Northern Maine Community College
Northern Maine Community College is a community college in Presque Isle, Maine and one of the seven colleges in the Maine Community College System. The 87-acre campus was founded in 1961 on the grounds of the former Presque Isle Air Force Base.
To receive a two-year education and the training necessary to prepare you to become a skilled member of the workforce in Northern Maine, check out the Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. Academics offered at the college include over 30 programs of study designed to prepare you for the workforce with up to date skills. If you choose to earn an associateï¿½s degree, youï¿½ll be able to navigate your chosen job market more confidently and be prepared to finish up a four-year program. Students who receive a GPA of 3.5 or higher during a program at Northern Maine may be invited to join Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges. Programs are available in a wide variety of disciplines, like: Accounting Information Systems Business Administration Medical Coding Nursing Emergency Medical Services Early Childhood Education Automotive Collision Repair Wind Power Technology The college offers continuing education courses that cater to everyone. Whether youï¿½re a professional who wants a refresher course or seeking re-certification, the college has development courses for you. The Continuing Education Department also provides corporate training in business, information technology, and health care with the option of being delivered on-site. Applications are available online at the Northern Maineï¿½s admissions website. Financial aid is available to eligible students through federal grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study programs.
Northern Maine Community College provides career and transfer programs that lead to associate degrees, diplomas or certificates. The students served have an opportunity to develop as individuals and to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and/or transfer to a senior college or university. The college assists in economic and human resource development by offering programs of study, courses or seminars to employed individuals, specialized training to attract businsss and industry, and various community-interest courses or seminars. The following principles guide the college in fulfilling its mission. 1. Prepare students for employment in business, industry and public service. 2. Offer students access to higher education with a broad range of transfer opportunities. 3. Offer technically current and continually improving curricula and services. 4. Provide curricula that prepare individuals to be responsible and active citizens. 5. Broaden the students' educational foundation to enable and encourage them to pursue lifelong learning. 6. Utilize knowledgeable representatives to advise the insitution regarding curricula needs and program content. 7. Provide guidance and placement services to assist prospective students, enrolled students and graduates. 8. Provide developmental education opportunities. 9. Provide opportunities for students to participate in cultural, athletic and social extracurricular activities.
87 acres (350,000 m2), Rural