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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.
“I had the privilege of being the first student enrolled at Northwest in 1997. For the last 13
years, I have taught at Northwest so I know its history and heart. After all these years,
there’s no place else I would rather be working than Northwest Career College.”
TJ Perpar LMT – Advanced Instructor
Northwest Career College was founded by Dr. John Kenny 20 years ago as Northwest Massage School. Dr. Kenny graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Biology and went on to become a physician after graduating from National College of Chiropractic. He opened two practices in Chicago, Illinois before moving to Las Vegas 28 years ago. Dr. Kenny’s dream was to open a school that would help people who did not have a set career path but knew they were interested in the health care field.
As the need in the community for trained healthcare providers grew, Dr. Kenny expanded the number of program offerings to include Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy and Medical Billing and Coding and renamed the school Northwest Health Careers.
Since then, Northwest has continued to grow and now offers Pharmacy Technician and Medical Administrative Assisting programs as well as the degree granting programs in Paralegal Studies and Criminal Justice.
Northwest Career College offers a full range of educational possibilities in order to boost our students’ personal growth, improve career outlooks and expand awareness of their own personal possibilities. We want each of our students to be the best professionals they can be.
Northwest Career College is licensed by the State of Nevada Commission on Post Secondary Education.
Northwest Career College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Northwest Career College is approved by the Department of Education for Title IV funding.
Northwest Career College is approved by the Veteran’s administration for GI Benefits.
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Northwest Career College is committed to your success!