Northampton Community College’s Center for Career Development & Alumni Engagement recently released their annual First Destination Report showcasing the career outlooks and accomplishments of the class of 2020. The report surveyed 1,085 NCC graduates which was a response rate of 81%.

Some highlights include:

  • 93% of graduates are continuing their education or employed
  • A.A.S Degree Programs with 100% Related Employment include: Automotive Technology, Construction Management, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Electronics Technology, Electromechanical Automated Systems, Hospitality Management – Restaurant Option, Licensed Practical Nurse, Radiography, Special Education Paraeducator, Veterinary Technician and Web Development
  • Specialized Diploma or Certificate Programs with 100% Related Employment include: Electrical Technology, Health Care Office Specialist, HVAC/R, Library Technical Assistant, Leadership for Early Childhood Ed. Program Directors, Special Education Paraeducator, Medical Assistant, Multimedia, Web Site Design
  • The following programs saw salary increases: Diagnostic Medical Sonography (+4%), Registered Nursing (+2%), Licensed Practical Nursing (+13%), Healthcare Billing & Coding (+31%), and Veterinary Technician (+21%)
  • Of the graduates continuing their education, 62% are headed to PA Public-Supported Institutions, 26% to PA Private Institutions and 12% to Out-of-State Institutions
  • The top 4-year transfer destinations include: East Stroudsburg University, Kutztown University, DeSales University, Penn State University, Moravian University, West Chester University, Cedar Crest College, Bloomsburg University and Drexel University

NCC salutes all of its graduates and looks forward to hearing more about their continued success! If you or someone you know is interested in enrolling at NCC, visit to learn more.