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Career Colleges of America

5612 E Imperial Hwy, South Gate, CA

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  • Phone: (562) 861-8702

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Career Colleges of America is located in South Gate, California. CCA has three additional campuses which are located in Los Angeles, California, San Bernardino, California, and Gardena, California. CCA was founded in 1991 and continues to provide quality career training. The training programs offered at CCA have a positive employment forecast and students can expect to gain the required training needed to excel in their occupational field. This school offers training for students interested in becoming a diagnostic medical sonographer, medical assistant, pharmacy technician, medical biller, phlebotomy technician I, nurse assistant, home health aide, dental assistant, or fitness trainer. CCA also offers training in surgical technology and alcohol drug counseling.

Prior to being admitting into CCA, prospective students will need to submit an essay, complete an entrance exam, and successfully pass a background check. After acceptance into CCA, students in need of financial assistance may apply for grants and loans offered by the federal government. CCA is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training. This school is also approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education.

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Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Career Colleges of America. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to see a full list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (562) 861-8702 x115.

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Medical Assistant (24 Hours)

The medical assistant program takes about nine months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $16,000*
  • More than 300 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the medical assistant program is about 9 months

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Ultrasound Technician (64 Hours)

The ultrasound technician program offered commonly takes about twenty-three months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $39,000*
  • $24,500 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • Based on published reports, around 300 students completed the ultrasound technician program last year
  • Students usually complete the ultrasound technician program in 23 months

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Surgical Technologist (43 Hours)

The surgical technologist program offered commonly takes about sixteen months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $32,000*
  • 28% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $18,300 in student loans**
  • More than 100 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • Takes about 16 months to complete

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Medical Insurance Specialist (25 Hours)

Medical insurance specialist program takes ,as reported, nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $16,000*
  • Graduates in repayment, have an estimated repayment rate of 26%**
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $8,400 in student loans**
  • Around 100 students completed the medical insurance specialist program last year
  • Students complete this program in usually 9 months

Physical Fitness Technician (24 Hours)

The physical fitness technician program offered commonly takes about eight months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $16,000*
  • Students complete this program in usually 8 months

Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (25 Hours)

The substance abuse and addiction counseling program takes about eight months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition cost of this program is $16,000*
  • Takes about 8 months to complete

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Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $18,300. A fee of $100 is required from all applicants. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (562) 861-8702. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$5,088
Receiving Student Loans89%$9,076

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 10%.

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.