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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.

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the applicant’s history is fully disclosed and they are accepted into the program. If a prospective student is denied admission due to a criminal history finding that was not disclosed prior to enrollment, the prospective student will be responsible for the cost of the background check and will be invoiced for the amount specified in the enrollment contract. (Required for Pharmacy Technician program only). 5. Documentation of a negative drug screening must be submitted at least 60 days before the beginning of the Pharmacy Technician externship. The cost of the drug screening is included in the cost of the program. While it is not required for admission, it is required to obtain a Trainee License and start externship. Pharmacy Technician students are subject to random drug screenings while on campus and on externship. A positive drug screening will result in immediate suspension from school until NCC discusses the circumstances with the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy and may result in dismissal from the program. (Required for Pharmacy Technician program only). Distance Education Admissions Requirements Specific requirements for programs which have distance education components include: 1. Successful completion of a personal interview with a school representative to determine if the prospective student can benefit from distance education. 2. Student attestation that they have the following: i. Laptop computer and internet access that can be utilized to complete course lectures, discussions, assignments, and assessments. a. Minimum hardware and software specifications will be provided to prospective students prior to enrollment. ii. Ability to use email as the primary method of institutional correspondence. iii. Ability to browse the Internet, utilize online accounts, and configure basic browser settings to permit use of course materials. Applicants not accepted by NCC shall be entitled to a refund of all monies paid. Conditional Acceptance Policy All new students are considered conditionally accepted to NCC after they attend their first day of class. All NCC policies apply to conditionally accepted students and they enjoy all the rights and resources of an officially accepted student. The conditional acceptance period begins on the first day of the term and continues through the close of business on the 14 th calendar day of the term. Students must notify the Registrar in writing if they intend to withdraw before the end of the conditional acceptance period. Students who withdraw during the conditional acceptance period will not have student loan repayment responsibilities because NCC does not request Title IV federal financial aid disbursement for students in a conditionally accepted status. Students who withdraw during the conditional acceptance period are still financially responsible for payment of any non-refundable fees disclosed during the admissions process. Students who have met all admissions requirements, secured documentable funding for their program, and been formally accepted by their Program Director are eligible to matriculate at NCC. NCC will withdraw any student who has not met all admissions requirements, secured documentable funding for their program, and/or been formally accepted by their Program Director before the end of the conditional acceptance period. Such a student Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018 7

will not owe any financial obligation to NCC except for the nonrefundable portion of the enrollment fee as allowed by state law. See the Refund Policy below for additional details. Credit Hours for Previous Education or Training Students must complete an Application for Transfer Credit form and submit official transcripts, course descriptions, and other supporting documentation to be considered for transfer credit. The student must have successfully completed the course with a score of C- or better, or a “P” in a pass/fail course for the application to be considered. The course must have similar content and have parity in hours and must have been taken within five years of enrollment at NCC. The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted before the end of the Conditional Acceptance period to be considered by NCC. NCC will consider transferring credits for previous training obtained from other institutions accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (ED) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). NCC will also consider awarding credit for professional learning reviewed by the American Council for Education (ACE) and determined to be college level. NCC does not offer credit for advanced placement examinations or experiential learning. Credit for previous training is granted at the discretion of a designated school representative and such decisions are considered final at the time of admission. All decisions will be made within fourteen (14) calendar days of receipt of the application and all supporting documentation. If credit is granted, the length and cost of the program may be reduced proportionately, depending on the circumstances. Credits approved for transfer will not be included in the student’s calculation for grade point average and will be recorded as a grade of “TC” on the student’s official transcript. The evaluation of previous postsecondary education and training is mandatory/required for VA beneficiaries. For students utilizing Veterans benefits who are approved for transfer credit as a result of this evaluation, the institution will grant appropriate credit, reduce the program length proportionately, notify the student and Veterans Affairs in writing of this decision, and adjust invoicing of the VA accordingly. 8 Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018

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