Northwest Technical College Nursing Programs Ranked Among Best Online Programs


Northwest Technical College’s online associate degrees in nursing were ranked 5th in the list of “The Best Online ADN Programs in 2021” by

The ranking praised NTC’s nursing programs, online offerings, affordability and ease of transferring to a four-year university and earning a bachelor’s degree. It also acknowledged the flexible delivery methods that include on-campus, online or blended course offerings.

Northwest Technical College offers two online associate degree programs where students gain first-hand experience in state-of-the-art simulated settings alongside supervised clinical environments. The generic associate of science track trains students with no prior nursing experience to become a registered nurse while the licensed practical nurse step-in program offers LPN’s a pathway to becoming registered nurses.

About is an online resource that provides rankings of over 30 online medical and health programs in higher education across the country. The rankings are based on affordability, accreditation and the time span of programs.




MN State logoNorthwest Technical College, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, has prepared students for fulfilling careers in high-demand fields for more than 50 years. The college’s accessible, affordable, hands-on programs also help the region’s employers meet their ever-growing need for a highly skilled workforce. NTC serves more than 1,000 students with an excellent education, an open-enrollment policy and affordable tuition. Students may pursue nearly 40 degree, diploma and certificate programs in six distinct career paths. Classes are offered on campus, online, or as a combination of both. NTC is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities. For more, visit