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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.


Institutional Information Mission Statement The mission of Northwest Career College is to educate the next generation of leaders and professionals within the healthcare and legal fields. We do this through our commitment to excellence in education and school administration, and by serving as mentors and role models for our students. We aspire to develop in our students a lifelong passion for learning and provide them with the tools they need to achieve their personal and professional aspirations after completing their program at Northwest Career College. School Objectives Our school has several objectives designed to help us fulfill our mission: 1. Provide our students with an up-to-date learning experience by constantly reviewing and improving our curriculum via student, instructor, employer, and community feedback. 2. Provide instruction using industry standard equipment and incorporate new technology into the classroom to improve graduate career prospects. 3. Provide facilities which ensure a valuable learning experience and a beautiful campus that creates an enjoyable student experience outside of the classroom. 4. Provide students with the training and resources needed to become lifelong learners and continue to grow professionally after completing their program of study. 5. Provide administrative and faculty support to graduates throughout the applicable certification and licensure processes. 6. Provide support services to help students address personal challenges during their time in school. 7. Provide career services assistance and professional guidance to graduates to help them obtain and maintain employment in their field of study. School Ownership and History Northwest Career College is owned by John Kenny, D.C. Dr. John Kenny is a graduate of Northwestern University and National College of Chiropractic and has maintained a private practice in Las Vegas since 1992. NCC was founded in July 1997 as Northwest Massage School. It was renamed Northwest Health Careers in December 1998 after opening its Dental Assisting program. Northwest Health Careers made its final relocation to 7398 Smoke Ranch Road in 2003. It was renamed Northwest Career College (NCC) in 2012 upon addition of the Paralegal Studies program, the Institution’s first degree-granting program. NCC celebrated its 20 th anniversary in July 2017 and expanded its campus to include an off-site medical facility where Massage Therapy students complete their Student Clinic Internship requirement. For more information, please visit our website at Licensing Information NCC is licensed by the State of Nevada Commission on Post Secondary Education. Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018 3

Accreditation Information NCC is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Facility Information 7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 314 N. Falls Church, Virginia 22043 Tel. 703-917-9503 • Fax 703-917-4109 • E-Mail The NCC main building is located at 7398 W. Smoke Ranch Road within the Las Vegas Technology Center. NCC has additional classroom and administrative space located at 7365 Prairie Falcon Road, Suite #110, and its Massage Therapy Student Clinic is located at 7375 Prairie Falcon Road, Suite #150. Both facilities are less than a quarter mile away from the main campus building. The school is conveniently accessed from either Lake Mead Boulevard or Cheyenne Avenue off Interstate-95. The campus has over 25,000 square feet dedicated to the school’s administrative offices and training facilities. General school facilities include a conference room and a student lounge with internet-equipped computers. Designated training facilities include the following laboratories: - Dental Administrative Assisting and Dental Assisting laboratories consisting of nine operatories with x- ray capabilities, sterilization areas, and wet and dry lab areas; - Massage Therapy laboratories consisting of thirteen student massage bays; - Medical Administrative Assisting, Medical Assisting, and Phlebotomy laboratories consisting of a dedicated computer resource area, a medical front office, medical lab, and a clinical practice area; and, - A Pharmacy Technician laboratory consisting of a mock pharmacy and sterile compounding area. Additional lecture spaces are available for the programs listed above, as well as the Criminal Justice program, the Medical Billing and Coding program, and the Paralegal Studies program. The Massage Therapy Student Clinic suite is approximately 2,400 square feet and consists of 10 student massage bays and office space available for administrators who support student clinic operations. Our professional buildings and teaching facilities are ADA compliant for handicapped accessibility including parking and restrooms. 4 Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018

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