Carrington College©, a nationally accredited institution, traces its California roots to 1967 - founded in Sacramento as Northwest College of Medical and Dental Assistants. Through the years, we’ve stayed true to our initial goal of changing the lives of our students. Today, we're the starting point for health care careers, helping students achieve their career goals at seven locations across California and 10 additional campuses across the Western United States. In order to give you your best chance for professional success, we pay close attention to industry trends so we can create not only Certificate and Associate degree programs that are in demand, but also the skills that employers are looking for in candidates. From curricula we develop to the technology and tools we use to our hands-on approach to instruction, we are committed to innovation. That’s why we lead the way when it comes to education that prepares students for careers in healthcare. To learn how one of our education programs could help you change your life or to learn more about financial aid programs & availability, call and talk to one of our admissions representatives or visit us online today!