Interest Areas

Interest Areas are groupings of college programs with similar educational and career goals. They help students choose a direction that is suited to their interests, especially when they are unsure about the specific certificate or degree to pursue when they begin college. By starting in an interest area, students can develop confidence and clarity to select a program that is meaningful to them. Interest areas at NIC may include transfer and career programs under one heading. NIC has established the six focus fields listed below: