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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!
Returning to education as an adult learner has many advantages. Compared to those fresh out of high school you have better defined career goals combined with more life skills and greater real-world experience. Despite this, some adult learners are put off returning to education because of certain pervasive myths. In this article we will be exploring those myths and comparing them to the reality of returning to school.
Balancing your personal and professional life with the demands of education can be difficult, but it is not impossible. At Northwest we offer flexible courses to suit your busy Las Vegas timetables. Our courses are available both full and part-time with the option for both online and on-campus learning. If you are considering returning to education then call us at (702) 403-1592 to speak with one of our enrollment advisors about the timetable options available to you.
Most schools offer orientation classes designed to bring you up to speed on the equipment and software you will need to use on your course. Even those classes taught online make use of user friendly interfaces designed to be approachable for those without significant computer skills. That being said, computer skills are a ubiquitous part of many modern careers, so while it might be stressful in the short term, using your return to education as a chance to improve your computer skills will benefit you in the long run.
In 2017, around 22% of people enrolled on full-time educational courses in the U.S. were over 30 years old. There is a large population of adult learners available for you to interact with and many schools have matures student clubs and organisations that you can join. Communicating with other adult learners is an excellent way to get tips on how to manage your student work and personal life and mature student organisations are an fantastic form of support for adult learners.
The funding options available for returning to education have never been better, with financial support for adult learners available from federal financial aid, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, and potential scholarships from both public and private organizations. If you are concerned about course costs and potential funding sources, call us today at (702) 403-1592 to speak with one of our experienced Financial Aid Officers, who will be able to provide you with a clear understanding of the funding options available to you.
First, just complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can find a copy of FAFSA form, and a guide to completing it, on the Federal Student Aid website . www.FAFSA.ed.gov. You can also fill the FAFSA out online here. Please make sure you enter our school code: 038385. This allows your records to be sent directly to our Financial Aid office so that when you visit the campus, our FA officers can discuss your financial aid package with you in person.
Here at Northwest Career College we have Financial Aid Officers on staff that can help determine the best financing option for you. To best support our students we offer a range of financial aid including the Pell Grant, Subsidized Loans, Unsubsidized Loans, and Parent Plus Loans. Call us today at (702) 403-1592 to speak with one of our experienced Financial Aid Officers who will help find the best financial support options for you.
Written by: Dr. Stephanie Kenny, Chief Financial Officer