Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

Northwest Indiana comprises five counties in Indiana – Porter, Newton, Lake, LaPorte and Jasper. This region of the state borders Lake Michigan and is part of the Chicago metro area. Northwest Indiana is the 2nd largest region in Indiana and has a population of roughly 820,000. It is home to many colleges and universities, which include Purdue University, Calumet College of St. Joseph, Indiana University, Valparaiso University, Saint Joseph's College, and last but not least, Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest.

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest, or 'Ivy Tech Northwest', offers career-training degrees, certificates and programs to the entire population of Northwest Indiana and is the largest higher education institution (in terms of enrollment) in the entire region. Ivy Tech Northwest has campus locations in Gary, Valparaiso, Michigan City and East Chicago, with satellite learning centers in LaPorte and Crown Point.

Through Ivy Tech Northwest students can pursue an associate's degree or technical certificate. Technical certificates are designed specifically to help student acquire career-oriented skills to enhance their ability to find a new job or qualify for career advancement opportunities. The two-year associate degree program at Ivy Tech Northwest is designed for students who (1) want to prepare for entry-level career positions or (2) want to pursue a four-year bachelor's degree upon graduation. Ivy Tech awards both the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees. The AAS is designed for student who plan on entering the job market directly following the completion of their degree.

Through Ivy Tech Online, all Ivy Tech students now have the option of earning a degree or certificate via online distance learning. The online degree programs at Ivy Tech are designed for busy students and working adults who are unable to fit a traditional campus-based education program in their schedules. Online degrees and certificates can be completed remotely from just about anywhere with a computer and internet access.

General Information

Phone Number: (219) 981-1111
Address: 1440 E 35th Ave, Gary, Indiana 46409-1499
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Medium ( 9,300+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 3,047
Out-of-State Tuition $ 6,278
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Website Address: www.ivytech.edu/northwest/

Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Office Automation Technology Data Entry
Executive Assistant Executive Secretary
Hospitality Administration Management
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Information Technology Services Administration
Computer Programming - Vendor Certification
Computer Programming General
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance
Data Modeling Warehousing and Database Administration
Information Technology
Network and System Administration
System, Networking, and Lan Wan Management
Web and Multimedia Management For Webmasters
Construction Trades
Carpentry Carpenter
Construction Trades
Pipefitting Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
General Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Engineering Technology
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians
Industrial Technology Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Technician
Health Professions and Related Programs
Electrocardiograph Technology Technician
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Medical Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician Assistant
Phlebotomy Technician Phlebotomist
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant
Psychiatric Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist
Surgical Technology Technologist
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Library Science
Library and Archives Assisting
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Science Culinology
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
Precision Production
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
Ironworking Ironworker
Sheet Metal Technology Sheetworking

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