The College Of Health Care Professions Austin, Texas

The College Of Health Care Professions Austin, Texas

6330 East Highway 290, Suite 180
Austin, TX  78723
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Programs Available at Our Austin Campus

Austin is a regional powerhouse for medical and health care careers. For those considering a career in health care support fields, from dental assistant to medical coding and billing specialists, earning an education for career fields in-demand locally just makes sense. At the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), we’re here to help you achieve your health care career goals in Austin with certificate programs in Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologies with MA Skills, Medical Assistant, and Medical Coding and Billing. We also help you take your education and your career to the next level with Associate of Applied Science degrees in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health & Medical Administrative Services, and Surgical Technology. Isn’t it time you explored your options for health care education at our Austin campus?

Visit our Austin, TX, Campus

CHCP's Austin campus is located in Airport Center, on the corner of Airport Blvd. and Highland Mall Blvd., two blocks northwest of the IH-35 and US 290. It is accessible by MetroRail, MetroRapid, and MetroBus.

The CHCP Austin campus hours of operation are as follows:

  • Monday - 9:00AM to 7:00PM
  • Tuesday - 9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Wednesday - 9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Thursday - 9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Friday - 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Saturday & Sunday - Closed

The campus is conveniently located close to the following public bus route(s):

Metro Stop: 

Austin, TX Campus Features:

Student Ambassador Program

Classrooms and labs stocked with industry standard medical equipment

Designated student lounge and study areas

Frequently Asked Questions about the CHCP Austin Campus

There’s a growing need for qualified health care and medical support professionals in Austin. CHCP is here to bridge the gap by giving you the education, training, and certifications you need to pursue your career goals. But you might have questions. We can help there, too.

How do I apply for a program at the Austin Campus?

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Austin, you can begin by filling out the application or visiting our campus. You can learn about the program application requirements on each program page. 

What is the price of the programs at CHCP? What is the cost of tuition at CHCP?

You can see the tuition information by visiting our Tuition and Financial Aid Section.

Can I apply for Financial Aid at CHCP?

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to obtaining federal financial aid such as grants, student loans, and more. We also offer scholarships and grants based on eligibility and/or need. To learn more about what financial aid options are available, check out our financial aid page.

What is Career Services? Does Career Services guarantee a job?

Career Services is built into every student's lifecycle at CHCP. Each campus has a Career Services Director and team that will work with the students to help them develop as health care professionals. 

How do I contact a staff member or department?

If you are looking to contact the staff member of a specific department, give our campus a call for more information. During our campus tours, we can work with the program directors to set up time to discuss your needs or questions about a program.

Do I need to submit SAT or ACT scores?

CHCP does not require students to submit their ACT or SAT scores upon enrollment. You are required to have a high school diploma or GED. Diplomas issued outside of the United States must be translated and notarized prior to enrollment. Students should be able to fluently read and write in English.

Are home school diplomas accepted?

We accept all high school diplomas or GEDs from locally recognized home school programs. If you are not sure, please bring your diploma and related paper work.

Why is the program I want not available at this campus?

While we currently may not offer the program you are looking for at the Austin Campus, we are constantly expanding our programs across all campuses. If a program is not offered here, you can also check our Online campus or another campus nearby (if applicable). 

What do I do if I am not accepted for the program I want to enroll in?

We have rolling admissions throughout the year. If we do not have a space open, we will work to get you into the next available program start.

Do we offer day and evening classes?

The CHCP Austin campus offers day and evening courses in many of our programs. We also offer innovative blended programs that provide the flexibility to fit into your busy schedule.

Does CHCP Austin accept students of all ages with different backgrounds or degrees?

Yes, CHCP has students from varying background and different stages in their lives. We strive to offer support in any way possible to help them reach their goals.

Will my credits transfer into a CHCP Program?

Depending on the types of courses you took and how long ago you received credit for them, you may be eligible to transfer credits into a qualifying program. Please be sure to provide your official transcript upon enrollment.

More about the CHCP Austin Campus

Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. and is home to over 33 hospitals, making it a great place to start a career in the health care field. Whether you are looking for a medical assistant program or sonography program in Austin, CHCP offers a variety of flexible courses. CHCP will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to join exceptional health care teams at hospitals, nursing facilities, physician's offices and other locations.

Just off E Hwy 290 near 35, CHCP’s Austin campus location offers seven allied health care programs, including our Dental Assistant Certificate and Medical Coding and Billing, to help tomorrow’s professionals gain the skills and credentials they need for a long and successful career in healthcare. Home to several companies, firms and organizations specializing in relevant health care services—from imaging centers to regional health centers—Austin offers students access to multiple professional opportunities upon graduation.

Plus, with its many nearby parks, shopping centers, and entertainment options, students at this centralized location can pursue a better future while enjoying all that the state’s capital city has to offer today. Austin is known as a music mecca, but it has a lot to offer, including world-class museums, fine dining, entertainment districts, art experiences, shops and boutiques, sports, and more. Opportunities can include everything from hiking Mount Bonnell and exploring Zilker Metropolitan Park to enjoying Sixth Street and more.

Pursue a Career as a Dental Assistant
Earn Your Dental Assistant Certificate Right Here in Austin, TX

The Dental Assistant Program offered at CHCP’s Austin campus is designed to help you start your career as a dental assistant. In this role, you will provide compassionate care for patients undergoing orthodontia and dental procedures. Your dental assistant certificate program covers front-office procedures as well as clinical tasks such as taking dental x-rays. CHCP also has a modern dental lab here in Austin. Within our lab, you will learn how to support dentists with procedures like fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals.  

In addition to a host of professionally focused medical programs to choose from—including the Dental Assistant certificate—our Austin campus location is perfectly situated to prepare you for career opportunities serving the healthcare needs of patients throughout the state of Texas. Plus, with all the nearby parks, shopping centers, and leisure activities available to you, there will be time and opportunity to enjoy life while you pursue your education. Easy access to I-35 and 290 means you are never more than a short car ride from popular areas in the city, so you can enjoy Austin’s thriving musical scene or hiking one of its many parks.

Once you complete your Austin-based Dental Assistant Certificate Program from CHCP, you will be prepared to take your certification test and move forward to obtaining your state-registered dental assistant x-ray certification through the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

CHCP’s Austin Campus—Making a Difference in Healthcare
In addition to our Dental Assistant program, CHCP's Austin campus offers a variety of medical training programs that can help you get started on the path to a new career in health care.

CHCP has been helping students achieve their professional goals of working in the health care field for over 30 years. CHCP has offered medical assistant programs, sonography programs, and more in Austin for the past 17 years. In 2002, CHCP acquired Career Advancement Center which became CHCP's Austin campus. In 2004, CHCP Austin moved to its current location at 6330 E. Hwy 290.

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