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NOVA-Loudoun introduces engineering program fall 2015

The Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will offer two engineering degrees starting with the fall 2015 semester.

Engineering was added to meet the demand from students who live or work near the Loudoun Campus. Currently, nearly 300 students who identify NOVA-Loudoun as their home campus are driving to other NOVA campuses to pursue engineering degrees. Offering engineering at the Loudoun Campus will save current and future students considerable travel time and expense.

The engineering associate degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in such fields as mechanical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, aeronautical engineering, and naval architecture/marine engineering.

Another degree specializing in electrical engineering will also be offered at the Loudoun Campus starting with the fall semester.

To learn more about degrees and certificates available at NOVA, go to www.nvcc.edu/catalog and select “Programs of Study.”

New students should apply to NOVA as soon as possible to allow plenty of time to take placement tests and attend student orientation before the fall semester starts Aug. 24.

For more information, call 703-323-3000 or click www.nvcc.edu.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.