03/2020: All programs have been converted to online. Enrollment and financial aid can be done from home. You can start your program ONLINE at Rockford Career College today. The College moved to online instruction for all our programs to be in compliance with Governor J.B. Pritzker’s executive order.
Don’t postpone enrolling.  Use your time wisely and enroll today.  Start with our new online lectures, then complete the hands-on training when in-school classes resume.  Programs that were online-only will remain online.

We’ll provide the technical skills and medical knowledge – you bring the care and compassion.

Healthcare careers are experiencing exceptional growth throughout the country as Baby Boomers age and the Affordable Care Act makes medical services available to a growing number of people.1 Rockford Career College prepares students for a variety of entry-level healthcare careers with strong job opportunities.

Medical Programs

Dental Assisting
Career highlights:  Obtain employment in a dental assisting related field.

Healthcare Administration - AAS
Career highlights: Helps you advance an existing healthcare career and gain more responsibility.

Medical Assistant
Career highlights: Hands-on, collaborate with a healthcare team.

Medical Assistant/X-Ray Technician Limited Scope
Career highlights: Hands-on, collaborate with a healthcare team, perform clinical and administrative skills.

Medical Assistant / X-Ray Technician Limited Scope - AAS
Career highlights: Hands-on, collaborate with a healthcare team.

Medical Lab Technician - AAS
Career highlights: Work in a healthcare setting with a heavy dose of science and technology doing sample testing

Medical Office Billing and Coding
Career highlights: Customer service focus, detail-oriented, opportunity to work directly with patients or back office.

Patient Care Technician
Upon successful completion of the program, you have the ability to sit for the Patient Care Technician exam by the National Healthcare Association.

Sonography - Diagnostic Medical  Associate Degree Program
Career highlights: Use ultrasound to help diagnose disease and injury, and to check on unborn babies.

Surgical Technology - AAS
Career highlights: Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.



1Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Handbook, employment projections 2014-2024,