The Business Department at Northwest College offers programs and experiential learning for students pursuing transfer, occupational, developmental, lifelong learning, and personal enrichment goals in business and technology.
The Department is committed to students as individuals, to excellence in education, and to departmental accountability.
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE — A specialized program of study for those planning to transfer to a four-year institution.
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE— Typically a two-year program that prepares students for employment upon completion of 64 credits.
SKILLS CERTIFICATE — A concentrated amount of college-level course work in a specialized area.
Research shows that business consistently exhibits a strong demand for people with good communication, reasoning, thinking, decision-making, and leadership skills combined with technological expertise. Choose the program that provides the greatest personal opportunity for you. Each program has been designed to promote individual flexibility and target the acquisition of endurable learning outcomes, including:
About 1,850 students from across the U.S. and several foreign countries are enrolled in NWC classes on campus and throughout the Big Horn Basin. Northwest offers:
"The adjustment from Northwest College to the University of Wyoming wasn't a big difference at all. It was pretty much the same thing. I found that the accounting classes I took at Northwest were better than the ones that I could have gotten here (at UW) as a freshman. The accounting classes at Northwest gave me a better background."
"After entering Northwest College's Business program, I discovered a new me. A few years of studying has had a major impact on the quality of my life. It was well worth the effort. I am more self-confident, have a greater sense of well being, and a continuous positive outlook. Northwest College's faculty and staff helped me find a new me, and in turn, that has opened up a whole new world for me. Life is great!"