Nashua Community College (NCC) is a two-year college in Amherst, New Hampshire. The school offers online courses, associate’s degrees and certificates. NCC also sponsors the Running Start program that allows students to earn college credit while still in high school. Running Start offers reduced tuition for those students who meet the requirements.
Online classes at the school are offered through a conglomerate of community colleges in the state of New Hampshire. There are over 200 courses scheduled for online education throughout seven schools in the state including Nashua. There is also a helpful Distance Learning Support Center offered online that answers questions and steers students that are new to the system in the right direction. The New Hampshire network of online schools also offers videoconferencing for those students who need a little more face time.
There are a bevy of associate’s degrees that students may obtain at Nashua Community College including automotive technology, electronic engineering and nursing. The Liberal Arts degree offers tracks or concentrations for students looking to transfer to a four-year college and continue their education. The Automotive Technology degree has courses in a real automotive lab where students will receive hands on training and real world experience. With the Automotive Technology degree there is also a concentration in Honda and Acura-style automobiles.
NCC offers many Professional Certificate programs as well, geared towards business leaders and working adults looking to improve their education within their current jobs. These include accounting, early childhood education and CADD certificates. There is also a Computer Science program that offers certificates in internet developing and fiber optics. Nashua offers an on-campus Academic Advising Center to help students with registration and course selection.