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Carrington College

About Carrington College

Carrington College is a network of 19 private colleges that offers programs designed to prepare students for a variety of health care careers. The school is based in California but also has campuses in Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

You can choose between programs in over 20 different areas that result in a certificate or an associate's degree. The fields of study offered by Carrington range from pharmacy technology and practical nursing to dental hygiene and veterinary assisting. The school also offers a health studies associate's degree completion program as well as a certificate and associate's degree in criminal justice. Many of these programs include hands-on training opportunities or clinical internships that allow you to gain valuable experience before entering the workforce.

If you're looking for a flexible online program, Carrington College also offers five of its programs through distance learning: criminal justice, medical administrative assistant, medical billing and coding, health information technology, and health studies. In these programs, you can complete all the coursework - as well as view lectures and participate in learning activities - from the comfort of your own home. If you stay active and in good standing throughout your program, you could be eligible for Carrington's Fixed Tuition Promise*.

As a Carrington student, you have access to a number of support services to help you succeed in your program - including tutorial assistance, financial advising, career services, and online library resources. Financial aid is also available to eligible students.

Why Carrington College?

  • Experienced Faculty: Courses are taught by experienced instructors who not only have actual practical experience in their field, but are able to provide personalized attention to all their students.
  • Financial Assistance: Financial aid, including grants, federal loans and scholarships, are available for qualified students.
  • Program Options: You can choose to enroll at one of the 22 different campuses located in 8 different states in the Western U.S. - or you could choose one of the online programs and study from home.
  • Hands-On Learning: Many programs offer you the chance to complete labs, internships, and clinical rotations that provide hands-on learning experiences that prepare you for your chosen career and look good on a resume.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to Carrington College must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Some programs have additional requirements/restrictions, including the Wonderlic SLE admissions test, age restrictions, written statement, background check, interview process, and/or drug screening.

Carrington College offers the following degree programs:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Veterinary Technology

Carrington College offers the following campus locations: