Surgical technologists, or surgical technicians, are individuals who assist surgeons and nurses in operating rooms across the country. From handling surgical equipment to preparing the operating room, surgical technologists play a major role in the millions of surgeries that take place every year. With small surgeries like tonsillectomies to majo triple bypass heart surgery, it’s no wonder the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said the demand for the technicians is set to grow 12% by 2026 . Are you ready to pursue this growing and impactful career? Here are 4 traits you should have in order to... Read More
AUSTIN (July 11, 2018) – The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) has proudly launched a collaboration with Seton Healthcare Family, a leading Texas healthcare provider. The partnership intends to provide opportunities in healthcare education and potential career development to aspiring health care professionals from within Seton and Central Texas’ underserved communities. Upon identifying a workforce need for medical assistants and seeing the potential in its local community members, Seton and CHCP have agreed to offer tuition discounts, workforce development scholarships, networking... Read More
How to Become a Massage Therapist “What steps do I need to take to become a massage therapist in Texas?” Massage Therapy is recognized as one of the fastest growing professions today, offering a flexible schedule and the opportunity to help patients through the healing art of massage. Employment is expected to increase by 26% from 2010-2026, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics . In this blog, we’ll detail how you can begin a career in Massage Therapy. What are the requirements to become a massage therapist in Texas? Prospective massage therapist must complete required coursework, take an... Read More
Are you looking to start a career as a Medical Assistant, but don’t know where to start? There are many choices in terms of programs and training, but wading through the options and finding one that fits with your current life and job commitments can be daunting. At CHCP, we not only offer exceptional training to help you earn your Medical Assistant Certification, but also provide support and flexible program options to fit your life. What are the requirements for becoming a Medical Assistant? While you can become a medical assistant with only a high school diploma and on-the-job training,... Read More
While rejection is an inevitable part of life, there is always a new door waiting to be opened. If you have received a rejection letter for nursing school, don’t give up yet! There are several ways to get back on track with your career goals. One option is to apply to a different medical or healthcare program. There are numerous critical roles to fill in the healthcare system and many of those careers do not require a four-year degree. The College of Health Care Professions offers certificates and Associates degrees that provide direct patient care in fields similar to nursing – here are four... Read More
HOUSTON (May 10, 2018) – EY has announced that Eric G. Bing, CEO of The College of Health Care Professions, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2018 Award in the Gulf Coast Area. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Eric Bing was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 14, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Houston. “I am honored to be recognized by EY for leading an... Read More
Congratulation to the new class of 2018! Throughout the months of April and May, we are conducting Graduation Ceremonies for over 3,000 graduates across the state of Texas. We're proud to announce our graduation ceremonies for the Spring class. Graduation is a time of celebration for the students of their hard work and dedication. We invite family, friends, and loved ones to celebrate alongside them. The ceremonies will take place as follows: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:00pm – Dallas & Ft. Worth Graduation Pantego Bible Church: 8001 Anderson Blvd., Ft. Worth, TX 76120 Thursday, May 17th... Read More
AUSTIN (March 26, 2018) – The College of Health Care Professions is proud to announce a new scholarship match program in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Central Texas for students enrolled in BBBS and interested in studying one of CHCP’s many clinical and administrative healthcare programs. The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for post-secondary education to youth participating in BBBS’ program and to further the organization’s mission to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships... Read More
AUSTIN, TX (March 7, 2018) – Teachers are often very humble award recipients, and Charlotte Swenson, an instructor at The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), is no exception. As she was awarded the 2018 Master Teacher Award Friday from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) she was appreciative but gave all the credit to her students for motivating her to be successful. Swenson is a Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) Program Director and teacher at CHCP's Austin Campus and received national recognition from the ABHES at the organization’s national... Read More
Here's a Testimonial from Medical Billing and Coding Student, Ericka Walker who shared her journey to CHCP and her path into a career in Healthcare Administration through CHCP's Online programs: Have you ever been clueless about where you wanted to be in life? Or even what you wanted to do? Well, I have! I was clueless on where to start or even the direction to take. I’ve always wanted to be in the medical field but dealing with patients would have been a bit much for me knowing that it could be an emotional roller coaster. So, I started looking on the administrative side of things and... Read More