Tri-County Community College is a two-year, post-secondary institution that operates in accordance with the North Carolina Law and the administrative policies of the North Carolina Community College System. It offers associate degree programs in automotive technology, accounting, business administration, electronics technician, emergency medical science, health care management technology and medical assisting. The college also offers certificate programs in cosmetology, early childhood associate, nursing, office systems technology, plumbing and real estate. Additionally, it provides distance learning programs, business and community services, library, book store, financial aid, and clubs and organizations to students. Tri-County Community College is approved by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts and the North Carolina Board of Nursing, and is located in Robbinsville, N.C.