Nursing and Allied Health

Course Requirements

Associate Degree in Nursing
Nursing - Associate Degree

This is the option you are looking for if you want to work as a Registered Nurse (RN) after a four semester (two year) course of study.  Prerequisites apply that could increase the total number of semesters you’re enrolled in classes. Registered Nursing provides a solid foundation in the principles and theories of nursing for students planning to practice as Registered Nurses in the health care setting.  Students who successfully complete the program of study will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing.

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Associate of Science Degree with a specialization in Allied Health
Allied Health - Associate of Science Degree

Allied health professionals are health care practitioners with formal education and clinical training who are credentialed through certification, registration and/or licensure. They collaborate with physicians and other members of the health care team to deliver high quality patient care services for the identification, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disabilities and disorders.The Allied Health Specialization is designed for students preparing for a profession in Allied Health. Students planning to transfer to a four-year program may need to have additional hours beyond the specialization requirements of Northwest College in order to transfer as a junior.

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Northwest College Skills Certificate
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

This is the option you are looking for if you want to work as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) after a three semester (one year) course of study.  Prerequisites apply that could increase the total number of semesters you’re enrolled in classes. Practical Nursing provides a solid foundation in the principles and theories of nursing for students planning to practice as Licensed Practical Nurses in the health care setting.  Students who successfully complete the program of study will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing. 

Contact the Program Coordinator for details on admission criteria.

 

Contact

nursing@nwc.edu