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Master of Business Administration

Advance in your Career

Advance in your Career

Join the legacy of leadership and Stand Out as you advance in your career. Faith-informed, innovative, values-based, and expertly practical, this 100% online degree provides flexibility for working professionals.

Master of Science in PA Studies

Career in health care

Career in health care

Prepare for a career in the growing health care field as a physician assistant - named #3 best job by U.S. News & World Report. You'll be trained to offer quality, ethical and compassionate care.

Master of Education with Multiple Tracks

Meet your career goals

Meet your career goals

Earn your master's in 2 years or less entirely online. Designed for working adults to balance work, class and life. Build on what you know and prepare for new opportunities!

Master of Arts in Counseling

Rewarding career in counseling

Rewarding career in counseling

With an M.A. in counseling, empower others to make positive changes in their lives through a rewarding, helping career in clinical mental health or school counseling.

RN to BSN Degree Completion

Seamless transfer

Seamless transfer

Invest in your career and future by earning your RN to BSN entirely online. Save time and money with our seamless transfer policy.

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood

Complete your teaching degree

Complete your teaching degree

This Program provides opportunities for new employment, job changes and promotion while empowering educators to make a difference in students' lives.

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Endorsements in Education

Endorsements in Education

Educators, add valuable knowledge and credentials at any grade level—K-8 (elementary) and 5-12 (secondary)—and prepare for new opportunities in education.

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Online Certificate Programs

Online Certificate Programs

Prepare for in-demand career opportunities or enhance the degree and career you already have with one of Northwestern's multiple certificate program options.

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    Northwestern College to launch online MBA program Northwestern College will launch a Master of Business Administration degree this fall. Featuring a rigorous and adaptive 100% online curriculum totaling 33 credits, the faith-informed MBA program is also customizable with electives such as project management, entrepreneurship and innovation, and digital marketing.

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Rachel Van Roekel
Rachel Van Roekel
Director of Enrollment
Master of Education, Master of Counseling
Katelyn Schlatter
Katelyn Schlatter
Enrollment Counselor
B.A. Early Childhood
Anna Mae Pippett
Anna Mae Pippett
Enrollment Counselor
Physician Assistant
Megan Chartier
Megan Chartier
Enrollment Counselor
Master of Education
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