Adult Learning


An Adult-Friendly Learning Environment
A growing number of Lehigh Valley adult students choose NCC for life skills and career success.


If you:

  • Never had a chance to start college
  • Started college and didn’t finish due to work or family responsibilities
  • Have a college degree but now wish to enter a different field of study

Enrolling at NCC can boost your earning power and provide you with personal enrichment.

Here are three smart reasons adult student choose NCC:

    1. Degrees for Today’s Top In-Demand Fields

      If you’re looking for careers that are projected to grow faster than the national average for all occupations, we suggest that you look to growing industries such as

Business Management




Medical Administration



      , or

Criminal Justice

      . All are designed for two-year enrollment with immediate entry into the workforce upon graduation, though Accounting offers Specialized Diplomas and Criminal Justice students often pursue a bachelor’s degree in related disciplines.
    1. Quality, Affordable Education
    2. You can also choose from nearly

100 career programs

      leading to associate’s degrees, certificates and diplomas. Our courses are taught by experienced faculty and you’ll receive credit transferability so you can go on to earn a bachelor’s degree if you choose.
    1. Comfortable Learning Environment
    2. NCC understands the distinctive needs and learning styles of those who have been out of the classroom for a while, and we can offer the support and flexibility you need to reach your goal.


      counselors are available by appointment.


      courses let you schedule your studies around your family obligations.

Childcare Centers

    offer part-time scheduling options and discounted rates to NCC students.

Ready to find out more? Ask Admissions to show you how to get started.

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