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The NSCC Honors Program


The Honors Program is certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and successful graduates who transfer to a state college or university are automatically accepted to that institution's Honors Program.

Students can apply their North Shore honors credits toward the requirements of the transfer school's Honors Program.



Improve your chances of transferring to the 4-year school of your choice.

Be part of a social network of students.

Credits that are guaranteed to transfer.

Academic advising from an honors counselor.

Become eligible for scholarships.


Eligibility & Application

To be eligible, you must:

  1. be enrolled in a degree program
  2. have completed at least nine credits
  3. have a 3.5 GPA or higher.

To apply:

  1. Contact Tiffany Magnolia at tmagnoli@northshore.edu, (978) 762-4000 x6622.
  2. Complete an application (pdf).
  3. Provide two letters of recommendation from NSCC faculty or staff.
  4. Write a personal statement describing yourself and your academic goals.

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