Academics at NCC

Pursue Your Unique Path to Success - Over 100 Academic Programs

Studying at Northampton Community College offers you a fast track to success in almost any field you can think of. NCC’s academic programs span more than 100 degrees and certificates, from automotive technology to sociology and everything in between. Here, you’ll pursue your interests and follow your curiosity toward your goals—both on campus and in your career.

Throughout your Northampton Community College degree or certificate, you’ll learn with the support of academic advisors, invested faculty, and dedicated staff who are here to help you thrive. We’ll also help you transfer your credits to a four-year school if you plan to complete a bachelor’s degree. Investigate the many NCC academic programs at your fingertips and start imagining your future!

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Discover Areas of Study

Northampton’s 100+ degrees and certificates are grouped to help you identify your academic path according to your skills, experience, and interests: look for majors in business and professional services; communications, arts, and design; computer and information technology; education; health sciences; humanities; industry/manufacturing; science, math, and engineering; social science and human services; or exploratory studies.

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Find the Program that is Right For You

Whether you earn an associate degree, specialized diploma, or certificate, success awaits! Northampton’s academic options are developed with your personal and career goals in mind. Prepare to launch into the workforce with technical expertise and trade experience, or transfer your credits to a four-year college or university—our graduates go on to enroll in some of the nation’s top programs!

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Online Programs and Courses

NCC’s robust online learning program allows you to take classes anytime, anywhere. Amid your busy professional schedule, demanding family commitments, and desire to develop new skills, the virtual campus offers flexibility and convenience for 34 program options and more than 250 courses available 100% online.

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Transfer Options

Save thousands of dollars (really!) by completing two years at NCC, then transferring to a four-year college or university. Our robust associate’s degree programs and dedicated academic advisors will prepare you to transfer and succeed in your bachelor’s degree. We also make it easy to continue your college academics by transferring your previously-earned credits to NCC.

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Academic Advising

At Northampton, you’ll always have a trusted advisor to turn to when questions and decisions arise on your college academics journey. These dedicated experts help you navigate opportunities and guide you on your path to success.

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Academic Support at NCC

For every step of your path at Northampton, we provide resources to steward your unique academic journey: you’ll find tutoring sessions through our learning center, workshops and library services, our academic calendars with important dates, the college catalog, online support, and the book store for all your materials and swag!

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NCC offers more than 140 degree and or certificate programs and more than 2,500 noncredit classes.
NCC is home to 3 out of the last 7 Pennsylvania Professors of the Year.
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Nine in 10 recent NCC graduates are employed in their field or position of their choice.

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The NCC Commitment - Quality, Affordable Education for All

Northampton Community College degrees, diplomas, and certificates are among the most affordable in Pennsylvania. Find your place in the workforce right after (or even before!) graduation, or get ready to transfer to a four-year school to complete a bachelor’s degree. On either track, NCC is among the most cost-effective options: you can boost your earnings and save thousands of dollars on your education.

NCC caters to the needs of diverse students, from recent high school graduates to adult students looking to build career expertise. Whoever you are and wherever you study—at one of our three campus locations or through flexible online learning programs—you’ll join a community built on collaboration, growth, and belonging.

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Learn More about Northampton Community College

Interested in joining NCC? Get familiar with our campus life (even if you plan to study online!), learn about the admissions process, or contact us to get more information!