Williamsburg Technical College, a member of the South Carolina Technical College System, is a public, two-year, associate degree, diploma, and certificate granting institution serving Williamsburg County. The mission of Williamsburg Technical College is to offer quality, affordable, and accessible educational opportunities and experiences that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals and to encourage economic development in Williamsburg County.
The College offers to residents of Williamsburg County with varying academic skill levels the opportunity for postsecondary vocational, technical, and occupational programs leading directly to employment or maintenance of employment in any of the area’s manufacturing firms specializing in textiles, plastics, or metal fabrication. Additionally, Williamsburg Technical College offers postsecondary vocational programs leading directly to employment or maintenance of employment in many of the county’s service industries to include cosmetology, nursing, and automotive repair. Associate degree programs are also offered which enable students to gain access through transfer to other postsecondary education.
Through curricular programs and extensive online instruction and special programs and in cooperation with business and industry, the College attempts to produce ethical and skilled employees with leadership abilities who are also competent in their fields, capable of adjusting to change, and knowledgeable of current technological advances. Williamsburg Technical College affirms the following values as guides for the institution to fulfill its mission, goals, philosophy, and operational procedures.
The College is committed to:
Students: belief in the capacity of individuals to be productive, to grow, and to achieve their highest potential.
Quality Education: commitment to high standards for educational programs that enhance the personal, social, and economic potential of the individual.
Access: commitment to educational access for all who are eligible and who have the desire and ability to benefit from program offerings.
Contribution to Community: recognition of a partnership with and respect for cultural diversity in the community which supports local civic, economic, educational and cultural needs, and enriches the quality of community life.
Quality Work Environment: commitment to instructional and organizational development which results in open communication and involvement in planning and decision making in an ethical environment.
WTC Area Commission approved May 3, 2010; Reaffirmed September 9, 2019; Commission on Higher Education approved January 3, 2014