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Charter College

Alaska · California · Montana
New Mexico · Utah · Washington · Online*

Charter CollegeUnlike a traditional liberal arts college or university, Charter College's career training programs emphasize industry-specific education and relevant skills sought by employers. Taught by experienced professionals, programs at Charter aim to get you working as quickly as possible in customarily busy career fields.

With a focus on in-demand trades, Charter College integrates industry-standard technology with its unique blended learning option. Blended learning splits your studies between the classroom and online learning, allowing you to achieve your certificate while maintaining freedom in your schedule to live your life.

Charter College is ready to help you achieve your goals with online learning and campuses across multiple states.

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Charter College Programs


Business programs at Charter College focus on the skills and knowledge graduates need to succeed in the current marketplace.

Business Office Administration

A certificate in business office administration from Charter College can prepare students for positions in office administration, business communications, data entry, employee relations, and report preparation. Students can learn many different kinds of software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Additionally, the program provides exposure to business fundamentals, leadership, project management, and managerial communications.


  • Online

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Health Care

Learn to combine your natural compassion with medical knowledge and technical skills. Charter College offers a range of certificate programs in the health care profession. Taught by experienced professionals, who want to help you succeed, Charter's health care programs have become increasingly popular as the industry sees strong growth.

Dental Assisting

Charter College's dental assisting training covers patient care, sterilization of instruments and equipment, taking and processing dental x-rays, and more. Graduates of this 10-month certificate program are prepared to pursue an entry-level job in most dental settings.

Offered at:

  • Oxnard, California
  • Pasco, Washington
  • Vancouver, Washington

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Charter College's A.A.S. in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program provides you with the knowledge and technical skills you need to pursue an entry-level position in the field. In classrooms, labs, and clinical practicums, you can learn various imaging techniques, common medical terminology, and how to engage with patients professionally. This program is delivered through blended learning and can be completed in as little as 14 months.

Offered at:

  • Salt Lake City, Utah

Health Unit Coordinator

From how to manage a hospital unit to basic patient care, a certificate in health unit coordination will provide you with the fundamental industry knowledge you need to work successfully in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and more.


  • Online

Medical Assistant

From measuring vital signs to maintaining electronic medical records, the successful completion of this certificate program can prepare you for a wide variety of positions. Technological advances and an aging population mean the health care industry continues to see rapid growth and a constant need for workers.

Offered at:

  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Wasilla, Alaska
  • Oxnard, California
  • Billings, Montana
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Farmington, New Mexico

  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • East Wenatchee, Washington
  • Lacey, Washington
  • Pasco, Washington
  • Vancouver, Washington
  • Yakima, Washington

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

The Medical Office Administrative Assistant certificate program is a great place to start if you are interested in working as a medical secretary or in a medical insurance office. With a flexible, year-round schedule, you could be on this exciting new career path in less than a year.

Offered at:

  • Anchorage, Alaska

Pharmacy Technician

Charter College could prepare you for your new career as a pharmacy technician in less than a year. You could be working in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or even for a pharmaceuticals company. If a career in health care appeals to you - this could be the certificate program you have been looking for.

Offered at:

  • Lacey, Washington
  • Vancouver, Washington

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Information Technology

It would be challenging to find a company that doesn't use technology or computing systems, so there is usually an abundance of jobs in the information technology sector. Charter College's information technology programs prepare students for this fast-paced field by providing them with instruction from industry professionals using standard industry technology.

Computer Aided Design

If drafting or computer aided design are careers that excite you, Charter College's Computer-Aided Design certificate program could set you up for success. This program can prepare students to become AutoCAD certified with design skills in two-dimensional and three-dimensional modeling.


  • Online

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Charter College's trades programs are taught by working professionals who are passionate about helping you achieve your goals. The continued demand for skilled trades professionals means consistent employment opportunities for those with the critical knowledge and skills you could learn at Charter College.


Learn to install, maintain, and repair heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration systems with Charter College! Demand for HVAC/R technicians continues to grow. In less than a year, you could be trained and ready to work in this booming industry.

Offered at:

  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Lacey, Washington
  • Pasco, Washington
  • Vancouver, Washington


Getting your certificate in welding can open a world of possibilities. From shipbuilding to repairs on oil rigs, welding is a skill that is constantly in high demand. Students learn the basics of the industry, including hands-on cutting, welding, layout, and fittings. In less than a year, you could be working in your new career.

Offered at:

  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Vancouver, Washington

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If the time has come for you to launch your career in animal care, Charter College is ready to help you achieve your goal.

Veterinary Assistant

In the Charter College Veterinary Assistant certificate program, you can learn about small animal nursing, pharmacology, radiology, and surgical assisting.

As part of the program, students receive Fear Free certification, which teaches them ways to prevent fear and anxiety in pets during visits.

Offered at:

  • Oxnard, California
  • Vancouver, Washington

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Charter College Locations

In addition to local campuses across the Western states, Charter College offers online courses and blended learning options for career education.



2221 E Northern Lights Blvd 120
Anchorage AK 99508

721 W Parks Hwy
Wasilla AK 99654


2000 Outlet Center Dr 150
Oxnard CA 93036


1595 Grand Ave 230
Billings MT 59102

1930 Brooks St
Missoula MT 59801

New Mexico

3030 E 20th St
Farmington NM 87402


Salt Lake City
9485 South 700 East
Sandy UT 84070


East Wenatchee
595 Grant Rd 5
East Wenatchee WA 98802

4520 Lacey Blvd SE 40th
Lacey WA 98503

5278 Outlet Dr
Pasco WA 99301

17200 SE Mill Plain Blvd 100
Vancouver WA 98683

2706 West Nob Hill Blvd 106
Yakima WA 98902

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Charter College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

*For Alaska residents, programs are offered online through Anchorage. For non-Alaskan residents, they are offered online through Vancouver.