Division of Nursing


The Division of Nursing at Northwest offers an associate degree program that provides a foundation in general education and nursing.

The Division of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (phone number 404-975-5000) (www.acenursing.org) and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, State of Mississippi located at 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453 (phone number 601-432-6198, www.ihl.state.ms.us).

Graduates of the program are eligible to write the  National Council for Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.  Graduates are prepared to provide nursing services in beginning  staff-level positions and have potential for advancement on an  individual basis. Upon acceptance, each student will be assigned a  faculty adviser to help in making program of study and career decisions.

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Resources for Applicants

Application will be available during August 1st  – September 15th  and January 1st –February 15th and is only accepted online.