At Gaston College, you’ll find a rich community of goal-oriented students. We offer over 100 academic programs and classes to fit your lifestyle. Gaston professors are caring and committed, partnering with students to reach their goals. Many of our students are already in the workforce, while others are preparing for the next step in their academic journey. Whatever your ambitions, we have an academic program to move you forward. Discover the incredible value of a Gaston degree.
Gaston College has been awarded nearly $200,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an innovative, multi-employer manufacturing apprenticeship consortium that will be built upon a single program established for STEAG Energy Services in August of 2013. The grant will help students receive critical hands-on experience and related classroom instruction that will prepare them for good paying jobs in specialized occupations.
The Gaston College Truck Driver Training Program can pave the way toward a rewarding career with excellent potential for employment. Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to operate tractor-trailer rigs, acquire a commercial driver license (CDL), and become a professional driver.
The Gaston College Small Business Center offers free seminars, one-on-one counseling, and other resources to entrepreneurs and small business owners. A wide range of courses begins in September.
The Gaston College Economic and Workforce Development Division's new CE schedule not only looks different, but it contains a host of new and improved classes which you will want to register for. There is something for everyone!