The key to success is to pursue your interest.

North Shore Community College offers many different ways to achieve your educational goals. Choose from associate degrees, certificates or Professional Education courses, and whether you'd like to attend full-time, or enroll part-time and build classes around life and work. 

It's up to you to choose when you'd like to start!
NSCC offers three semesters of open enrollment degree and certificate programs. NSCC's Selective Admissions degree and certificate programs begin in the Fall semester. 





Ryan Duggan

I can save money, stay close to home, and start on my goal of becoming an environmental conservationist.

Ryan Duggan

2019 AA, Environmental Studies

NSCC Honors Program students are guaranteed admission to the Honors Programs at all state universities and UMass colleges and universities.

NSCC Offers Different Ways to Learn!

There is no one way to achieve your goal. 

Online Learning

NSCC offers online and blended courses. Flexible and convenient, distance learning courses always fit into your busy life.



Combine in-class or online coursework with an approved, faculty-supervised work experience.



Connect meaningful community service with academic learning, critical thinking, and civic responsibility.


Professional Education

Enhance your career skills, earn a certification or certificate, or update industry credentials.

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn college credits for learning obtained outside the classroom.

English as a Second Language

Improve language skills necessary for professional and academic advancement.

Seize today – it’s never too late to start.

NSCC’s Adult Learning Center offers FREE literacy, numeracy, and High School Equivalency Test prep courses to help students pursue further education and job training. Seize today – it’s never too late to start. Visit the Adult Learning Center

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