College Profile: Kaplan College-El Paso

 
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Career Centers of Texas offers quality higher education programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused training to empower students to achieve their personal and professional potential. Students can choose from a variety of innovative programs designed to help meet the needs of today's employers-so you can make a smooth transition from our classrooms to job sites with confidence in your ability to succeed.

With campuses in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, El Paso, and Fort Worth, Career Centers of Texas is easily accessible from all over the great state of Texas.

To get ahead in today's competitive job market, you need a solid education that helps you develop knowledge, skills, and work habits that could set you apart from other applicants. At Career Centers of Texas, our diploma programs are career-focused and designed to help you prepare for the career you want. When you graduate from our El Paso, Texas campus you could have the training required to enter the workforce with confidence.

Experience your chosen profession firsthand through a combination of classroom lectures, field trips, presentations from guest speakers, interactive role-playing exercises, and practical application in our specially designed training labs. Practice performing the skills you will need on the job and prepare to become a valued member of the workforce.

Our professional instructors have experience in the fields they teach and are prepared to share their knowledge and expertise with you. You will get an inside look at what employers demand in the workplace in some of the most sought-after careers in the country.

Career Centers of Texas, El Paso campus is located just minutes from I-10 and North Lee Trevino Drive and is easily accessible from anywhere in El Paso. Ample parking is available on site. An additional classroom facility is operated at 1231 Lee Trevino, which consists of 10,000 square feet and houses classrooms, offices, a reception area, and a student lounge.

Among the many advantages of living in El Paso is a low cost of living due, in part, to no state, county, or city income taxes. The Fort Bliss military base, defense-related businesses, education, retail and wholesale trades, manufacturing, agriculture, and the maquila industry in Ciudad Juarez form the city's economic base.
 
8360 Burnham Rd Ste 100
El Paso, TX
79907
915-595-1935 (general)
915-595-1935 (financial aid)
915-595-1935 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Career Centers of Texas-El Paso is to provide higher education with quality programs that integrate professional skills and career-focus to empower students in developing and achieving both their personal and career potentials. Career Centers of Texas recognizes the worth and dignity of all people, and is sensitive to the diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds represented in its student population. All students are encouraged to reach their potential within the framework of their individual needs, interests, and capabilities. The College employs instructional methods based on adult learning theory and is committed to the development of each student's intellectual, analytical, and critical thinking abilities.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Differs by program
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Kaplan College-El Paso Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Student Body
1,466 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Computer Support Technician (Diploma Program)
Through our Computer Support Technician Diploma program, we offer you the opportunity to gain the knowledge you need to search for entry-level employment in a field that is vital in today's business world. Through group discussions, lectures, and hands-on experience, you can learn about computer programs, hardware and software, and network systems. Upon graduation of this program, you can seek positions as a desktop support technician, help desk specialist, computer lab coordinator, office systems support specialist, hardware/software installer, or computer salesperson.
Dental Assistant (Diploma Program)
The Dental Assistant program prepares students for entry-level positions as dental assistants in dental offices, clinics or lab environments, with the skills needed for advancement in the dental field, depending upon the student?s goals. The program teaches students how to assist a dentist and perform tray setups. Students have the opportunity to learn about patient care techniques, infection control and sterilization, medical emergencies, taking dental x-rays, making dental impressions, various dental instruments, oral evacuation, fixed prosthodontics, pharmacology and pain control and preventive dentistry. Students may take the individual courses separately.
Import/Export Administration (Diploma Program)
The Import/Export Administration program gives students the opportunity to learn a basic knowledge in the Import/Export field and becomes a member of a growing global economy. Students have lessons in general entry procedures, classification of merchandise, invoicing, labeling, entry filing, surety bonds, liquidations, drawbacks, warehouse coding, quotas and visas, transportation, trafficking, pricing, commercial terms, accounting principles and computer literacy.
Insurance Processor (Diploma Program)
The objective of the Insurance Processor program is to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for entry-level positions in the medical field for a private physician, clinic, or hospital insurance department. This program includes instruction in medical insurance claims, insurance coding practices, Medicare/Medicaid, Workman's Compensation and computer data entry. A diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of the program.
Medical Assistant (Diploma Program)
As a professional Medical Assistant, our graduates can work in private physicians' offices and may have a combination of administrative and clinical responsibilities. Medical Assistants are often found in clinics or hospitals' admissions, patient records and insurance departments. Some Medical Assistants find employment in medical labs or blood banks. Graduates of this program may perform duties in both the administrative and clinical areas of a doctor's office, clinic, or other medical facilities. Some graduates may specialize in either clinical or administrative duties, but most perform duties in both areas. Specific duties may include assisting the physician with exams and minor surgery, administering medication, performing electrocardiographs, phlebotomy, minor laboratory procedures, taking vital signs, interviewing patients for medical histories, medical record documentation, reception duties, insurance billing, and bookkeeping duties. The objective of the Medical Assistant Clinical/Clerical program is to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for entry-level positions in the health care field. This program includes instruction in both the clinical and administrative aspects of medical assisting, anatomy and physiology, and CPR certification. Graduation is acknowledged by awarding a diploma upon completion of the program. Graduates will be eligible to take the Registered Medical Assistant Examination.
Medical Office Specialist (Diploma Program)
The Medical Office Specialist program can prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills and work habits required for entry?level positions in private physicians' offices, clinics, hospital clerical departments, professional medical facilities The program focuses on computerized medical procedures in insurance, bookkeeping, word processing and transcription. A medical office specialist will fill duties such as filing insurance claims for group and private practice insurance, preparing DRG?s, completing medical transcriptions, performing reception duties and taking responsibility for accounts, patient files as well as payroll and financial statements.
Medical Office Specialist (Diploma Program)
The Medical Office Specialist program can prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills and work habits required for entry?level positions in private physicians' offices, clinics, hospital clerical departments, professional medical facilities The program focuses on computerized medical procedures in insurance, bookkeeping, word processing and transcription. A medical office specialist will fill duties such as filing insurance claims for group and private practice insurance, preparing DRG?s, completing medical transcriptions, performing reception duties and taking responsibility for accounts, patient files as well as payroll and financial statements.
Pharmacy Technician (Diploma Program)
The Pharmacy Technician program can prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for an entry-level position in the pharmacy field or related area. Graduates of this program work directly under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. General duties may include transcribing physician's orders and hospital charts; drug product selection; preparing medications for dispensing, labeling, and refill authorization; computer data entry for patient profile maintenance; and procedures for acquiring all necessary information. They also assist in quality management procedures and security measures. Other duties may include preparing unit dose medications, IV admixtures, and sterile irrigations. Prior to graduation, students are required to complete a 160-hour externship at a local retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, residential pharmacy or other pharmaceutical facility where they may also find job opportunities. This program will assist students in preparing for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPT) exam.
Pharmacy Technician (Diploma Program)
The Pharmacy Technician program can prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required for an entry-level position in the pharmacy field or related area. Graduates of this program work directly under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. General duties may include transcribing physician's orders and hospital charts; drug product selection; preparing medications for dispensing, labeling, and refill authorization; computer data entry for patient profile maintenance; and procedures for acquiring all necessary information. They also assist in quality management procedures and security measures. Other duties may include preparing unit dose medications, IV admixtures, and sterile irrigations. Prior to graduation, students are required to complete a 160-hour externship at a local retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, residential pharmacy or other pharmaceutical facility where they may also find job opportunities. This program will assist students in preparing for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPT) exam.

All Academic Programs
 
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