High School Concurrent Programs | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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High School Concurrent
Programs

High School Concurrent
Programs

High School Concurrent Programs


Interested in exploring your career interests while earning college credit toward an industry-recognized technical certificate – all by the time you leave high school? View the information below to learn more about concurrent programs, courses, transfer options, career paths and more.

Questions? Email earlycollege@nwacc.edu. 


Technical Programs

Culinary Student Pouring Milk

Culinary 

Take concurrent culinary classes now and earn certifications that can land you a job in the restaurant and food industry after you graduate high school.

Culinary

Smiling Student

Junior Merchant

Take concurrent courses to learn about a career in the retail and supplier industry such as terminology, computer systems, e-commerce, analytics and supply chain.

Junior Merchant

Nursing Student

Additional Programs

NWACC also offers concurrent programs in CNA/PCA+/medical terminology, criminal justice and dental assisting. Be sure to ask your high school counselor or email earlycollege@nwacc.edu for more information about the application process. 

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.