Nationally Recognized For Excellence. On Campus or 100% Online.
As a nurse, your patients need the very best you have to give. To provide this, you seek the best education possible. At Northwest University’s College of Nursing, our degree programs have been nationally recognized for their excellence. We offer a variety of modalities to fit your life—from on campus to 100% online. So whether you are seeking your first nursing degree or are a licensed nurse looking to advance your career, choose excellence. Choose Northwest University.
Choose the option that best matches your starting point.
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Buntain College of Nursing Mission Statement
The Buntain College of Nursing at Northwest University prepares graduates to answer their call to serve God throughout the world and lead others by using their professional expertise as nurses.
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Health Care Is Growing. And So Are Our Options.
Northwest University offers several proven paths into the booming field of health care. In addition to our highly regarded nursing degrees, we also offer exercise science, and a pre-med/pre-vet track. You can continue to grow your career with graduate programs in nursing, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies. Regardless of your career goals, there’s one thing all our programs have in common: To educate you to serve in the health care field with excellence and with the compassion of Jesus Christ.
Why Nursing at Northwest University?
Career Focused. Faith-Friendly
Unlike other nursing schools you may be considering, NU is a private Christian university that honors your faith. Here, you can bring your full self as a student—including your faith. In fact, we’ve integrated faith into each course to help you incorporate it into your nursing profession.
More Engaged Learning Experience
At NU, our on campus and online cohorts are smaller. That means you’ll get more 1:1 attention when you need it. You’ll know your professors. You’ll know your classmates. And you’ll know you are getting the skills you need to confidently care for patients in a range of settings
Expert Faculty That Cares
Faculty in our Nursing programs aren’t just highly educated, they bring real-work experience treating diverse populations. But what sets our faculty apart isn’t just their brains. It’s their heart. Each one cares deeply about your success.
The Benefits of a Nonprofit University
As a private, Christian nonprofit university, our focus is on student success. Nonprofits typically have higher graduation rates, higher quality of instruction, and alumni whose median income is higher than those who’ve attended for-profit colleges.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at Northwest University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Want to Learn More About the Northwest University Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Prelicensure) Program?
Northwest University offers a combination of academic excellence and spiritual foundation needed to face the challenges of the nursing profession. The Buntain College of Nursing prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is offered at the Northwest University Kirkland campus and blends scientific, clinical, and holistic health studies – enhanced by cross-cultural study – to give students a global perspective on engaging with human need.
Want to Learn More about Northwest University’s Online Nursing Programs?
Northwest University offers two fully online programs that help licensed nurses advance their career and grow deeper in their ability to integrate their faith into the nursing profession. The Buntain College of Nursing Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program and the Master of Science and Nursing (MSN) program offer students opportunities to move into positions in leadership, public health, research, education, entrepreneurial ventures, and more.
Word from the College of Nursing
“At Northwest University, we partner with and educate students to meet the constantly changing landscape of healthcare through critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment. The Buntain College of Nursing holds true to our core values and offers an environment where the Christian faith is purposefully integrated throughout our curriculum. We prepare students to lead others around the world by using their professional expertise as nurses from the bedside to the boardroom.”
Dr. Erin-Joy Bjorge DNP, RN, CNE, COI
Dean, Buntain College of Nursing