University description (as per official university website)
On July 1st, 2008, Northeast Kansas Technical College commenced consolidated operations with Highland Community College and became know as Northeast Kansas Technical Center of Highland Community College. As merged Community and Technical College have become primary agents of economic development for their regions, it is the anticipation of the College that this merger will result in improved student opportunity and expanded availability of technical education courses throughout northeast Kansas.
The many benefits of a technical education are most obvious for those who complete such a course of study, and for those businesses that hire graduates of technical programs.
Programs of study:
- COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
- CONSTRUCTION TRADES
- ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
Restaurant/Food Services Management
- MECHANICS AND REPAIR
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
- MEDICAL ADMINSTRATION
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
- NURSING AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
- OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATION
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
- PRODUCTION TRADES
- NEKTC Foundation Achievement Scholarships
The NEKTC Foundation Achievement Scholarship was established in 2003 from contributions by local businesses, individual donations, retired employees and alumni donations.
- Selma Key Accounting Specialist and Administrative Assistant Programs
The recipient must be an Administrative Assistant or Accounting Specialist student and is nonrenewable.
- Melvern Deckard Presidential Scholarship
Applicants for an academic scholarship must submit a formal application to the Financial Aid Office. Supporting documents include a transcript of high school grades and Work Keys results (recommended but not required). Scholarships awarded covering tuition are limited to a maximum of 558 hours per semester. Fees are not paid by scholarships. The scholarship application and any reference materials must be turned into the Financial Aid Office.
Atchison County Farm Bureau
Atchison Hospital Auxiliary
Heartland Hospital Scholarship
Kansas Breaking Traditions Scholarship
Kansas Nursing Student Scholarship
Louis C McConaughy Scholarship
Rotary Club Scholarship
Sallie Mae Fund