Audio Technology program
Audio Technology

Prepare for careers in music and sound from audio and visual equipment technician to composer, producer or sound engineer.  More »

Music program

Learn music in a creative and supportive environment and receive individual instruction from our dynamic faculty.  More »

Visual Communications program
Visual Communications

Develop marketable job skills and learn design process, problem-solving and portfolio preparation for a commercial arts career.  More »


From graphic design, photography and writing, to music, dance, history and philosophy, NMC’s Humanities Academic area offers you a wide range of creative educational opportunities. You’ll also learn unique skills that will ultimately help you move on to a university or secure a job in your desired field. All Humanities students have access to state-of-the-art computer labs. If it’s photography you’re pursuing, you will enjoy NMC’s impressive photography lab. We also provide private instrument instruction and opportunities to participate in a variety of musical ensembles and performances. You also may take advantage of our flexible learning options in computer software, history, philosophy and music courses.

Degrees Available

General Education Outcomes »

Occupational Specialty Programs

Transfer Opportunities

Online & Other Learning Options

ASA degree – Depending on the transfer college requirements, many required courses can be taken online.

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Art Campus Day 2018

Northwestern Michigan College hosted their annual High School Visitation Workshop day with 150 students from the tri-county area. This footage was shot and edited by the visiting students and our NMC students and faculty. Watch the video on Vimeo »