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We're glad you've chosen to start your pathway to success at JCC. Whether you are pursuing an associate degree, taking courses to transfer to a four-year institution, or upgrading your job skills, JCC's dedicated faculty and staff are committed to helping you achieve success. JCC offers an exciting, yet challenging learning environment that will prepare you for careers of the future. We offer...
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The HEART of Health Care: Nursing Program Prides Itself on Excellence

Graduating from Johnston Community College’s nursing program is much more than earning an associate’s degree. One of the oldest programs at the College, JCC’s nursing program prides itself on a history of excellence. In 2017, the first-time pass rate of JCC nursing graduates on the NCLEX-RN exam was 98 percent and 95 percent over the past three years. The state average is 81 percent...

Ready for the Call: EMS Students Train to Save Lives

Jared Ray wants a career where he can make a meaningful difference in his community. That’s why he chose to study emergency medical science (EMS) at JCC. “I took five or six JCC classes while I was in high school, and that was a huge opportunity for me to learn about JCC and its programs,” Ray explains. Ray is pursuing his associate’s degree in emergency medical science, a...

Need a new skill? Learn How to Uncover the Evidence

Interested in becoming a police officer, crime scene investigator, or forensic lab technician? From Basic Law Enforcement (BLET) training to associate degrees in criminal justice technology, JCC offers many educational pathways for students interested in careers in law enforcement. “You come to JCC having absolutely no law enforcement experience; however, you leave a certified law...

SPARKS FLY As Welding Students Perfect Their Craft

When Arely Carranza visited JCC’s welding program as a high school student, she knew she’d found her passion. “I really didn’t know anything about welding, but when I toured the Britt Building it (welding) just looked so cool and interesting,” the 20-year-old said. Carranza is one of 84 students studying welding at JCC. She’ll graduate in May with her associate’s degree, and...
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New Shoot House Takes Firearms Training to New Heights

Johnston Community College is now home to close-quarter shoot house that will provide real-life firearms training for law enforcement students and sworn officers. Located on the College’s remote Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center, the 1,800-square foot multi-room facility is constructed with bullet absorbing concrete to allow for live-fire training exercises. Steven Godwin,...

Fueled by Fire

Are you looking for a career where you can help protect your neighbors? JCC offers a variety of fire training options depending on the career interest of the student. Students striving for leadership positions can complete the associate’s degree while students looking to start working sooner can take the night and weekend fire academy in a year’s time. “We publish a schedule at the...

Your Success Starts Here

Choosing a career path is an important decision and Johnston Community College is dedicated to providing education to fit a wide variety of career goals. Choose from associate degrees, certificates, diplomas to prepare you for careers that support your unique interests and ambitions. Johnston A-Z Program List Accounting Careers that involve analyzing, processing, and communicating information...