Carrington College®, a nationally accredited institution†, was originally founded as Apollo College in 1976 in Phoenix, Ariz. We started out with the simple goal of changing the lives of our students. By staying true to that mission, we grew and are now able to help students at 11 campus locations across the Western United States.
From the very beginning, we have maintained a standard for education that prepares students to pursue careers in healthcare and technical fields. How? Through innovative curricula, technology and instruction methods.
By closely watching industry trends to determine which skills and specialties are in demand, we’re able to develop Certificate and Associate degree programs that can give you a chance for professional success.
Carrington College, offers certificate and Associate degree programs** in: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapy Technology, Medical Billing and Coding, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Respiratory Care, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Medical Office Management, Medical Radiography, Pharmacy Technology, Practical Nursing, Nursing (Registered***), Nursing (Registered Bridge Option) and Veterinary Assisting.
† Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ( ACICS ), 750 First St. NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002, 202-336-6780, to award associate degrees, bachelor's degrees (online only), and certificates of achievement. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
** Programs subject to change. Programs and their availability vary by location.
*** Note: Admission to, or graduation from, our Nursing program does not guarantee obtaining a license or certificate to practice nursing. Licensure and certification requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the State Board of Nursing.