Live. Train. Remain.

Build a successful tech career right here in Northwest North Carolina!
Now Educating remote tech talent with industry certifications and it degrees.

Live. Train. Remain.

Build a successful tech career right here in Northwest North Carolina!
Now educating remote tech talent with Industry certifications and degrees.


Ready to jump-start your tech career? Choose from IT Support, Software Engineering, Network Management, or Cybersecurity and get certified in as little as 12 weeks or go at your own pace to earn an NSA verified IT degree at WCC.
And in most cases, you don’t pay a thing! 


Are you on the hunt for qualified tech candidates with the necessary skills to fill remote and hybrid job openings? Look no further! Our team has access to a pool of certified and experienced professionals who are eager to join your team. Get in touch today to learn more about our expertly-curated talent pool!


NC Tech Paths is an initiative of Wilkes Community College operating at the intersection of technology, economic mobility, and rural revitalization. We provide our rural neighbors with tech skills training and professional development and companies with an untapped tech talent pool. 


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Our Mission 

NC Tech Paths is an initiative of Wilkes Community College dedicated to helping our rural neighbors access technology education and making Northwest North Carolina, with Wilkes County at its epicenter, a nationally recognized hub for rural tech workers.

Bridging the Digital Divide

An initiative to create high-wage, high-mobility jobs for adult learners in the tech industry and revitalize the region’s economy, making it a desirable place to live and work for both learners and employers.

Tech Career Pathways

Our programs lead to a variety of in-demand tech jobs.

News + Events

Find the latest updates, insights, and analysis on the tech industry in North Carolina. Read about a wide range of topics, including emerging technologies, startup news, industry trends, and more. Stay informed and stay ahead with NC Tech Paths.
Recruiting Women into High-Demand Technology Careers

Recruiting Women into High-Demand Technology Careers

As part of the strategic partnership between Wilkes Community College and the newly formed nonprofit, NC Tech Paths, employees are working to highlight, celebrate, and increase women in technology careers. The initiative coincides with Women’s History Month....

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NC Tech Paths is comprised of an exceptional group of visionaries with a keen eye to detail and a heart of service. This organization is making a huge footprint on our community. Partnering with them has been a game changer in my life! –

Corrin Thomas

Getting involved with NC Tech Paths was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, it was a gift to my family and to myself for my future! I feel so important now ❤️-

Virginia Reed

Through NC Tech Paths I was able to earn my CompTIA A+ Certification through Perscholas and Wilkes Community College. In doing so I was able to DOUBLE my salary!! NC Tech Paths were very supportive throughout the process and even after.-

Hope Sherba