Award: Bachelor’s Degree for transfer students
2 Years at NCC and 2 Years with Buena Vista University
Buena Vista University is a four-year educational university. The main campus is located in Storm Lake, Iowa. Buena Vista is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Programs of study are approved by the Iowa Department of Instruction.
Evening Online Programs Available at NCC
• Bachelor of Applied Studies
• Bachelor of Applied Science
• Bachelor of Arts
• Business Administration
• Criminology and Criminal Justice
• Distributive Major:
Health Services Leadership
Health Care Administration
• Elementary Education
• Finance and Banking
• Management—Entrepreneurship Track
• Management—Human Resource Track
• Management—Sports Track
• Organizational Leadership—Business Emphasis
• Organizational Leadership—Human Services Emphasis
• Post Baccalaureate Certification Program
• Selected education endorsements are offered
*Certain majors require partial or complete online course work.
BVU — Sheldon Site at Northwest Iowa Community College
is one of 16 off-campus programs operated by Buena Vista. Presently over 1500 students are enrolled in these programs. High quality academic programs, dedicated faculty and committed administrators will help you acquire the knowledge and develop the skills you need to reach your life and career goals.
2 + 2
allows for students to complete their four-year degree on the Campus by attending the first two years of their program with Northwest Iowa Community College and the final two years with Buena Vista. Transfer students are also accepted into the programs.
The term system
is designed to meet the needs of busy students with family and career obligations. Six 8-week terms are scheduled each year. Each class meets two evenings per week (Monday and Thursday), or hybrid or online. A full-time student enrolls in two courses per Term (6 semester hours).
is available to Buena Vista University students. The Site is approved for persons on the GI Bill.
Students should possess an AA or approved AS/AAS degree, or 60 semester hours.
For more information, please see a Buena Vista advisor in the Student Services office, Building A, on NCC’s campus.