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Programs of Study

Programs of Study

University Transfer Programs

University parallel courses are offered for students who plan to transfer to a senior college to earn a four-year degree. The Associate of Arts degree is awarded for successful completion of a course sequence. The areas of focus within this division are referred to as programs of study and are used only as a suggested guide in course selection. The advisor will follow the university catalog curricula in order to ensure transfer of earned credits. To graduate, a student must complete the core requirements and other courses for a total of 62 semester hours.

Career and Technical and Health Sciences Programs of Study

Career and Technical programs are offered for students who will seek employment upon completion of program. The Associate of Applied Science degree is conferred for successful completion of a technical program. All programs are designed as terminal; however, transfer of credit is at the discretion of the receiving university. To graduate, a student must complete all courses within a particular curriculum.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) encompasses a variety of challenging fields in diverse subject areas that are constantly evolving to meet employment needs. Northeast offers many CTE programs through the divisions of Business and Engineering Technology and Health Sciences.

CTE provides high school graduates with career pathways linking secondary and postsecondary education. Furthermore, CTE presents nontraditional students and displaced workers a second chance for education and training by preparing them to reenter the workforce in a timely fashion.

Career and Technical and Health Sciences Certificate Programs

Certificate courses are arranged in the sequence which best assures successful completion. Thus adherence to the course and semester sequence is required unless deviations are approved by the program instructor/advisor or division head. A certificate is awarded to a student who successfully completes one of the following prescribed programs of study. The first advisor listed under each program is the curriculum coordinator for that major.

A major portion of funding for most programs is provided by the Mississippi State Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education, and the Mississippi Community College Board.

University Transfer

Career and Technical

Career and Technical Certificate
Health Sciences
Health Sciences Certificate