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Prepare for a Career in the STEM Field.

Stem Careers are on the Rise!

By 2018, it is expected that there will be 300,000 STEM jobs in Massachusetts – start preparing for yours today! Learn in state-of-the-art science, health, and computer labs, gain real-world experience with internships and practicums, and be prepared to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year college.

Choose from over 40 STEM programs including:

NECC and STEM in the News

Students Get Taste of STEM Options During Technology Camp

Student Success Stories


Herinell Linares
Engineering Science

“I signed up for a digital logic class. After I took that class I knew I wanted to go into engineering. Northern Essex is a great place to start.” Read more


Andrea Middleton
Respiratory Care

“Respiratory care is a great career path for me. I love working with the patients. This is what I’m meant to do. Every day I get up and I’m excited about work.” Read more


Lindsey Curole
Lab Science

“The program is excellent. You are extremely well prepared for the workplace. You hone those hands-on technical skills that are so important. I am so glad I attended Northern Essex.” Read more


Mark Hargreaves
Computer Information Technology

“My goal was to get as much experience as possible…I came to Northern Essex looking for the skills that would lead to a new career and that’s exactly what I got.” Read more