Women in Transition Info Session

Information session schedule will be available soon.  For more information about the program please contact Dr. Figgins-Hill at mfiggins@northshore.edu.  


Aliesha Kain

I’m grateful for the opportunities that an NSCC Foundation Scholarship allows.

Aliesha Kain

2019 AA, Liberal Arts

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Always dreamed of attending college?

NSCC’s Women in Transition (WIT) Program is a unique supportive learning community for women of all ages, including those with families, jobs, or other responsibilities. WIT teaches empowerment, assertive thinking and the ability to take independent action and is an opportunity to reflect, reassess, and rearrange your life in the safety and comfort of a supportive and small learning community.

  • Open admissions
  •  Program starts each fall
  • Day program
  • Danvers Campus
  • Financial aid-eligible

Next Steps

Get in touch

Contact Dr. Margaret Figgins-Hill to schedule an appointment to discuss your needs and interests



Adult women of all ages with proof of high school completion are eligible for the WIT Program.

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WIT Schedule

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 9:30AM - 1:30PM
  • Each semester is 15 weeks long
  • Fall semester is September to mid-December
  • Spring semester is mid-January to early-May

WIT Classes

Each September, women who enter the program will take courses together as a group, creating a supportive cohort environment.

FALL SEMESTER: (Earn 9 Credits)

English Composition 1 (3)
First Year Experience Seminar (3)
Career and Life Planning(1)*
Assertiveness Training (1)*
Computer Technology (1)*

SPRING SEMESTER: (Earn 9 Credits)

English Composition 2 (3)
Introduction to Psychology (3)
Mainstream Course (of your choosing) (3)

*These three courses are bundled together (5 weeks each) for a total of three open elective credits.


North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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