With a focus on technology-forward education and workforce development programs, Wake Tech East is Wake Tech's newest site, along the Interstate 87/U.S. Highway 64 corridor in Wendell. Opening in Fall 2024, the 106-acre site features university transfer degrees, plus specialized programs in biopharmaceutical technology, engineering, smart manufacturing, sustainability, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), EMS, criminal justice and public safety. UAS programs are offered in partnership with Elizabeth City State University, a leader in aviation education and training in North Carolina.
Master plan features
4D Immersive Village for public safety training
Driver training track
Smart manufacturing labs
Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pavilion
Fire/rescue training center with a fire tower and dive pond