Mission: Trident Technical College serves as a catalyst for personal, community and economic development by empowering individuals through education and training.
Vision: Educate the individual. Accelerate the economy. Inspire the future.
- Student achievement
- Academic excellence
- Accessibility and affordability
- Diversity, equity and inclusion
- Excellence in customer service
- Academic freedom
- Global competitiveness
Role and Scope
Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus community college that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.
An open-door institution of higher education, and one of the largest institutions in the state, Trident Technical College serves traditional and nontraditional students who have a wide variety of educational goals. To help students meet their goals, Trident Technical College offers university transfer associate degrees and applied technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in arts and sciences, aeronautics, business, information technology, engineering technology, health sciences, culinary and hospitality, manufacturing, maintenance trades, and public service. Additionally, the college offers a variety of noncredit employment training programs, which include customized education and training for business, industry and government.
To foster student success, Trident Technical College provides academic preparatory courses, academic assistance and comprehensive student services. In addition to traditional instruction, Trident Technical College’s flexible course offerings and alternative delivery methods enable more members of the community to pursue higher education.
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 22, 2022
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education April 22, 2022