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ONCE AGAIN...Due to the Winter Weather (will we ever have in person classes again?); NWTI will be CLOSED on Thursday, February 2nd. Classes will still be held virtually/remotely/online. Students don't forget to go to our website to check up on academic communication. https://nwtistudent.com/  #nwti #winterweather #schoolclosings #NewIceAge
ONCE AGAIN…Due to the Winter Weather (will we ever have in person classes again?); NWTI will be CLOSED on Thursday, February 2nd. Classes will still be held virtually/remotely/online. Students don't forget to go to our website to check up on academic communication. https://nwtistudent.com/ #nwti #winterweather #schoolclosings #NewIceAge
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As we #celebrate Black History Month, let's not forget the present. Black History is more than just a month. It's also a part of our AMERICAN #past, #present, and #future. Learning about Black History is just a part of acknowledging - - all history. #blackhistorymonth #educate #learn  #themoreyouknow #history #february
As we #celebrate Black History Month, let's not forget the present. Black History is more than just a month. It's also a part of our AMERICAN #past, #present, and #future. Learning about Black History is just a part of acknowledging – – all history. #blackhistorymonth #educate #learn #themoreyouknow #history #february
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ATTENTION! Due to the continued inclement weather, NWTI will be CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST. Classes WILL be held virtually/online. ALSO if you cannot access social media, school status is also posted at the top of our website: nwti.edu Thank you. #weather #update #snow #closings
ATTENTION! Due to the continued inclement weather, NWTI will be CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST. Classes WILL be held virtually/online. ALSO if you cannot access social media, school status is also posted at the top of our website: nwti.edu Thank you. #weather #update #snow #closings
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ATTENTION! NWTI WILL BE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. CLASSES WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY.
ATTENTION! NWTI WILL BE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. CLASSES WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY.
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WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND???? Our mild #Arkansas #Winter came to a screeching halt Tuesday night! Although some of our #NWTI staff took some nice #pictures, how about #sharing some of yours? Like and/or share this post - or create your own post with winter weather #photos and tag NWTI! We'll share some of the best ones. By the way, we'll be open again with regular hours on Friday. #fun #snow
WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND???? Our mild #Arkansas #Winter came to a screeching halt Tuesday night! Although some of our #NWTI staff took some nice #pictures, how about #sharing some of yours? Like and/or share this post - or create your own post with winter weather #photos and tag NWTI! We'll share some of the best ones. By the way, we'll be open again with regular hours on Friday. #fun #snow
WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND???? Our mild #Arkansas #Winter came to a screeching halt Tuesday night! Although some of our #NWTI staff took some nice #pictures, how about #sharing some of yours? Like and/or share this post - or create your own post with winter weather #photos and tag NWTI! We'll share some of the best ones. By the way, we'll be open again with regular hours on Friday. #fun #snow
WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND???? Our mild #Arkansas #Winter came to a screeching halt Tuesday night! Although some of our #NWTI staff took some nice #pictures, how about #sharing some of yours? Like and/or share this post - or create your own post with winter weather #photos and tag NWTI! We'll share some of the best ones. By the way, we'll be open again with regular hours on Friday. #fun #snow
WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND???? Our mild #Arkansas #Winter came to a screeching halt Tuesday night! Although some of our #NWTI staff took some nice #pictures, how about #sharing some of yours? Like and/or share this post – or create your own post with winter weather #photos and tag NWTI! We'll share some of the best ones. By the way, we'll be open again with regular hours on Friday. #fun #snow
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UPDATE FOR THURSDAY! NWTI campus & offices will be closed. However, classes will be held online. #weather #winter #online #class #closings
UPDATE FOR THURSDAY! NWTI campus & offices will be closed. However, classes will be held online. #weather #winter #online #class #closings
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UPDATE! Due to the upcoming dangerous winter weather, NWTI will be closed on Wednesday. Check back here for any further updates. Thank you and everyone PLEASE BE SAFE! #weather #snow #closings #NWTI
UPDATE! Due to the upcoming dangerous winter weather, NWTI will be closed on Wednesday. Check back here for any further updates. Thank you and everyone PLEASE BE SAFE! #weather #snow #closings #NWTI
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#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
#NWTI HAD A GREAT TIME welcoming new students during our Spring Orientation! It was a full house for our Spring Semester informational student meeting. If one picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few pictures equating to thousands of words to tell this story! "At NWTI we're all about our student's growth." And here's to starting that process with many new faces! #orientation #spring #education #achieve #skillbuilding #nwarkansas
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Diploma Programs

The Northwest Technical Institute currently offers nine diploma programs in the health services, industrial and information systems fields.

NWTI’s diploma programs are twelve to eighteen months in length and provide students the opportunity to quickly prepare for employment in the workforce in some of Arkansas’ largest sectors.

High School Programs

The NWTI Secondary Career Center (SCC) is a secondary career and technology center that serves the public schools in Northwest Arkansas.  We provide training for current high school students to earn high school credit in career and technical fields. 

The SCC is available to junior and senior high school students. The SCC is supported by the Arkansas State Department of Career Education.  We provide students with access to high quality career and technical certification programs and concurrent college academics

Adult Education

The Adult Education Center at NWTI offers free instruction to adults who need to obtain a high school equivalency diploma (GED®) or wish to improve basic academic skills.

Classes are also offered for non-native speaking adults who desire to speak, read, and write the English language, or obtain United States Citizenship. In addition, academic computer skill training, workplace training and WAGE certifications, career support, and test preparation assistance are available.

Professional Development & Community Education

Northwest Technical Institute has provided quality educational opportunities for individuals across Northwest Arkansas since 1976. If you are looking for training that will improve your professional skills or for personal enrichment, NWTI wants to help! 

The Northwest Technical Institute offers many Professional Development and Community Education courses throughout the year. We offer flexible schedules with both in-person and online training for individuals and business. 


Our Vision

Northwest Technical Institute is dedicated to empowering diverse student populations to realize their potential by providing quality and affordable life-changing learning experiences in a safe environment.

The philosophy of the postsecondary career and technical schools in the State of Arkansas is to serve the training needs of all individuals who wish to enter a recognized occupation or, for those who have already entered an occupation, to upgrade or update their occupational skills and knowledge so that they may achieve stability or advancement in employment and to provide academic instructions so that they may attain advancement or create for themselves a better life.