Main Content Start
NWACC's STEM curriculum integrates four disciplines — science, technology, engineering
and mathematics - into a blended learning environment and demonstrates how the scientific
method can be applied to everyday life.
The National STEM Consortium
NWACC is a member of the National STEM Consortium (NSC), an alliance of ten community colleges in nine states who are building a portfolio of one-year STEM certificate programs. The NSC aims to bridge the STEM skills gap, connect workers to industry, and strengthen the STEM pipeline by offering innovative occupational training that takes students' limiting circumstances into account.
The NSC develops and delivers curricula in the following high-demand fields and disseminate them to community colleges nationwide.
- Composite materials
- Electric vehicle technology
- Environmental technology