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High School Concurrent
High School Concurrent Technical Programs
NWACC offers high school students a variety of concurrent technical programs through its Secondary Career Center. These programs allow you to explore your career interests while earning college credit toward an industry-recognized technical certificate. Through the center, courses are free of charge and certification fees are waved for currently enrolled high school students.
About the Secondary Career Center
NWACC's Secondary Career Center (SCC) is a workforce technical education center that offers career and technical programs to both high school and college credit (concurrent enrollment) students. The programs allow you to graduate high school with a technical certificate or significant hours toward a technical certificate or an associate’s degree. The center serves all school districts in Northwest Arkansas, including students who are homeschooled.
View the information below to learn more about the concurrent technical programs, career paths and more.
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Learn how to approach food in an exploratory fashion and understand how flavor and
food can impact human health and the environment.
Become an integral part of the dental health care team, deliver oral health care and provide post-operative care.
Emergency Medical Responder
Learn how to perform life-saving services such as taking vital signs, controlling bleeding and performing CPR.
Emergency Medical Technician
Gain skills in basic life support such as first aid, oxygen administration, airway management, CPR, care for wounds and more.
CNA / PCA+
Gain an introduction to health care, didactic instruction, clinical training and various
competencies such as infection control, vital signs, personal care and more.
Other Academic Pathways
→ Earn College Credit - Rather take college-level general education courses (such as algebra, English, psychology, etc.) while in high school to save time and money? Begin the application process and connect with your high school counselor for further guidance.
→ Earn an Associate Degree - Rather take college-level core courses and electives toward an associate degree that can be transferred to a four-year institution after you graduate high school? View the associate degree page.
→ Connect with your high school advisor or NWACC’s High School Relations Office to discuss which concurrent academic path is right for you.