Education news

Laura Heitritter, instructor in education and chair of the education department at Northwestern College, has earned a Doctor of Education degree in school administration from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.

Northwestern College’s graduate school has added another track to its Master of Education offerings: educational administration.

Nine Northwestern College professors will conduct research and pursue further study this summer with funding from the Northwestern College Scholarship Grants program.

Northwestern College students will head to Poland, Germany and England this summer as part of two study abroad programs offered by the college’s global education office.

Northwestern College has approved new academic programs in entrepreneurship and statistics to be offered next fall. The college has also elevated the art therapy pre-professional program to a major and changed the secondary education endorsement to a major.

Twenty-four Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2018 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, a national guidebook that recommends specific college departments to prospective students.

Northwestern College’s online Master of Education degree in early childhood recently received a top-10 ranking for best degrees of its kind.

Northwestern is responding to the demand for more highly educated caregivers and teachers for young children by adding a bachelor’s degree in early childhood to its online programs. The program is for students who’ve already earned an associate’s degree in early childhood.

Aug
24
2017
Seven join Northwestern College faculty
Northwestern College welcomed seven new full-time faculty members with the start of classes this fall.

Apr
26
2017
Northwestern College announces faculty promotions and tenurings
Six members of Northwestern College’s faculty have been awarded tenure or promoted for the 2017–18 school year.

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