at a time when public schools are not normally in session.

Underage persons must meet certain requirements before they can enroll in Adult High School classes.  Call (910) 272-3619 or (910) 272-3611 for information.

Admission to any and all educational programs offered by Robeson Community College is made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, disability or national origin.


College credit is not given for completion of courses; however, certificates are awarded for completion of some of the courses.  Licenses, diplomas, or other forms of recognition are awarded by certain agencies outside the college upon successful completion of specially designed courses.


Registration fees for Continuing Education courses are assigned at different rates ranging as follows:       

  •  1 – 24 Hours: $  70.00
  •  25 – 50 Hours: $125.00
  •  51+ Hours:  $180.00

Rates are subject to change without notice. If paying with cash you will need correct change. If you owe the college any money or fees from previous enrollment, you will not be allowed to register for classes without first satisfying that debt with the business office.


This is a fee that has been established as a system-wide fee by the State Board.  The Continuing Education Department will charge a $5.00 computer use and technology fee for all continuing education occupational extension computer courses.


After the class begins, a 75 percent registration fee refund shall be made upon the request of the student if the student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10 percent point of the scheduled hours of the class.  Students will receive 100% refunds if a class is canceled.  Refunds are processed through the business office and will not be available immediately.


Fees are normally waived for fire, rescue, and law enforcement officers for their related extension training programs if they meet requirements.  All students must pay for self-supporting and Community Services classes as no fee waivers are available for those. 

Human Resources Development (HRD) Fee-Waiver:

If you meet one or more of the following criteria, you may take classes marked HRD without paying the registration fee.

  • Unemployed                                                                        
  • Received notification of pending layoff
  • Working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Working and earning wages at or below two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty guidelines

If you are working full-time or part-time, you may still be eligible for the fee waiver.  If you would like to speak with someone to learn more about HRD classes or have questions concerning your fee-waiver eligibility, please call Julie Baxley at (910) 272-3671 or email

Textbook & Supplies

Students are responsible for buying books, supplies, fees, and materials as necessary.  Books are usually available through the college bookstore.