The College Of Health Care Professions McAllen, Texas The College Of Health Care Professions McAllen, Texas

The College Of Health Care Professions McAllen, Texas

Programs Available at Our McAllen Campus

As the regional hub of life in southern Texas, the city of McAllen has seen incredible growth in in recent years. With that growth comes opportunity—including a need for more support professionals to meet the needs of expanding biotech, medical, and healthcare industries. Have you considered a medical or healthcare support career? Get the preparation you need to pursue opportunities throughout the region, Texas, and even the nation with advanced technical training right here at the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) McAllen campus location. We offer several certificate programs to help you get started, including Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) with MA Skills, Medical Assistant, Medical Coding & BillingPharmacy Technician, and Physical Therapy Technician. Plus, the McAllen campus offers an Associate Degree Completion Program to earn an AAS in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Health & Medical Administrative Services (HMAS). Explore all your options for training and education at our McAllen location below.

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“I learned a lot while at CHCP. Being able to learn and then being able to apply this knowledge and turn it into experience is absolutely amazing. They provide tools and resources that have helped develop the person I am today.”

- Jameson R., CHCP McAllen Student

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(956) 800-1500

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info@chcp.edu

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1917 Nolana Ave, Ste 100 McAllen, TX 78504

Frequently Asked Questions about the CHCP McAllen Campus

Just north of the border of Mexico, there’s a growing need across the entire region of southern Texas for medical and healthcare support professionals. Want to be part of the solution? CHCP is here to help with the training and certifications you need to start your medical support career. Here are a few frequently asked questions about the CHCP McAllen Campus.

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

If you are interested in applying to CHCP McAllen, 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 student at CHCP for life. Each campus has a Career Services Director and team that will work with the students to help them develop as healthcare professionals. 

How do I contact a staff member or department?

If you are looking to contact a 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 McAllen 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 McAllen 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 McAllen 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 McAllen Campus

Guided by our knowledgeable academic advisory board of Rio Grande Valley healthcare experts, CHCP's McAllen campus in South Texas features programs to help you earn a degree or certificate and begin a rewarding healthcare career in as little as nine months. With our modern learning model, you'll be completing your education in our classrooms and labs or have the opportunity to fulfill some of your course requirements online. Just like at our other campuses, you'll have the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience by working with actual patients and professionals for a real-life healthcare provider through our externship program. We have dozens of local companies ready to welcome you to the real world of administrative and clinical healthcare through externship opportunities.

We were founded by a group of medical doctors from the world-renowned Texas Medical Center who recognized the high need for skilled healthcare professionals, and for over 30 years CHCP has been a Texas leader in allied healthcare education and career training. We've used our knowledge of the medical industry to create a strong student support network. From your initial interview to our statewide career placement network, you'll be working with people who are focused entirely on people like you, the allied health workforce of tomorrow. We're as committed to our communities as you are to your own.

Enjoy Life While You Learn at CHCP’s McAllen Campus
As CHCP’s southernmost facility, the McAllen campus location is minutes away from Mexico. With a host of professionally focused programs to choose from—including the Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, or Pharmacy Technician certificate or more — students at the McAllen campus are well prepared to tackle career opportunities throughout the region. Plus, with all the nearby parks, shopping centers, and leisure activities available to them, students can enjoy life while they pursue their education. Centrally located in the city, students are never more than a short car ride from entertaining and learning experiences. During your free time you can take advantage of a wide range of activities in the RGV from bird watching at Quinta Mazatlan to family fun at Fireman’s Park or Klement’s Grove to cultural enrichment at the International Museum of Arts and Sciences to historical sites like the Hidalgo Pumphouse.

Pursue a Career as a Dental Assistant

Earn Your Dental Assistant Certificate Right Here in McAllen, TX
CHCP’s Dental Assistant Program in McAllen, Texas, is designed to help you prepare for entry-level positions in dentistry as a dental assistant. As a dental assistant, you’ll be expected to provide compassionate patient care in a 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 here in McAllen, you’ll learn how to help dentists with procedures like fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals.  

Once you complete your McAllen-based dental assistant program from CHCP, you will be prepared to take your certification test and move forward to becoming a state-registered dental assistant.

Medical Assistant Program in McAllen

Earn your Medical Assistant Certificate in McAllen, TX

The Medical Assistant Program offered at CHCP’s McAllen campus will prepare you for a career as a medical assistant. 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, so you will be able to communicate well with coworkers, patients, and other medical personnel.

Once you complete our Medical Assistant Program in McAllen, 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.

Pursue a Future as a Pharmacy Technician

Our McAllen, TX, Campus has Your Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program
CHCP’s Pharmacy Technician Program offers the education you need to prepare for entry-level positions in pharmacies, hospitals, and care facilities as a pharmacy technician. As a pharmacy tech, you’ll be expected to provide compassionate patient care in a support role. Your Pharmacy Technician certificate program covers everything from names, uses, and doses of medications to record keeping and relevant regulations. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete hands-on clinical experience in a pharmacy setting.

After you complete your pharmacy technician program at the CHCP McAllen campus, you’ll have the knowledge, skills and insights you need to take the National Pharmacy Technician  certification test and pursue opportunities throughout Texas for licensed pharmacy technicians.

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McAllen Campus Receives National Award

The CHCP McAllen campus receives the Lamp of Learning award for students testing above national average in the Medical Assistant and Medical Coding and Billing certificate programs. At CHCP, the mission goes beyond distributing diplomas. Getting students certified and hired within their industry is the real objective. We believe that graduation is only the beginning of a student’s career.

“When enrolled at CHCP, students gain life skills, confidence and a passion for helping others in a rewarding career,” shares Joe Cortez, McAllen Campus President.

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A Healthcare Educator You Can Trust

We were founded by a group of medical doctors from the world-renowned Texas Medical Center who recognized the high need for skilled healthcare professionals, and for more than 30 years CHCP has been a Texas leader in allied healthcare education and career training. We have used our knowledge of the healthcare industry to create a strong student support network. From your initial interview to our statewide career placement network, you'll be working with people who are focused entirely on people like you, the allied health workforce of tomorrow. We're as committed to our communities as you are to your own.

Visit our McAllen, TX, Campus

If you are interested in applying to CHCP McAllen, 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 McAllen campus is located in Bicentennial Crossing, a 4.5 acre site at the intersection of Nolanda Avenue and Bicentennial Boulevard. It is a short walk from both the International Museum of Art & Science and McAllen Public Library.

The CHCP McAllen campus hours of operation are as follows:

  • Monday - 8:30AM to 7:00PM
  • Tuesday - 8:30AM to 7:00PM
  • Wednesday - 8:30AM to 7:00PM
  • Thursday - 8:30AM to 7:00PM
  • Friday - 8:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Saturday & Sunday - Closed

1917 Nolana Ave, Ste 100
McAllen, TX  78504
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