Pathway Overview

The Business Pathway offers certificate and associate degree programs designed to prepare you for employment in the business field, as well as opportunities for continuing promotion and advancement. The pathway also prepares you to continue your business studies through guaranteed course transfer opportunities with numerous four-year institutions at most public universities in Arkansas.

View the student learning outcomes for NPC's business degree programs.

Degrees and Certificates

Business

  • Basic Business Law
  • Basic Business Management
  • Basic Business Principles
  • Business

Business Information Systems

  • Business Information Systems
  • Data Science

Business Management Accounting

  • Accounting Technician
  • Business Management Accounting

Business Management Marketing

  • Business Management Marketing

Hospitality & Tourism

  • Hospitality Administration - Event Management
  • Hospitality Administration - Food Service Management
  • Hospitality Administration - Lodging Management
  • Hospitality Management

Organizational Leadership

  • Organizational Leadership
Academic Program Data
Academic Information Goal 2017 2018 2019 2020
Transfer rates for Associate of Science in Business 100% 72% 100% 87.50% 66.7%
Placement Rates for Business Management 100% 66% 50% 100% 100%
Certification Rates for PC Hardware 80% 100% 100% 100% 85%
Certification Rates for Networking 80% 90% 80% 100% 90%
Certification Rates for Introduction to Security 80% 80% 80% 100% 70%
Certification Rates for Windows 10 80% 70% 100% 60% 100%
Certification Rates for Server Administration 80% 78% 88% 67% 80%
Certification Rates for Advanced Routing and Switching Part 1 80% 75% 100% 100% 100%
Certification Rates for Advanced Routing and Switching Part 2 80% 75% 100% 100% 100%

These numbers exclude students not seeking employment or educational advancement.