What to Expect (FAQs)
You have questions. We have answers.
Find a list of our most frequently asked questions below.
North-West College has a variety of allied health programs, including:
- Dental Assistant
- Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Tech)
- Eyecare Specialist
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Insurance Biller & Coder
- Pharmacy Technician
- Professional Fitness Trainer
- Surgical Technologist
- Vocational Nurse
Some of our programs are also available in a convenient online format, including our Online Medical Billing and Coding program and our Accelerated Alternate Delivery Program in Surgical Technology. In addition to these short-term training programs, North-West College also offers an Associate of Science degree in Healthcare Administration. Students can choose to earn this degree on campus or online.
For those interested in earning their high school diploma, NWC also offers a High School Completion program, which is designed to make it easier for individuals who do not have their diploma to further their education.
Our programs are broken up into modules and include a hands-on clinical internship that will give you the opportunity to develop real-world skills for your new career. Some of our programs can be completed in as little as 8-9 months. With flexible course schedules and the option to choose day or evening classes, we make it easier to balance going back to school with work and family commitments.
Yes! At North-West College, we are dedicated to offering high quality educational programs. Our accreditations reflect this commitment. NWC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)*. In addition, we also hold a number of memberships and program-specific accreditations. Visit our Accreditations page to learn more.
*This institution is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
Yes! We work hard to keep our programs affordable, but we also recognize how challenging it can be to further your education. That's why we created the Success Education Program—a scholarship program that provides $250,000 to North-West College students. In addition to these scholarships, you may also be eligible for Financial Aid . You'll need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine if you qualify. Our friendly Financial Aid Advisors can help you understand your options and give you an estimate of the Financial Aid you may be eligible to receive.
Yes! While we cannot guarantee employment, we are proud to offer career placement assistance to all qualified graduates. Thanks to our dedicated Career Services team and our Placement Assistance Program, our placement rates are outstanding across our programs. From helping you craft your resumé to coordinating job interviews with potential employers, our Career Services team will go above and beyond to set you up well for your new career.
If you're ready to learn more about our programs and about how North-West College can help you start a new career in the health care field, contact one of our friendly Admissions Representatives by calling 1-888-408-4211 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. They are ready to answer all of your questions and can even help you schedule a tour of one of our campuses. You can also fill out the information form on our website to learn more about our programs.