Forsyth Technical Community College

What Is It Known For?

Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech) is renowned for its academic diversity, hands-on training initiatives, and unwavering commitment to student success. As part of the North Carolina Community College System, the college is affiliated with a larger network of state community colleges.

Since its founding in 1960, Forsyth Tech has been a key institution in the area by offering the local community top-notch instruction and training. Approximately 11,000 students are admitted to the college per semester.

Degrees and Certifications

Forsyth Tech offers a variety of degrees and certifications to meet the needs of its students, including:

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in Fine Arts
  • Associate in Engineering
  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Diplomas
  • Certificates

Class Schedules

The college offers flexible class schedules, including morning, afternoon, and evening classes, as well as online classes. Programs incorporate externships and clinical experiences, allowing students to gain practical skills and prepare for their chosen fields.

Is it Legit?

Yes, Forsyth Tech is a legitimate and accredited institution. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Acceptance Rate

According to the U.S. Department of Education, Forsyth Tech has an open-door admission policy, making it accessible to a wide range of students. The college does not have a set acceptance rate because it aims to offer educational opportunities to all who meet the basic admission requirements.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attending Forsyth Tech varies depending on residency status and the specific program of study. For in-state students, tuition is approximately $76 per credit hour, while out-of-state students pay around $268 per credit hour. Additional fees for books, supplies, and other expenses may apply. For detailed information, visit the Forsyth Tech Tuition and Fees page.

Programs & Courses


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources
  • Project Management Technology
  • Supply Chain Management


  • Childhood Education
  • Teacher Preparation


  • Cardiovascular Sonography
  • CNA
  • CPR
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Emergency Medical Science
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Continuing Education
  • Healthcare Management Technology
  • Interventional Cardiac and Vascular Technology
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Medical Sonography
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Public Health
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Sonography
  • Veterinary Assistant


  • Law Enforcement
  • Paralegal
  • Public Safety

Skilled Trades

  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Automotive Systems Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
  • Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology
  • Electrical Systems Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Facility Maintenance Technician
  • Horticulture Technology
  • HVAC
  • Motorcycle Mechanics Technology
  • Plumbing
  • Race Car Technology
  • Welding Technology


  • Architectural Technology
  • Audio and Video Production Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer-Integrated Machining
  • Computer Skills
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Reporting & Analytics and Database Administration
  • Digital Effects and Animation Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Network Management
  • Programming and Software Development
  • Radiography
  • Systems Security
  • Technical Support and Services
  • Web Technologies

Design and Arts

  • Associate in Fine Arts
  • Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology
  • Interior Design

Campus Locations

Winston-Salem 2100 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27103