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Manufacturing Industry

Machinist

Advanced Manufacturing Precision Machining Certificate

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Today many companies are using innovative technologies to streamline production processes. NECC’s Advanced Manufacturing Precision Machining Certificate will provide the hands on training you need to thrive in today’s manufacturing environments, while also preparing you to pursue NECC’s Associate degree.

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Electronic Equipment Technology Certificate

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Electrical/electronic technicians help design, develop, test, and manufacture electrical and electronic equipment. You can also focus your career on solving technical problems as an electronics servicing professional. At NECC in the Electronic Equipment Technology Certificate program you’ll enjoy learning with a highly personal touch, including tremendous student support services such as free tutoring and career advising.

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Engineering Science: Advanced Machining, A.S.

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Hundreds of companies have invested in advanced equipment and technology to improve their business operations – and now need people who have the training to operate them! With NECC’s Engineering Science: Advanced Manufacturing program you’ll benefit from hands-on learning that will prepare you for dozens of career opportunities in engineering and manufacturing companies and transfer over 20 credits to a bachelor’s programs in engineering or a related field.

Why Choose NECC?
Few if any four-year colleges or universities offer hybrid programs like NECC’s Engineering Science: Advanced Manufacturing program, which is designed to prepare you for immediate entry into the workforce, plus continuing on to a bachelor’s program. In this program you will:

Get hands-on experience with equipment used in a variety of manufacturing environments
Build communication skills critical to successful operations and process improvement
Use advanced software including computer-aided drafting, and 3D graphics programs
Prepare for high-paying manufacturing, machining, and electro-mechanical assembly for production and prototyping positions
Benefit from student support resources, including free tutoring, as well as extracurricular activities
Be able to apply financial aid as all courses qualify just like any degree program

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Engineering Science: Technology, A.S.

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If you enjoy working with technology, and your hands, NECC’s Engineering Science: Technology degree can prepare you for a broad array of positions in engineering companies specializing in design, development, manufacturing, and service. You can also transfer to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Why Choose NECC?
This program will prepare you for immediate entry into the workforce, to meet the demand for technicians, engineering assistants, test equipment specialists, and more. You can also save thousands of dollars by starting at NECC and transferring to earn your bachelor’s degree. In this program you will:

Choose from and electronic technology or mechanical technology concentration
Get hands-on experience with equipment used by engineering companies specializing in product design, development, and manufacturing
Learn engineering fundamentals, including 2D and 3D modeling, software simulation, and lab experiments
Benefit from student support resources, including tutoring, and participate in extracurricular activities
Prepare for in-demand positions available across a broad array of industries

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Architectural Drafter

Engineering Science: Advanced Machining, A.S.

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Hundreds of companies have invested in advanced equipment and technology to improve their business operations – and now need people who have the training to operate them! With NECC’s Engineering Science: Advanced Manufacturing program you’ll benefit from hands-on learning that will prepare you for dozens of career opportunities in engineering and manufacturing companies and transfer over 20 credits to a bachelor’s programs in engineering or a related field.

Why Choose NECC?
Few if any four-year colleges or universities offer hybrid programs like NECC’s Engineering Science: Advanced Manufacturing program, which is designed to prepare you for immediate entry into the workforce, plus continuing on to a bachelor’s program. In this program you will:

Get hands-on experience with equipment used in a variety of manufacturing environments
Build communication skills critical to successful operations and process improvement
Use advanced software including computer-aided drafting, and 3D graphics programs
Prepare for high-paying manufacturing, machining, and electro-mechanical assembly for production and prototyping positions
Benefit from student support resources, including free tutoring, as well as extracurricular activities
Be able to apply financial aid as all courses qualify just like any degree program

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Public Service Industry

Social Services Assistant

Community Support Human Services Practitioner Certificate

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We all have the power to make a difference. With NECC’s Community Support Human Services Practitioner Certificate you can gain skills and knowledge that will enable you to positively impact people’s lives, especially those struggling with emotional, mental or developmental disabilities, and/or substance abuse issues.

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Human Services, A.S.

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We all need a little assistance some time. You’ll get it at NECC as you prepare for a career helping individuals and families to improve their lives. This Human Services Associate Degree program will prepare you for a career working with people with emotional and social problems, developmental disabilities, mental illness, or substance abuse problems.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.S.

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If you are interested in a career serving the public in the criminal justice system, and want to save thousands of dollars on the cost of a bachelor’s degree, NECC’s Criminal Justice Associate Degree program is for you. NECC’s program has a broad academic orientation, exposing you to the U.S. court and corrections systems, law enforcement and security, and counter-terrorism – a career area that is growing rapidly. In this program you will:

Gain a solid understanding of the various aspects of the criminal justice system
Benefit from instruction in psychology, sociology, and criminology
Gain real-world experience through internships
Have access to robust student support services, student clubs, and extracurricular activities
Take advantage of MassTransfer Pathways and other transfer agreements and save thousands of dollars on your bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences/psychology, or Humanities and Social Science or a related field

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.S.

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If you are interested in a career serving the public in the criminal justice system, and want to save thousands of dollars on the cost of a bachelor’s degree, NECC’s Criminal Justice Associate Degree program is for you. NECC’s program has a broad academic orientation, exposing you to the U.S. court and corrections systems, law enforcement and security, and counter-terrorism – a career area that is growing rapidly. In this program you will:

Gain a solid understanding of the various aspects of the criminal justice system
Benefit from instruction in psychology, sociology, and criminology
Gain real-world experience through internships
Have access to robust student support services, student clubs, and extracurricular activities
Take advantage of MassTransfer Pathways and other transfer agreements and save thousands of dollars on your bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences/psychology, or Humanities and Social Science or a related field

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Law Enforcement Certificate

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Developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, NECC’s Law Enforcement Certificate provides a cost-efficient way to prepare for a career as a police officer whether you wish to work for a town, city, the state police, or a private security force.

Why Choose NECC?
The Law Enforcement Certificate can be completed in as little as 10 months and covers all facets of policing that you will need to successfully enter the field. All of the credits earned in the certificate program can be applied to a Quinn Bill eligible associate in science degree in criminal justice. In this program you will:

Benefit from specialized criminal justice and general education coursework
Learn about community policing, police discretion, and police ethics and corruption
Understand issues of leadership and management, patrol requirements, professionalism, and other related topics

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Director Certificate

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Do you love children? Are you looking for a career where you can use your energy and passion to inspire them? Then NECC’s Early Childhood Director Certificate Program is for you! By enrolling in this unique nine-course program, you can look forward to a rewarding career in the field of early childhood education and care, helping children in various environments as they grow and develop.

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Early Childhood, A.S.

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There is great joy in working with young children, but there is also a great amount you need to know to effectively support their development. NECC’s Early Childhood Education Program provides the foundation for a career teaching kindergarten or preschool or working in other early childhood education programs.

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EMTs and Paramedics

EMT- Basic Course

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This seven-credit EMT-basic course is offered each semester. Students who successfully complete the course are qualified to take the Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) Certification Examination. EMT certification is required by most fire departments in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

This course covers:

Airway management and oxygen therapy
Wound care and fracture management
Injuries to the head, neck, and spine
Shock
Pharmacology and aerosolized medications
Cardiac arrest management (including use of defibrillators)
Medical emergencies
Emergency childbirth
Auto extrication

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Paramedic Technology Certificate

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If you are good in a crisis – calm, level headed, and capable of making good decisions quickly – you will thrive as paramedic. NECC’s program will teach you how to provide immediate treatment to people in need and transport them quickly to clinics, hospitals, and other emergency care centers.

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Paramedic Technology, A.S.

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If you are good in a crisis – calm, level headed, and capable of making good decisions quickly – you will thrive as paramedic. NECC’s program will teach you how to provide immediate treatment to people in need, and transport them quickly to clinics, hospitals, and other emergency care centers.

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

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If you are creative, visually oriented, and enjoy working on computers, the Computer Aided Drafting Certificate can prepare you for a thoroughly rewarding career. Best of all, you can apply your skills to almost any area of interest from engineering to electronics to industrial design and more.

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Information Technology Industry

Systems Analyst

Computer and Information Sciences: Computer Science, A.S.

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If you are planning on transferring to earn your bachelor’s degree in computer science, or looking to directly enter the workforce in the web development field, this program is for you. You can prepare for a career as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database manager, web developer, and more – and save thousands of dollars along the way.

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Computer and Information Sciences: Technology and Business, A.S.

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From small to large, private to public, for-profit businesses to non-profit institutions alike, technology is the backbone to all successful, forward-thinking organizations.

NECC’s Associate of Science Degree in Technology and Business will equip you with the technology skills you need to succeed in a broad range of forward-thinking business occupational environments. This program will provide you a business skill set using the technologies that drive today’s modern organizations.

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Software Developer

Computer and Information Sciences: Computer Science, A.S.

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If you are planning on transferring to earn your bachelor’s degree in computer science, or looking to directly enter the workforce in the web development field, this program is for you. You can prepare for a career as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database manager, web developer, and more – and save thousands of dollars along the way.

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Database Administrator

Computer and Information Sciences: Computer Science, A.S.

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If you are planning on transferring to earn your bachelor’s degree in computer science, or looking to directly enter the workforce in the web development field, this program is for you. You can prepare for a career as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database manager, web developer, and more – and save thousands of dollars along the way.

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Data Security Management

Computer and Information Sciences: Information Technology, A.S.

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If you are seeking a career in Information Technology (IT), NECC can prepare you for a career as a computer operation, software technician, project manager, and more. You can also transfer to earn your bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field – and save thousands of dollars along the way.

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Computer and Information Sciences: Networking and Security, A.S.

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NECC’s associate in science degree program in computer networking and security will prepare you for success in the rapidly expanding field of networking and security. Learn how to install, configure, and manage the hardware and software used in different networks and explore the skills needed to keep communications, operations, and network infrastructures secure from hacks and breaches.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer and Information Sciences: Networking and Security, A.S.

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NECC’s associate in science degree program in computer networking and security will prepare you for success in the rapidly expanding field of networking and security. Learn how to install, configure, and manage the hardware and software used in different networks and explore the skills needed to keep communications, operations, and network infrastructures secure from hacks and breaches.

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Computer Networking Certificate

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NECC’s Computer Networking Certificate will prepare you to succeed in the rapidly growing and evolving field of information technology. You will learn how to install, configure, and manage the hardware and software used in different networks including wireless networks.

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Healthcare Industry

Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting Certificate

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Dental assistants provide patient care and maintain patient records, in addition to working closely with dentists and dental hygienists and assisting during procedures and examinations. Job opportunities are excellent and are expected to continue to grow, especially as research continues to show the link between oral health and overall health.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Healthcare Technician Certificate

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Prepare for a career in health care in as little as little as 10 months! Healthcare technicians draw blood from patients and prepare specimens for testing or storage. They also perform EKGs (electrocardiograms) on patients to record and monitor their heart rate and rhythm.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate

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If you are seeking a career in health care that combines working directly with patients with administrative duties, the Medical Assistant Certificate evening program at NECC is for you. Job prospects are excellent and expected to grow.

Why Choose NECC?
With the Medical Assistant Certificate – Evening program, you will be prepared to seek a job when you graduate. You’ll learn how to take medical histories and vital signs, draw blood, and assist physicians with other outpatient care tasks. You will also be able to apply your credits to earn an associate Degree in General Studies: Health Specialization. (Some of our students do both and get great jobs while continuing their education!) With this program, you will:

Learn about physical assessment, diagnostic procedures, and surgical techniques
Master communication skills and medical terminology critical to direct patient interaction in the office, on the phone, and online
Gain real-world experience through a medical assisting practicum

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Medical Assistant- Day Program Certificate

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If you are seeking a career in health care that combines working directly with patients with administrative duties, the Medical Assistant Certificate at NECC is for you. Job prospects are excellent and expected to grow. The Medical Assistant Certificate program, which can also be taken in the evenings, combines classroom study with clinical practice. You’ll learn how to take medical histories and vital signs, draw blood, and assist physicians with other outpatient care tasks. In this program you will:

Learn about physical assessment, diagnostic procedures, and surgical techniques
Master communication skills and medical terminology critical to direct patient interaction in the office, on the phone, and online
Understand ethical and legal standards of medical practice
Be prepared to recognize and respond to emergencies
Gain real-world experience through a medical assisting practicum

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Billing Certificate

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If you are seeking a job in health care that entails working in an office environment, a career in medical billing and NECC Medical Billing Certificate program may be for you. Medical billers facilitate the claims paying process from the time a service is rendered by a health care provider until the balance is paid.

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Medical Coding Certificate

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Medical Coders play an important role in reimbursement and compliance in the health care system. If you are seeking a career in health care that does not involve directly working with patients, the Certificate in Medical Coding may be for you.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nurse Certificate

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If you are seeking a career in nursing, beginning as a practical nurse is a great way to start. The Practical Nursing Certificate at NECC includes classroom study, laboratory practice, and clinical experiences to prepare you for an entry level job as a practical nurse.

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Radiology Technician

Radiologic Technology, A.S.

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People who understand how to work technologically advanced diagnostic equipment are seeing bright futures in health care as the demand for radiographers continues to grow. NECC will prepare you to work with a variety of x-ray equipment in settings from hospitals to clinics, doctor’s offices – even mobile vehicles that provide radiology services.

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Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Care, A.S.

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Respiratory therapists work with doctors and nurses to diagnose and treat lung and breathing disorders. NECC’s Respiratory Care Associate Degree Program can prepare you for this rewarding career to work in hospitals, physician’s offices, nursing care facilities, home health agencies, and more.

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Communications Industry

AV Technician

Music Technology Certificate

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NECC’s Music Technology Certificate will teach you how to design and implement a recording studio to create music in a home or office. Coursework also covers music theory, audio listening skills (to check sound quality), and the equipment required to produce high fidelity recordings.

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978-556-3000

Address

100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830-2399
United States