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17 Campuses
19 Programs

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

  • 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

  • Criminal Justice
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Carrington College Criminal Justice program, with an emphasis on private security/loss prevention, prepares graduates for entry-level employment as a loss prevention officer, security guard, correctional officer and jailer or transit and railroad police.

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

    Available at these locations

    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

    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

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • Medical Administrative Assistant
    Medical Administration

    The program focuses on the practice of various medical office skills and equips students with the skills and knowledge required to adhere to the legal, ethical and regulatory standards of medical records management. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development and the measuring of vital signs are covered.

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

    Available at these locations

    Citrus Heights, CA

    7301 Greenback Lane Suite A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    Stockton, CA

    1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
    Stockton, CA 95207

  • Medical Billing and Coding
    Medical 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

    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

  • 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 East, 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 Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    The mission of the Veterinary Technology program is to provide local and global veterinary communities with ethical graduates committed to lifelong learning and professional development. Graduates will have the entry level skills and knowledge required for the contemporary veterinary practice. The core program focus is companion-animal practice, but all facets of veterinary medicine, including large animal medicine, biomedical research and industry-related topics are emphasized.

    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

    Pomona, CA

    901 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 300
    Pomona, CA 91768

    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

  • Dental Hygiene
    Medicine and Health Care

    Students in the Dental Hygiene program gain the skills and knowledge to provide comprehensive dental hygiene care. Instruction helps students develop professional communication skills with patients, colleagues and the public, as well as knowledge of ethical standards and professional behavior.

    Available at these locations

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

  • Physical Therapist Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    Carrington’s Physical Therapist Assistant program prepares students to function as entry-level practitioners under the supervision of a physical therapist. This is a mix of formal instruction, laboratory practice and hands-on clinical experience.

    Available at these locations

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Las Vegas, NV

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

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Pleasant Hill, CA

    380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

  • Medical Radiography (X-ray)
    Medicine and Health Care

    Radiographers are health care professionals who possess the knowledge and skills to use diagnostic-level radiation and instrumentation to produce medical images of the human body. This program covers radiographic procedures, quality control, pathology and patient care. Students gain hands-on clinical experience at approved health care facilities.

    Available at this location

    Spokane, WA

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

  • Surgical Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    Carrington College’s Surgical Technology program encompasses the academic and clinical instruction necessary for graduates to perform the entry-level duties of a surgical technologist. Students are expected to participate in a minimum of 120 surgical cases by the end of the program.

    Available at this location

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

  • Phlebotomy Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    Phlebotomists procure blood samples for laboratory analysis. The Carrington College Phlebotomy Technician program focuses on blood specimen collection and processing which includes body system anatomy and function, site selection, equipment and supplies, and pre analytical errors.

    Available at these locations

    Boise, ID

    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704

    Reno, NV

    5580 Kietzke Ln
    Reno, NV 89511

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • 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

  • Physical Therapy Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    Helping patients recover from an injury or adapt to trauma or disability can be very rewarding. The Carrington College Physical Therapy Technology program combines classroom study, lab exercises and hands-on practice through our externship program.

    Available at these locations

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • Registered Nursing (RN)
    Nursing

    Registered nurses provide critical health care including taking medical histories, recording vital signs and symptoms, performing diagnostic tests, drawing blood, giving injections and other tasks. Carrington College’s Registered Nursing program covers topics such as anatomy and physiology, microbiology, maternal child nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology and much more.

    Available at these locations

    Albuquerque, NM

    1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    Mesa, AZ

    1001 W. Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85210

    Phoenix East, AZ

    2149 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021

    Reno, NV

    5580 Kietzke Ln
    Reno, NV 89511

    Tucson, AZ

    201 N. Bonita Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

  • 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

  • Registered Nursing LVN to RN
    Nursing

    The Registered Nursing LVN to RN program enables licensed vocational nurses to advance their skills and knowledge to become registered nurses. LVNs build on the credit received for coursework completed during licensed practical or licensed vocational nursing training. The Registered Nursing LVN to RN program prepares nurses with a firm conceptual and technical foundation, intuitive and insightful client interactions, advanced skills and attitudes and solid personal and professional ethics.

    Available at this location

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

  • Vocational Nursing
    Nursing

    The Vocational Nursing program is designed to help students acquire a command of the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment as a licensed vocational 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 these locations

    Sacramento, CA

    8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento, CA 95826

    San Jose, CA

    5883 Rue Ferrari Suite 125
    San Jose, CA 95138

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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Important information about the educational debt, earnings and completion rate of students who attended Carrington College can be found at https://carrington.edu/student-consumer-info

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

Program availability varies by location.

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