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NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Northwest Arkansas Distance Education

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Online learning at Northwest Arkansas Community College is promoted prominently on the school’s website. The introductory page offers good, general information about the program structure and advises that they use Canvas as their primary learning platform, as well as other software applications. The webpage offers a self-assessment survey to determine the suitability of distance learning, details the technical requirements for successful online education and offers links to helpful articles to offer advice about online academics. A demo course is offered as well. Online associate’s degree programs include business designed for transfer, arts designed for transfer and safety, health and hazmat management. A robust transfer & transition office assists with guiding the student into a bachelor’s program at a four-year institution. Student support is provided in the form of library access, online tutoring, writing center, academic advising and the disability resource center.

Students Enrolled
4,225
Programs
3
Resources
  • e-mail services
  • library services
  • campus computer network
  • career placement assistance
  • academic advising
  • bookstore
  • tutoring
Contacts
Kate Burkes
Title
Associate Dean of Distance Learning
Email
kburkes@nwacc.edu
Phone
479-619-4299
Kate Burkes
Title
Associate Dean of Distance Learning
Email
kburkes@nwacc.edu
Phone
479-619-4299

Parent Institution

Calendar
Semesters
Control
Public—State
Founding Year
1989
Name
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Contacts
Kate Burkes
Title
Associate Dean of Distance Learning
Email
kburkes@nwacc.edu
Phone
479-619-4299
Kate Burkes
Title
Associate Dean of Distance Learning
Email
kburkes@nwacc.edu
Phone
479-619-4299

Programs