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1. Southern California Health Institute, North Hollywood
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Located in North Hollywood near Burbank in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi) provides full-time certificate courses in Advanced Professional Massage Therapy, Physical Therapy Aide / Sports Rehabilitation and Chiropractic Assistant / Manual Therapist.
Established in 1996, we are dedicated to helping students achieve their dreams by providing an exceptional education that enables them to become skilled and successful manual therapists. We have graduated over 1,500 students who are now a part of a larger community of wellness and healthcare. Financial aid may be available. We also provide job placement assistance.
SOCHi is a California BPPE (Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education) Approved School, and is accredited by The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. In addition, it is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs.
The SOCHi faculty is a team of wellness professionals that continue to pave the way for those aspiring to become a part of the health and wellness community. Our mission is to provide quality programs in an environment of scholastic learning to encourage empathetic and compassionate therapists, dedicated to the ethical and social principles of the profession and committed to a lifetime of continued learning.
The Aviva Sunless Tanning Academy, with onsite sunless tanning classes in Los Angeles CA, NYC and Boston, offers convenient, short and comprehensive online education programs to beauty professionals and students based in California and nationwide. Our students are those who are looking to add sunless tanning certification to their beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, or improve the profitability of their current spray tanning business.
"I had taken several online courses and what set Aviva's apart for me was the in-depth demonstration of spraying technique. It completely changed my game up 100%. That has helped me perform the best for my customers. I would recommend Aviva to others because they are amazing at what they do. They are leaders in this business and simply the best." - Sophia Rocha, Owner, Golden Glow Studio Mobile Spray Tanning Services, Long Beach, CA
We also offer classes onsite at Aviva Academy and in satellite facilities through our distribution network.
Develop the skills to succeed in today's highly competitive environment. Everest College can help train you for a rewarding, long-term career in areas such as healthcare, business, legal studies, or technology. Get the skills employers are looking for and succeed beyond your wildest dreams. Financial aid is available to students who qualify.
Everest College - West Los Angeles offers flexible programs to fit your life, and is located at 3000 S. Robertson Blvd., Ste. 300, only 15 minutes from the beaches in Santa Monica.
Diploma - Dental Assisting
Diploma - Massage Therapy
Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
Diploma - Medical Assisting
Diploma - Medical Insurance Billing & Coding
Diploma - Pharmacy Technician
Non-Degree General - Medical General
4. ICDC College, Hollywood
Courses / Programs
International Career Development Center (ICDC) College is based in Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, and offers both campus-based and online advanced degree or accelerated Fast-Track diploma programs to international students in areas including business management and accounting, computerized accounting, healthcare management and many more high-demand career fields. ICDC College is a leader in providing its international students with over 24 career choices that reflect both U.S. and global concerns.
ICDC College’s accelerated diploma programs at our Hollywood campus will also give you the opportunity to develop your English-speaking skills while interacting with your instructor and classmates. This complete immersion in your U.S. education coupled with real-world learning will give you the advantage of greater fluency in English and unique experiences studying in the U.S.
ICDC College is authorized by the United States Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to enroll International Students for Vocational Training (M-1 Visa).
The Hollywood campus is in a traditional setting and strategically located at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Western Avenue in Los Angeles.
- Computerized Accounting Accelerated Diploma
- Medical Office Management Accelerated Diploma
- Graphic / Web Development Accelerated Diploma
- Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Diploma
- Dental Lab Technician Accelerated Diploma
- Business Management and Accounting Associate’s Degree
- Healthcare Management Associate’s Degree
- Forensic Scientist Associate’s Degree
- Homeland Security Associate’s Degree
5. Hands on Healing Institute, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Hands on Healing Institute (HHI) is a Massage Therapy School in northeastern Los Angeles offering Massage Therapist (MT) Certification programs. We also offer advanced electives for massage therapists who want to add to their certified hours, continue their education and understand more fully the mind, body, spirit connection to facilitate healing. At HHI we provide a holistic approach and believe that just learning the technique of massage is not enough to facilitate healing.
Our Massage Therapy MT150 and MT 500 programs use the curriculum recommended to apply for a State Certificate as a Massage Practitioner through the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC).
Occidental College (also known as Oxy), located in Los Angeles, California, is a private, coeducational liberal arts college offering undergraduate & graduate degree programs. An Occidental education challenges students by combining a hands-on approach with a commitment to producing well-rounded graduates. This interplay between learning-by-doing and liberal arts gives you valuable skills that will serve you for the rest of your life: think critically; write clearly; and look for as well as understand multiple perspectives.
Both President Barack Obama, and former Congressman and Republican leader Jack Kemp have credited their years at Oxy with shaping their future careers.
Occidental College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs:
- Education (minor only)
- French Literary Studies
- Religious Studies
Graduate Degree Programs:
- Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
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7. The Stork Stops Here, Los Angeles
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Established in 1998 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, The Stork Stops Here is a nationally recognized postpartum care company that has been highlighted on MTV for its services. We offer a nanny training program for interested individuals wanting to work in the private sector of childcare. We also help families find professional, loving nannies for their child-care and domestic needs. To assist new parents, families and caregivers with the care of newborn babies, we proudly offer a wide variety of high quality infant care services including baby sleep training, newborn care and potty training.
Our goal is to cultivate and enhance the natural instincts of the parent which enables them to gain a clear understanding of their newborn. That our postpartum service is recognized as one of the top postpartum services in the country can be attributed to our professional staff of baby nurses and postpartum doulas who must complete an extensive training program and past a written test for registry consideration. The staff must also submit to a health screening, background check and be certified in infant/child CPR and First Aid.
- Nanny Training Program
- Newborn Specialist Training
- Baby Nurse Training
- Health & Safety Courses including CPR, First Aid for babies and adults
To assist new parents, families and caregivers with the care of newborn babies, we offer a wide variety of high quality infant care services including baby sleep training, newborn care, potty training. Classes are available in a classroom setting or as a Distance Learning course.
8. Ruby Academy of Makeup Art, Los Angeles
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Ruby Cosmetics is a professional line of makeup serving makeup artists and cosmetologists. Ruby cosmetics is dedicated to fulfilling the special need the professional industry has for high quality and long lasting makeup. Located in Arcadia, Los Angeles, CA, we offer Intensive professional courses and workshops taught by the best in the business. You will learn about Beauty, Make-up for film, Character, Special FX, Airbrush and body art.
You can also combine any of our courses and build a professional package to become a certified Make-up Artist. Build a new career with training from one of the newest, hottest cosmetics companies Ruby Academy of Beauty and Makeup. We are the only school that offers Spanish or Bilingual classes with the the lowest rates in Los Angeles Area. We have 2 locations, offer financial assistance programs, books, and educational kits.
Pro-Makeup Artistry Program; High Fashion & Fantasy Class; Building your professional Portfolio; Bridal & High Fashion Hair Design; Personal Make-Up Workshop; Face & Body Art Workshop; Character Workshop. We are the only school which gives classes in Spanish or Bilingual (English/Spanish) and we have the lowest rates in the Los Angeles area.
9. Mind-Body Medical University, Los Angeles
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The Mind-Body Medical University (MBMU) is the leading private university for Mind-Body Medicine Education both online and classroom-based. MBMU was registered in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California.
MBMU offers accredited undergraduate (B. A., B. S.) and graduate degree programs (Ph.D., Psy.D.) in Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine, for national or international students and healthcare practitioners. We also offer a range of certificate programs in areas such as Mind-Body Medicine Practitioner; Natural Family Herbs; Holistic Clinical Nutrition; Natural Medicine and more.
In addition to the curriculum required by the American Psychology Association (APA) or the California Board of Psychology, MBMU places an emphasis on Mind-Body Medicine, Energy Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Natural Health Sciences and Techniques.
Graduates are fully skilled healthcare professionals in conventional and holistic healthcare with strong concept and skills of mind-body medicine as a doctor, therapist, psychologist, individual life or organization / company coaching / consulting professional, community leader, manager, supervisor, social worker, professor, teacher or research scientist.
- Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degre programs in Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine
- Master of Arts or Master of Science in Psychology with add-on emphasis of Mind-Body Medicine
- PhD or PsyD in Holistic Psychology and Mind-Body Medicine
- Certificate programs including Mind-Body Medicine Practitioner; Natural Family Herbs; Holistic Clinical Nutrition; Natural Medicine
10. Crystal Wright Live - Makeup Hair and Fashion, Los Angeles
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At Makeup Hair and Fashion Los Angeles, we educate and empower the professional hair stylist, makeup artist, fashion stylist and manicurist who wants to work behind-the-scenes on print ads, music videos, TV, runway shows and feature films.
We specialize in teaching you how to build a portfolio, work with fashion photographers, get an agent, create comp cards and business cards, how to get work in entertainment (Music/Movies), on Commercials, Runway and Advertising. Our book, The Hair Makeup & Fashion Styling Career Guide by Crystal Wright is considered the bible in the industry, and is currently in it's 5th edition.
Crystal Wright's 3-day workshop, "Packaging Your Portfolio: Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Makeup, Hair or Fashion Stylist" continues to be the launchpad for many successful stylists.
We are currently offering Workshops in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta. If working in fashion or entertainment has always been a dream of yours, then you will want to join Crystal Wright for an action-packed workshop.
Crystal Wright's Packaging Your Portfolio Workshop: Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Makeup, Hair or Fashion Stylist for Print, Video, Film, TV and Fashion. We currently hold workshops in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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