History of Career Colleges of America The school was established in 1988 to provide entry-level training in various career opportunities. The College was purchased in 1991, and its name was changed to Career Colleges of America, which is a dba of CCA Educorp. Additional vocational programs have since been implemented in order to satisfy increasing demands of the industry. Career Colleges of America opened its San Bernardino Campus in 1994 and its Los Angeles Campus in 2003. On December 14, 1999, Career Colleges of America received full accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) and is subject to ongoing review by this national accrediting agency. The Surgical Technology program is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Vocational Nurse program is also accredited by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).