Hone your writing and reading skills by enrolling in NMC’s English courses, which prepare you for countless careers, from teaching and writing/editing, to just about any kind of business profession. These skills are in high demand, and by taking NMC’s courses, you’ll be prepared to either transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce armed with an associate degree.

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Program Requirements


Students wishing to concentrate their studies in the field of English may be preparing for careers in writing or teaching. English is also crucial to many other careers since writing and reading are high-demand skills in most professions. Students planning to transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree in English should pursue an Associate in Science and Arts degree program that includes credits selected from among the courses listed here.

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Tuition and Fees

General Academic Programs

Residency Status

Tuition Rate

In-District ( Grand Traverse County residents) Tuition

$122.00 per contact hour

In-State ( other Michigan counties) Tuition

$261.00 per contact hour

Out-of-state Tuition

$340.00 per contact hour

International Tuition

$383.00 per contact hour

General Fee for all residencies:

Other fee of $33.00 per contact hour is a general fee covering a portion of costs for technology, orientation, placement, career testing, Student Government Association, and other student service activities.

$33.00 per contact hour

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Note: For more information on how COA component estimates are calculated, see the bottom of the Tuition and Fees page.

Enrolled students can find their own calculated Cost of Attendance in NMC Self-Service under Financial Aid. Others can use the Net Price Calculator to estimate the total annual cost of attending NMC based on their program and enrollment plans, along with financial aid eligibility.

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