Nursing Generic Track (AS)
This 64-credit Associate of Science (AS) Nursing — Generic Track degree is offered as a two-year program for students with no previous nursing experience. Graduates are eligible to apply for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Coursework includes all the foundational courses needed to pursue the Baccalaureate of Science (BS) in Nursing degree at Bemidji State University.
An RN is qualified to administer medications and treatment to patients, coordinate plans for patient care, perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, instruct patients on how to manage illnesses after treatment and oversee other workers such as LPNs, nursing aides and home care aides.
Northwest Technical College is a regionally accredited college by the Higher Learning Commission. The nursing program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. NTC’s nursing programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, or ACEN.
Employment opportunities have experienced a major expansion in recent years. Graduates are currently employed in acute-care hospitals, state hospitals, long-term care facilities including nursing homes and rehabilitation hospitals, clinics and physicians’ offices, group homes and child care centers, health care and public health agencies, armed services, school nursing, industry and private homes.
Credits of the AS in Nursing are transferable to the Baccalaureate of Science (BS) degree in Nursing at Bemidji State University. Graduates of the AS Nursing — Generic Track are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for the Registered Nurse to become an RN.
A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.
|Must be taken prior to ADNG prefixed courses|
|HLTH 1110||Nursing Assistant||3|
|HPER 2200||CPR Healthcare Provider||1|
|Required Program Courses|
|ADNG 1000||Foundations of Nursing||2|
|ADNG 1050||Foundation – Nursing Skills||4|
|ADNG 1150||Nursing I||4|
|ADNG 1200||Clinical I||2|
|ADNG 2050||Advanced Skills||2|
|ADNG 2100||Clinical II||4|
|ADNG 2150||Nursing II||4|
|ADNG 2200||Clinical III||4|
|ADNG 2350||Maternal-Newborn Nursing||2|
|ADNG 2400||Psychosocial Nursing||2|
|BIOL 2252||Anatomy & Physiology I||3|
|BIOL 2254||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BIOL 2256||Advanced Physiology||2|
|CHEM 1100||Intro to Chemistry||4|
|ENGL 1111||College Writing I||3|
|PSYC 2201||Developmental Psychology||3|
|Select a Mathematics course|
|MATH 1110||College Algebra||3||or|
|MATH 1930||Introduction to Mathematical Sciences||3|
|Select a Philosophy course|
|PHIL 2210||Bioethical Issues in Contemporary Society||3|
|General Education Electives||3|
northwest technical college tuition
Quality Education At An Affordable Price
Our students are focused on building great careers, not spending years in school. Get your best start at Northwest Technical College. We personalize programs for you, so you get the exact education you want to help you live your dreams. Tuition for a Minnesota resident or non-resident is set annually by the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and charged on a per-credit basis.
Tuition & Fees
Various fees will be assessed to students depending upon enrollment status, courses attempted, and services offered by the campus attended. The following is a list of the fees that may be assessed. Fees unique to a program or a class offering are detailed in the course requirement list. Fees shall be established annually by the President. A fee schedule is available from the campus business office for the current academic year.
|Type||2021-2022 Academic Year|
|Application Fee||$20.00 one time|
|Tuition (both resident and non-resident)||$189.90 per credit|
|Tuition – Automotive Service Technology||$201.90 per credit|
|Tuition – Welding and CMAE Section 40||$202.02 per credit|
|Tuition – Construction Electricity||$201.90 per credit|
|Tuition – Dental Assisting||$201.90 per credit|
|Tuition – Residential Plumbing / HVAC||$201.90 per credit|
|Tuition – Nursing||$201.90 per credit|
|Tuition – Distance||$205.15 per credit|
|Tuition – 360 Center of Excellence||$204.30 per credit|
|Technology Fee||$9.00 per credit|
|Student Activity Fee||$1.41 per credit|
|Student Association Fee||$.35 per credit|
|Parking Fee||$64.73 annual|
|Professional Liability Ins Fee||$10.25 /learner / year|
|Test Out Fee||$25.00 per lecture credit|
$50 per lab credit
|Senior Citizen Fee 62+||$12.00 per credit|
|C.N.A. Testing Fee||$160.00 per learner|
All students entering Northwest Technical College will be assessed a one time, nonrefundable application fee for each application submitted.
Learner Activity Fee
A learner activity fee shall be charged to students. The activity fee is passed on to the Student Senate for their activities.
Late Payment Fee
Late payment fees will be assessed on the 21st day of each semester to any learner who has an outstanding balance.
Professional Liability Fee
Professional liability fees will be assessed to students enrolling in courses requiring clinical/internship experience. This fee is used to purchase professional liability insurance on the learner’s behalf.
Technology fees shall be assessed on a per credit basis as outlined in the technology fee plan. Proceeds from this fee shall be used to upgrade and maintain the technical infrastructure of the College.
Test Out Fee
When a learner wishes to test out of a course through credit by examination, a test out fee shall be assessed. The fee shall be based on the lab/lecture content of the course.
Learner Association Fee
All students shall be assessed a fee which is passed on to the Minnesota State College Student Association for college membership dues. This fee shall be assessed on a per credit basis.
Collection of Tuition and Fees
All tuition and fees are due the 21st day of the semester. A payment of $300.00, or 15%, or the results of the Federal Financial Aid Application must be received 15 business days before schools starts or all courses are AUTOMATICALLY dropped.
An account shall be considered delinquent if no payment or arrangement has been made by the 21st day of the semester or the due date of the deferment. In the event a class does not follow the semester schedule, an account will be considered delinquent if it is not paid or arrangements to pay are not made by the second day of the class.
In the event that an account becomes delinquent, a written notice will be sent to the learner which will make the learner aware of the delinquency and indicate to them that their registration will be canceled if payment is not received, or they have not made a payment arrangement with the designated personnel.
Any person who has not responded to the above notice will receive a letter to inform them they may be turned over to the Minnesota Collection Entity.
In addition, no person with an outstanding account will be allowed to register for the following semester’s classes unless they receive a special approval from the designated personnel.