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Providing Affordable Health Care Education for Nearly 50 Years Since its doors first opened in 1966, North-West College has been committed to equipping students... North-West College

Providing Affordable Health Care Education for Nearly 50 Years

Since its doors first opened in 1966, North-West College has been committed to equipping students to enter and advance in the health care field, graduating more than 45,000 students at seven campus locations in Southern California over the past 50 years.

North-West College understands how challenging it can be to start a new career. That’s why they make it as easy as possible for students to go to school. At North-West College, students can choose from many affordable short-term health care training programs where they learn and practice real-life skills and get the tools they need to thrive in an allied health career.

North-West College provides training for several different health care programs, including Vocational Nursing, Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology, Dental Assisting and more. They offer flexible class schedules with day, evening, and even online classes available for some programs.

A popular program offered by the college is the Pharmacy Technician program. Pharmacy technicians perform a wide range of functions, working under the supervision of pharmacists in retail pharmacies, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and health maintenance organizations (HMOs).  They are responsible for receiving incoming prescriptions, transcribing doctors’ orders, calculating doses, compounding or mixing prescriptions, packaging medications, and interacting with patients. The Pharmacy Technician program at North-West College provides students with hands-on training teaching the valuable skills they need to become certified and begin a rewarding career working in this rapidly growing health care field in as little as 8 months.

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Students can trust their education to North-West College. No matter which program students choose, they will find a supportive educational environment at North-West College. Friendly team members assist students at every step of their education, providing tutoring, helping students with financial aid options, and providing career placement assistance when they graduate.

As the health care industry continues to grow, so will the need for individuals who are trained to work in allied health organizations—making it a great time to begin a health care career. With locations in West Covina, Pomona Valley, Pasadena, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana, and Long Beach, there is likely a North-West College campus near you. To learn more about how you can begin training for a rewarding health care career, visit www.nw.edu or call (800) 616-4772.

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