The Apollo College Portland campus is a private, for-profit two year institution, and part of the Apollo College nationwide system of post-secondary schools. Students at Apollo College Portland may participate in associate degree and diploma awarding academic programs of study in fields like health care, dental care, and veterinary career fields.
Currently, there are 10 total Apollo College campuses, including locations in Albuquerque, NM; Boise, ID; Las Vegas, NV; Mesa, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Phoenix Westside, AZ; Reno, NV; Spokane, WA; Tucson, AZ; and of course Portland, OR. Recent Apollo has begun offering new online bachelor’s degree completion programs. For over 30 years Apollo College has been helping students meet their career goals within the health care industry.
With the goal of preparing students for entry-level career minded positions in the health care industry, Apollo College Portland offers programs in dental assisting, dental hygiene, medical administrative assisting, medical assisting, medical billing and coding, nursing, pharmacy technician and veterinary assisting. Students may also participate in online bachelor’s degree completion programs for medical imaging and respiratory care professionals. By focusing on real-world education and application, hands-on training, and ample individual attention, Apollo strives to provide students with all the necessary tools to directly enter the job market. Faculty and staff members are experienced industry professionals, who can give students up to the moment instruction in the classroom, during lab work and during clinical practice. Over the years Apollo College Portland has formed strong ties with industry leaders and the local health care community, helping students build professional networks and find recruitment opportunities with leading medical organizations, corporations and institutions as facilitated by the Career Services Department.
All Apollo College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, as nationally recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council of Higher Education Accreditation, to award associate of science degrees, associate of occupational studies degrees, diplomas and certificates.