Academic Advantages

The academic advantages we offer our students have built Northwestern's long-standing reputation for excellence in healthcare education. From the classroom through your clinical experiences, you’ll be taught by experienced faculty helping you fully prepare to enter professional practice.

Experience the advantages of our academic programs:

Accreditation – Northwestern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and our professional programs by specialized accrediting agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Courses Offered – The College of Undergraduate Health Sciences at Northwestern allows students to complete courses that fulfill pre-professional prerequisites and undergraduate degree requirements. The college also offers a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health/Pre-Med program for students interested in applying to medical school, dental school and other health professional schools.

Blending the Science and Art – You’ll develop the critical thinking skills necessary to make informed decisions about patient care.

Clinical Experience – We carefully design clinical experiences that build your competence and confidence as a natural healthcare provider.

Experienced Clinical Faculty – Northwestern's clinical faculty are experienced healthcare professionals.

Integrative Approach – Northwestern is creating new and collaborative ways to provide integrative, patient-centered care.

Graduate Confident and Ready – The singular purpose of your Northwestern education is to prepare for success in professional practice.

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