The College Of Health Care Professions Northwest Houston, Texas

The College Of Health Care Professions Northwest Houston, Texas

Programs Available at Our Houston - Northwest Campus

Greater Houston is huge and over 7 million  people call the metro area home. That’s over 7 million people who rely on medical care professional for everything from preventative care to medical diagnosis or emergency. That’s 7 million reasons to pursue medical and healthcare support roles in the area. Have you been thinking about pursuing a career where you can make a real difference in the lives of others? Qualified and certified medical and healthcare professionals are valued by our local care facilities, hospitals, and clinics. At the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), our Houston Northwest campus is here to help you achieve your healthcare career goals. We offer a host of certificate programs, including Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologies (LMRT) with MA Skills, Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, and Vocational Nurse. We can also help you take your education and your career to the next level with Associate of Applied Science degrees in Cardiac Sonography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nursing (LVN to ADN), and Surgical Technology. Isn’t it time you explored your options for healthcare education at our Houston Northwest campus?

Seminars Available at Our Houston - Northwest Campus

CHCP Northwest Houston Campus Staff with Student and Daughter


“I’m glad I chose CHCP! The instructors are energized, always have a smile on their faces and have positive attitudes. Everyone is very welcoming and greet everyone with a good morning which is nice. I believe it’s always good to walk into a positive environment. I can’t wait to see what’s next.”

– Lisa R., CHCP Houston Northwest Student

Frequently Asked Questions about the CHCP Houston Northwest Campus

There’s a growing need for qualified healthcare support professionals throughout northern Houston. CHCP is here with the education and training you need to help pursue your certifications and medical support career goals. Here are a few frequently asked questions about the CHCP Houston Northwest Campus.

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

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Houston Northwest, 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 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 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 Northwest Campus, we are constantly expanding our programs across all campuses. If a program is not offered here, you can also check our Houston Southwest, Houston Med CenterOnline 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 Houston Northwest 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 Northwest 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 you to reach your 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 Northwest Campus

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

CHCP’s new Houston Northwest campus is centrally located off of U.S. 290 near W 43rd St. Completed in March of 2022, this newly renovated 39,000 square foot building offers modern state-of-the-art classrooms and labs stocked with updated industry standard medical equipment and student lounge and study areas. With a host of professionally focused programs to choose from—including certificates for Dental AssistantLimited Medical Radiologic TechnologistMedical Assistant, and Medical Coding and Billing, and students at the Houston Northwest campus are well-prepared to tackle career opportunities throughout the city and the region. And that is a good thing as Houston is a regional powerhouse for healthcare services. Houston Northwest is the largest CHCP campus and the only campus that offers the Cardiovascular Sonography and Nursing (LVN to ADN) programs. Graduates of our programs could have access to career opportunities at literally hundreds of hospitals, medical centers, and relevant healthcare organizations across the city.

As students earn their education, however, they also enjoy easy access to a highway system that unlocks opportunities for shopping and entertainment throughout the city such as the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center or various local restaurants there is plenty to do locally.

For healthcare technicians, the presence of many great medical facilities makes Northwest Houston an area of great opportunity. Houston Northwest Medical Center, has both clinics and medical facilities in addition to a teaching hospital. The Texas Medical Center is also located in the greater Houston area and is considered the largest medical center in the world and includes 21 renowned hospitals .

Along with a host of professionally focused programs to choose from—including the Dental Assistant certificate and Medical Assistant certificate—our Houston Northwest campus location is centrally located in one of the fastest-growing metro 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 actually 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 family activities.

Pursue a Career as a Dental Assistant

Earn Your Dental Assistant Certificate Right Here in Houston, TX

CHCP’s Houston Northwest Dental Assistant Program 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 like dental radiographs. And, from our modern dental lab here in Houston Northwest, you will learn how to support dentists with procedures such as fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals.

Once you complete your Houston Northwest-based dental assistant 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.

Medical Assistant Certification Program in Houston

Earn your Medical Assistant Certificate in Norhwest Houston, TX

CHCP's Medical Assistant Program offered at the Houston - Northwest campus will prepare you for a career as a medical assistant. This blended (on-campus and online) program is designed to take 36 weeks. You will learn how to take vital signs, record patient history, perform EKG injections, and more. Graduates from our program are well-trained in both clinical and administrative skills; this versatility allows them to be utilized at the front desk as well as in a hands-on, medical capacity. In addition, we emphasize professional communication. Included in the Medical Assistant Program is an externship to put learned skills into practice with our local healthcare employer partners to allow our student to gain real-life work experience.

Once you complete our Medical Assistant Program in Houston, 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’ll be equipped with all of the knowledge you need to be an entry-level medical assistant.

Visit our New Houston Northwest, TX, Campus

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Northwest Houston, 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 new Northwest Houston campus is located at 12230 Northwest Fwy, off of U.S. 290 and W 43rd St.

CHCP’s Houston Northwest Campus—Making a Difference in Healthcare

CHCP's Houston Northwest campus offers many training programs that can help you get started on the path to a new career in healthcare.

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 training in Houston, TX, CHCP offers a variety of flexible courses that 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.

The CHCP Houston Northwest campus hours of operation are:

  • 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

The Houston Northwest campus is conveniently located close to the following public bus route:

12230 Northwest Fwy
Houston, TX  77092
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