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Career and Technical Education Pathways

Get a head start on career and technical pathways that will lead to a career!

CFCC Career and Technical Pathways

Admission Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a high school junior or senior;
  • Have the approval of your high school principal or designee;
  • Meet any College Placement Testing requirements.

The programs listed below require Accuplacer/NC DAP test scores or equivalent scores from PSAT, PLAN, ACT or SAT.

  • Automotive Systems Tech requires 57 on Reading.
  • Business Administration requires 80 on Reading.
  • Cosmetology requires 57 on Reading.
  • Criminal Justice requires 80 on Reading.
  • Culinary Arts requires 80 on Reading.
  • Electrical Systems Technology requires 80 on Reading, 55 on Arithmetic, and 55 on Elementary Algebra(7 on DMA 010-050).
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology requires 55 on Arithmetic(7 on DMA 010-030).
  • Medical Office Administration requires 80 on Reading, 55 on Arithmetic, and 55 on Elementary Algebra(DMA 010-040).
Potential CCP students are welcome to register to take the Accuplacer/NC DAP.  We offer multiple sessions each week. Registration for these sessions is available online at

Application Process

Traditional high school students should visit their high school career counselor for more information.  Home school students should contact Brian Weeks at (910) 362-7115 or for more information.


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.