Medical Sciences Programs
Join the growing health care industry! Since our opening in 1985, Platt College has been dedicated to the principle that education is the foundation for personal and professional growth, and that students should have the opportunity to develop to their full potential.
Why Choose Platt College?
At Platt College, our mission is to provide a balanced program of instruction for our students to help them acquire the specialized knowledge and skills they need to take advantage of exciting career opportunities in many of today’s in-demand fields. We at Platt College continuously update our offerings to best serve the needs of students and employers in today’s dynamic Southern California business environment.
What kind of training do I need to successfully work in the health care field?
Most employers will prefer graduates of formal and specific medical-related programs. A specialized training program in medical assisting and medical administrative specialists will provide you with solid clinical and administrative training and prepare you for an entry-level career opportunity with health care providers.
Platt College’s programs will train you for these entry-level occupations in health care.
Platt College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which is recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit institutions of higher education across the United States.
Balanced Instruction Programs
Degree and diploma programs offering a balanced program of instruction in today’s fastest growing fields.
Financial Aid Programs
Platt College offers a variety of financial aid programs to support our student's goals in higher education.
We offer convenient morning and evening classes to fit the needs of any schedule.
Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant
Under the guidance of an Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistants typically work with clients with injury, illness and/or disability. Working in such settings as hospitals, clinics, public schools, and private homes, Occupational Therapy Assistants make environmental and task-related adaptations for their clients to enable them to effectively master the activities of daily life.
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration (Degree Complete)
Platt College School of Medical Sciences offers a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration that helps students gain the skills they need to pursue leadership positions in the health care field.
Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting
Medical Assistants are multi-talented Health Care industry professionals skilled in performing routine clinical and administrative procedures for physician’s offices, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and other health care facilities.
Associate's Degree in Medical Administrative Specialist
Medical Administrative Specialists are an essential part of the health-care office. Medical Administrative Specialists perform a variety of tasks necessary to running a smooth, effective medical office.
Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy
Platt College’s Respiratory Therapy program prepares graduates to pursue careers in Respiratory Therapy, a dynamic specialty area in the rapidly-expanding health care field.
Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology
The Veterinary Technology Program at the Platt School of Medical Sciences is specifically designed to provide in-depth study and training necessary to gain entry-level employment in animal health care.
Associate's and Bachelor's Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) program at the Platt School of Medical Sciences is designed to prepare graduates to pursue careers in Sonography, a dynamic specialty area in the rapidly-expanding health care field.
Associate's and Diploma Degree in Vocational Nursing
The Vocational Nursing Program provides students with the theory, interpersonal, laboratory skills and clinical experience to prepare them for a career as a vocational nurse.
Except as expressly provided in California Education Code Section 94898, Platt College reserves the right to modify policies, course schedules, curricula or courses within reason due to exigent circumstances, program upgrades and/or content changes, and to cancel programs of study, modes of delivery, upcoming start dates or individual courses as it deems necessary. If a course or program is canceled, the school may schedule course completion at a later date or refund all monies paid for the canceled course or program if the student does not wish to continue with the program at the later date. All Platt College programs are not available at all locations, please see an Admissions Representative for more information on specific enrollment information.
Platt College Los Angeles is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit institutions of higher education across the United States. The primary purpose of ACCSC and other accrediting agencies is to establish and maintain high educational standards and ethical business practices among its accredited institutions.
For more than 40 years, ACCSC has been at the forefront of establishing and advancing quality education at private, postsecondary career schools and colleges. ACCSC, recognized by the United States Department of Education as a private, non-profit, independent accrediting agency, is dedicated to ensuring a quality education for more than 250,000 students who annually pursue career education at 800 accredited institutions. ACCSC’s mission is to serve as a reliable authority on educational quality and to promote enhanced opportunities for students by establishing, sustaining, and enforcing valid standards and practices which contribute to the development of a highly trained and competitive workforce through quality career oriented education.