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Rowan-Cabarrus Mission

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College improves lives and builds community through public higher education and workforce development.

Rowan-Cabarrus Statement of Purpose

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is an open-door, comprehensive learning-centered institution of higher education serving the citizens of Rowan and Cabarrus counties. The College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, offers affordable occupational and education programs leading to Associate in Arts Degree, Associate in Engineering Degree, Associate in Fine Arts Degree, Associate in General Education Degree, Associate in Science Degree, and Associate in Applied Science Degrees. Diplomas and certificates are awarded for other occupational, adult and continuing education programs. The primary focus of the College’s offerings is on workforce development by meeting the educational needs of the individual and meeting the changing training requirements of business and industrial firms as well as other employers in the service area.

Reflecting its commitment to student learning outcomes, the College strives to inspire its students to increase their knowledge, develop occupational and technical proficiencies, respond to lifelong learning opportunities, and increase their awareness as responsible citizens in a democratic society.

Rowan-Cabarrus Vision

Building sustainable futures through the power of learning.


Rowan-Cabarrus Values

  • Excellence and innovation in education and workforce training;
  • Continuous improvement through lifelong learning and achievement;
  • Trust, integrity, inclusiveness, and mutual respect;
  • Exemplary service through team work;
  • Responsibility, sustainability, accountability;
  • Leadership, partnership and global citizenship.