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Associate Degree Programs Certificate Programs
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N o r w al k C o m m u n i t y C o llege
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ounded in 1961, Norwalk Community College was the first public, two-year college established
in Connecticut. The institution offers 45 Associate Degree and 26 Certificate programs. NCC provides
a broad range of credit and non-credit programs leading to transfer, employment and lifelong learning.
Norwalk Community College is the southwest Fairfield County leader and partner in the academic,
economic, cultural lives of our communities, providing comprehensive, accessible, innovative and
affordable learning opportunities to diverse populations.
Norwalk Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
(NEASC). In addition, many individual programs are accredited by national professional associations
including the Legal Assistant, Nursing, Respiratory Care and Engineering Technology Curricula.
Degrees Granted: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science
Associate Degree
Programs
Allied Health and Nursing
Medical Office Management
Nursing
Physical Therapist Assistant
Respiratory Care
Art, Architecture and Design
Architectural Engineering Technology
Construction Technology
Design for the Web
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Studio Art
Business
Accounting
Business Administration
Hotel and Lodging Management
Insurance and Financial Services
Legal Assistant
Management
Marketing
Restaurant/Foodservice
Management
Communication Arts
Film and TV Production
Journalism
Media Studies
Computer Science
Computer Science
Computer Security
Education and Social Sciences
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Exercise Science
Human Services
Recreation and Leisure Studies
Engineering and Technology
Engineering Science
Technological Studies
General Studies
Honors Program
Liberal Arts and Sciences/
Concentrations
Foreign Language
Psychology
Science and Mathematics
Transfer Option
Women’s Studies
Certificate
Programs
Allied Health
Health Careers Pathway
Medical Office Specialist
Medical Assistant
Archaeology as an Avocation
Art, Architecture and Design
Building Efficiency and Sustainable
Technology (BEST)
Graphic Design
Business
Accounting
Culinary Arts
Legal Assistant
Communication Arts
Digital Journalism
Film and TV Production
Computer Science
Information Systems
Networking
Programming/Visual Basic
Relational Database
Small Business Computer Applications
Smartphone Application
Development
Web Development
Early Childhood Education
Administrative
Child Development Associate
Credential
Education
English as a Second Language
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Gerontology
Mental Health
Recreation and Leisure Studies
N o r w al k C o m m u n i t y C o llege
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Enrollment
Approximately ­­­14,372 students in credit and non-credit programs
Annual Tuition and Fees
$3,598 annually (full-time); $482 per 3-credit course
Financial Aid and Scholarships
NCC awards approximately $11.9 million in federal, state and private aid to students annually.
Resources
NCC is home to a new Center for Science, Health and Wellness, a 55,000 square foot addition to the West
Campus building. The Center houses three floors dedicated to Nursing and Allied Health, the Sciences, and
Health and Wellness. This $38 million facility features state-of-the-art science laboratories and classrooms,
the Pitney Bowes Wellness Center, a hospital simulation unit and the most advanced computerized Sim-Men
teaching mannequins available.
Other outstanding campus resources include a Film and TV Production Studio, Child Development
Laboratory School, Culinary Arts Kitchen and Dining Room, Art Studios, Everett I.L. Baker Library, Accounting
Laboratory, Tutoring Center, Counseling Center, Open Computer Laboratories and Student Success Center.
Points of Distinction
• NCC’s Center for Science, Health and Wellness was the first building in the Connecticut community college
system to be awarded LEED Gold Certification for sustainable design and construction.
• The U.S. Department of Labor awarded NCC a $12 million grant in 2012 to develop workforce training
programs. NCC leads a consortium of Connecticut colleges developing associate degree programs and
industry certifications to prepare workers for careers in the growing health and life sciences fields.
• NCC has twice been named to the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll,
the highest federal distinction a college can achieve for its commitment to civic engagement and
community service.
Service Region
NCC serves the 10-town region of lower Fairfield County and attracts students from throughout the
tri-state area and overseas. Students hail from 62 countries and speak 40 languages.
Student Age
24 and under
59.8%
25-3421.5%
35-4011.5%
50 and older
7.3%
Gender
Female58.7%
Male41.3%
Attendance Status
Full-time32.7%
Part-time67.3%
188 Richards Avenue / Norwalk, CT 06854 / (203) 857-7060 / www.norwalk.edu

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