NORTHWEST CAREER & TECHNICAL ACADEMY
The Northwest Career and Technical Academy has it main campus next door to Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon. It offers professional training in the following fields:
Who Qualifies for the Northwest Career & Technical Academy?
- Criminal Justice & Public Safety
- Culinary Arts
- Dental Technology
- DigiPen Video Game Programming
- Healthcare Careers
- Money & Business
- Tourism & Hospitality
- Veterinary Assisting
- Wild Washington
High School juniors and seniors are eligible.
How Does the Northwest Career & Technical Academy Work?
- Students attend either a morning or afternoon – 3 periods a day.
- Tuition is free. Transportation is provided. There are fees associated with some programs.
- Students can earn both high school credits and college credits AND can earn industry certifications and/or licenses in their program area. Additional course may be required for some certifications.
More information is available on the Northwest Career & Technical Academy’s website at
To apply, please see your Guidance Counselor for more information.