The College Of Health Care Professions Austin, Texas

The College Of Health Care Professions Austin, Texas

Programs Available at Our Austin Campus

Austin, Texas is a regional powerhouse for medical and healthcare careers. For those considering a career in healthcare support fields, from dental assistant to medical coding and billing specialists, earning an education for career fields in-demand locally may be the right choice for you. At the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), we’re here to help you achieve your healthcare career goals in Austin with certificate programs in Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologies (LMRT) 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 and Medical Administrative Services (HMAS), and Surgical Technology. Isn’t it time you explored your options for healthcare education at our Austin campus?

Seminars Available at Our Austin Campus

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“Going back to school was one of the best decisions I have made. The CHCP staff was very helpful and supportive. They were helpful on my journey - going out of the way to make sure I got to the finish line and graduated.”  


– Jazmine L., CHCP Austin Student

Frequently Asked Questions about the CHCP Austin Campus

There’s a growing need for qualified healthcare and medical support professionals in Austin. CHCP is here to bridge the gap by giving you the education and training you need to get your certifications and 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 available to every CHCP student for life. Each campus has a Career Services Director and team that will work with the students to help them develop interpersonal skills that healthcare professionals seek when reviewing candidates to hire. They also offer job placement assistance.

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  you are not accepted in a specific program, it may be due to space or you did not meet the enrollment requirements. If we do not have a space open, we will work to get you into the next available program start. If you did not meet the enrollment requirements, check out our other programs available or talk to admissions who will work with you to find another program that fits your goals.

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 varying ages and backgrounds?

Yes, CHCP has students from varying backgrounds 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.

Austin, TX Campus Features

Student Ambassador Program

Classrooms and labs stocked with industry standard medical equipment

Designated student lounge and study areas

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 healthcare 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 be part of healthcare teams at hospitals, nursing facilities, physician's offices and other locations.

Just off E Hwy 290 near 35, CHCP’s Austin campus location offers several allied healthcare 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.

In addition to a host of professionally focused medical programs to choose from—including the Dental Assistant and Medical Assistant certificate programs—our Austin campus location is centrally located to help 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.

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.

Dental Assistant Program in Austin

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 get the education needed to 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.

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

Become a Medical Assistant

Earn your Medical Assistant Certificate in Austin, TX

The Medical Assistant Program offered at CHCP’s Austin campus will prepare you for a career as a medical assistant. A medical assistant completes administrative, procedural, and certain clinical tasks in a healthcare settings and serves as a liaison between patients, insurance companies, providers, and specialists. Medical assistants work in a variety of environments like hospitals, medical offices, outpatient facilities, and surgical centers. This Medical Assistant Program will give you the opportunity to discover your potential in the medical field, providing a fundamental foundation to guide your success as a medical professional and provide you with a great starting point to further your career in healthcare.

Once you complete our Medical Assistant Program in Austin, you’ll be more than ready to take the Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant Exam through the National Association of Health Professionals. With medical assistant training from CHCP, you will become a versatile team member with the ability to provide support to administrative, clinical, and laboratory departments.

CHCP’s Austin Campus—Making a Difference in Healthcare

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.

Visit our Austin, TX Campus

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Austin, you can begin by filling out the application or visiting our campus. During our campus tours, you get to see what it's like to be a student at CHCP and we can answer any questions you have about our programs or enrollment.

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:

  • 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 routes:

Metro Stop: 

6330 East Highway 290, Suite 180
Austin, TX  78723
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