STEM

Earn a 4-year degree in STEM fields such as chemistry and biology through our partnership with Southern Arkansas University.
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Biology

Biology

Complete Southern Arkansas University’s Bachelor of Science in Biology – Pre-Health at NPC.

Degrees for Biology

  • Biology, A.S.-STEM for transfer to SAU at NPC B.S. in biology – pre-health

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$36,210

 

$95,980

Job Outlook

9%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Wildlife Biologist    |   
Molecular Biologist

Chemistry

Chemistry

Complete Southern Arkansas University’s (SAU) Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry – Pre-Health at NPC or get a head start on SAU’s Chemistry – Medical Laboratory Science Bachelor’s degree.

Degrees for Chemistry

  • Chemistry, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University at NPC B.S. in chemistry – pre-health professional – biochemistry
  • Chemistry, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University B.S. in chemistry – medical laboratory science

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$39,810

 

$118,430

Job Outlook

15%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Industrial Designer   |   Site Supervisor

Computer Science

Computer Science

Complete Southern Arkansas University’s (SAU) Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at NPC or get a head start on SAU’s Bachelor of Science in either Computer Gaming or Cyber Security & Privacy, or on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith’s Bachelor of Applied Science. An Associate of Applied Science degree and certificate are also available in computer networking.

Degrees for Computer Science

  • Computer Science, C.P.
  • Networking & Cybersecurity, A.A.S.
  • Networking & Cybersecurity, T.C.
  • Computer Science – General, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University at NPC B.S. in computer science – general
  • Computer Gaming & Animation Design, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University B.S. in computer science – computer gaming & animation design
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University B.S. in computer science – cybersecurity & privacy

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$30,910

 

$71,940

Job Outlook

9%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Game Developer  |  Web Developer  |  Research Programmer

Engineering

engineering

Do the math: You will save thousands starting your career at NPC.

Degrees for Engineering

  • Engineering, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University B.S. in engineering
  • Engineering-Physics – Chemical Engineering, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Southern Arkansas University B.S. in engineering- physics chemical engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, A.S.-STEM for transfer to Arkansas Tech University B.S. in mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, A.S.-STEM for transfer to the University of Arkansas B.S. in mechanical engineering

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$56,270

 

$136,550

Job Outlook

9%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Mechanical Engineer

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