Professional Licenses

The following programs at Carteret Community College lead to licensure or certification.   Please use the link(s) below to learn about licensing or certification requirements from the appropriate organization for each programs.

If you currently live outside North Carolina but plan to enroll in one of our programs, it is your responsibility to contact the respective licensing board in the state where you plan to reside or practice before beginning the program.

Contact Information for Individual States.


ProgramLicensure/Certification Organization
Basic Law Enforcement TrainingNorth Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission
Captain’s LicenseUnited States Coast Guard's National Maritime Center
CosmetologyNorth Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners

Emergency Medical ScienceNorth Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services
Fire and RescueNorth Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission
Medication AideNC Division of Health Service Regulation
Medical AssistingAmerican Association of Medical Assistants
Medical Office AdministrationAmerican Association of Professional Coders
NursingNorth Carolina Board of Nursing
Nursing AssistantNC Division of Health Service Regulation

Pharmacy TechnicianPharmacy Technical Certification Board
PhlebotomyAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification
RadiographyJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Real EstateNorth Carolina Real Estate Commission
Respiratory TherapyNorth Carolina Respiratory Care Board
Therapeutic MassageNorth Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy