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College Profile: Carrington College-Boise

 
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Apollo College is a private institution of higher education. It awards degrees and diplomas in veterinary, dental, and medical career fields. Apollo College has nine campuses in different locations within the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada. It is a division of the U.S. Education Corporation, which also operates Western Career College's eight campuses in California.
 
1122 North Liberty Street
Boise, ID
83704-8742
208-377-8080 (general)
208-377-8080 (financial aid)
208-377-8080 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names Apollo College, Apollo College-Boise, Carrington College-Boise
Type Private for-profit, 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Differs by program
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Carrington College-Boise Website
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Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Neither required nor recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Student Body
1,093 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
49 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
49 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Dental Assisting (Associate Degree)
The Dental Assisting curriculum includes dental assisting theory, laboratory instruction, and clinical experiences in area dental offices and the on-campus dental clinic. The program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the dentist in his or her practice, as well as other settings described in this section. The competent Dental Assistant is a combination of chairside assistant, technician, and office assistant. The Dental Assistant works with the dentist during the treatment of patients, becoming the dentist?s second pair of hands.
Dental Assisting (Certificate Program)
The Dental Assisting curriculum includes dental assisting theory, laboratory instruction, and clinical experiences in area dental offices and the on-campus dental clinic. The program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the dentist in his or her practice, as well as other settings described in this section. The competent Dental Assistant is a combination of chairside assistant, technician, and office assistant. The Dental Assistant works with the dentist during the treatment of patients, becoming the dentist?s second pair of hands.
Dental Assisting (Diploma Program)
The Dental Assisting curriculum includes dental assisting theory, laboratory instruction, and clinical experiences in area dental offices and the on-campus dental clinic. The program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the dentist in his or her practice, as well as other settings described in this section. The competent Dental Assistant is a combination of chairside assistant, technician, and office assistant. The Dental Assistant works with the dentist during the treatment of patients, becoming the dentist?s second pair of hands.
Dental Hygiene (Associate Degree)
The Dental Hygiene program will prepare students to perform professionally at an entry-level competency. They will partner with other professionals in environments that ensure patient needs are being met through delivery of clinical services that are current, safe, preventive, and comprehensive. The program is designed to prepare students to meet legal and professional requirements as well as expectations of the community and local dental professionals.
Massage Therapy (Associate Degree)
The Massage Therapy degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as a massage therapist and/or to enter private practice. The technical portion of the program introduces a variety of massage therapy techniques to facilitate the graduate?s ability to address specific problem areas and concerns presented by the client. Techniques include Swedish massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, Shiatsu, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and site-specific treatment techniques. Anatomy and physiology, terminology, basic biology, function and structure of the skeletal and muscular systems, ethics, personal care, communication skills, practice management, and success skills are topics included in this program.
Massage Therapy (Certificate Program)
The Massage Therapy degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as a massage therapist and/or to enter private practice. The technical portion of the program introduces a variety of massage therapy techniques to facilitate the graduate?s ability to address specific problem areas and concerns presented by the client. Techniques include Swedish massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, Shiatsu, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and site-specific treatment techniques. Anatomy and physiology, terminology, basic biology, function and structure of the skeletal and muscular systems, ethics, personal care, communication skills, practice management, and success skills are topics included in this program.
Massage Therapy (Diploma Program)
The Massage Therapy degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as a massage therapist and/or to enter private practice. The technical portion of the program introduces a variety of massage therapy techniques to facilitate the graduate?s ability to address specific problem areas and concerns presented by the client. Techniques include Swedish massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, Shiatsu, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and site-specific treatment techniques. Anatomy and physiology, terminology, basic biology, function and structure of the skeletal and muscular systems, ethics, personal care, communication skills, practice management, and success skills are topics included in this program.
Medical Administrative Assisting (Associate Degree)
The Medical Administrative Assisting degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in a medical or dental front office or hospital office setting. The program specializes in administration, with an emphasis on the practice of various medical office skills. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development, and the measuring of vital signs are presented. The student will complete classroom work using a personal computer. Current skills for word processing and medical office procedures are practiced. Field experience during the externship is an important part of the program.
Medical Administrative Assisting (Associate Degree)
The Medical Administrative Assisting degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in a medical or dental front office or hospital office setting. The program specializes in administration, with an emphasis on the practice of various medical office skills. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development, and the measuring of vital signs are presented. The student will complete classroom work using a personal computer. Current skills for word processing and medical office procedures are practiced. Field experience during the externship is an important part of the program.
Medical Administrative Assisting (Certificate Program)
The Medical Administrative Assisting degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in a medical or dental front office or hospital office setting. The program specializes in administration, with an emphasis on the practice of various medical office skills. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development, and the measuring of vital signs are presented. The student will complete classroom work using a personal computer. Current skills for word processing and medical office procedures are practiced. Field experience during the externship is an important part of the program.
Medical Administrative Assisting (Certificate Program)
The Medical Administrative Assisting degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in a medical or dental front office or hospital office setting. The program specializes in administration, with an emphasis on the practice of various medical office skills. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development, and the measuring of vital signs are presented. The student will complete classroom work using a personal computer. Current skills for word processing and medical office procedures are practiced. Field experience during the externship is an important part of the program.
Medical Administrative Assisting (Diploma Program)
The Medical Administrative Assisting degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in a medical or dental front office or hospital office setting. The program specializes in administration, with an emphasis on the practice of various medical office skills. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development, and the measuring of vital signs are presented. The student will complete classroom work using a personal computer. Current skills for word processing and medical office procedures are practiced. Field experience during the externship is an important part of the program.
Medical Administrative Assisting (Diploma Program)
The Medical Administrative Assisting degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in a medical or dental front office or hospital office setting. The program specializes in administration, with an emphasis on the practice of various medical office skills. In addition, medical terminology, introduction to anatomy, pharmacology, professional development, and the measuring of vital signs are presented. The student will complete classroom work using a personal computer. Current skills for word processing and medical office procedures are practiced. Field experience during the externship is an important part of the program.
Medical Assisting (Certificate Program)
The Medical Assisting curriculum includes medical assisting theory, laboratory instruction and clinical experiences in area medical offices. The certificate program prepares the student for entry- level positions assisting the physician in his or her practice, as well as other positions described in this section. Medical Assistants are multi-skilled professionals specifically trained to perform both front office and clinical skills in the physician?s office.
Medical Assisting (Diploma Program)
The Medical Assisting curriculum includes medical assisting theory, laboratory instruction and clinical experiences in area medical offices. The certificate program prepares the student for entry- level positions assisting the physician in his or her practice, as well as other positions described in this section. Medical Assistants are multi-skilled professionals specifically trained to perform both front office and clinical skills in the physician?s office.
Medical Billing (Associate Degree)
The Medical Billing degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for employment as a medical biller in a medical or dental office, hospital, clinic, or by an independent billing company. Instruction will consist of theory and practice to meet the competencies identified as necessary for entry-level employment. Students will learn to prepare various health claims forms required by the insurance industry using medical billing software. This involves practicing accurate interpretation of medical records, including procedures performed and the diagnosis determined by the health care provider, and correctly documenting and coding the information for submission to the insurance company for payment. The emphasis is on the high level of responsibility required and the attention to detail and accuracy needed to be a competent medical biller.
Medical Billing (Certificate Program)
The Medical Billing degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for employment as a medical biller in a medical or dental office, hospital, clinic, or by an independent billing company. Instruction will consist of theory and practice to meet the competencies identified as necessary for entry-level employment. Students will learn to prepare various health claims forms required by the insurance industry using medical billing software. This involves practicing accurate interpretation of medical records, including procedures performed and the diagnosis determined by the health care provider, and correctly documenting and coding the information for submission to the insurance company for payment. The emphasis is on the high level of responsibility required and the attention to detail and accuracy needed to be a competent medical biller.
Medical Billing (Diploma Program)
The Medical Billing degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare the student for employment as a medical biller in a medical or dental office, hospital, clinic, or by an independent billing company. Instruction will consist of theory and practice to meet the competencies identified as necessary for entry-level employment. Students will learn to prepare various health claims forms required by the insurance industry using medical billing software. This involves practicing accurate interpretation of medical records, including procedures performed and the diagnosis determined by the health care provider, and correctly documenting and coding the information for submission to the insurance company for payment. The emphasis is on the high level of responsibility required and the attention to detail and accuracy needed to be a competent medical biller.
Pharmacy Technician (Certificate Program)
The Pharmacy Technician curriculum includes pharmacy theory, laboratory instruction and clinical experiences in area pharmacies. The certificate program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the pharmacist in his or her practice, as well as other positions described in this section. The Pharmacy Technician is skilled in the practical and mechanical aspects of pharmacy practice, assisting in the various activities of inventory management, compounding, and dispensing medications. Such duties include, but need not be limited to: maintaining patient records, retrieving and packaging medication doses, filling and distributing, maintaining inventories of drug supplies, and mixing of parental fluids.
Pharmacy Technician (Certificate Program)
The Pharmacy Technician curriculum includes pharmacy theory, laboratory instruction and clinical experiences in area pharmacies. The certificate program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the pharmacist in his or her practice, as well as other positions described in this section. The Pharmacy Technician is skilled in the practical and mechanical aspects of pharmacy practice, assisting in the various activities of inventory management, compounding, and dispensing medications. Such duties include, but need not be limited to: maintaining patient records, retrieving and packaging medication doses, filling and distributing, maintaining inventories of drug supplies, and mixing of parental fluids.
Pharmacy Technician (Diploma Program)
The Pharmacy Technician curriculum includes pharmacy theory, laboratory instruction and clinical experiences in area pharmacies. The certificate program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the pharmacist in his or her practice, as well as other positions described in this section. The Pharmacy Technician is skilled in the practical and mechanical aspects of pharmacy practice, assisting in the various activities of inventory management, compounding, and dispensing medications. Such duties include, but need not be limited to: maintaining patient records, retrieving and packaging medication doses, filling and distributing, maintaining inventories of drug supplies, and mixing of parental fluids.
Pharmacy Technician (Diploma Program)
The Pharmacy Technician curriculum includes pharmacy theory, laboratory instruction and clinical experiences in area pharmacies. The certificate program prepares the student for entry-level positions assisting the pharmacist in his or her practice, as well as other positions described in this section. The Pharmacy Technician is skilled in the practical and mechanical aspects of pharmacy practice, assisting in the various activities of inventory management, compounding, and dispensing medications. Such duties include, but need not be limited to: maintaining patient records, retrieving and packaging medication doses, filling and distributing, maintaining inventories of drug supplies, and mixing of parental fluids.
Practical Nursing (Certificate Program)
The program provides theoretical and clinical experiences in nursing and incorporates knowledge from the related disciplines. These experiences will be facilitated by the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes in every nursing course. The goal of the program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions where they will provide quality healthcare services in diverse settings and function as providers of care, managers of care, and members within the discipline. Students completing the program will earn a certificate and be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). Credential Awarded: Graduates of the Nursing program receive a certificate of achievement. Employment opportunities: Employment opportunities include positions in long-term care, assisted living, home health care, ambulatory health clinics, and hospitals.
Practical Nursing (Diploma Program)
The program provides theoretical and clinical experiences in nursing and incorporates knowledge from the related disciplines. These experiences will be facilitated by the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes in every nursing course. The goal of the program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions where they will provide quality healthcare services in diverse settings and function as providers of care, managers of care, and members within the discipline. Students completing the program will earn a certificate and be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). Credential Awarded: Graduates of the Nursing program receive a certificate of achievement. Employment opportunities: Employment opportunities include positions in long-term care, assisted living, home health care, ambulatory health clinics, and hospitals.

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