Program Description

The Individualized Technical Studies Program offers students the opportunity to obtain skills and knowledge offered at Northcentral Technical College, meet the needs of their career goals and meet the needs of business and industry. With the growth of employment opportunities in small to mid-sized firms, employees are taking on multiple tasks and roles that cut across traditional occupational categories. As jobs change and new occupations emerge, workers need skills and knowledge drawn from a variety of disciplines to be productive and successful in today’s workplace. This specialized program of study combines the skills taught in two or more existing NTC programs, and is designed in cooperation with an occupational mentor from the target industry. Students achieve their career goals by acquiring skills and knowledge in an associate degree program tailored to their specific employment needs.

Financial Aid

May Be Available

Courses

The Individualized Technical Studies Associate Degree is a 60 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

COMMUNICATION 6.00
MATH/SCIENCE 3.00
SOCIAL SCIENCE 3.00
SOCIAL SCIENCE (BEHAVIORAL) 3.00
ADDITIONAL GENERAL STUDIES (FROM ANY CATEGORY) 6.00
PROGRAM EMPHASIS 39.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Before you apply, you should know

If you’re ready to get started, please print and fill out the Individualized Technical Studies Application Packet, then submit it to Admissions for approval. If you have questions regarding your application packet, please contact admissions@ntc.edu or 715-675-3331, Ext. 5860.

Fill out our application

The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.