North Lake College is committed to finding the right career pathway for every student. The college's career-focused programs prepare students for certification and direct entry into the workforce, or transfer to four-year institutions for higher degrees.
North Lake helps students begin journeys into a number of different fields. These career pathways include:
- Arts and technology, including art, computer graphics, speech communications, and video technology
- Business and management, including programs in real estate, mortgage banking, marketing, and accounting
- Construction technology, with the dedicated West Campus serving as one of the nation's leading construction education facilities, in partnership with the Construction Education Foundation
- Information technology, including numerous certifications in software, programming, server management, and web development
- Logistics technology, in partnership with leaders of local industry
- Sciences, including biology, chemistry, ecology, geography, geology, mathematics, and physics