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Student Success - Programs of Study

Student Success -- Programs of Study

Choose an Academic Program

To explore the many different academic options North Central Michigan College has to offer please view the Programs of Study page.

North Central and six universities have also joined together to form a University Center partnership. The partnership with Central Michigan University, Ferris State University, Lake Superior State University, Lawrence Technological University, Michigan State University and Spring Arbor University affords significant benefits and opportunities to North Central students.


Look at Career Options


Our Career Resource Center helps students and alumni in their career development and job-seeking efforts.  In addition, these individuals can provide valuable information to new students in exploring their career options and what course of study best pertains to their career goals.


Look at Academic Options


The following links will help you to explore the different courses and degrees North Central has to offer, as well as, more long term information with academic calendars and transfer guides. 

Advisors/Counselors can assist you in creating an educational plan that blends your interests, values, abilities, and lifestyle so that you can be successful. They can assist you in the transfer process, whether you are transferring to North Central from another college or university, or planning to transfer North Central credits to another college or university. To schedule an appointment contact student services at 1-231-348-6605 or toll-free 1-888-298-6605

North Central also provides career counselors. These individuals work with you to help in the career decision-making process. Career tests are available to help widen your ideas about yourself and the world of work.

North Central offers several general education degrees, and they are as follows: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of General Studies, and an Associate of Applied Science. Upon completing their coursework at North Central, students can apply their Associate degree when transferring to a four-year college or university.

Registration Information

Registration is completed on-line using North Central’s web registration module. A student is responsible for all activity on his/her student record. Proof of transactions must be maintained by the student and provided to College for appeals. A copy of confirmation screen verifying added/dropped course(s) or a dated printout of the student’s schedule can serve as proof. If students are interested in working from home and/or can’t make it to campus, on-line courses are a great opportunity.

Transfer Information

It is easy to transfer to North Central, but North Central also offers many degree programs for students who plan to transfer to senior institutions after attending North Central. North Central students have the assurance of transfer agreements between colleges, along with curriculum guides and the MACRAO agreement which allows transferability of courses. North Central students who expect to transfer to a senior institution should plan their programs of study with the help of a North Central academic advisor or counselor and an admissions advisor from the college or university they wish to attend.

Transfer Student Checklist