Fulfill a highly skilled role in patient care and support.

In Northwest Technical College’s Nursing programs, you’ll gain knowledge and experience in state-of-the-art simulated clinical settings, as well as in direct, supervised clinical environments.

Choose the program and pathway that works best for you as you start or advance your nursing career.

Our programs offer multiple entry and exit points with options to stack your credentials as you work toward an Associate of Science (AS) degree.

If you’re looking to continue your education, we’ll help you transfer your AS to Bemidji State University, which allows you to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS) degree.

Our experienced faculty will help you choose the best path to meet your goals. The nursing programs are delivered via a hybrid/online model. Nursing lecture courses are online. Onsite labs and clinicals utilize blocked scheduling to minimize travel requirements for students.


We’re currently accepting applications!

Apply for the Nursing-Generic AS program until July 22, 2022 and for the Practical Nursing diploma until August 5, 2022.

Applications for the LPN Step-In AS program will open on September 1, 2022.


The Practical Nursing Diploma and Associate Degree Nursing Programs at Northwest Technical College located in Bemidji, MN are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Practical Nursing Diploma and Associate Degree Nursing Programs is Initial Accreditation.

Department Announcement: October 15, 2019