Mission
Northampton Community College strives to prepare members of its community with the knowlege and critical skills they need to adapt to challenges in life and employment. to this end, we help them develop the following abilities: to learn throughout their lives: to change and grow: to develop a depth of knowledge in an area of specialization: to adapt to technological change: to communicate effectively: to collaborate on the job and in life: to understand and value diversity: to function effectively in a global society: to be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and to be contributing members of their communities. We do all this as an affordable open admissions institution committed to providing students with support services to assist them in achieving their goals.

Northampton Community College is a comprehensive community college offering over 60 Associate Degrees, Certificates and speciallized Diplomas. We are an open admissions institution and will accept students with a High School Diploma, a GED, or if prospective students lack either of these, an aceptable score on an "Ability to Benefit" Test.  With sites in Tannersville (Monroe Branch Campus) and Bartonsville (Fountain Court site), Monroe County residents can enroll in any of the credit and non-credit classes offered at the College

specialized Diplomas in Licensed Practical Nursing and Electronics Technology are available in Monroe County- some classes are held at the Monroe Campus and some NCC courses are taught at the Monroe County Vo-Tech.

In addition, Monroe County residents can take advantage of educational and training programs at our Main Campus (Bethlehem) and our Lehigh Valley Industrial park Site. A wide variety of technical, career and computer training and education are available at both sites.

A variety of support services are available to students at the College, including Career Testing, Tutoring, workshops designed to help students with future career decisions, and personal counseling. In addition, students may be eligible for Financial Aid based upon their program of Study and other factors.

Counselors are available to meet with prospective students (credit or non-credit) at convenient times.  If you are interested, please call 570-620-9221. In addition, to learn more about the College, please visit our web site at www.northampton.edu.

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