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Ross Education

About Ross Education

Do you want to change your tomorrow, today? Ross Education invites you to do so by enrolling in an interactive academic program that could get you started on a career where you could help others in a healthcare setting.

With everything from clinical experiences to guest speakers, Ross Education provides in-depth training for future nurses, dental assistants, occupational therapy assistants, veterinary technicians, pharmacy technicians, and medical insurance billers/medical office administrators. The school was established in 1969 and has a 50-year history of instruction in healthcare as well as vocational and business training. While the main focus is on allied health, you could also pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Business Management degree that is designed to help you build the management skills you could apply in and outside of a business setting.

In a Ross Education allied health program, you'll spend anywhere from 30 to 100 weeks in classroom training (depending on the program). In many cases, these programs combine hands-on training sessions with traditional lectures and studies, as well as 5-6 weeks in externships in hospitals, clinics, veterinary offices, pharmacies, or dental practices where you can work alongside and learn from professionals in their fields. If you're an aspiring nursing assistant, you can finish your studies in as little as two weeks, with less than seven hours in a clinical component. In this program, you can develop skills in hygiene care, safety, and patient and family support that might lead to work in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, or assisted living facilities. A 48-week LPN program (with about 400 clinical hours) and a 2-year associate degree program in nursing (with a 600-hour clinical requirement) are also available.

If you want to attend a school that offers a tight-knit feeling among students and staff, flexible day and evening scheduling, and convenient locations throughout the Midwest, Northwest, and South, then Ross Education might be the academic choice for you.

Student Testimonials

''The instructors here are so helpful and caring and always there when you need it, whether it's about your school work or your home life. I have not only gained experience and knowledge about being a great Medical Assistant, I have also gained lifelong friends...I am so glad that I chose to come to Ross Medical for Medical Assisting to not only continuing doing what I love, which is helping people, but to get the experience for a great career in the medical field.''

- Heather Lyle, Ross Graduate

''I made the decision to try Ross and see where this life adventure takes me. I am now an RMA and work at Speciality Clinic. I worked very hard on working full time and going to school full time. Ross was a very important decision that I made for my life and a very special place for me. I would recommend that anyone try Ross. It will change your life forever, it did mine.''

- Kimberly Mangold, Ross Graduate

Why Ross Education?

  • Externships & Clinicals: Ross Education's allied health programs offer externship and clinical experience opportunities for in-depth hands-on training, which allow you to apply concepts studied in your classes.
  • Career Services: From resume assistance to graduate workshops, current and former Ross students can receive plenty of career support to ensure their education leads to their career goals. Job fairs, coaching sessions, mock interviews, and externship placement are just a few of the services offered.
  • Flexibility: Some programs offers day or evening classes so you can continue to meet all of your obligations outside of your studies.
  • Certification Preparation: Many programs are designed to prepare you to take specific certification exams in your particular allied health field.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to Ross Education programs must have graduated from high school or earned a GED. Other requirements, such as age and completing a background check, vary from program to program.

Ross Education offers the following degree programs:

  1. Associate's Degrees
    • Nursing - Associate of Applied Science
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant - Associate of Applied Science
    • Veterinary Technology - Associate of Applied Science
  2. Certificates
    • Dental Assistant
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration
    • Nursing Assistant
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Practical Nursing
    • Veterinary Assistant

Ross Education offers the following campus locations: