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:

    • Criminal Justice & Public Safety
    • Culinary Arts
    • Dental Technology
    • DigiPen Video Game Programming
    • Healthcare Careers
    • Money & Business
    • Tourism & Hospitality
    • Veterinary Assisting
    • Wild Washington

    NCTA Course Descriptions 2018-2019

    Who Qualifies for the Northwest Career & Technical Academy?
    • 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. 

Last Modified on February 13, 2018