The Violet Schumacher School of Nursing at Northwestern College provides a challenging and quality educational program, which allows you to become a leader by utilizing technology, actively learning, and participating in your learning outcomes. Your education will be heightened by collaboratively working with experienced nursing faculty and educators within the classroom, clinical sites, and our simulation laboratory.
At the Violet L. Schumacher School of Nursing, you will be taught not only the basics of nursing, but also how to utilize the latest technology in health care. The curriculum at Northwestern College is designed with the demands of the industry in mind, and our experienced and knowledgeable faculty is dedicated to assisting you in achieving your educational goals.
We offer a distinctive hands-on approach to learning where students benefit not only from lectures offered by our educators, but also receive practical experience both in and out of the classroom through lab simulation and clinical practice.
In the coming years, our country’s aging population will require increased medical care, making the job prospects excellent for nurses in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, home care, nursing care facilities, assisted living facilities, and government agencies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment in nursing is set to rise by 26% through 2020. With such high demand for nurses predicted in the near future, now may be the right time for you to pursue your nursing education at Northwestern College.
Why Choose Us
Northwestern College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is also a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org. We also provide financial assistance to deserving students who are passionate about their field and wish to pursue their education, but are short on resources. We aim to provide education to every deserving candidate, and we are committed to providing the best in teaching, clinical practical’s, and research.
We are not required by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or the Illinois Board of Higher Education to report placement rates.
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Talk to Us
The health care industry has many different career paths. So, how do you decide which is right for you? What criteria should be considered while making your choice? To answer these and any other questions, feel free to contact us via email or phone and our advisors will be happy to discuss your concerns.
We also welcome you to visit our campus in person, as it will not only help you learn more about our Nursing program, but also introduce you to the campus setting, where you can talk to our students and faculty members and gain a real feel for what your education will be like.