The College of Health Care Professions-Austin

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

31 Faculty Members | 26:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Academy of Health Care Professions is dedicated to providing quality training to individuals interested in the allied health care fields. Knowledge and proficiency are attained through demonstration, actual operation of equipment and practice of learned techniques. It is our aim to provide students with the knowledge and technical proficiency that will make them employable for entry-level positions in the allied health care field.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
80%
Did not receive aid
20%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 69.0% $4,056
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 15.0% $230
Loans 73.0% $6,467

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Surgical Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to utilize medical ultrasound techniques to gather sonographic data used to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Includes instruction in obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient histories and data; patient instruction and care; anatomic, physiologic and pathologic data recording; sonographic data processing; sonography equipment operation; and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Vascular Sonography] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
86%
Male Students
14%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino42.64%
  2. Caucasian24.62%
  3. Black17.72%
  4. Not Specified9.46%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities2.71%
  6. American Indian/Alaska Native1.35%
  7. Asian1.2%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.3%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

813

Undergraduate students

813

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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