plus 50. Take your knowledge to the next degree.

Why is Northeastern the best to help the plus 50 students?

Throughout their history, community colleges have been known for offering open access and opportunity for people of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. With our flexible schedules, emphasis on practical job training, and affordable tuition rates, community colleges are the best suited to help plus 50 workers re-train for new careers, certificates and degrees.
Northeastern's Plus 50 Completion Strategy offers programs and support services tailored to the needs of adult learners over 50.

At Northeastern you can:

  • Earn credit for previous education and work experience.
  • Enroll in affordable classes to earn credit toward a degree or certificate.
  • Take advantage of flexible scheduling.
  • Enjoy a positive and enriching education experience.

NJC is connected through the plus 50 Community Colleges to a network of innovative colleges and organizations working to increase the number of +50 students with college degrees and credentials.

50+ Entrepreneurs

This website from the Small Business Administration offers advice to help adults age 50 and over start a business. A self-assessment tool, business planning tips, advice on franchising, assistance locating a mentor or counselor, and many additional resources are provided.
http://www.sba.gov/content/50-entrepreneurs

Contact

+50 Initative Coordinator:  Diana Anderson, 970.521.6685, diana.anderson@njc.edu
Counselor and Credit for Prior Learning:  Cindy Carey, 970.521.6676, cindy.carey@njc.edu
Admissions Coordinator:  Stephanie Weatherill, 970.521.6752, Stephanie.weatherill@njc.edu
Director of Financial Aid:  Alice Weingardt, 970.521.6751, alice.weingardt@njc.edu