The Division of Business and Public Services offers a variety majors in the fields of business, criminal justice, human services and early childhood education. Many of the graduates from these programs are ready to join the workforce after they earn their diploma. However, there are also opportunities for these graduates to transfer on and earn their bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university.
Northwest State Community College, along with other technical and community colleges across the nation educate the majority of the nation’s first-responders. According to the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, nearly 60% of all new registered nurses and close to 85% of law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMTs are educated by community colleges.
NSCC offers a variety of business certificate and licensing programs that provide the skills needed to help students who are seeking a new and rewarding career in business. These programs also benefit students who are interested in advancing their current careers. Many of our business associate degrees have a two-plus-two option. This means that students can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at Northwest State and transfer seamlessly into their junior year at a four-year college or university.
Northwest State Community College business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Information about ACBSP and the importance of accreditation may be found at www.acbsp.org.