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College of Health Care Professions-Northwest

College of Health Care Professions-Northwest is an Associate's college with 810 students located in Houston, TX.

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Offers Associate Degrees

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For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.chcp.edu/disclosures

Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.

Mission Statement

The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) 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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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 810
Gender 12% Male / 88% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 77% 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 23%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 42%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician (95%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (4%), Health/Health Care Administration/Management (0%), Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

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.

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.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

A program that prepares individuals to plan, design, and manage systems, processes, and facilities used to collect, store, secure, retrieve, analyze, and transmit medical records and other health information used by clinical professionals and health care organizations. Includes instruction in the principles and basic content of the biomedical and clinical sciences, information technology and applications, data and database management, clinical research methodologies, health information resources and systems, office management, legal requirements, and professional standards.

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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 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 office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

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Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Administration & Faculty

Chief Executive Officer Jon D. Emerald
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 26
Student : Faculty Ratio 19 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 34 : 65
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Acceptance Rate: 100.0% accepted of 1,107 applications

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

58% of students graduated on time.

84% of students graduated in six years.

79% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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