More College Grads Opt For Continuing Education At Community Colleges

Officials say many North Carolinians with college degrees are returning to community colleges to further their education.

Officials say many times that's because people obtained bachelor's degrees in fields that don't help in today's job market.

Marc Williams at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro says many people are finding job skills in health fields.

Nearly eleven thousand students who sought an associate's degree
or diploma at a state community college already held a bachelor's
degree. State figures show that more than 25-hundred community
college students had a master's degree or higher.

Blake Woodruff obtained a degree in archaeology, but is now studying graphic design at Guilford Technical Community College.