Glendale Career College Receives Five-Year ABHES Reaccreditation Grant Underscores College’s Commitment to Providing Quality Education
GLENDALE, Calif.—Following rigorous review, the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) recently awarded Glendale Career College (GCC) with a five-year reaccreditation—the longest grant possible. The recognition marked the close of a year-long process, which included an extensive self-study and culminated in a two-day campus visit from ABHES evaluators.
“This reaccreditation validates Glendale Career College’s commitment to always remain totally compliant with our regulators, which is one of our Core Values,” explained Chief Operating Officer Beylor Meza. “It’s also a testament to the dedication of every GCC Team Member as we work together to create effective learning environments that meet the high standards set forth by national accrediting agencies like ABHES.”
A leader in health education for 40 years, the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools has been nationally recognized as an independent accrediting agency since 1969. With the goal of “enhanc[ing] the quality of education and training and promot[ing] institutional and programmatic accountability through systematic and consistent program evaluation,” ABHES has helped to raise the standard for quality health programs across the U.S.
“For students, this ABHES accreditation means they can be confident they will be equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed here at GCC,” Meza shared. “With our excellent classroom instruction and hands-on training opportunities, they’ll graduate ready to hit the ground running in the World of Work.”
Founded in 1946, Glendale Career College has trained individuals to work and succeed in a variety of in-demand health care professions for the past 70 years. Glendale Career College is committed to providing affordable, quality job-focused education and offers 10 career training programs, including diplomas, associate degrees, and certifications. At Glendale Career College, students find a supportive learning environment as they pursue a rewarding health care career.
Glendale Career College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). GCC’s Vocational Nursing program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT); the Associate of Arts in Nursing (ADN) program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN); and the Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).