Academies and Start College Now offer the opportunity for students to take college-level courses while still in High School.


Academies are an opportunity for students to take a group of college-level courses that are related to their future career plans. Participants receive dedicated support from NTC’s Academy Specialist.

2019–2020 High School Pathways Academies

  • Business Academy
  • Digital Marketing Academy
  • EMT Academy
  • General Education Academy
  • Graphics Academy
  • IT Academy
  • Machine Tool Academy
  • Marketing Academy
  • Medical Assistant Academy
  • STEM Academy


Start College Now

The Start College Now program allows high school students to take college courses at NTC. The process is very similar to Youth Options Students looking to take courses in the fall semester must turn in the application by March 1. For spring courses the due date is October 1.


Have Questions?

Please contact Maureen Fuller with any questions relating to Academies or Start College Now.

Maureen Fuller

Maureen Fuller

Academy Specialist and Career Coach

Hello, my name is Maureen and I assist current high school students who are pursuing Start College Now and NTC Academies. I also provide Career Coach services to several of the local school districts and serve as a liaison for Spanish speaking students.