History of Beaufort County Community College

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Beaufort County Community College began with the operation of a practical nursing program in 1949, under the direction of the State Vocational and Adult Education Department. From 1962 to 1968, the College operated as extension units of Pitt and Lenoir Community Colleges.

In December, 1967, the College was officially chartered as Beaufort County Technical Institute. The vocational and technical programs of the College were complemented by a college parallel program which opened in 1968 in conjunction with East Carolina University. In 1979, community college status was granted, and since then, Beaufort County Community College has functioned as a comprehensive community college offering continuing education and awarding associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.


Beaufort County Community College
Beaufort County Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Beaufort County Community College.

Member of

American Association of Community Colleges
North Carolina Community College System

Recognized and approved by

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences,
5600 N. River Rd.,
Suite 720 Rosemont,
IL 60018-5119,
ph 847.939.3597,

North Carolina Board of Nursing

North Carolina Department of Justice
Criminal Justice Education and Training
Standards Commission

North Carolina  State Real Estate Licensing Board

North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts

Approved to train veterans and eligible dependents

Beaufort County Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, ection 504 Institution, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, or handicap.




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