American Career College-Lynwood
Lynwood, CA 90262
American Career College-Lynwood is a private, for profit institution, located in Lynwood, California. It offers diploma and certificate programs, which can be completed in 2 years or less.
American Career College-Lynwood has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio31:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than 2 year|
|Business ModelFor Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The St. Francis Career College Vocational Nursing program is intended to provide students with a theoretical framework of knowledge, values, skills, experiences and meanings in a systematized manner to support the provision of nursing care within the scope of the Vocational Nurse Practice Act.
The program will utilize a curriculum that progresses from simple concepts to the more complex in theory and clinical skills.
The program is four semesters long, totaling 16 months of instruction excluding semester breaks and other holidays. This time frame does not take into account time required reviewing for the National Licensure exams and other exams required for graduation. The total length of the program is approximately 18 to 20 months.
The program schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm theory classes and clinical hours from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Evening courses (if available) will be run 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm and clinical hours will be 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
- Official photo identification
- Original Social Security Card
- Official High school Diploma GED equivalency certificate
- Entrance exam (proof of Math and English skills)
- Current educational work experience
- Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification from the American Heart Association and Certification for CPR + AED to be kept current thorough the period of enrollment.
- Formal Interview
- Background check for the past seven years
- Health Screening (physical exam, confirmation of required immunizations, vaccinations and drug screening test)
The school admits 30 students for each class but will maintain a waiting list in case of cancellation. New students will be oriented prior to the first day of theory classes. Orientation is mandatory to all students enrolled in the program. Dress code for orientation is business casual.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||60|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from American Career College-Lynwood
8.4 miles away
Marian Health Careers Center-Los Angeles Campus
10.47 miles away
Career Development Institute Inc
13.18 miles away
Palladium Technical Academy
14.26 miles away
15.26 miles away
15.3 miles away
Marian Health Careers Center-Van Nuys Campus
22.72 miles away
27.24 miles away
Career Care Institute
51.59 miles away
51.72 miles away
$24,199Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$24,251|
|30k to 48k$24,989|
|48k to 75k$26,314|
|75k to 110k$25,164|
|Program Length||Tuition & Fees||Books & Supplies||Total|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||16months||$35,800.00||$650.00||$36,450.00|
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Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
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