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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!
Online educational courses are becoming increasingly popular due to their flexibility and proven results. Here at Northwest we understand that not everyone has the opportunity to commit to on-campus classes, which is why we offer a range of online and hybrid courses designed to fit around your busy Las Vegas lifestyle. While online courses are an excellent way to approach education, they do require a little preparation on your part to get the best out of them, so we’ve put together some tips on how to best prepare for an online course.
Online classes can be accessed through a computer or tablet making them extremely flexible, but you will need compatible technology for them to run correctly. Before you sign up for an online class make sure you check what their recommended set-up is for your computer or tablet. If you are having trouble, don’t hesitate to contact your colleges IT department for help, it’s what they are there for. A stable internet connection is also vital, as you’ll find it hard to keep up with your lessons if you spend half your time disconnected.
Without the personal interaction and strict timetable of an on-campus course it can be easy to let deadlines slip, which can result in you falling behind. The best way to avoid this is tight time management. Set yourself a flexible but regimented schedule and keep to it at all costs. Soon the work will be become part of your routine and you’ll find it integrates itself with the rest of your life.
There are many time management resources available to students, from specific calendars to time management apps. Taking advantage of those resources can give you the edge you need to make the best of your course.
Online degrees have a reputation as being less personable because of the lack of physical connections with other people, but they don’t have to be. Building up a support network of people who understand your academic experiences is an important part of being in education. Thankfully most online courses offer student chat rooms, “get to know you “gatherings and other method of building a classroom community. Immersing yourself in these opportunities is a great way to build a new friendship group and avoid any potential feelings of isolation.
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