American Career College
Headquartered in Irvine, California, and with four other campuses in southern California, American Career College is a private vocational college focusing on health care education programs. The college was established in 1978. The St. Francis campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, while the campuses in Los Angeles, Ontario, Orange County and Long Beach have accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.
In addition, the other training programs of American Career College are accredited by other accrediting bodies. For instance, the Vocational Nursing program of American Career College is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians. Meanwhile, the Pharmacy Technician training program is accredited by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.
American Career College operates very state-of-the-art campuses and facilities which make health care training as efficient as possible, and prepare students for rewarding careers in the health care industry. All campuses are equipped with modern classrooms and computer labs, laboratory facilities, and training equipment related to various aspects of health care training.
Medical training programs offered at American Career College include Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Surgical Technology, Massage Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Billing and Coding, Physical Therapist Assistant, Vocational Nursing, and more.
American Career College provides a wide range of services to assist students and graduates in navigating the employment process and landing the right careers in the health care industry. Career services include partnerships and links with potential employers and industry leaders to prepare specific curriculum programs for students to be fully equipped. Also, students are provided career planning and advising, trained on interviewing skills and resume preparation, given workshops on professional attire and time management, and provided many other valuable career resources.
Most of potential or new students' questions and concerns regarding student life at American Career College can be addressed by the Student Services staff. A student orientation is held prior to the start of classes so new students can meet classmates and also hear important information from the various departments.
Student feedback is important to the administration of American Career College. A satisfaction survey is open for student participation each quarter so students can weigh in on their educational experience at the college, and be heard as far as suggestions or points for improvement. In addition, there is a Student Appreciation Day held every year so students can relax and take a break from studies.
Faculty members and staff at American Career College are always ready to help students with advising questions or tutoring assistance, especially if they are having difficulty with a particular subject and need additional learning outside the classroom.
Parking can be tricky in Southern California, so American Career College has made this easier for students. The Los Angeles campus provides two parking options for students, and parking passes can be obtained from the Business Office. Also, a shuttle is available to take students to the campus. Meanwhile, at the Orance County Campus, shuttle service is also provided, and there is free daily parking around campus and La Palma Building.