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Northwest Career College School Catalog - 2018

Northwest Career College is providing quality education for over 20 years. Read our School Catalog for more details about Institutional Information, Admissions Information, Student Information and Services, Academic Information, Financial Information, Program Information etc.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Institutional Information Mission Statement ........................................................................................................................................3 School Objectives ........................................................................................................................................3 School Ownership and History ....................................................................................................................3 Licensing Information ..................................................................................................................................3 Accreditation Information ............................................................................................................................4 Facility Information ....................................................................................................................................4 Board of Directors........................................................................................................................................5 Administrative Staff .....................................................................................................................................5 Program Faculty ...........................................................................................................................................5 Business Hours of Operation .......................................................................................................................5 Observed Holidays .......................................................................................................................................5 Admissions Information Program Start Dates .....................................................................................................................................6 Admissions Requirements ...........................................................................................................................6 Conditional Acceptance Policy ....................................................................................................................7 Credit Hours for Previous Education or Training ........................................................................................8 Student Information and Services Academic Advising and Tutoring ................................................................................................................9 Career Advising ...........................................................................................................................................9 Certification and Licensing Policies ............................................................................................................9 Conduct Policy ...........................................................................................................................................10 Social Media Conduct Policy.....................................................................................................................11 Crime Awareness and Campus Security ....................................................................................................12 Tobacco, Drug, and Alcohol Policy ...........................................................................................................12 Eating and Drinking ...................................................................................................................................13 Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ..............................................................................................13 Grievance Procedures ................................................................................................................................15 Guests on Campus......................................................................................................................................16 Immunization Policy ..................................................................................................................................16 Massage Discount ......................................................................................................................................17 Non-Discrimination Policy ........................................................................................................................17 Personal Appearance and Grooming Standards .........................................................................................17 Placement Assistance .................................................................................................................................19 Refresher Courses ......................................................................................................................................19 Sexual Harassment Policy..........................................................................................................................19 Student Health Services .............................................................................................................................20 Student Housing .........................................................................................................................................20 Students Seeking Accommodations ...........................................................................................................20 Academic Information Changes in Programs or Policies ...............................................................................................................21 Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018 1

Classroom Ratios .......................................................................................................................................21 Definition of an Academic Year ................................................................................................................21 Definition of a Clock Hour ........................................................................................................................21 Definition of a Quarter Credit Hour...........................................................................................................21 Satisfactory Academic Progress ................................................................................................................22 Attendance/Tardiness Policies ...................................................................................................................22 Academic Policies ......................................................................................................................................23 Rate of Completion Policies ......................................................................................................................24 Student Clinic Policies ...............................................................................................................................25 Externship Policies.....................................................................................................................................25 Status Change Policies ...............................................................................................................................27 Probation Policy .........................................................................................................................................31 Appeals Policy ...........................................................................................................................................31 Outside Preparation Hours .........................................................................................................................32 Transcript/Diploma Request Procedure .....................................................................................................32 Medical Incidents .......................................................................................................................................33 Transferability Disclosure Policy ..............................................................................................................33 Computer Technical Skills .........................................................................................................................33 Computer System Requirements................................................................................................................33 Financial Information Tuition and Costs by Program ...................................................................................................................34 Tuition Payment Policy..............................................................................................................................37 Delinquent Payment Policy........................................................................................................................37 Title IV Federal Student Aid Policies ........................................................................................................37 Refund Policy.............................................................................................................................................38 Account for Student Indemnification Policy .............................................................................................40 Program Information Criminal Justice .........................................................................................................................................41 Dental Administrative Assisting ................................................................................................................46 Dental Assisting .........................................................................................................................................49 Massage Therapy .......................................................................................................................................52 Medical Administrative Assisting..............................................................................................................56 Medical Assisting.......................................................................................................................................59 Medical Billing and Coding .......................................................................................................................62 Paralegal Studies ........................................................................................................................................65 Pharmacy Technician .................................................................................................................................70 Phlebotomy Technician .............................................................................................................................73 Appendix A – Administrative Staff ...................................................................................................................... 75 Appendix B – Program Faculty .............................................................................................................................79 Appendix C – Academic Calendar ........................................................................................................................88 Appendix D – Holiday Calendar............................................................................................................................92 2 Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018

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