New Students

Begin your academic journey at Durham Tech by completing an application online. In a few simple steps, you can start preparing for a great future.

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Health Tech Students

As the healthcare industry continues to grow, Durham Tech’s program are in high demand, which means these popular programs have a limited number of spaces for admission each year.

Prospective students interested in pursuing a healthcare career are encouraged to apply early as many of the programs have a first-qualified, first-admitted admissions process and some have a competitive process.

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Visiting Students

Want to enroll in a course that your college doesn’t offer? Need just a course or two before graduate or professional school? Enrolling in Durham Tech as a visiting student is simple.

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Non-US Students

Durham Tech invites students from all countries and backgrounds to pursue their education on our welcoming campus. Staff at the Center for the Global Learner can walk you through the process step-by-step or you can begin exploring the next steps on your own.

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Dual-Enrolled Students

The Career and College Promise program provides seamless dual enrollment opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students. Students can accelerate the completion of college certificates, diplomas and associate degrees while completing their high school diploma.

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Continuing Education

Whether you’re looking for ways to sharpen your skills or interested in developing a new hobby, Durham Tech’s continuing education classes have a variety of offerings to meet your needs and applying is easy.


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“The Respiratory Therapy program has given me a career path and it is such a great program. The instructors really know their stuff and they genuinely care about us succeeding.”

—Molly Fahey, 2018 Graduate

“I love the hands-on work in the Practical Nursing program. We have the opportunity to apply everything we’ve learned from our textbooks when we’re at clinicals and in the classroom. Completing this program will allow me to get into the nursing field, become more marketable in the workforce and allow me to do more for my family.”

—Harold Simmons

“I chose the Pharmacy Tech program at Durham Tech because I heard great things about it and I really love it. The instructors are so helpful and welcoming. I feel prepared and confident about taking the certification exam and getting a job in this field.”

—Ashley Oakley

“What I love most about the Paralegal Technology Program is that many of my instructors are practicing lawyers so they bring real world experience into the classroom. I recently decided I didn’t want another job, I wanted a career and I saw Durham Tech as a vehicle to a better life.”

—Theresa Holmes

“I really like how challenging the Opticianry Program is at Durham Tech. This field is something there will always be a need for. No matter how fast technology advances, there’s going to be someone behind the machines that needs to understand how things work and I look forward to fulfilling that role as a licensed optician.”

—Enzo Anchetta