Northland Career Center

Overview of Northland Career Center

Students attend Northland Career Center in Platte City, MO, a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Northland Career Center degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Northland Career Center is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine, office and administration.

Northland Career Center Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 39 students at Northland Career Center (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Northland Career Center promotes a safe and success oriented environment where all students have the opportunity to develop technical, interpersonal, academic and employability skills required for continuing education and the workforce."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Northland Career Center

Northland Career Center
1801 Branch & Hwy 92
Platte City , MO 64079
General Phone: (816) 858-5505

Northland Career Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine30licensed practical nurse
Office and Administration2office data entry
Production Trades2welding
Mechanics and Repair1HVAC, diesel mechanics
Cooking and Culinary Arts1chef training
Engineering Technician0computer systems tech
Construction Trades0carpentry

Number of programs and degrees for Northland Career Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years368

Northland Career Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northland Career Center had a total enrollment of 39 students (46 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
American Indian 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 13%
22-24 18%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 21%
40-49 8%
50-64 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Northland Career Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 25 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 75%

Northland Career Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Platte City, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northland Career Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Northland Career Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2188100)

Northland Career Center Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Northland Career Center Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets Northland Career Center Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Northland Career Center % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Northland Career Center % of degrees in office and administration
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Northland Career Center Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study

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