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Study at Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College, also referred to as Northern Essex, NECC, or Necco, is a coeducational, public, community college with two campuses located in Haverhill and Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1965. The College grants admission to more than 6, 000 students every year. The College offers more than 70 academic programs to its students.

The departments at NECC include the following:

  • Art and Design
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer Technology and Engineering
  • English
  • Sport, Fitness and Leisure Studies
Northern Essex Community College's sports teams are known as the Knights. The official mascot is the Knight. The college sponsors baseball, basketball, cross country, track and field, and volleyball.

Profile of Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College is located in Haverhill, MA (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Northern Essex Community College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in photography and commercial art and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Northern Essex Community College Selectivity

Northern Essex Community College is an open-admission school.

Faculty

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Northern Essex Community College had 6, 526 enrolled students in 2007.

Northern Essex Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts166general studies, liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation
Business and Management110business, business management, accounting, accounting technology, business administration
Medical Support and Technology105mental health services tech, medical assistant, radiation therapist, dental assistant, respiratory care tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine104registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, critical care nursing
Security and Law Enforcement59criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching39early childhood education, elementary school teaching, drama and dance teaching
Computer Science and Engineering28computer and info science, computer programming, computer networking, computer and info science courses, data processing tech, computer applications programming
Photography and Commercial Art27commercial art
Law23legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21alternative medicine, sports and fitness management
Engineering Technician17electromechanical instrument tech, computer systems tech, electronics tech, computer engineering tech, drafting and design tech, electrical/electronic tech, biomedical tech, engineering technician
Hospitality13hotel management
Medical administration12health and medical administrative, medical records tech, medical secretary, medical records admin
Design10design and visual communication
Therapy and Counselling7substance abuse Counselling
Media7radio and TV tech
office and Administration0general office occupations, business support services
Family and Social Work0social work

Contact: Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College

100 Elliott Street

Haverhill, MA 01830-2399

General Phone: (978) 556-3000

http://www.necc. mass.edu/

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