George C. Wallace State Community College (WCC) considers itself a leader in the Alabama system of education and in the nation. According to a report in the “Community College Week,” Wallace was ranked number 10 in the nation among schools that offered two-year degrees. The college has a high large graduation rate for the state of Alabama—and in fact, their graduation rate exceeds the state and national average.
WCC offers an array of disciplines for students to choose from. It offers classes in the health field, such as dental hygienist and practical nurse training; to courses in the technical field such as automotive manufacturing; to classes in the culinary arts.
The technical division is designed to enhance the skills and talents that the student already posses. The courses offered are intended to prepare the student for the workforce in their particular field right after graduation.
The health division prepares students for dedication of service to others. If national credentials are required in a particular field of study, the health division prepares the student for it.
Some courses are offered online. These include some certificate programs. Computer science, business, health, and information technology are a few of the online courses offered.