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Changing careers or looking to advance? TCC has what you need

Community colleges have served adult learners for decades. We understand the challenges faced by older students, who often have family and job responsibilities.

With its affordable tuition, evening and online courses, and experience serving older students, Tidewater Community College is your best choice for gaining the skills and credentials you need to advance your career and enrich your life.

TCC offers many two-year degree programs to prepare you for immediate entry into a new career or for transfer to a four-year school. Many programs also offer one-year certificates and even shorter term career study certificates. (See page 12 for the full list.)

In addition, the Regional Workforce Solutions Center offers convenient, flexible and affordable ways to enter a new career or advance in your current one. Here’s a sampling:

Information technology

An IT career does not require a four-year degree. Workforce Solutions offers leading-edge IT courses taught by industry practitioners.

Industry and construction trades

TCC offers programs to obtain a contractor’s license, continuing education, and courses on state-of-the-art construction techniques and practices.

Business and management

Leadership and management courses, industry-recognized certifications such as Project Management Institute’s PMP credential, and courses designed for professionals in the hospitality, government contracting, retail and real estate industries are available.

Health and wellness

Workforce Solutions offers education that leads to certification and licensure in Emergency Medical Technician, Health Information Technology, Medical Billing and Coding, Personal Training and more.

Nonprofit management

The Academy for Nonprofit Excellence offers professional development programs focused on the latest trends and best practices for nonprofits.

Maritime and automotive

Find training in various maritime, automotive and transportation fields. TCC works with area businesses to train and place students in shipbuilding, shipping and industrial jobs and apprenticeships.

TCC’s Regional Workforce Solutions Center also serves South Hampton Roads employers with customized employee training solutions. For more information on employer services or any of the Workforce Solutions programs, call 757-822-1234 or email The offices are at 7000 College Drive, Suffolk, 23435, or visit

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