Carrington College - Albuquerque1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Carrington College has awarded over 40,000 certificates and degrees since 1992. Carrington offers practical, real-world education to its students. Specially designed degree and diploma programs are based on class sizes for 15 to 24 students. The small classes and individual attention from first-rate instructors encourage lively interaction and allow students to get practical hands-on experience.
The faculty and support staff helps students get the personal attention they need while attending the college. As the demand for better-educated workers continues to grow, so does Carrington College, expanding its course offerings and campus sites in order to meet the needs of both students and employers across the United States.
At Carrington College, we are proud of our long and distinguished history in health care education and take pride in the success we have helped our graduates achieve. We are totally committed to helping our students advance in the fields of their choice. By virtue of our accreditation and our respected reputation for educating highly skilled professionals, Carrington College has developed strong, ongoing partnerships with employers in the health care industry. Our Career Services Department has established an extremely high rate of success, working with students to identify and pursue positions that match their career development goals.
Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), 750 First St. NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002, 202-336- 6780, to award associate degrees and certificates of achievement. ACICS is recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
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Fitness Training - Certificate
The future employment prospects for fitness trainers are in good shape; the growing awareness of the importance of exercise and a healthy lifestyle means that more and more people are seeking expert help from fitness training professionals. The Carrington College Fitness Training program teaches students the skills needed to develop and maintain personalized exercise programs for clients in settings like health or exercise clubs, sports training facilities, or even on a self-employed basis in clients' homes.
Fitness training certification from Carrington College provides students the hands-on knowledge and personal training skills they need to help them succeed in a career as a fitness trainer. Here are just a few excellent reasons to consider our Fitness Training program at Carrington College; the program includes:
Massage Therapy - Certificate
Massage Therapy has achieved unprecedented popularity in recent years. Career opportunities are on the rise for the licensed massage therapist including private health clubs, day spas and resorts, beauty salons, corporations, stress reduction/relaxation centers. Opportunities lie in health care working in association with other health practitioners such as chiropractors, medical doctors, dentists, physical therapists, and psychologists.
The professional Massage Therapy Certificate program teaches the art and science of massage therapy, while also teaching sound business practices, which prepare students for success in the marketplace. In the professional Massage Therapy program at Carrington College, students learn light energy work as well as deep-tissue modalities, Spa Therapies, Infant massage, Shiatsu, and how to treat specific pain and dysfunction, as well as a holistic approach to health and healing.
As a graduate of the professional Massage Therapy program's didactic and laboratory therapy instruction, the graduate would qualify to sit for the National Certification Exam administered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Associate's - Physical therapist Assistant
Being a physical therapist assistant is a highly demanding job, but an extremely rewarding one. It requires patience, empathy and the ability to analyze and evaluate individual situations. With these characteristics and the desire to help others to heal - physically, mentally, and spiritually - you can excel in our Physical Therapist Assistant program.
The real world training you can receive at Carrington CollegeŽ or Carrington CollegeŽ California is designed to help you succeed in your future career. The Physical Therapist Assistant program utilizes a mix of formal instruction, laboratory practice and hands-on clinical experience that helps you to:
In the process of pursuing your Associate degree, you can gain the skills necessary to provide a range of physical therapy services under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.
The basic areas of study in this program include anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, human movement, and movement disorders. The curriculum provides a broad base of knowledge covering issues related to the muscles, bones, nerves, ligaments and tendons. At Carrington College we want to provide you with the knowledge and tools that can help prepare you to have a successful career as a physical therapy assistant.
Our Physical Therapist Assistant program offers instruction by experienced faculty at impressive facilities featuring much of the same equipment you may find at your future place of employment. Taking what you learn here and applying it to the real world can lead to a job in a variety of settings such as:
Program availability varies by location.
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