The College Of Health Care Professions Southwest Houston, Texas

The College Of Health Care Professions Southwest Houston, Texas

Programs Available at Our Houston - Southwest Campus

With over 7 million  people throughout the metro area, Houston is a regional powerhouse filled with potential and opportunity—especially for healthcare and medical support professionals. Have you been thinking about pursuing a career helping others? At the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), we offer healthcare training programs to get you started on the path to a career where you can make a difference. Our Houston Southwest campus location offers several programs to give you the healthcare training and exam certification preparation you need to pursue those medical support roles. Choose from certificate programs in Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologies (LMRT) with MA Skills, Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and BillingRehab Technician, or Pharmacy Technican. Or take your career to the next level with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health & Medical Administrative Services. Explore your medical training options at our Houston Southwest campus location today!

Seminars Available at Our Houston - Southwest Campus

Houston Southwest Students and Staff Cutting Ribbon for New Location


“I love this school so much! The CHCP professors and students are nice, caring and helpful and I have the best advisor. I highly recommend going to this college!!”


– Emily P., CHCP Houston Southwest Student

Frequently Asked Question about the CHCP Houston Southwest Campus

Houston has a lot to offer—including job opportunities for medical support professionals. At CHCP, we’re here at our Houston Southwest campus location to support your career ambitions with the education and credential you need to pursue a role in healthcare support. And we’re here to answer your questions, too.

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

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Houston Southwest, 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 Southwest 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 Houston Southwest 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 Southwest 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.

More about the CHCP Houston Southwest Campus

The largest city in Texas, Houston is a big town with big opportunities for graduates with big goals. Houston's Medical Center is the largest in the country and provides plenty of opportunities for healthcare professionals who want to start a new career after training with CHCP!

CHCP's Southwest Houston campus is located in a bustling metropolitan corridor where population and businesses continues to grow. When you graduate in Houston with a degree or certificate from CHCP, you will be entering a dynamic employment marketplace filled with opportunities.

Located in One Arena Place just off I-69, CHCP’s Houston Southwest campus location offers several healthcare career-focused programs, including the Dental Assistant certificate, designed to help aspiring professionals gain the skills they need to pursue successful healthcare careers. With easy access to the highway, students are never far away from everything that Houston has to offer—from professional sporting events featuring the Astros, Texans, and Rockets to cultural experiences like the Museum of Fine Arts and the Houston Zoo. However, they do not have to go far from campus to enjoy shopping and leisure activities. From malls to restaurants with local flair, there are many shopping and eating establishments nearby.

Our campus is home to a variety of healthcare focused programs such as the Dental Assistant certificate and Medical Assistant certificate. Our Houston Southwest campus location is centrally located to prepare you for career opportunities serving the healthcare needs of patients throughout the metro area and beyond. Plus, with all the parks, shopping centers, and leisure activities available to you, you will have the ability to live life as you learn. Easy access to Southwest Freeway means you are never more than a car ride from activities such as catching a game or exploring the zoo.

Pursue a Career as a Dental Assistant

Earn Your Dental Assistant Certificate Right Here in Southwest Houston

The Dental Assistant Program at CHCP’s Houston Southwest campus is your first step toward starting a career as a dental assistant. In this program, you will learn what it takes to compassionately care for dental and orthodontia patients as they undergo any number of procedures. This certificate program covers front-office procedures as well as clinical tasks involved in dental procedures, such as dental x-rays and maintaining dental equipment. At our modern dental lab here in Southwest Houston, you will learn how to support dentists with procedures like fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals.
Once you complete your dental assistant program from CHCP’s Houston Southwest Campus, you will be prepared to take your certification exam to obtain 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 Houston, TX

The Medical Assistant Program offered at CHCP’s Houston - Southwest 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 Certificate 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 will become a versatile team member with the ability to provide support to administrative, clinical, and laboratory departments.

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

CHCP's Houston Southwest campus offers many certificate and degree 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 healthcare field for 30 years. Whether you are looking for health and medical administrative services, medical assistant, medical coding and billing, x-ray tech, rehab technician , 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.

Visit our Houston Southwest, TX, Campus

If you are interested in applying to CHCP Houston Southwest, 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.

The Houston Southwest Campus moved to its current location in One Arena Place in 2013. CHCP's Houston Southwest Campus is located in Houston's Sharpstown neighborhood at One Arena Place. The building is sited on the feeder road of Highway 59, just before Fondren Road.

The CHCP Houston Southwest 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

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

7322 Southwest Freeway, Suite 110
Houston, TX  77074
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