Classes at Wake Tech East start in August, so sign up today!

Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Engineering and Emergency Medical Science AAS courses are available.

Enrolling at Wake Tech is easier than ever, and we are here to help you every step of the way. Simply choose the category below that best fits your situation and follow the instructions to apply.

NOTE: All new students, including Health Sciences, transfer and visiting students, must complete their residency determination before applying.

Once we receive your application, we will send you login credentials for our applicant portal, where you can track your application status, manage documents and receive your application decision.

Need help figuring out what career to pursue? Wake Tech Career Services has you covered, with professional staff and resources to help you explore possibilities and choose a path that fits your goals and interests. You can also create a CustomViewbook to get more information on specific programs.

If you're looking for quick entry into the job market, you may be interested in short-term, non-degree options through our Workforce Continuing Education division. Simply register for the course you want, and you're in! All courses provide skills and credentials that lead to employment, and many are linked to degree programs if you decide to continue your education.

New, returning and
transfer students

Health Sciences students

International students

  • Step 1: Review the guidelines for international students and apply to Wake Tech.

High school students
(dual enrollment)

Visiting students

Workforce Continuing Education students

Next steps to enroll

  • If you graduated from a U.S. high school, you will be admitted and placed in classes based on your unweighted GPA or by other admission placement criteria.
  • If you graduated high school outside the U.S., you may need to request placement testing. An application is required before testing can be scheduled.
  • Once admitted, follow the steps to enroll on the New Student Checklist.

Annual security report

Wake Tech is committed to the safety of everyone in the college community. In compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the college publishes an annual report about crime on campus by October 1 each year. The report is available for anyone interested in attending or seeking employment with the college.

Professional licensure

Wake Tech academic programs (credit and non-credit) that are designed to lead to professional licenses are tied to North Carolina or national certifications. If you intend to pursue professional licenses outside North Carolina once you have completed your academic program at Wake Tech, please refer to the Professional Licensure section of the college's distance education authorization page for additional information.