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Carrington College

16 Campuses
12 Programs
Online

Carrington College can help you get started in a new career. Our focus is to help change your life for the better through education. That’s more than our purpose; it’s our promise to you. At Carrington, you can receive a quality college education at any of our locations in eight western states. You can work toward your choice of an associate degree or certificate level education.

You can count on us to help you learn about options for funding your education such as loans, grants, scholarships or other sources.* You can enjoy a small college experience, where you can get the attention you deserve. Here, your instructors will not only know you by name, they can get to know you as a person.

You will know what to expect from your career in the real world, because many of our instructors bring practical working experience from their field into the classroom. Many of our programs are designed to provide you with “hands-on” training that uses the technologies and processes that are used in the field, allowing you to build your confidence while you “learn by doing” as quickly and thoroughly as possible. You will have access to helpful services like tutorial assistance and advising to help you make the most of your college experience.

You’ll feel confident knowing that Carrington College offers a high quality education. Your dream is important to us and we’ll prove that to you every day you’re a Carrington student. That’s our promise. Now let us help you realize your potential. Get ready to SOAR!

*Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Available Programs

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Prepare for a job in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R). Carrington College’s HVAC-R program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training for a career in the heating and cooling industry.

    Certificate of achievement in as few as 10 months

    Associate degree in as few as 15 months

    Students study the operation, maintenance, and repair of residential and commercial equipment.

    Upon completion of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program, graduates will be able to:

    • Discuss theories of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning and relate these concepts to practical applications.
    • Apply proper procedures for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of both residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and systems.
    • Demonstrate proper usage of the basic tools of the trade.
    • Demonstrate requisite mastery to apply for and obtain the EPA 608 certification from the Environmental Protection Agency.
    • Create effective reports and documents, electronically and in writing.
    • Apply advanced electrical concepts and critical thinking skills to interpret and draft schematic wiring diagrams, and perform system diagnostics and interpret results.
    • Relate and apply concepts of communication, reasoning, critical analysis, ethical behavior and appropriate interpersonal interaction to situations in his or her career and personal life.
    • Demonstrate the social skills, professional appearance, attitudes, and behavior that employers expect of all Carrington College graduates.
    • Adhere to national, state, and local safety practices used by service technicians working on HVAC-R systems.

    Available at this location

    Phoenix TEC, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave, Ste 103
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

  • Electrical Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Prepare for a job in Electrical Technology. Carrington College’s Electrical Technology (ET) program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training for a career as an electrician.

    Students will study and master the basic principles, applications, concepts and functions of electrical circuitry.

    Upon completion of the Electrical Technology program, graduates will be able to:

    • Discuss theories of electrical circuitry and relate these concepts to practical applications.
    • Apply proper procedures for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of residential, commercial, and light industrial wiring, electrical equipment and systems.
    • Demonstrate proper usage of the basic tools of the trade.
    • Demonstrate the basic use and application of the National Electrical Code.
    • Create effective reports and documents, electronically and in writing.
    • Apply advanced electrical concepts and critical thinking skills to interpret and create blueprint drawings for residential, commercial and light industrial facilities.
    • Adhere to national, state, and local safety practices used by technicians working in the electrical industry.

    Available at this location

    Phoenix TEC, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave, Ste 103
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

  • Maintenance Technician
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    Prepare for a job in Industrial Maintenance Technology. Carrington College’s Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT) program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training on industrial systems and equipment.

    Students in our Industrial Maintenance Technology program learn to:

    • Apply basic concepts of electrical theory related to motor control
    • Operate and maintain machinery and machinery components such as industrial bearings, gear systems and shaft joining and coupling devices
    • Perform advanced hydraulic testing procedures, maintenance and hydraulic systems operation
    • Program, install and perform diagnostic functions on programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
    • Use a computer and associated hardware and software to generate documents, prepare electronic spreadsheets, manage databases, conduct internet research and communicate via electronic mail
    • Demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and professionalism

    Available at this location

    Phoenix TEC, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave, Ste 103
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

  • Dental Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Dental assistants perform a wide range of duties in dental care facilities, from patient care to office tasks and laboratory procedures. Students become skillful at taking X-rays and impressions, as well as performing coronal polishing and assisting with an array of dental procedures. The program covers patient preparation, charting, administrative duties and office administrative functions. Students gain hands-on experience during lab class sessions and clinical experience.

    Available at these locations

    Albuquerque, NM

    1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Citrus Heights, CA

    7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621

    Las Vegas, NV

    5740 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 140
    Las Vegas, NV 89119

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Phoenix North, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

    Pleasant Hill, CA

    380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Portland, OR

    2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

    San Leandro, CA

    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578

    Spokane, WA

    10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
    Spokane, WA 99206

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting program at Carrington College comprises three educational areas: clinical, administrative and externship. Students enhance skills such as word-processing, typing and keyboarding. Throughout the program professionalism, client relations, critical thinking, adherence to the ethical and legal requirements of a medical practice and proper communication skills are emphasized.

    Available at these locations

    Albuquerque, NM

    1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Citrus Heights, CA

    7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621

    Las Vegas, NV

    5740 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 140
    Las Vegas, NV 89119

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Phoenix North, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

    Pleasant Hill, CA

    380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Portland, OR

    2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232

    Reno, NV

    5580 Kietzke Ln
    Reno, NV 89511

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

    San Leandro, CA

    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578

    Spokane, WA

    10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
    Spokane, WA 99206

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • Pharmacy Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Pharmacy Technology program provides both theory and practical training, which enables technicians, upon licensure*, to function as competent entry-level assistants to a licensed pharmacist. The program offers:

    • A combination of formal classroom instruction and hands-on training
    • Valuable real-world experience through a clinical externship at an approved local facility
    • Preparation for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) national certification exam

    Available at these locations

    Albuquerque, NM

    1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Citrus Heights, CA

    7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Phoenix North, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

    Pleasant Hill, CA

    380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Portland, OR

    2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

    San Leandro, CA

    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578

    Spokane, WA

    10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
    Spokane, WA 99206

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

    Disclosure

    *Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.

  • Veterinary Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Carrington College’s Veterinary Assisting program prepares students for the clinical, lab and administrative duties required for entry-level employment as a veterinary assistant. The program concludes in an externship that allows students to practice skills in an actual veterinary health care setting.

    Available at these locations

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Phoenix North, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

    Portland, OR

    2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232

    Spokane, WA

    10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
    Spokane, WA 99206

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • Medical Billing and Coding
    Healthcare Administration

    Carrington’s Medical Billing and Coding program prepares students for entry-level employment preparing various health claim forms using medical billing software. They acquire a working knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology, as well as comprehension of the legal, ethical and regulatory standards of medical records management.

    This program is also offered online conferred from the Sacramento campus..

    Available at these locations

    Albuquerque, NM

    1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    Citrus Heights, CA

    7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Phoenix North, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

    Pleasant Hill, CA

    380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Portland, OR

    2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232

    Reno, NV

    5580 Kietzke Ln
    Reno, NV 89511

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

    San Leandro, CA

    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578

    Spokane, WA

    10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
    Spokane, WA 99206

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • Medical Billing and Coding - Online
    Healthcare Administration

    Gain skills to work as a medical secretary in dental or medical offices and health clinics in as few as 9 months in the Carrington College Medical Billing and Coding certificate program.

    Students in Carrington College’s Medical Billing and Coding program prepare to work in medical offices. There they will act as the face of the practice, often working with patients, scheduling appointments and manning the phones.

    In addition to technical course, the degree program includes a broad base of general education course offerings, including:

    • English writing and composition
    • Computer literacy
    • Mathematics
    • Social sciences
    • Science

    At Carrington, we believe learning should be at the pace of the student. That’s why we offer online options to allow students to learn anytime, anywhere while continuing to work for their current employer.

    Earn a certificate of achievement or an associate of science degree in Medical Billing and Coding via this online program option.

    All it takes to get started is unrestricted access to a computer with reliable Internet access and an email account.

    This program is also offered online conferred from the Sacramento campus..

  • Practical Nursing
    Nursing

    The Practical Nursing program is designed to help students acquire a command of the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment as a licensed practical nurse under the guidance of a registered nurse or a licensed physician or dentist. Graduates are able to provide care for clients experiencing common, well-defined health problems.

    Available at this location

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

  • Criminal Justice: Corrections
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Supervising inmates and maintaining order within jails/prisons is an important and rewarding job. Carrington’s Criminal Justice: Corrections program – available at many of our California locations – prepares graduates to work as correctional officers and jailers, in addition to employment opportunities such as retail loss prevention specialists or security guards. 1

    1. Applicants for jobs in the criminal justice field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug and/or alcohol testing, physical and/or psychological examinations and credit checks. Unsatisfactory screenings may disqualify an applicant for a position in the criminal justice field. Additional government-required training programs or years of relevant experience may be necessary to obtain employment in this field.

    Available at these locations

    Citrus Heights, CA

    7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621

    Pleasant Hill, CA

    380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

    San Leandro, CA

    15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
    San Leandro, CA 94578

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

  • Massage Therapy
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Massage therapists bring positive well-being to clients via therapeutic and remedial treatments. They also administer other kinds of body conditioning. Carrington’s Massage Therapy program covers massage therapy principles and techniques, including Swedish massage, sports massage and deep tissue applications, and prepares students for entry-level employment as massage therapists and/or to enter private practice.

    Available at these locations

    Albuquerque, NM

    1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Portland, OR

    2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232

    Spokane, WA

    10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
    Spokane, WA 99206

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

Accreditation

Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at http://www.accjc.org/.

Disclosure

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Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Program availability varies by location.

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