For some, suffering a serious injury while skiing can be a life-changing event with far-reaching negative consequences. For Northwest Technical College alumna Katie Houg, however, it set her on a path toward a career in health care.
After finishing school to become a nurse, Krysta Masurka questioned whether she had made the right decision. After returning to school and graduating from NTC’s Medical Coding program, she’s now on course toward her dream career.
After 20 years serving in the military as an aircraft mechanic, Don King is preparing for his next career with a degree from Northwest Technical College.
Northwest Technical College has made it possible for Darian Dahl to take courses at her own pace and maintain the school-life balance she wanted for herself and her family. Now in her last semester, Dahl is excited to walk in commencement this May and start her career as a dental assistant.
North Dakota’s dentists need help — and across the state, many report they’re having trouble finding it. But the dental assisting program at Northwest Technical College and its well-trained graduates have proven to be an invaluable resource for that state’s dental professionals.
After 30 years working in auto body and as a custodian, Ole Risland was ready for a change. With the support of his wife and his youngest daughter, Risland made the decision to return to school and pursue a diploma in automotive service and performance at Northwest Technical College.
Northwest Technical College has Makenzi Pelach on a path toward a career that suits for her work ethic. As a first-year student in NTC’s Dental Assisting program, she finds the visual and hands-on learning environment crucial to her future success in the workforce.
Northwest Technical College is helping Shyanne Kaml pursue her dream of a career in nursing. In her first year in NTC’s associate degree program in nursing, she finds herself overwhelmed at times but believes NTC is only challenging her to work harder.
Bemidji native Russell Mason feels prepared to work as a construction electrician apprentice once he’s graduated from Northwest Technical College.
Next May, Amanda Foster will graduate from Northwest Technical College with a certificate in medical coding in hand, determined to find her “forever job.”
Foster, who had been a stay-at-home mother of two for five years, didn’t want to settle for any ordinary job after her son, Tristen, started kindergarten last fall.