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Northwest Indian College


Program Description
NWIC-Muckleshoot provides students with an undergraduate Associate of Arts degree program that can focus on Native American Studies, Life Sciences, Chemical Dependency Studies, Early Childhood Education or a general transfer degree that prepares students to go on to the four-year college of their choice.  Students can tailor their NWIC-Muckleshoot degree program to meet the requirements of the four-year colleges they want to attend.  Face-to-face classes are held evenings while online and independent learning classes allow the student to work on the student’s preferred schedule throughout the quarter.  NWIC interactive television courses are also available.

NWIC Mission
Through education, Northwest Indian College promotes indigenous self-determination and knowledge.

The educational philosophy of Northwest Indian College is based upon the belief that the opportunity of post-secondary education must be provided within the Native American community. Northwest Indian College is committed to the belief that self-awareness is the foundation necessary to achieve confidence, esteem, and a true sense of pride; to build a career; to create a self-sufficient life-style; and to promote life-long learning. It is also committed to the belief that a self-awareness program must include a study of Native American culture, values and history.

Contact Information
Kendra Aguilar
Northwest Indian College- Muckleshoot Site Manager

Felecia Harris
NWIC Education Technology Specialist