In 2010, the United Sates spent 2.6 trillion dollars on healthcare. That is equal to $8,402 per person and 18% of the total economy.

Felicia Maldonado is a student in the Medical Assisting Certificate program at the Carrington College Albuquerque campus in New Mexico. The campus, not unusually for Carrington, has a tight-knit community feel about it. That closeness has helped Felicia navigate a few bumps in the road along the…

If you know someone who is considering a health care career, but has yet to make their final choice of profession, ask them if they’ve considered the growing field of respiratory care?
What does a respiratory care practitioner do?
As a respiratory care practitioner (known as a respiratory…

A recent report* suggests that students attending a two-year technical program could graduate and initially move into better paid jobs than those graduating with a four-year bachelor’s degree.
The report, presented to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, found that graduates with…

Mbemba Romain, born and raised in the Bay Area, is studying be become a Pharmacy Technician at our Carrington College California San Leandro campus.
Aged 28, Mbemba was tired of drifting from one job to the next – a pattern he’d followed after a brief spell at a community college.
“I’d been…

Lori Carpenter, a Vocational Nursing program graduate from our Sacramento campus recently proved the real-world value of her CPR training. Last month Lori’s CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) skills helped her save the life of a 3-year-old girl during a day-out at a local lake.
The incident…

Carrington College California students have the help of experienced Career Services teams to help them build striking résumés, but when building yours, consider an interesting fact we read recently about Google’s hiring policy, and their changing attitude towards résumés.
In the introduction…