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Cost & Financial Aid
90% of PTC students receive some form of financial aid. We strive to make higher education affordable to everyone.Cost & Financial Aid »
Whether you're looking for help planning your career, or you need some help in your classes, PTC offers a wealth of resources to ensure you have the right tools for success.College Resources »
Want to update your skills, explore a different career path, or learn a new hobby? We have meaningful learning opportunities that you can use right away.Continuing Ed »
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Want to Try a New Career, Risk-free?
There are a lot of good jobs out there if you have the training you need to get your foot in the door. But we know going back to school is a big decision. And we know you probably have a lot of questions about how that process works.Sign-up Today
Want to Get to Work Faster?
In direct consultation with employers in our region, PTC has designed several programs that will prepare you directly for entry-level employment in two semesters or less. These credentials are stackable—they’ll allow you to get to work quickly, then continue your studies when you’re ready to advance.Learn About Quickskills
Want to Upgrade Your Skill Set?
From arts and crafts to professional development courses that will help you get ahead at work, or get you started in a new career, we have something for everyone.Browse Courses
- Take PTC for a Test Drive
- Start with a certificate and get to work fast
- Choose from 300+ courses that can help boost your skills
Where Should I Start?
Deciding on the best path to your career is a big decision. And we know you have questions.
Maybe you’re ready to step out of your comfort zone to pursue a degree that will lead to a rewarding career. Maybe you need short-term training so you can get to work quickly. Whatever questions you have, Piedmont Technical College can help you find a path to a successful future.
Make It Flexible
At PTC, there are multiple paths to reaching your career goals. For instance, you can:
- Choose to complete a full associate degree
- Stop in and out for training as necessary to boost your career over time
- Start building a foundation for four-year college and save big on your way to a bachelor's degree
No matter what you choose, PTC offers clear, flexible pathways that prepare you to join, reenter or move up in the workforce.
- Career Training
You can choose to pursue a degree, diploma or certificate that leads to an in-demand job that will allow you to get to work in two years or less.
- Get to Work Fast
In direct consultation with employers in our region, PTC has designed several programs that will prepare you directly for entry-level employment in a few months or less.
- Professional Development
PTC offers 300+ different courses that can help you boost your skills and get ahead at work, or get you started in a new career. We update our course listings at least once a week.
- Online Learning
You can complete a wide variety of courses online. The college also offers some full degree programs in this format. With a proper internet connection, you can take your online class at a location of your choice--24/7.
Can I take classes for fun?
Whether you’re looking for summer camps for your kids, or something for yourself, such as a photography or cooking class, PTC offers a host of personal enrichment classes that are very affordable.
I want a four-year degree. Where do I start?
We know that the career you are looking for might require more than a two-year degree. That’s why we make it easy to start at PTC and transfer to the college of your choice. You can enter your destination college as a junior and finish your degree in a couple more years—saving over $10,000 in the process.
Whether you already have a college in mind or you are unsure, we can help you map your way and understand this process better.
Want to see just how much you can save? Try out our cost comparison tool to see how we compare to four-year colleges in the state.