Career Fields

Wake Tech offers programs in 13 career fields – groups of occupations that require similar knowledge and skills.

Career fields provide a way for students to organize their studies and follow a path that aligns with their career interests. Students can climb an educational ladder, moving from non-degree training to a related certificate, diploma or associate degree program and possibly even transfer to a related bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university.

Salary and labor market information is available to help students research potential careers, and they can also seek assistance from Wake Tech Career Services as they explore options and move up the ladder toward their educational and career goals.