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Northeastern Technical College

NETC: Your Pathway to a Future!

Northeastern Technical College is a post-secondary institution which is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. NETC is one of the 16 technical colleges that make up the SC Technical College System, an organization that has contributed nearly $2.5 billion to South Carolina's economy.  During the same time frame, NETC had a cumulative economic impact totaling more than $47 million on its service area, which includes Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon counties.

Four Reasons to Choose NETC

Low-cost tuition and financial aid make paying for college easy and affordable. Tuition & Fees
You have four campuses to choose from along with day, evening and online classes for flexible scheduling. Campuses
We offer 21 college degrees, 30 career-oriented certificates and diplomas, and 200-plus continuing education classes. Academic Pathways
You will find a tight-knit learning environment where you will receive one-on-one attention from dedicated instructors. You will have access to support services to guide you every step of the way so you may achieve your educational or career goals. Student Resources

Continuing Education

It is never too late to learn a new skill, change careers or simply take a class for fun! Our Continuing Education Division offers courses to improve job skills in your current job, new careers, advancement in the workplace, as well as personal and cultural enrichment. Learn more.

NETC Alumni Association

We invite all of our graduates (NETC or CMTC) to join the NETC Alumni Association and continue to support college programs and services that benefit our students, alumni and partners. Stay connected!

  • Kayla Gibson, Dual Credit Student:

    Taking classes at Northeastern Technical College while in high school has helped prepare me for the College of Charleston by earning credits that I will need for my major. I will be entering the College of... Read More

  • Cynthia Hulon, Educational Mentor:

    I received individualized attention from my instructors at Northeastern Technical College when I was going through the business program. NETC's faculty and staff members are very friendly and accommodating, and they really care about their students.... Read More

  • Anissa Keith, NETC Alumna:

    Going to Northeastern Technical College allowed me to work a full-time job, be at home with my child and live in my community. At NETC, you are more than just a number in a classroom. The... Read More

  • Jonathan Rivers, Farmer:

    Going to NETC, which is exactly 17 miles from my home, was convenient. I could live at home and go to school, which was a lot more affordable for me than going off to college elsewhere.... Read More

  • Santrice Hailey, NETC Alumna:

    Northeastern Technical College was my pathway to a better life. NETC was directly involved in getting me where I am today and having the job that I am so passionate about.... Read More

  • Tony Knight, Printer of T-Riffic Promotions:

    NETC was my pathway to a broad range of knowledge that has allowed me to pursue my dream of owning my own business. NETC is a great starting point for people who are undecided about their... Read More

  • Davis Yarborough, Loan Officer:

    Northeastern Technical College is a huge resource for students attending four-year colleges and universities who come home for the summer. It's a quality education at a fraction of the cost. And it's right here in Chesterfield... Read More

  • Trevor Gilchrist, Former Dual Credit Student:

    Being a part of the Dual Enrollment program at NETC allowed me to not only graduate in four years from college, but also see the world. By gaining a head start in my college career through... Read More

  • Hester Ellerbe, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor:

    Life is a journey, and NETC was my starting point on my pathway to a rewarding career in social work. NETC can be a starting point for many who are ready to start pushing for an... Read More

  • Larry McNeil, Chief of Police:

    The education I received at Northeastern Technical College was my pathway to a fulfilling, exciting and successful career in law enforcement. Had I not started at NETC, I would never have achieved my position as chief.... Read More

  • Alanda LeGrand, Cosmetology instructor:

    I tell my students all the time that they need to pursue an associate degree and not just rely on the cosmetology certificate. A two-year degree can be their pathway to another job if they do... Read More

  • Chad Hood of Lineman:

    If you live in Chesterfield, Marlboro or Dillon counties and you're having a hard time finding work, there's no reason not to start you­r education at Northeastern Technical College.... Read More

  • Caroline Sylvia, Former Dual Credit Student:

    I am thankful for the opportunity I had to take dual credit classes at NETC. Not only did they help me prepare for college level course work and scheduling, the college credits I earned at NETC... Read More

  • Frank Ponce, Movie Director:

    I have a passion to create. I'm not just doing this because of the money, the fame or power. It is truly my passion. I am an artist, and I will always create to make people... Read More

  • Jarrett Davis, Electronics student:

    By enrolling in the Industrial Electronics program at NETC, I am pursuing the dream I’ve had for a long time of becoming an electrician. Going to school at NETC and learning these advanced skills has been... Read More

  • Emily Williams, NETC Alumna:

    I knew I wanted to study law, and Northeastern Technical College offered the pathway to becoming a legal office assistant. The smaller classes and the support services offered by NETC really met my needs and allowed... Read More

  • Josh Thomas, INA Apprentice:

    NETC is my pathway to a college degree and a better life. It has helped me define my career plans and pursue a job in machine tool technology where I can use my problem solving skills.... Read More

  • Tommy Pegues, Registered Nurse:

    Northeastern Technical College was close to home and my job, and it was affordable. It was my starting place. With this nursing degree from NETC, I can branch out and go anywhere.... Read More


Former NETC students make confessions

Two former Northeastern Technical College students returned to campus April 8 to share their personal experiences on transferring from NETC to a four-year college at a workshop entitled “Confessions of a Transfer Student.” Full Story ››

Application Deadline for Summer Term is April 30

New or returning students planning to attend Northeastern Technical College this summer should submit admission applications by Wednesday, April 30. Full Story ››

Students needing financial aid for Fall should start applying now

Even though spring has just arrived, students who are planning to enroll in the fall semester at Northeastern Technical College (NETC) should act soon and apply for financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available on the college website. Full Story ››

Plan ahead and earn college credits this summer

While spring has only just begun, it is time to start making summer plans, especially if you are thinking about getting ahead on your college education. Full Story ››

Upcoming Events

Friday, Apr 18th 2014

College Closed

Time: 8:00 am

Good Friday Full Story ››

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Thursday, Apr 24th 2014

NETC Honors Program

Time: 6:30 pm

NETC students will receive recognition for their academic achievements. Full Story ››

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Wednesday, Apr 30th 2014

Application Deadline Summer Term

Time: 12:00 am

New or returning students planning to attend college this summer must apply by April 30. Full Story ››

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Wednesday, May 14th 2014

Open Registration for Summer Term

Time: 8:30 am

Open registration for summer term will be held May 15. Full Story ››

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Summer Application Deadline

2014 Summer Schedules:


Open Registration - May 14
Classes Begin - May 19

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Transient Students

Want to pay less for your college education at NETC this summer? Here's how!

NETC can help your high school student be college prepared by enrolling in the Dual Enrollment or Dual Credit Program.
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