Northwest Technical College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission

30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Phone: (312) 263-0456

Program-Specific Accreditation

Dental Assisting

The program in Dental Assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of    . The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312)440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is: http://www/ada/org/en/coda.

The  Commission on Dental Accreditation has accredited the program in Dental Assisting. However, accreditation of the program does not in itself constitute recognition of any dental specialty status.


The Northwest Technical College Practical Nursing diploma and Associate Degree Nursing programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

October 15, 2019 Department Announcement


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000