Adult and Graduate Studies News
Northwestern College has announced the hiring of Gary Richardson as dean of the Graduate School & Adult Learning (GSAL) division. Richardson will lead the division’s staff and faculty in the continued growth of GSAL programs, seeking to meet the needs of adult learners in both face-to-face and online environments.
Northwestern College will launch master’s degree programs in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling in May. Both feature 100% online coursework and extensive hands-on learning.
Northwestern College is launching a new online bachelor’s degree in early childhood that leads to teaching licensure, preparing graduates to teach PK through third grade. The program begins Jan. 10.
Northwestern College will begin offering micro-credentials this fall to help a wide variety of constituents differentiate themselves in the workplace. The micro-credentialing program is a joint effort between Northwestern’s Center for Innovation & Leadership and its Graduate School & Adult Learning.
Northwestern College is ranked as the nation’s best online Christian college and second-best Christian college in ratings recently released by College Consensus.
Northwestern College will begin offering a fully online legal interpreting certificate in August.
Northwestern College’s online RN-to-BSN program has recently received high rankings.
Northwestern College’s programs in early childhood education have received top national rankings from Intelligent.com.
Northwestern College has set a spring enrollment record with 1,482 students. This year’s number is up from 1,406 last spring.
Northwestern College’s Master of Education program is ranked 91st out of more than 300 schools in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs ranking.