Homestead Schools, Inc. is a registered corporation providing continuing education to medical professionals such as psychologists, dentists, nurses and social workers. As a specialist in continuing education (CE), Homestead Schools provides a blend of distance and contact education to healthcare professionals across the United States.
Located in California, the school offers CE courses for nursing home administrators, dietetics professionals, marriage and family therapists, counselors, dentists, social workers and nurses. In total, they offer over 125 home study courses for nurses alone.
Homestead Schools was founded in 1991 with the vision of providing quality continuing education opportunities to professionals in allied health care regardless of their background. The school is dedicated to facilitating lifelong learning by implementing individual learning plans, providing a forum for exchanging ideas and providing outcomes that are relevant to the professional being catered to.
Homestead Schools has continually kept increasing its reach, and currently serves students in 15 states with dozens of courses for health care professionals. A laundry list of accreditations gives immense credibility to this institution, which also provides public training in areas such as traffic safety, and regularly publishes books on law, finance and tax.
The organization is headed by Mr. Vijay Fadia, founder and president of Homestead CEUs. An entrepreneur with a successful history going back to 1982, Mr. Fadia has taken Homestead Schools from its humble beginnings to being one of the premier providers of educational materials in the United States. Having authored and/or published over 200 titles aimed at working professionals, his repertoire includes such diverse fields as real estate, personal finance and law.
The following is a list of programs being offered at Homestead Schools. It is important to note that the list can be different from programs currently being offered. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (1,549 Hours)
The licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes about twelve months for most students to complete.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $30,000*
- Based on published reports, around 50 students completed the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program last year
- Students usually complete the licensed practical nurse (LPN) program in 12 months
More details and school listings are available through our licensed practical nurse (LPN) Programs page.
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (720 Hours)
Allied health and medical assisting services program takes approximately six months to complete.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $11,000*
- Based on published reports, around 20 students completed the allied health and medical assisting services program last year
- Students usually complete the allied health and medical assisting services program in 6 months
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at Homestead Schools is $13,400. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. A fee of $75 is required from all applicants. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with Homestead Schools 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||68%||$4,342|
|Receiving Student Loans||89%||$7,644|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 3%.
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Homestead Schools.
- American Career College at St. Francis in Lynwood, CA (12 miles away)
- Angeles Institute in ARTESIA, CA (16 miles away)
- Career Development Institute in Los Angeles, CA (17 miles away)
- Central Nursing College in Los Angeles, CA (18 miles away)
- Preferred College of Nursing - Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA (18 miles away)