npc_azNorthland Pioneer College is ready to help you get started on a path to a new career and new opportunities. With more than 70 associate degrees and certificate programs available, a new career is easy to attain. We’ll help you chart a course that’s right for you. The following list provides a snapshot of the programs NPC offers and national average incomes in the field. For more information, please contact an NPC academic adviser at any campus/center location or see for the adviser nearest to you.

CAS – Certificate of Applied Science  |  CP – Certificate of Proficiency  |  A – Area of study course(s)


Salaries are medians based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2015.

College & Career Preparation

Prepare For College Classes –

If you have been out of school for a while or are afraid your skills are a little rusty, Northland Pioneer College can help. We offer many basic classes in reading, writing and math to help build and refresh both your knowledge and your confidence.


Earn an equivalent high school diploma. Many GED® graduates experience a remarkable improvement in how they feel about themselves and their lives. Get a better job and increase your pay. Employers accept the GED® transcript just like a high school diploma. You can do it, and NPC can help you succeed.

Noncredit Classes

Classes Just For

At NPC our mission is to create, support and promote lifelong learning. You’re never too old to learn something new! Enjoy all kinds of noncredit leisure learning classes, ranging from exercise and fitness to expanding your computer skills or learning how to belly dance. These are short-term classes offered throughout the semester. See our website for course offerings.


NPC offers a summer enrichment program just for children and teens ages 6 to 14! Each class is an awesome, amazing adventure that’s so much fun that kids forget they’re learning! Classes run May through July and fill up fast, so don’t wait to register.

Corporate Training & Small Business


NPC training sessions are designed to help employers develop outstanding employees who help you stay competitive in these challenging economic times. And our training isn’t just generic; we focus on specific best business practices that are tailored to meet or exceed your company’s own standards and expectations.

NPC Small Business Development

Growing a business or thinking of starting one? The SBDC provides professional, one-on-one, business management advice, educational programs, and resource centers aimed at serving the diverse needs of entrepreneurs. We have a wealth of resources at our fingertips and can help you reach your business goals.