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Academic Programs

At NMC, you'll find more than 60 areas of academic study, all of which feature dedicated faculty, small classes and personal attention. NMC offers transfer courses, two-year associate degrees and professional certificates, with access to BA and advanced degrees through our University Center. We also offer online learning options. Each area of study listed below has links to Program Requirements needed to complete the course of study.

Don't see the area of study you want? NMC may still offer classes in your field of interest that will transfer to other schools. Check with an Academic Advisor for assistance selecting the right courses for you.

Areas of Study
"T" = Transfer Option

AAS

ADN

ASA

Cert. Level I
Min. 16 Credits

Cert. Level II
Min. 32 Credits

Cert. Level III
Min. 48 Credits

Concentration*

Accounting

AAS

 

T

       

Administrative Support Specialist

       

II

   

Anthropology

   

 

       X

Art / Fine Arts

   

T

       

Astronomy

   

T

       

Audio Technology

AAS

 

 

I

II

 

 

Automotive Service Technology

AAS

           

Automotive – Electrical and Drivability Specialist

       

II

   

Automotive – Hybrid Technology Specialist

       

II

   

Automotive – Master Automotive Technician

         

III

 

Automotive – Under Car Specialist

       

II

   

Aviation – Flight

AAS

           

Biology

   

T

       

Bridge Program Courses

           

X

Business Administration

AAS

 

T

       

Business Administration – Online

AAS

 

T

       

Chemistry

   

T

       

Child Development

   

T

 

II

   

Communications

   

T

       

Computer Studies /
Computer Information Technology (CIT):

 

CIT: General

AAS

 

T

       

CIT: Developer

AAS

           

CIT: Infrastructure

AAS

           

Infrastructure Specialist

     

I

II

III

 

Industry Certifications

           

X

Office Applications Specialist

     

I

     

Computer Support Specialist

       

 

 III

 

Web Developer

     

I

 II

 III

 

Construction Technology:

             

Carpentry Technology

     

I

     

Electrical Technology

     

I

     

Facilities Maintenance

       

II

   

HVAC/R Technology

     

I

     

Criminal Justice

   

T

       

Culinary Arts

AAS

       

III

 

Dance

   

T

       

Dental Assistant:

 

     

II

   

Dental Assistant Associate's Degree

AAS

     

 

   

Dental Assistant Certificate

 

     

II

   

Education

   

T

       

Engineering

   

T

   

III

 

Engineering Technology

AAS

           

English

   

T

       

Entrepreneurship

     

I

II

   

Environmental Science

   

T

       

Freshwater Studies

AAS

 

T

       

Geography

   

T

       

Geology

   

T

       

History

   

T

       

Law Enforcement

AAS

           

Liberal Arts / Science

   

T

       

Manufacturing Technology

AAS

           

Maritime, Deck Officer ***

AAS / Bachelor of Science in Maritime Technology

Maritime, Engineering Officer ***

AAS / Bachelor of Science in Maritime Technology

Maritime, Power Plant Facilities Operator

AAS

           

Mathematics

   

T

       

Modern Languages: American Sign Language

   

T

       

Modern Languages: French

   

T

       

Modern Languages: Spanish

   

T

       

Music

   

T

       

Nursing:

             

Nursing, Associate's Degree

 

ADN

         

Nursing, Completion – LPN to ADN

 

ADN

         

Nursing, Practical

       

II

   

Nursing, Online Option

 

ADN

         

Philosophy and Religion

   

T

       

Physical Education Courses

           

X

Physics

   

T

       

Plant Science, Applied **

AAS

           

Political Science

   

T

       

Psychology

   

T

       

Renewable Energy Technology – Electrical

AAS

     

II

   

Renewable Energy Technology – HVAC/R

AAS

     

II

   

Respiratory Therapy
(Offered through Muskegon Community College; check with the NMC Health Occupations academic office for details)

             

Social Work

   

T

       

Sociology

   

T

       

Technical Management Administration

AAS

           

Theater

   

T

       

Visual Communications – Commercial Art

AAS

 

T

       

Visual Communications – Creative Management in Art Direction

AAS

           

Welding Technology

       

II

   

* Concentration – Indicates courses chosen to develop a skill set for employment.

** Partnership Programs – Degrees offered in cooperation with other community colleges or universities. Check with the academic area offering the program for details.

*** Bachelor's degree avaliable through the Maritime Deck and Engineering Officer programs. Check with the Great Lakes Maritime Academy, your advisor, or the Advising Center for details.

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Degrees & Certificates

You have many educational options at NMC. Associate degrees and certificates are awarded to those students who complete a prescribed set of courses in specific areas of study. Many programs, especially in occupational areas, also lead to additional career licenses or certifications.

NMC offers the following degree and certificate options:

Academic
Programs

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