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Brookline College is a private college in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States. It offers associate and bachelor's degrees in business, healthcare and law-related areas of study.It also offers master's degrees in nursing.
Private universities are typically not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants. Depending on their location, private universities may be subject to government regulation. This is in contrast to public universities and national universities. Most private universities are non-profit organizations.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,626,078 people. It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States, and the most populous American state capital, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.
An associate degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study intended to usually last two years or more. It is considered to be a higher level of education than a high school diploma or GED. The first associate degrees were awarded in the UK in 1873 before spreading to the US in 1898. In the United States, the associate degree may allow transfer into the third year of a bachelor's degree. Associate degrees have since been introduced in a small number of other countries.
The school was founded as the non-profit Arizona Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT) in 1979. Accredited in 1982, it became a Junior College in 1991 and a Senior College in 2001. It was renamed the International Institute of Americas (IIA) in 2002. In 2007, it was purchased by the Hamilton White Group and given its current title in 2009.
The college is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.
The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) is a non-profit education corporation that is recognized by the United States Department of Education as an independent and autonomous national accrediting body. ACICS was established in 1912. It accredited 245 institutions of higher education offering undergraduate and graduate diplomas and degrees in both traditional formats and through distance education. ACICS is incorporated in Virginia and operates from offices in Washington, D.C. Concerns about the quality of its accreditation led the U.S. Department of Education to withdraw the accreditor's recognition in 2016 but the decision was remanded to Secretary of Education DeVos in March 2018 for further review. While that review is under way, the organization's accreditation remains valid.
It is also accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.
Midwestern University (MWU) is a private graduate medical and professional school with a main campus in Downers Grove, Illinois and an additional campus in Glendale, Arizona. Midwestern University offers degrees in osteopathic medicine, podiatry, dental medicine, optometry, nurse anesthesia, clinical psychology, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, biomedical sciences, and veterinary medicine.
A Medical Assistant, also known as a healthcare assistant in the UK is an allied health professional that supports the work of physicians and other health professionals, usually in a clinic setting. Medical assistants also referred as "Clinical Assistant" can become certified through an accredited program usually offered through a junior or community college. Medical Assistants perform routine tasks and procedures such as rooming and preparing patients, documenting patient medical history and current complaint or reason they are seeking medical attention. They measure patients' vital signs, assist healthcare provider with minor surgery preparations, perform EKGs, and many other in office tests based on the specialty of the medical practice. Lab testing can be done in house, but most frequently, the specimens are collected, blood, urine, tissue are examples, they are prepared and packaged for outside lab testing. vaccines and therapeutic injections, keep accurate record of patient visit, phone and other communications, quite often, using Electronic Medical Record (EMR)Software. Often they are required to have current American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Certifications. Medical Assistants access information in medical recordkeeping systems, discuss and handle sensitive patient data so they must be familiar with HIPPA laws, Healthcare Information Privacy Protection Act.
Bible colleges are Protestant Christian institutions of higher education that prepare students for Christian ministry with theological education, Biblical studies and practical ministry training.
Provo College specializes in career education. The College is accredited by ABHES. Provo College offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and diplomas in fields such as nursing, physical therapy assisting, medical assisting, criminal justice, business administration. Provo College offers programs on the campus and online.The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Provo College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. More at www.ccneaccreditation.org. The campus is located at 1450 West 820 North in Provo, Utah.
Northcentral University is an online, non-profit university established in 1996. It is a Doctoral Research University with its corporate headquarters in San Diego, California. NCU transitioned from for-profit status to non-profit in 2019 when it was acquired by the National University System.
Eagle Gate College is a for-profit college in Utah, United States that specializes in health career education. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools Eagle Gate College offers Bachelor's, associates, certificates, and diplomas in fields such as Medical Assisting, Nursing, Business Administration, and Criminal Justice. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The college is located in Utah with campus locations in Murray, Provo, and Layton. In addition to the campus locations, Eagle Gate College also offers programs online.
ACT College, was a private career college in northern Virginia. specializing in Allied health career training.
The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is a recognized higher education accreditation organization in the United States specializing in the institutional accreditation of private, postsecondary institutions that offer allied health education programs, and the programmatic accreditation of programs leading to associate degrees or certificates in the medical assistant, medical laboratory technician and surgical technology fields. The ABHES is the only healthcare education accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In addition to recognition by the U.S. Department of Education, the ABHES is also recognized by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the American Medical Technologists (AMT) and the Liaison Council for Certification of Surgical Technologists (LLC-ST).
City College is a private coeducational four-year college located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The school was founded in 1984 as a branch of Draughons Junior College, before becoming a separate school in 1989. In addition to its main campus, City College has two branch campuses in Gainesville and Miami, and an affiliate campus in Orlando. The school offers ten associate's degrees and three bachelor's degrees. City College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Harrison College was a private for-profit college based in Indianapolis, Indiana, with 11 campuses in Indiana, Ohio, and North Carolina. The college was founded as Indiana Business College in 1902 in Marion, Indiana. Harrison graduated more than 80,000 students, with associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and certificates in more than 30 programs across six schools of study: business, nursing, health sciences, information technology, veterinary technology and culinary arts at The Chef’s Academy at Harrison College. Harrison was accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and its baccalaureate nursing degree programs were accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. On September 14th, 2018, an open letter was published to Harrison College's website explaining that all campuses would close permanently on September 16, 2018, except for The Chef's Academy, which would stay open until the term ended October 14, 2018.
American Career College is a private, for profit vocational college that specializes in health care training programs. It was founded by David Pyle in 1978. American Career College offers both Diploma and Associate Degree programs through three campuses in the Los Angeles metro area.
The Pima Medical Institute (PMI) is a for-profit medical career college that trains students for careers as allied health care professionals. PMI is the largest independently owned, private allied health school in the U.S. and is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) is a for-profit school of allied health professions in Texas, United States.
Nightingale College is a private for-profit college which educates registered nurses and is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The college offers three education programs, the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program, the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BDN) Program and the RN-to-BSN Program. The college has satellite locations in three states.
Tung Wah College is a self-financing degree granting tertiary institution, established by the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) in 2010 and registered under the Post-Secondary Colleges Ordinance.
Nevada Career Institute is a for-profit technical college in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada Career Institute is owned and operated by the Fuerst family of Success Education Colleges.
Williamson College is a private, non-profit Christian college in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. It was founded in 1997 as Williamson Christian College.
Sumner College is an American post-secondary school in Oregon. Primarily offering Associate Degrees in Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing, the for profit school operates two campuses in the Greater Portland, Oregon Metro area. Founded in 1974, academic programs have included health care, court reporting and criminal justice.
The Institute of Lutheran Theology is a seminary located in Brookings, South Dakota. It provides distance education online and also holds intensive courses at its campus in Brookings, South Dakota.