Northwestern College is a private, degree-granting institution of higher learning founded in 1902. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Northwestern offers onsite as well as online classes. Online degrees are offered in Business Administration, Criminal Justice and Health Information Technology.
The ASS degree in Health Information Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. This course leads to careers as Medical Records Director or Analyst, Health Information Coordinator or Technician, and Medical Office Manager or Coding and Billing Specialist. Further information about this program and other online programs can be obtained by prospective students from an Admissions Representative. This same representative can provide information as to admissions requirements.
Qualified students can avail of financial aid. Northwestern College assures that a financial aid program is available to suit almost every need. The process is made easier to understand by a Financial Aid Staff that will explain opportunities for loans and grants. Various scholarship opportunities are likewise offered by the university.
Online courses offered by Northwestern College are not self-paced thus the need to complete assignments according to class schedules although students still have the freedom to attend to their coursework anytime during the week. Northwestern College enjoys positive reviews for its excellent computer network. Prospective students get the chance to chat with Admissions and Program Advisors as well as members of the faculty through the virtual open house events scheduled throughout the year. Complete information about tuition rates can be obtained from the Admissions Office.