The College of Health Care Professions, Houston Med Center

The College of Health Care Professions, Houston Med Center

2616 South Loop West, Suite 201
Houston, TX  77054
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Programs Available at Our Houston - Med Center Campus

Have you been thinking about a career in health care? With over 100,000 medical professionals, over 60 health care institutions and thousands of patients visiting every day, there is no better place to pursue that career than in the Houston Med Center. We have expanded our Houston Presence to offer the training and certification you need to achieve your career goals with our College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) Houston Med Center campus. We’re right where the health care career opportunities are. Our Houston Med Center campus offers certificate programs for Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, and Medical Coding & Billing. Plus, we offer the Associate of Applied Science in Health & Medical Administrative Services to help you take your career to the next level. Is a career in health care support right for you? Explore your options where the opportunities are—at CHCP’s Houston Med Center campus.

Visit our Houston Med Center, TX, Campus

The CHCP Houston Med Center campus is conveniently located off of Highway S. 610 W. Parking at the campus is free in the designated area.

The CHCP Houston Med Center Campus Hours of Operation are as follows:

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

Frequently Asked Questions about the CHCP Houston Med Center Campus

Thinking about pursuing a career in medical support, but you need training. At CHCP’s Houston Med Center campus, we can help. We offer several programs to help grow your career in health care. Here are a few frequently asked questions about the CHCP Houston Med Center Campus.

How do I apply for a program at the Houston Med Center Campus?

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Houston Med Center, 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 a scholarship 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 paperwork.

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 Houston Med Center 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 Houston Med Center 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 Houston Med Center 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 Houston Med Center Campus

CHCP's Houston Med Center campus offers many health care training programs that can help you prepare for a new health care career. Houston is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., making it a great place to start a career in health care. Houston is home to over 100 hospitals. Once your medical training with CHCP is complete, you will have plenty of opportunities to begin your health care career! 

For health care technicians, the presence of multiple medical facilities makes Houston an area of great opportunity. The Texas Med Center is also located in the Greater Houston area and is considered the largest medical center in the world and includes 21 renowned hospitals.

Conveniently located in Houston just off the 610 loop between Kirby and Main, students at CHCP’s Houston Med Center campus have easy access to everything the city has to offer. To begin, the campus near the Medical Center in Houston offers access to hundreds of different medical offices and services, providing access to any number of career opportunities for our graduates.

This campus focuses on training future healthcare professionals such as Medical AssistantMedical Coding and Billing, and Dental Assistant certificate and degree programs. In addition, there is no end to activities its centralized location has to offer. The home of the Houston Texans, NRG Stadium, is just up the road. The homes of the Astros and Rockets are less than 10 miles away, as are the Museum of Fine Arts, the Children’s Museum, the Houston Zoo, and the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Plus, the Houston Med Center campus is at the center of the city’s medical district, offering easy access to any number of externship sites, job opportunities, and career possibilities for our students and graduates.

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

CHCP’s Houston Med Center-based Dental Assistant program is designed to help you prepare for entry-level positions in dental work. As a dental assistant, you will provide compassionate patient care in a dental support role. Your dental assistant certificate program will cover everything from administrative and office procedures to technical patient-centered tasks, such as dental radiographs and maintaining dental equipment. And, from our modern dental lab located at our Houston Med Center location, you will learn how to help dentists with procedures such as fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals.  

In addition to a host of professionally focused programs to choose from—including the Dental Assistant certificate—our Houston Med Center campus location is perfectly situated in one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas to prepare you to pursue any number of career opportunities. Plus, with all the nearby parks, shopping centers, and leisure activities available to you, you can live life while pursuing your education and career future. Easy access to 610 means you are never more than a short car ride from Houston’s exciting sports scene and invigorating night life. 

Once you complete your Houston Med Center-based dental assistant 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 Houston Med Center Campus—Making a Difference in Healthcare
In addition to our Dental Assistant program, CHCP's Houston Med Center campus offers many healthcare training programs that can help you get started on the path to a new career.

CHCP has been helping students achieve their professional goals of working in the health care field for 30 years. Whether you're looking for medical coding and billing, x-ray tech, or dental assisting career training in Houston, TX, CHCP offers a variety of flexible courses that will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to join exceptional health care teams at hospitals, nursing facilities, physician's offices, and many other locations.

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