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NH Career Academy

The New Hampshire Career Academy is an innovative education program that provide students with a pathway leading to a high school diploma, an associates degree, an industry credential, and a job interview with a New Hampshire employer. This happens over a two-year period at no tuition cost to students or their families.


Christy Adamson
Career Academy Coordinator, Bureau of Career Development
(603) 271-3809

Students enter the program at the start of their senior year of high school, and complete both their high school graduation requirements and associate degree or certificate program requirements two years later, equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in their chosen career. There is a wide range of programs offered.

Courses available for the New Hampshire Career Academy include, but may not be limited to, the following: 

Great Bay Community College

  • Accounting
  • Biotechnology
  • Criminal Justice

Lakes Region Community College

  • Culinary Arts
  • General Automotive Technology
  • Marine Technology

Manchester Community College

  • Cyber Security
  • Robotics/Advanced Manufacturing

NHTI - Concord's Community College

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

River Valley Community College

All Allied Health Programs, excluding RN but including:

  • LPN
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory

White Mountain Community College

All Community College programs are available to NHCA students. WMCC will also offer all Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs if the student has completed a two-year CTE program in high school with the exception of Nursing. Other competitive programs such as Welding and Veterinary Assistant will be offered based on availability of open slots.

List of Programs


Christy Adamson
Career Academy Coordinator, Bureau of Career Development
(603) 271-3809