Education

General

Program Description

Whether you want to introduce young children to the magical world of books, share your love of learning with a teenager, or help developmentally delayed toddlers catch up with their peers, you can get the classes you need at NWC's Education Program.

Here's a little information about each of our programs. Contact us to find out if Northwest College has what you need to start a rewarding professional career in education.

Early Childhood Education

Associate of Science, Associate of Art

Students learn about teaching children ages birth through eight years old in Early Childhood courses. Observation, participation, and a practicum with a mentor are part of the exciting educational opportunities provided at Northwest College.

Elementary Education

Associate of Science, Associate of Art

Teaching in an elementary school is an exciting and challenging career. Learn how to become a leader of our nation's future leaders by taking beginning teaching courses at NWC. Interview teachers, observe classrooms, teach lessons to friends and real students in the schools. Learn about stages of development and how the brain works, examine the US mathematical system, and discover why being a teacher is so rewarding.

Graduates of this two-year program may become a certified substitute teacher or a nanny, work with clubs and summer camps for kids. Most graduates transfer to a four year college or university and obtain public school teaching certification.

Secondary Education

Associate of Science, Associate of Art

Do you want to teach at a middle school or high school? At Northwest you can take all the freshman and sophomore courses needed to become certified as a teacher of agriculture, art biology, chemistry, English, French, history, journalism, math, music, physical education, science, Spanish, or social studies.

Graduates of our program transfer to colleges all over the United States and find employment throughout the Rocky Mountain region and beyond. The Northwest College education program will help expand your personal and professional horizons.

Miscellaneous

Scholarships: New international students are able to apply for $500/year scholarships once they arrive on campus. Students may apply for larger scholarships their second year of attendance

Last updated January 2018

About the School

Northwest College opened in 1946 with nearly 100 full- and part-time students and three instructors who met in classrooms borrowed from the public school district.

Northwest College opened in 1946 with nearly 100 full- and part-time students and three instructors who met in classrooms borrowed from the public school district. Read less