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Academic Affiliations

We work with high schools, colleges and universities to support students
interested careers in healthcare. Through our academic affiliations, we
give students access to a range of hands-on clinical experiences and
instruction.

Nursing Schools

For students pursuing a nursing degree, clinical instruction and hands-on experience are invaluable. Our hospital staff provides both through our nursing school affiliations.

  • Avila University
  • Graceland University
  • Missouri Western State University
  • Research College of Nursing
  • University of Central Missouri
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
  • William Jewell College

School of Clinical Laboratory Science

The School of Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) is a 47-week clinical program in which college seniors complete their final year at North Kansas City Hospital. Students learn about the instruments, procedures and clinical experiences common in a hospital laboratory. Upon program completion, students are eligible to become registered CLS medical technologists.

Program affiliates:

  • Fort Hays State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Missouri State University
  • Missouri Western State University
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • University of Central Missouri
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
  • University of St. Mary
  • William Jewell College

Northland CAPS

North Kansas City Hospital partnered with the Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County and Smithville school districts to become the premier healthcare partner with the Northland CAPS (Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies) program. The program provides high school students in the Northland with a pre-professional, innovative and entrepreneurial education that immerses them in professional environments. They complete projects and work with staff members who mentor them and ensure timely, accurate and real project results.