Trident Technical College’s vision is to be a leader among two-year colleges in providing diverse and innovative educational programs and services in a highly technical and competitive global environment.
Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi campus institution which provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. TTC is a member of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education system.
As an open-door institution of higher education, the College provides lifelong learning opportunities for traditional and nontraditional students. These opportunities enhance the economic, social and cultural life of the community. Accessible and responsive to the needs of this multicultural community, TTC prepares students for a rapidly changing global environment.
Each semester approximately 12,000 credit students enroll in programs leading to college transfer associate degrees and technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in Allied Health Sciences; Business Technology; Community, Family and Child Studies; Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Art (Culinary Institute of Charleston); Film, Media and Visual Arts; Humanities and Social Sciences; Industrial and Engineering Technology; Law-Related Studies; Nursing; and Science and Mathematics. To foster student success, TTC provides developmental education and comprehensive student services.
Using communication and problem-solving skills, graduates draw on knowledge from a broad range of disciplines to make decisions and perform tasks, working as individuals and as team members.
As a state and national resource, TTC provides continuing education courses, customized education and training for business, industry and government, and a variety of activities and services, including facilities for the Center for Accelerated Technology Training to offer employment training programs.