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Communication Programs at North Central Michigan College

North Central's communication programs equip students with a versatile skill set that includes effective written and verbal communication, critical thinking, and media literacy.

Communication skills are universally valuable, opening doors to global career opportunities and allowing professionals to work in various locations and diverse industries worldwide.

Associate of Arts Concentration in Communication:

The Associate of Arts - Concentration in Communication is designed for students who want a cost-effective start to a bachelor's degree in communication. Graduates are well-prepared with a solid foundation in essential communication skills including writing, public speaking, and interpersonal communication.

This program meets Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) requirements, which guarantees your North Central credits will transfer seamlessly to participating partner universities statewide.

New Media — Certificate of Development:

This certificate provides specialized training and expertise in the rapidly evolving digital landscape. Gain focused, hands-on experience in capturing and preparing video for the web or other media, including digital and web-based audio and video recording, editing, and presentation.

*Fully online programs begin with college-level classes and are structured with specific course choices to enable students to fulfill their degree pathway to graduation. Seats in online courses fill quickly, so early registration is recommended.

Program Requirements & Suggested Course Sequences

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Questions about which program will help you meet your career goals? Make an appointment with a North Central advisor to get started today! Call 231-348-6605.

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After graduating from North Central, Haylie transferred to Grand Valley State University to complete her bachelor’s degree in communication. “I’m glad I came to North Central because it was the first step in a path that led me to where I am today. I made lifelong connections and got to enjoy all that is offered in Petoskey, with a lot less debt compared to my friends," she said.

Haylie Haase - NCMC Alumna