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Minds that Cure. Hearts that Care.
NWACC offers the most relevant, hands-on education in the high-demand career field of health care. You can earn certificates and degree programs that lead to the beginning of dynamic and rewarding career in health or dental professions.
Due to the aging population and the expanding health and dental care job market, there is a national and local shortage of providers. Health science professionals are in high demand and job opportunities are abundant.
NWACC is a leader in graduating professional and competent health and oral care professionals.
The college is committed to student success, and through tutoring programs, campus lab activities, and professional student organizations, you'll be able to develop leadership skills and build career networks.
Feel free to learn more about our different health professions programs below.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Assist in treating patients recovering from injuries and illnesses through therapeutic interventions as a physical therapist assistant.
Become a respiratory therapist and work alongside physicians to provide life-saving
health care for those with heart and lung diseases.
Become a nurse and provide hands-on care to patients by administering medications, observing and monitoring patients' conditions and much more.
CNA & PCA+
Gain skills in providing basic care to patients, administering medicine, and more by becoming a certified nursing assistant (CNA) or patient care assistant (PCA).
Health Information Management
Organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accessibility and security as a health information technician.
Become an integral part of the dental health care team and deliver oral health care and provide post-operative care as a dental assistant.
Fight fires, respond to medical emergencies, and assist in angle rescues in a dangerous,
yet rewarding career in fire science.
Radiologic Imaging Sciences
Become a radiologic technologist and perform imaging examinations on patients using X-ray, magnetic resonance imaging and computed technology.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Save lives by enrolling in an EMS program and learning how to perform emergency medical patient care quickly and safely.
NWACC's health profession students learn using state-of-the-art technology such as the CAE Learning Space camera system integration and the Anatomage Table.