Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Associate of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at https://accjc.org/.
Background Screenings and Drug Tests
Individuals seeking to enter the following career fields may be subject to screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks and drug/alcohol testing prior to externship, to attain occupational licensure/certification or employment, and throughout their careers:
- Dental Assisting
- Dental Hygeine
- Medical Assisting
- Nursing Bridge (LVN to RN)
- Practical/Vocational Nursing
- Pharmacy Technology
- Respiratory Care
- Registered Nursing
Applicants for jobs in the criminal justice field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug and/or alcohol testing, physical and/or psychological examinations and credit checks. Unsatisfactory screening results may disqualify an applicant for a position in the criminal justice field.
Individuals seeking to enter the massage therapy career field may be subject to screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks and drug/alcohol testing prior to externship, to attain occupational licensure/certification or employment, and throughout their careers. CPR certification is required for licensure/certification.
Carrington College does not guarantee employment, nor employment within specific locations, facilities or salary ranges.
Gainful Employment Disclosures
Important information about the educational debt, earnings and completion rate of students who attended Carrington College can be found here.
Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program. Credential preparation varies by location.
Program availability varies by location.
Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
Notice for Programs (excluding Medical Assisting) at the Glendale Learning Center
Certificate is awarded from the Phoenix North campus.
Notice for Medical Assisting Program at the Glendale Learning Center
For the Hybrid program, the certificate is awarded from the Phoenix North campus, but campus based courses are located at the Glendale Learning Center, an auxiliary learning site to the Phoenix North campus.
Notice for the Registered Nursing, Registered Nursing LVN to RN, Nursing Bridge, Practical Nursing, and Vocational Nursing Programs
Admission to, or graduation from, Carrington College's (insert nursing program) does not guarantee graduates will obtain a license or certificate to practice nursing. Licensure and certification requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the State Board of Nursing.