8909 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento CA 95826(916) 585-7770
Mon-Thu 7:00AM – 10:30PM
Friday 7:00AM – 5:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM – 7:00PM
Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Dental Hygiene Clinic Hours
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Mon-Thu 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM*
*Appointment times may vary, please contact the clinic for more information.
Medical & Dental Programs
Medical assistants work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, or other healthcare settings in a support role that blends both clinical and clerical work. A medical assistant may take vital signs, greet patients when they check-in, schedule appointments, file paperwork, or assist a doctor as needed. The Medical Assisting program in Sacramento can be completed in as few as nine months.
Dental assistants help dentists and dental hygienists take care of patients. While some may think working as a dental assistant is all passing instruments, it can also include taking impressions or x-rays, sterilizing equipment, scheduling appointments, and greeting patients. The Carrington College Dental Assisting program in Sacramento can be completed in as few as nine months.
A trip to the pharmacy may be an uncommon occurrence for many, but for pharmacy technicians, it’s just another day at work. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists by interacting with customers and helping to dispense medications. While a pharmacist has a doctoral degree, our Pharmacy Technology program in Sacramento can be completed in as few as nine months.
Oftentimes, patients at dental offices will spend the bulk of their time with a dental hygienist. Dental hygienists clean teeth to remove plaque, stains and tartar, take impressions or x-rays of patients, apply fluoride treatments, and maintain medical records. Our Dental Hygiene program in Sacramento offers hands-on training and can be completed in as few as two years.
A Health Studies Associate Degree can open the door to many opportunities to take your career to the next level. A Health Studies degree is designed for students who have already completed a certificate of achievement in a healthcare-related program, who want to potentially further their career. This program in Health Studies in Sacramento is in an online format.
Have you ever been at a doctor’s office and seen someone who just looks like they run the place? It may have been a medical administrative assistant. Medical administrative assistants answer the phone, schedule appointments, check in patients, file paperwork, and maintain patient databases. Our Medical Administrative Assistant program in Sacramento can be completed in as few as nine months.
The Medical Billing and Coding program in Sacramento helps students learn how to navigate the complex healthcare payment system. When healthcare professionals complete exams or other treatments, they need to translate those actions into codes that are then sent to insurance companies to be paid. Additionally, a medical billing and coding professional may follow up to make sure bills are paid by either insurance carriers or the patient.
*This program is available in a Blended Online Format.
Nursing has many different levels ranging from certificates to master’s degrees or even PhDs. This means it’s always an option to return to school and advance your degree. One program designed for just that is our LVN to ADNprogram in Sacramento. This program is designed for licensed vocational nurses who want to gain an Associate Degree in Nursing. The LVN to ADN program can be completed in as few as eight months.
Licensed vocational nurses provide basic medical care under the direction of a registered nurse or licensed physician/dentist. They provide basic bedside care, measure and record patients’ vital signs, assist with bathing, dressing and personal hygiene, administer medications and perform a variety of nursing skills in various healthcare settings. The Carrington College Vocational Nursing program in Sacramento may be a good fit for students who want to get into a healthcare career quickly—the program can be completed in as few as 12 months.
A veterinary technician holds a variety of responsibilities, including assisting veterinarians with animal care during sick visits or handling samples or labs in more research or clinical settings. Veterinary technicians may work with household pets, reptiles, birds, or even livestock, depending on what kind of veterinarian they work with. Our Veterinary Technology program in Sacramento can be completed in as few as 19 months.
Train for a Career at Carrington College
Sacramento Campus’ Career-Preparation Programs
Easy Student Access
Carrington College’s Sacramento campus provides hands-on training in a number of medical programs in California. Located right off Highway 50, Carrington’s Sacramento college campus is easy to find. If you’d rather ride than drive, just hop on the light rail that stops nearby.
The two-building Sacramento college campus is located on a seven-acre site and offers degree and certificate programs in allied health. The campus includes modern classrooms with ceiling‐mounted LCD projectors, a student success center equipped reference materials, textbooks and journals, student computers, a learning laboratory with tutoring services and a four‐bed simulation laboratory.
Classrooms Geared for Learning
The facilities also include a 25‐chair dental hygiene clinic, a five‐chair radiography laboratory, two computer laboratories, an eight‐bed nursing laboratory, a professional veterinary technology surgery suite, a pharmacy technology lecture classroom with a simulated retail environment and two, four‐chair Dental Assisting laboratories with ten lecture/laboratory classrooms.
A Genuine College Experience
Outside the classroom, the Sacramento college campus has two student unions, a copy and distribution center, a staff lounge, a conference room and a student finance kiosk station. Within the three buildings are 44 administrative offices offering a variety of student services including enrollment services, career services, and student finance.
“My priority as the Sacramento Campus Director is to ensure students are provided the best learning environment possible to be successful in ultimately finding employment in their chosen career field. I love working at Carrington college and seeing the successes of our students. My goal is to build a culture that promotes inclusion, a sense of belonging and a willingness to assist others in times of need.”