How to get a nursing job without a BSN

You don't have to earn a bachelor's degree to become a nurse.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have a bachelor’s degree in order to have a nursing career. In fact, licensed practical nurses (LPN) and licensed vocational nurses (LVN) are very capable of providing basic nursing care and can generally begin practicing after completing a short…

Student Spotlight – Meet Taylor Martin

Taylor Martin

We’d like to introduce you to Taylor, a student in our Medical Assisting program at our Carrington College Mesquite, TX campus. Taylor started the certificate program in September last year, and hopes to graduate this July.
Taylor, aged 19, and her fiancé Brian have a 2 year old son – Rilyn;…

10 Things We Want For Our Students

Top 10 Things

Carrington College is and always will be fully committed to the success of our students. You’ve probably already heard or read about our goal; it’s pretty simple. We want to change the lives of our students for the better.
From Registered Nursing to Pharmacy Technology, to Veterinary Assisting,…

Pick Up A Book (or Two) This Summer


There’s no doubt that reading is a huge part of college life. At Carrington College, while we ensure that you have the opportunity to put a lot of time into hands-on learning, there’s no getting away from the fact that hitting the school books regularly is also key to your success.
But although…

Graduate Spotlight – Meet Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Sarah Young has a crazy 15 months ahead of her. This month she turns 25 and has a graduation ceremony to look forward to. She is in the process of buying a house, and is planning her wedding with fiancé Ross for August 2014. Add in the fact that she’s just a month or so into her ‘dream job’ and…

Homework Is Not Just For High School


Carrington College California programs are designed to prepare you for work in the real world, with a large slice of your time spent hands-on, developing the practical skills needed to help you succeed in your chosen health care career. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to hit the books! Far…

Weather’s Warming Up – It’s Time To Get Active!

Running Outside

Memorial Day has come and gone…and that means the unofficial start of summer is here! Depending on which Carrington College California campus you go to, the weather should be warming up nicely by now! That means it’s time to end your winter hibernation and get outside!
To paraphrase Newton’s…