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Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista

Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista is an Associate's college with 927 students located in Chula Vista, CA.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 927
Gender 28% Male / 72% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 56% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 29%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 46%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant (36%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (28%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (26%), Health/Health Care Administration/Management (8%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of veterinarians, laboratory animal specialists, and zoological professionals, to provide patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance as well as owner communication. Includes instruction in animal nursing care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, dental prophylaxis, surgical assisting, clinical laboratory procedures, office administration skills, patient and owner management, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

Administration & Faculty

Campus Director Kathy Hoersch, Campus Director
Campus Director Keever Jankovich, Campus Director
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 25
Student : Faculty Ratio 25 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 24 : 76
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 96
No Status Faculty 4

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

15% of students graduated on time.

63% of students graduated in six years.

73% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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