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Choosing Your Program

  • Dazed and confused about what you want to study in college?
  • Using Financial Aid to help pay for your college education?
  • Worried that you’ll choose the wrong major?
  • Thought you knew what you wanted…now you don’t?

You’re in the right place!

Cape Fear Community College offers a wide variety of academic and workplace training options for students continuing their education.  You can complete:

  • Certificates
  • Diplomas
  • Degrees
  • Transfer Degrees
  • Continuing Education

Each program is designed to help students develop skills for today’s workforce and/or transfer to four-year institutions to complete baccalaureate degrees.  CFCC students are encouraged to carefully select their program based on their strengths, interests, preferences, abilities and employment trends.  If you haven’t taken the time to explore what is a good path for you, do it now!

CFCC offers students the following assistance:

Professional Counselors can assist you in exploring programs of study and transfer ideas that are a fit with your goals.  Visit us during operational hours noted below or contact us on-line.

Career Services offers formal and informal career assessments to help you explore possibilities.  You can also gather information about the economic market for many occupations.  Contact Karin Parker for an appointment today at 910.362.7768 or karinparker@cfcc.edu.

Academic Advisors are assigned to all CFCC students.  Check WebAdvisor for assigned personnel.  Make an appointment and talk to them about some of your interests and ideas.

ACA121 or ACA122 are both College Success courses offered each semester at CFCC.  Consider taking one of these courses.  ACA122 is specific to students who plan to transfer to a 4-year institution upon completion of their program.

Additional On-line Resources

Career Key – Comprehensive website that includes a self-assessment. (fee)

CFNC.org – North Carolina state supported site that includes self assessment and occupation exploration tools.

Inside Jobs – Explore careers based on areas of interest.

My Next Move – An on-line assessment supported by O*NET; additional occupation information is also available.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Comprehensive labor information.

What do you like? – Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  An informal guide to potential occupations based on your interests.



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-Thursday: 7:30am to 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to 12:00pm

Accessibility Services

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