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General Studies Associate Degrees

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With an associate degree in General Studies, you can build academic skills and take foundation courses that can transfer into a variety of areas. Expand opportunities in your current career, find a new career path, or further your education.

NECC offers multidisciplinary General Studies degrees which allow focused course of study that meets students’ specific goals while fulfilling traditional college requirements. You can complete your first two years at Northern Essex and then transfer to a four-year school.

General Studies Degrees at NECC, are Offered in:

  • Art, which has focus choices of:
    • Fine Arts
    • Multimedia
    • Photography
    • Visual communications
  • General Studies Individualized Option
  • General Studies: Health Specialization
  • Music

The General Studies: Health Specialization program features an option which is offered in a hybrid or blended learning format. This means that a portion of the course work is completed online and a portion is completed in the face-to-face format.

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