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Navajo Technical College
Established 1971
Type Technical College
Religious affiliation Bureau of Indian Affairs
President Dr. Elmer Guy
Undergraduates available
Postgraduates not available
Location Lower Point Road Crownpoint, New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
Campus urban/suburban reserve
Website Official site

Navajo Technical College is a tribally controlled postsecondary career and technical institution in Crownpoint, New Mexico.


Navajo Technical College, formerly Crownpoint Institute of Technology, was chartered by the Navajo Nation in 1979.[1] Change to a University in 2013 with sites in Chinle, AZ and Teec Nos Pos, AZ.

Mission & Vision[edit]

The NCC mission is:

  • to offer quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees and community education
  • to provide a student-oriented, hands-on learning environment
  • to base the teachings on the Diné (Navajo) Philosophy of Education.
  • to address the continually changing requirements of its students.[2]


The NCC provides support services, including:

  • student and faculty housing,
  • a childcare center,
  • advanced computer technologies, and
  • comprehensive library services.[3]


The NTC offers a certificate and degree programs designed to prepare students for entry into careers and further education:

  • accounting and bookkeeping,
  • automotive technology,
  • building trades,
  • computer and information technology,
  • geographic information technology,
  • early childhood education,
  • environmental science,
  • culinary arts,
  • public administration,
  • pre-professional nursing,
  • legal studies, and
  • vocational careers.[4]


NTC is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), which is a community of tribally and federally chartered institutions working to strengthen tribal nations and make a lasting difference in the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives. NTC was created in response to the higher education needs of American Indians. NTC generally serves geographically isolated populations that have no other means accessing education beyond the high school level.[5]


External links[edit]

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Halloween at Navajo Technical College

Clips from activities surrounding Halloween at Navajo Technical College in Crownpoint, NM. The video was a student project filmed and produced by NTC New Med...

Secretary Duncan Visits Navajo Technical College

Secretary Arne Duncan visited Crown Point, New Mexico, May 18-19 to talk with students and give the commencement address at Navajo Technical College.

Navajo Technical College Tie-Down Roper

NTC tie-down roper Emerson Long ropes at the Mesalands Community College rodeo in Tucumcari, NM. Long currently sits in fourth place in the Grand Canyon Regi...

Navajo Technical College Bull Rider

NTC bull rider, Tyrell Harvey, rides a bull in the short go of the Mesalands Rodeo in Tucumcari, NM.

Navajo Technical College Rodeo Team

A glimpse into the 2011-2012 Navajo Technical College Rodeo Team. The project was filmed, edited and produced by NTC New Media students Marla Smiley and Marn...

Navajo Technical College: Scanning the Lava Tubes

Navajo Technical College Students from the CAD Program conducting laser scans in the El Malpais National Park in Grants, NM. The 4 windows tube was scanned a...

Dodgeball at Navajo Technical College

Students participated in a dodgeball event to support Red Ribbon Week at Navajo Technical College. Student produced by New Media student, Clinton Desiderio.

Navajo Technical College Commercial 2011

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks at Navajo Technical College

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks at the Navajo Technical College spring commencement in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Navajo Technical College was re...

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2 news items

Farmington Daily Times
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:10:14 -0700

Earlier in the day, 47 scholarship recipients at Navajo Technical College were recognized. Erny Zah is The Daily Times business editor. He can be reached at 505-564-4638. and ezah@daily-times.com. Follow him @ernyzah on Twitter. Print Email Font ...

The Navajo Post

The Navajo Post
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:56:15 -0700

NTU recently change their name from Navajo Technical College to Navajo Technical University. On Feb. 19, the Budget and Finance committee of the Navajo Nation Council approved the bill sponsored by Delegate Dwight Whitherspoon. According to the ...

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