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Contact: Chrysten Crockett
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December 13, 2013

York Technical College Featured in Statewide Job Study
NerdWallet highlights how the College prepares students for the workforce


SAN FRANCISCO, CA NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy site, has recognized York Technical College for its broad career-focused programs, university transfer programs, and continuing education options in a study that found York County as one of the best places for job seekers in South Carolina.

As many people continue searching for employment in this recovering economy, NerdWallet wanted to help residents of the Palmetto State find the best places for jobs. The study looked at median household income, monthly homeowner costs, population growth, and unemployment rates.

NerdWallet ranked York County as the sixth best place for job seekers in South Carolina. The county experienced a 5.3 percent increase in the working-age population between 2009 and 2011, and its residents make a median household income of $53,536, the second-highest income of all the counties in the top 10. Major employers include Schaeffler and Piedmont Medical Center, and job seekers who need to expand their skill sets can do so at local institutions such as York Technical College.

Besides offering nearly 90 for-credit programs, York Technical College also provides continuing education courses and customized corporate training courses. Offerings range from real estate certifications and Six Sigma courses to nursing assistance primers and manufacturing classes. York Technical College also provides students with information on various organizations that can help them get apprenticeships and jobs.

“York Technical College has a wide range of offerings for those looking for professional development or just to explore new interests,” said NerdWallet analyst Annie Wang. “With both in-person and online courses, the college helps prepare York County residents for the workforce.”

Read the full study here.

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About NerdWallet:
NerdWallet is a consumer-friendly financial literacy website that helps consumers make better decisions about their personal finances and more. We have been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Reuters; our products have been recommended by consumer advocates Liz Weston and Clark Howard.

About York Technical College:
York Technical College, is a public, two-year institution of higher education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. York Technical College’s mission is: Building Our Community Through Maximizing Student Success.




York Technical College / 452 South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC 29730