Our Vision

Building futures as your college of choice, one learner, one employer, and one community at a time.

Our Mission

Northcentral Technical College provides high-quality, learner and employer focused, educational pathways committed to enriching lives and strengthening the economy.

Our Core Beliefs & Values

These guiding principles and values are inherent at Northcentral Technical College.

Learner Focus

We believe in and promote an engaging life-long learning environment that supports learners as they realize their educational and career goals.

Continuous Improvement

We believe in and promote the continuous improvement of learning, support systems and processes to meet learner, employer and community needs.


We believe in and promote a learning environment that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship.


We believe in and promote flexible educational opportunities to serve all learning communities.

Service to Community

We believe in and promote service to our communities through leadership, collaboration and volunteerism.


We believe in and promote an inclusive environment that celebrates, embraces and respects individual differences.

Culture of Professionalism

We believe in and promote a culture of knowledgeable, forward-thinking, accountable, caring and collaborative employees who act with integrity and respect.


We believe in and promote the success of our learners, employers and communities.

Our Strategic Directions

Innovation and Growth

The College implements new products or services to meet current and future stakeholder needs.

Strategic Partnerships

The College becomes the preferred strategic partner of area businesses and industries, K-12 districts, local communities, entrepreneurs and other institutions of higher education to support learning and economic development, establishing NTC as an educational leader.

Continuous Quality Improvement

The College develops innovative ways to continually improve learning, support systems, and processes, and the responsible use of natural resources that enhance organizational effectiveness and demonstrates sustainability. The College encourages and supports professional growth and team development throughout the organization.

Fiscal Strength

The College prudently manages and strengthens its financial resources in order to thrive in a complex and changing environment.

Student Success

The College promotes student retention, degree completion, career and job placement and engages a diverse student population through its programs, support services, and campus settings.