Are you looking to get started toward your university degree without the financial burden? Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) can help!

You can start at NWSCC and take the same core classes (English, math, science, history, speech, etc.) and save over 50% in tuition and fees you would pay at a four year college or university.

NWSCC offers a variety of degrees and programs in an attempt to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of our area students. NWSCC offers academic programs of study leading to an Associate in Arts Degree, Associate in Science Degree, and Associate in Applied Science Degree.

You can make your transfer process easier with the STARS transfer guide agreement. Create your customized guide TODAY!

Associate’s Degree Offered 100% Online

NWSCC offers students the ability to earn an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree completely online. These degrees prepare students to transfer to another institution to pursue a four-year degree.

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Each semester NWSCC offers a variety of online/distance options as well as traditional classroom offerings. Use the course schedule view this semester’s class offerings.

Financial aid is available for eligible students.

For More Information

For more information on the academic transfer option at NWSCC, contact our Advising Center office at (256) 331-5221 or send email to The Advising Center is located in the Administration Building (Bldg. 100) of the Shoals campus in Muscle Shoals.