Northwest University’s College of Nursing
The Mark and Huldah Buntain College of Nursing at Northwest University prepares graduates to answer their call to serve God throughout the world and lead others by using professional expertise as nurses. Expert faculty at the Buntain College of Nursing provide unique learner environments that integrate Christian faith with evidence-based practice and diverse practice experiences.
Whether you are a potential undergraduate or graduate student, the programs offered by the Buntain College of Nursing offer opportunities for service, leadership, and professional growth.
Why Study Nursing at Northwest University?
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 blends scientific, clinical, and holistic health studies—enhanced by cross-cultural study—to give students a global perspective on engaging with human need.
What Students and Faculty Say About the Nursing Program at NU
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
Upcoming Virtual Accreditation Visit
The Mark and Huldah Buntain College of Nursing at Northwest University will be hosting a virtual accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) February 23-25, 2022. The purpose of this visit is to seek initial nursing accreditation of the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.
In accordance with CCNE’s procedures, the Commission provides the opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning a program’s qualifications for accreditation.
Written third-party comments regarding the Buntain College of Nursing online MSN program must be received by CCNE no later than February 2, 2022. Only signed comments are accepted by CCNE. All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE's policy on Conduct of Business in English.
CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments that relate to the accreditation standards.
If you have comments regarding the Master of Science Nursing (MSN) program at the Buntain College of Nursing, please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Northwest University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.