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Northwest Career College is built on the foundations of family and the bonds that bind them. Dr. Kenny and his children have dedicated themselves to the mission of educating students and helping them to succeed in their chosen profession. Once you enter the doors of Northwest, you are family, through and through. Come join the Northwest Family where you’re connected for life.
Since 1997, thousands of students have walked through the doors of Northwest and have gone on to become successful Massage Therapists, Dental Assistants, Medical Assistants, Medical Insurance Specialists and Paralegals. Won’t you join the fine group of Northwest Alumni now serving the community in a variety of professions? Explore Northwest Career College and see where your future can lead. Come tour our campus today!
At Northwest Career College, ours is a student-centered philosophy where students come first. Our open door and open heart approach to education sets us apart from all others. It’s a feeling you get when you first walk in our doors.
Every Alumni is welcome back on the campus of Northwest Career College. We love to hear your successes and share in your life’s progress. The absolute best, though, is when you return to the classroom and speak with our current students. Alumni come-backs always give students that extra bit of inspiration to help them see that their goals are achievable and real.
Northwest Career College has created a beautiful and peaceful testing space for both our students and our visitors to enjoy. We know how important and stressful test taking can be and we want to make your time here a positive one with successful outcomes! Make sure to allow yourself some extra time to arrive early, get settled, grab a drink or a snack from the front and prepare to PASS your exam! We look forward to seeing you on campus and in our testing center. Best of luck to you!
Northwest Career College takes great pride in creating beautiful campus facilities for our students, staff and faculty. We invite all of you to visit our campus in person! But, until you get here, please enjoy a virtual tour of our buildings, program labs and learning centers. We look forward to seeing you on campus!
Have you always wanted to work in the field of law but don’t have time or money to spend on the years of expensive schooling required to become an attorney?
The good news is that you don’t to. You can graduate as a legal assistant from Northwest in as little as 9 months, and our schedule allows you to attend Legal Assistant training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.
Changing a career, or beginning a new one, is always a daunting prospect, but if you find you alight with the five following skills, then it’s a good sign that legal assistant is the right career for you!
Are you the one people turn to when a message has to be gotten across in a clear and tactful manner? Are you the master of all forms of communication, from the well-worded email to the heartfelt face to face conversation?
If this sounds like you, then becoming a legal assistant might be the best step you’ve ever taken. Legal assistants are a vital cog in the machinery of any law office and act as conduits for information, so you’ll be putting your communication skills to good use as an important part of the team.
The world of law is a fast-paced one, so sometimes things need to be done, the office tech isn’t cooperating and there’s no time to wait for the repairman or sit on hold with tech support.
As a legal assistant, you’ll need to be able to tackle technology with confidence, troubleshoot common computer problems and feel comfortable when asked to learn new programs or software.
Juggling tasks that have a variable timeline but the same level of importance is just part of the day-to-day routine of any legal assistant.
In a busy law office, you’ll need to be able to deal with strict deadlines and set duties while still being able to multitask efficiently enough to make room of short notice changes and sudden influxes of work that might be vital to an ongoing case.
Gaining a qualification from our Criminal Justice School puts you in an excellent position to access a variety of employment opportunities as you look for one that suits your skills and interests. At Northwest Career College, our Criminal Justice instructors include licensed, practicing attorneys and degree instructors able to teach, not only the law but also to guide our students in the many ways a criminal justice graduate integrates into a Las Vegas legal profession.
As part of our Criminal Justice Program, you’ll visit courts, jails, meditation centers and more to experience first-hand the law in action which will make your criminal justice training applicable to the Las Vegas legal system. Northwest offers a flexible blended program with all criminal justice classes Las Vegas law classes taught on campus by an attorney and general education courses offered online. Our experienced instructors are on-campus to review and support your learning experience at all times.
Call us at (702) 403-1592 to speak to one of our enrollment team about joining our Criminal Justice Program today!
Lisa Myers, J.D., L.L.M. Legal Studies Department Director J.D. L.L.M. Campbell University B.A. Corllins University