Wor-Wic Community College
Wor-Wic Community College serves as an invaluable pillar in the region by providing career training programs for immediate entry into the local workforce, customized training and workforce development assistance, and transfer curricula for those seeking to earn a 4 year degree.
Founded in 1975 Wor-Wic is one of 16 community colleges in Maryland and works to enhance regional economic growth by addressing the educational, training, and workforce development needs for the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset counties.
Regional Programs & Courses
An Associate’s degree provides graduates the opportunity to become center operators, program directors, and senior staff members at one of the many child care facilities on the Lower Eastern Shore. Students also have the opportunity to earn an Associate’s Degree with the option to transfer to a four-year institution. This track gets students started on their career as Early Childhood Educators and once they complete the four-year degree.
Students completing the Parkside CTE Early Childhood Education program can earn up to 12 credit hours towards their Wor-Wic degree.
APPLIED TECHNOLOGY BUILDING
Plans are in place for a new applied technology center of 40,000 square feet designed to support credit programs in the college’s occupational education division, with an emphasis on applied and emerging technologies such as industrial technology, supply chain management, logistics and alternative energy, as well as current and additional continuing education and workforce development courses in the areas of transportation and industrial trades.