Northwest - Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals (NW-SCC)

Muscle Shoals, AL

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Most Popular Majors

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Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies


Major Certificate Program Associates
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science

Cosmetology & Beauty

Major Certificate Program Associates
Other Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts


Major Certificate Program Associates
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Child Care and Support Services Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Services Administration

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Associates
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Cabinet Maker, Millwright and Millwork
Industrial Electronics Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Climate Control and Refrigeration Engineering (HVAC)
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician


Major Certificate Program Associates
Computer and Information Sciences

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NW-SCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Northwest - Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals 4 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Academics Rating

The school offers programs which will enable the students to transition into the workforce or to transfer to a four year college. I was unable to examine workload or class size. However, I have heard from currently enrolled students that the teachers are fair and the class size is often small.

NW-SCC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 47%
Carnegie Class Associate's--Public Rural-serving Medium
Orientation Month(s) Orientation held for new students held in August, January, and May.

Specialty Study Options

  • Independent Study
  • Day Classes
  • Online Classes

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technology

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 83
  • Unknown and Other: 11
  • African American: 4
  • Latino: 1
  • Asian: 1
Caucasian 83
Unknown and Other 11
African American 4
Latino 1
Asian 1

Faculty at Northwest - Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals

Total Faculty 156
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 22
Full-Time Professors 185
Male Faculty 72
Part-Time Professors 260
Women Faculty 84

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