Career Paths

Academic programs grouped into six different Career Paths at NTC are carefully designed to prepare students for good-paying jobs in their chosen field — immediately after graduation.

Pursue a career that stays true to your dreams.

With a degree from Northwest Technical College, there’s no limit to what you can achieve. Choose from among 19 fields of study and begin your journey to success. Not sure what your dreams are made of? That’s OK, too. Explore the exciting career choices NTC has to offer, talk to our advisers and choose a path that works for you.

 For a summary of programs please view the NTC Viewbook 2022.

For a summary of program graduate and placement rates, please view the most recent report:

2019-2020 NTC Graduate/Placement Report

Program Type Length of Program Delivery Method Program PDF
Accounting Associate of Applied Science Two years Online Flyer
Accounting Certificate Two semesters, 9 months Online Flyer
Accounting Clerk Diploma Three semesters Online Flyer
Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science Two years Online Flyer
Administrative Business Specialist Certificate Two semesters, 9 months Online Flyer
Administrative Support Diploma Three semesters Online Flyer
Automotive Service & Performance Diploma Two years On-campus Flyer
Business Associate of Science Two years Online Flyer
Business Associate of Applied Science Two years Online Flyer
Business Foundations Certificate Two semesters, 9 months Online Flyer
Business Transfer Pathway Associate of Science Two years Online Flyer
Commercial Refrigeration Diploma Two years On-campus Flyer
Community Health Worker Certificate Two semesters, 9 months Online Flyer
Computer Support Not currently accepting applications for the fall 2022 semester for this program Two semesters Online
Dental Assisting Associate of Applied Science Two years On-campus Flyer
Dental Assisting Diploma Three semesters, 11 months On-campus Flyer
Early Childhood Careers Associate of Applied Science Two years Online & on-campus Flyer
Early Childhood Associate of Science Two years Online & on-campus Flyer
Early Childhood Careers Certificate One year Online & on-campus Flyer
Electrical Construction & Maintenance Associate of Applied Science

Two years

Dependent upon previous completion of  general education credits, including one Math course (Goal Area 4)

On-campus Flyer
Electrical Construction & Maintenance Diploma Two years On-campus Flyer
Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science Two years On-campus
Emerging Computer Technology Not currently accepting applications for the fall 2022 semester for this program Two years Online
Gerontology & Aging Care Certificate Two semesters, 9 months Online Flyer
Health Science Broad Field Associate of Science Two years Online Flyer
Healthcare Administrative Leadership Associate of Applied Science Two years Online Flyer
Healthcare Administrative Support Diploma Three semesters Online Flyer
Human Resources Certificate Two semesters Online Flyer
Management & Entrepreneurship Certificate Two semesters Online Flyer
Medical Coding Certificate Two semesters Online Flyer
Medical Coding Diploma Three semesters Online Flyer
Medical Coding Associate of Applied Science Two years Online Flyer
Nursing – Generic Associate of Science Two years Online & on-campus Flyer
Nursing – LPN Step In Associate of Science Three semesters Online Flyer
Nursing Assistant Certificate 8-10 weeks On-campus Flyer
Practical Nursing Diploma Two semesters Online & on-campus Flyer
Production Technologies (360) Certificate Two semesters Online
Residential Plumbing/HVAC Diploma Two years On-campus Flyer
Sales & Marketing Certificate Two semesters Online Flyer
Sales & Marketing Diploma Three semesters Online Flyer
Sales, Marketing & Management Associate of Applied Science Two years Online Flyer