WestMed College offers healthcare training to those individuals interested in pursuing a lifelong career in one of the largest and most rapidly changing industries throughout the nation.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs. With an aging baby-boomer generation and unprecedented healthcare crisis, the nation faces a critical need for skilled healthcare professionals. To help close the gap in patient care, WestMed College offers programs in: vocational nursing, medical assisting, nurse assisting, and training for paramedics.
As technological and clinical developments continue to improve, the career opportunity in the healthcare community continues to expand. New drug treatments and therapies for chronic illnesses, information technology advancements, such as the digitalization of health records, and pending healthcare reform regulations that may affect coverage, are all changing how healthcare professionals diagnose, treat, operate and assist. WestMed College equips students with the latest medical knowledge, cutting-edge medical equipment training and current best practices so that they can advance in the dynamic healthcare arena safely, ethically and competitively. WestMed is headquartered in San Jose with a campus also in Merced, California.