The key to success is to pursue your interest.

Whether you are a recent high school graduate or out of school and balancing work and life, NSCC is here for you. Take advantage of multiple programs of study, flexible schedules, convenient campus locations, and in-class or online learning environments. Not sure what you’d like to pursue? NSCC’s Guided Pathways can take the guesswork out of choosing a major – choose what interests you!




Ryan Duggan

I can save money, stay close to home, and start on my goal of becoming an environmental conservationist.

Ryan Duggan

2019 AA, Environmental Studies

NSCC Honors Program students are guaranteed admission to the Honors Programs at all state universities and UMass colleges and universities.

Different Ways to Learn

There is no one way to learn something valuable. We invite you to see all the ways you can reach your academic or career goals.

Online Learning

NSCC offers online and blended courses. Flexible and convenient, distance learning courses always fit into your busy life.



Combine in-class or online coursework with an approved, faculty-supervised work experience.



Connect meaningful community service with academic learning, critical thinking, and civic responsibility.


Professional Education

Enhance your career skills, earn a certification or certificate, or update industry credentials.

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn college credits for learning obtained outside the classroom.

English as a Second Language

Improve language skills necessary for professional and academic advancement.

Seize today – it’s never too late to start.

NSCC’s Adult Learning Center offers FREE literacy, numeracy, and High School Equivalency Test prep courses to help students pursue further education and job training. Seize today – it’s never too late to start. Visit the Adult Learning Center

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