The College of Health Care Professions is successfully meeting local employment needs through the implementation of new technology resources and a blended education program. HOUSTON (September 11, 2018) – In September 2017, the Texas Workforce Commission reported that the Texas economy had reduced the unemployment rate to 4.5 percent, however, the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) area scored the highest on the unemployment rate for the month of August in the entire state. The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) saw an opportunity to build college programs based on RGV employer needs and the... Read More
DALLAS (September 5, 2018) - The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) has partnered with Inspired Vision and A+ Academy, two charter schools in Dallas County, to inform high school students on careers in the allied health profession and the education needed to obtain such job placements. “Students today have many educational opportunities outside of a traditional four-year university,” said Maureen Clements, CHCP Dallas Campus President. “This partnership will expose students to professional career options, career readiness and a college lifestyle that accommodates a work life balance as... Read More
A Texas leader in health care education and training begins enrollment for its most innovative and flexible curriculum to fill the growing need for personnel in allied health fields DALLAS, August 2, 2018 – The College of Health Care Professions, a Texas leader in health care education and training, showcased its new Dallas campus and kicked off student enrollment for its innovative curriculum designed to fill the growing need for employees in the health care industry in the Dallas area. At the ribbon-cutting reception, State Rep. Victoria Neave (D-Dallas) opened the ceremony by stressing the... Read More
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