Career Pathways

Whether you’re a soon-to-be high school graduate, seeking a new career direction or aiming higher in your current field, chances are that Tidewater Community College has a program to meet your needs.

Learn more about TCC’s degrees, certificates and credentials

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College Transfer Programs

TCC is the smart and affordable choice if you’re planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year school. See all of your options: general studies, business, liberal arts, sciences, engineering and social sciences.

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Arts & Humanities

Tidewater Community College provides programs for students who want to pursue their passions in the fine and performing arts or expand their world of knowledge through the liberal arts.

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At TCC, professors with real-world knowledge and opportunities for internships put you on the path to business and career success.

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Engineering, Science & Mathematics

Tidewater Community College is where you can find your path to a rewarding science or engineering career in the competitive global marketplace.

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Health Professions

See our fast-paced, rigorous programs designed to fully engage you in the classroom and in clinical settings. Fields include nursing, EMS, health information management and more.

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Computer Science & IT

Our world operates on digital information platforms. TCC can prepare you for a well-paying, in-demand career in cyber security, software development and computer science.

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Maritime & Skilled Trades

One thing Hampton Roads has a lot of is water. It also has plentiful jobs on the water, at the port and in area shipyards. Navigate to your maritime career at TCC.

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Manufacturing & Transportation

Interested in the manufacturing, automotive or industrial sectors? If you like working with your hands as well as your head, you’ll find plenty of options at TCC.

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Public & Professional Services

From Criminal Justice to Fire Science and Personal Training to Culinary Arts, find your career path at TCC.

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Social Sciences & Education

Tidewater Community College can prepare you to study the social sciences at a four-year college or university, or prepare you for a rewarding career in education and human services.

Continuing Education & Professional Development

The Center for Workforce Solutions and Center for Military and Veterans Education offer short-term courses and certificates geared to adult learners, transitioning military and vets.

Advising Offices

Regular office hours:
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Pass Building, Room 141
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-822-5125

Fax: 757-822-5134


Martin Building, Suite 2506
300 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1534

Fax: 757-822-1247


Building A, Room 140
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Phone: 757-822-2200

Fax: 757-822-2910

Virginia Beach

Building B (Bayside), Room 207
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23435

Phone: 757-822-7211

Fax: 757-822-7346