Online Learning
Northampton Community College

Learn Online with NCC’s Virtual Campus

Online learning creates access for all kinds of learners, whether you’re located far from campus, balancing school with your work schedule, or studying while caring for your family. Our program is deep-rooted in more than 20 years of experience and development, meaning with Northampton Community College Online, no matter where you are, you can learn from the best instructors and enjoy high-quality education. This flexible learning option is among the most affordable online community colleges in Pennsylvania!


What Sets NCC’s Online Learning Apart?

  • 34 program options and 250+ courses that you can complete 100% online
  • Dedicated, experienced faculty and staff who are committed to your success
  • Access to all of our on-campus resources and facilities, including Academic Advising & Coaching, Career Services, Tutoring, Counseling, and the Library
  • Multiple opportunities to start your online college classes throughout the year

NCC offers exceptional online programs and classes for students like you! 

Our online programs offer the same quality of traditional academic programs but with the added flexibility of being able to learn from anywhere around times that work for you. Whether you want to work at your own pace as you meet deadlines, need guided instruction with a live instructor or prefer a combination of both; we have the formats to suit your learning style as you work towards your educational goals.

What Are NCC's Online Programs and Classes?

Studying at Northampton Community College online gives you multiple options for how you shape your learning experience. You can choose from synchronous (meet online at your class time) or asynchronous (complete your coursework on your own schedule) online college classes, and you may also choose to enroll in some hybrid (partially online, partially on-campus) courses. Our class formats give you flexibility with the length of your courses and how you distribute your learning throughout the semester.

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Online Degrees & Certificates

Explore the 30+ programs that can be completed entirely online and see which one is right for you.

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Online Courses

See what courses are available online in each of our programs.

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Online Learning FAQs

Check out some of our most frequently asked questions about learning online at NCC.

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Dedicated Online Faculty

As an online learner, you’ll get the full college experience from our expert, invested faculty: they are well versed in teaching virtual classes, dedicate one-on-one attention through online discussions and office hours, and commit to helping you succeed. They’ve provided some tips to help you excel in online learning.

Online Learning - Strength in Numbers


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Is Online Learning Right for You?

Online college classes can be a rewarding path for achieving your academic goals. You’ll benefit from the ability to maintain a full-time income while completing coursework, flexibility with scheduling your classes around your ongoing commitments, and affordability in one of the most accessible online community colleges in Pennsylvania. 

Some traits that will help you succeed as an online learner:

Northampton Community College provides various supporting services to help our online students achieve their academic goals.

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Support for Online Learning

Studying online means you can learn from anywhere—and NCC’s online learning resources will be wherever you are. We’re committed to helping you thrive through academic advising, career coaching, tutoring, library access, and a variety of technology support options through our virtual learning portal.

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Accreditation demonstrates that a school’s programs—online and on-campus—are comprehensive and trustworthy according to an outside, impartial evaluation. NCC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and it is authorized as an institution of higher education by the state of Pennsylvania.

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Get Your Educational Journey Started at NCC Online!

Complete an affordable education on a schedule that works for you with Northampton’s flexible online programs. Choose from more than 30 program options, build relationships with faculty and peers, and invest in your career opportunities at Northampton Community College Online.

Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is currently available online. Click here to view.

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as : campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Non-Campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, stop by the NCC Public Safety Office at 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 610.861.5588 or emailing

Next Steps

With 120+ high-quality programs at a highly affordable cost, you can build specialized skills to advance in your career path — fast. And with flexible class formats and convenient locations, it's never been easier to join us.