Northern Marianas College requires a minimum of 141 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Northern Marianas College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Additionally, Northern Marianas College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Northern Marianas College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Northern Marianas College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Northern Marianas College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Northern Marianas College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Northern Marianas College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Northern Marianas College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Northern Marianas College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Northern Marianas College
At Northern Marianas College, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
✅ Northern Marianas College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Northern Marianas College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
❌ Northern Marianas College does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
❌ Northern Marianas College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at Northern Marianas College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Olympia T. Borja Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Northern Marianas College, contact the university directly.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Northern Marianas College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Northern Marianas College has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Northern Marianas College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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