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Northampton Community College

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Pursue Your Unique Path to Success - Over 100 Academic Programs

Studying at Northampton Community College offers a path to success in almost any field you can think of. Our academic programs span more than 100 degrees and certificates, from automotive technology to psychology and everything in between. Here, you’ll pursue your interests and follow your passion 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. Discover the many NCC academic programs at your fingertips, and start building your future today!


Discover Areas of Interest

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 humanities; business; healthcare; communication, arts and design; education; social sciences and human services; culinary and hospitality; trades/manufacturing; STEM programs; computers and technology; or general studies.


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!

Program Search

At NCC, you’ve got options. With more than 100 programs to choose from, 100+ transfer agreements with colleges nationwide, and countless certifications to enhance your skillset — we offer an extensive range of options when it comes to pursuing your education or advancing your career.


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Course Search

Explore the course offerings available across our campuses and online. We offer in-person, online and hybrid formats so you can choose the options that fit your life and your learning style.

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Academic Calendar

Stay up-to-date on the important dates and deadlines throughout the semester like the start/end date of your courses, add/drop period, payment due dates, registration and more!

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College Catalog

For a full listing of all academic programs and degree information, college policies, tuition schedules, course descriptions and our Student Handbook, review our College Catalog.

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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. 

Academic Advising
Academic Advising

All students are assigned a dedicated academic advisor to help you get on a path, and stay on a path to completion. Your advisor not only assists with choosing classes and creating an academic plan, but they also connect you with resources and student organizations to provide a more all-inclusive, rewarding experience while you’re here.

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Academic Support at NCC
Academic Support

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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Faculty Directory

NCC prides itself on our dedicated, experienced faculty who are experts in their field and know what it takes to be successful both in and out of the classroom. They'll help you discover your interests and develop your strengths, and aren't afraid to go above and beyond for their students. Explore our directory to find your professor!

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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 our online programs – you'll join a community built on collaboration, growth, and belonging.

Honors Program

The NCC Honors Program is designed to meet the needs of its most academically prepared students by providing an enriched educational environment where students are challenged to reach their full intellectual potential. It also shows transfer schools that you are a highly motivated and academically-skilled student ready to take on the challenges they have to offer.

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Transfer Options

Save thousands of dollars 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 studies by transferring your previously-earned credits to NCC.

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Earn credit for what you already know!

NCC understands that many students come to us with knowledge and expertise already in-hand. We value what you’ve learned and, whenever possible, want to award you college credit for that work so you can save time and money towards a future degree. Discover how you can earn credit for what you already know with our Prior Learning Assessment Program (PLA), and fast-track your education!

Workforce Training & Leadership Development

NCC also provides affordable, shorter-term workforce training and leadership development opportunities for those looking to broaden their skillset or make a career change. Many of which are in high-demand fields like healthcare, corporate and public safety, IT education, computer training and more!

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Community Education

In addition to a wide variety of degrees and certificates, NCC also offers community education opportunities for those looking to broaden their personal passions and interests or want to learn new leisure activities with classes in areas like cooking, photography, health & wellness, theater and more!

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Student Spotlight

Engage with your professors and fellow students, as they can be your best resources. The classes are so interesting, and the faculty are amazing, and they have real-life experience in the field, which is very helpful.

Victoria Barrios, '22
Applied Psychology

Victoria Barrios

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.