Massage Therapist
If you've ever undergone a massage, you know how powerful they can be to melt away stress or manage a painful injury. Because they're so wildly popular, it's no wonder that massage therapy is a booming field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that the field will grow 22 percent by 2024 , far above the national average of 7 percent. It's a rewarding job, both financially and in the knowledge that you've helped others. But if you want to be part of this boom period in massage therapy, you have to be the right candidate for the job. "The massage therapy field is set to grow 22% by... Read More
Health care students
In the U.S. alone, some 12 million-plus people are employed in the health care field, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Each person has his or her own reasons for entering the medical field, but there's one desire that unites the vast majority: a willingness to help others. Rare is the job that lets you have this much impact on another person's life. Be it a doctor, nurse, physical therapist or technician, health care workers are often there for other people at their lowest points, helping people recover and return to their lives. "Health care workers touch people's lives."... Read More
Health care graduates smile for the camera
Congratulations to our 2019 Spring graduates! Graduation is a moment of celebration for all of the hard work our students put into their careers. Family and friends are invited to come out and celebrate with them as they embark on a new chapter in their life. The ceremonies will take place as follows: Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM -- Austin Graduation Courtyard Austin Pflugerville and Pflugerville Conference Center : 16100 Impact Way, Pflugerville, Texas 78660 Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 7:00 PM -- McAllen Graduation McAllen Convention Center : 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, Texas... Read More
Smiling Medical Imaging Technologist
HOUSTON, TX and MENOMONEE FALLS, WI – January 10, 2019 – The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), today announced its acquisition of Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI), a nationally recognized provider of continuing education for medical imaging and emerging healthcare technologies. MTMI will become the continuing education division of CHCP. “The integration of new continuing education programs combined with CHCP’s existing high-quality curriculum will create new career opportunities for our employees as medical technologies continue to evolve,” said Tonya Bell Brightmon,... Read More
This past Monday, October 8, 2018, CHCP Austin was honored with two awards from the Career Colleges and Schools of Texas : “Most Innovative Career College in Texas for 2018” and “Graduate of the Year.” We so proud of the Austin campus in their efforts to help our incredible students reach their career goals in the most efficient and innovative ways! At CHCP, we have some of the best and brightest health care students and this CHCP Austin Graduate is no exception! Nikki Rodriguez, LMRT Graduate, was awarded the “Graduate of the Year” award. Nikki has exceled from Day 1 of CHCP Austin’s LMRT... Read More
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 on duty
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