Northwest University College of Nursing

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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 Dean

“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


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.

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