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Accreditations and Approvals

Accreditations and Approvals

Northwestern College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 263-0456, www.ncahlc.org.


The Health Information Technology program at Northwestern College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601.


The Medical Assisting Associate in Applied Science Degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park St., Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350.


The Radiologic Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (www.jrcert.org) 20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 704-5300.


The Business Administration and Executive Accounting Associate in Applied Science Degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.


The Paralegal degree and certificate programs are approved by the American Bar Association.


Northwestern College is approved by the Board of Higher Education–State of Illinois, 431 W. Adams, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701-1404, Phone: (217) 782-2551, Fax: (217) 782-8548, info@ibhe.org.


Northwestern College is approved for veterans training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance.


Northwestern College is approved by the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher education for training international students.

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