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Carrington College Medical Programs

  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Radiography - X-ray
  • Nursing Bridge
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Registered Nursing
  • Registered Nursing LVN
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Criminal Justice
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Management
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Health Studies

Carrington College


Carrington College


About Carrington College
Carrington College has 18 campuses spread across eight western states. It offers a range of health care programs. Students can choose between an associate degree and a certificate level course. The institute also provides some online courses for those who don’t get time for their education. Each student is given special attention and is provided with theoretical and hands-on training in their field of study.


College Accreditation
Carrington College is credited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC). This is an accrediting body, acknowledged by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. You can log on to and find out more about the accreditation of this university.


Getting enrolled in the Carrington College is easy. You just need to speak to their Enrollment Services Representatives and they will help you choose a course as per your interests. They will also let you know about the career opportunities that you can grab after acquiring your associate degree or certificate.


Financial Aid
Carrington College provides financial assistance through loans, scholarships, grants, and other sources. The university is an active participant in various financial aid programs, including federal, state, third party financing, and private. Here, applicants get multiple options to fund their education via student loans, grants, military education benefit programs, scholarships, etc.


Campus locations:

New Mexico campus
1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107


Idaho campus
1122 North Liberty Street
Boise, ID 83704


Citrus Heights, California campus
7301 Greenback Lane, Suite A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621


Las Vegas, Nevada campus
5740 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 140
Las Vegas, NV 89119


Mesa, Arizona campus
1001 W. Southern Ave, Suite 130
Mesa, AZ 85210


Texas campus
3733 West Emporium Circle
Mesquite, TX 75150


Phoenix North, Arizona campus
8503 N. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85051


Phoenix West, Arizona campus
2701 W. Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017


Pleasant Hill, California campus
380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


Pomona, California campus
901 Corporate Center Dr. Suite 300
Pomona, CA 91768


Oregon campus
2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
Portland, OR 97232


Reno, Nevada campus
5580 Kietzke Ln.
Reno, NV 89511


Sacramento, California campus
8909 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826


San Jose, California campus
6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119


San Leandro, California campus
15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
San Leandro, CA 94578


Washington campus
10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
Spokane, WA 99206


Stockton, California campus
1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
Stockton, CA 95207


Tucson, Arizona campus
201 N. Bonita Ave., Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85745



Massage Therapy Certificate Program

This program covers physiology, anatomy, professionalism, body mechanics, and massage modalities and techniques. Various massage therapy techniques are included in this course, like Lymphatic facilitation massage, Neuromuscular and trigger point therapy, Swedish and sports massage, Shiatsu, Deep tissue massage, Pre-natal massage, Spa methods and practices, Reflexology, Chair massage, etc.


Medical Assisting Program

This medical program comprises of three sections - administrative, clinical and externship. After completing this course, students can sit for one or more national certification examinations like Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), etc.


Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Degree


This course teaches students to perform several lab procedures, including physiology and anatomy, microbiology, phlebotomy, urinalysis, and hematology.


Medical Radiography (X-ray) Program


This program builds the basic foundation of computers, mathematics, medical terminology, and sociology, while progressing into other aspects such as pathology and radiographic procedures.


Nursing Bridge Associate Degree Program

This course prepares students to perform functions like starting intravenous drips, devising patient care plans, and dispensing certain medications.


Pharmacy Technology Training


This program prepares students to take the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) national examination.


Physical Therapist Assistant


In this course, students learn to execute several physical therapy services such as the hot and cold modality application and manual therapy delivery. The course also prepares students to sit for National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), and PTA licensure exam.


Physical Therapy Technology Certificate


This program teaches how to assist patients, document and record information, inspect equipment, materials and structures, monitor and review processes, etc.


Practical Nursing


This course develops teaches patient care and prepares students for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).


Registered Nursing

This program enables students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), apart from teaching them how to nurse patients.


Registered Nursing LVN to RN


This course allows students to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).


Respiratory Care Program


In this program, applicants learn about various diagnostic procedures and therapeutic respiratory treatments, in order to cure respiratory problems like asthma, lung cancer, bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), etc. Besides this, it also prepares students for National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) examinations like the Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE), the Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC), etc.


Surgical Technology


This course teaches sterilization techniques to students, so as to minimize infections while passing instruments to surgeons.


Vocational Nursing


This program teaches patient care and enables students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).


Dental Assisting Training


This course includes chair-side procedures, charting, administrative functions like scheduling, and patient communication.


Dental Hygiene Program


This program covers dental cleaning procedures, X-rays, and patient communication. It also allows students to sit for the Dental Hygiene National Board examination.


Criminal Justice Associate Degree Program


In this course, students learn about state corrections, private and corporate security, county and federal corrections, investigation, and loss prevention.


Medical Administrative Assistant


This program, earlier called the Health Care Administration program, deals with the front office activities of a health care facility.


Medical Billing and Coding


This administrative course includes maintenance of organized and accurate medical documentation involving patients’ records, with their medical history, X-ray, lab tests, symptoms, medications, and treatments.


Medical Office Management


This program teaches students about the coordination of daily operations in a medical office.


Veterinary Assisting Certificate


This course prepares students for lab, clinical, and administrative duties of a veterinary assistant.


Veterinary Technology Associate Degree


In this program, students learn various tasks like executing health checkups on animals and treating their diseases.