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Study at Northwest Shoals Community College Muscle Shoals

Northwest Shoals Community College is located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States. It was established in the year 1993 with the merger of Shoals Community College and Northwest Alabama Community College. The college also offers classes in another campus in Phil Campbell, Alabama, United States. Northwest Shoals Community College enrolls more than 5, 000 students on an annual basis. It provides degrees and certificate programs in various Course Topics including electronics, mathematics, and computer information systems. The athletic teams of Northwest Shoals Community College are known as the Patriots. They participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, softball, cross country, golf, tennis, and volleyball. There are also numerous on-campus clubs and organizations that students can join including Phi Theta Kappa, Circle K, Patriots for Christ, Student Government Association, and College Bowl Team.

Profile of Northwest Shoals Community College Muscle Shoals

Students attend NWSCC in Muscle Shoals, AL, a small city. The school is a public institution. NWSCC degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in office and administration and liberal arts.

NWSCC Selectivity

Applicants to NWSCC appreciate its open admissions policy.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 3, 678 students at NWSCC .

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Northwest-Shoals Community College provides vocational, technical, academic and lifelong educational opportunities; promotes economic growth; and enhances the quality of life for the people of Northwest Alabama. "

NWSCC Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts163general studies, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine94registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
office and Administration33administrative assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology, personal grooming
Engineering Technician21drafting, HVAC tech, environmental engineering tech, water quality and recycling tech, energy systems tech
Family and Social Work21child care management
Production Trades18welding, machine shop assistant, upholsterer, cabinetmaking
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science
Mechanics and Repair12autobody repair, industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Business and Management7accounting technology, business management
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and police, fire services administration
Construction Trades6carpentry, electrician
Science and Laboratory Technician1chemical tech, radiologic tech
Contact: NWSCCNorthwest Shoals Community College Muscle Shoals

800 George Wallace Blvd

Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

General Phone: (256) 331-5200


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