BAKERSFIELD, Calif., July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- High Desert Medical College will begin a new chapter in growth and commitment to higher education with a major move and expansion for their branch campus in Bakersfield, California.
The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) has approved change of location for High Desert Medical College in Bakersfield from their current location on 211 South Real Road to 2000 24th Street.
Scheduled to open in August 2016, the new branch campus is centrally located in downtown Bakersfield. The upgraded facility will increase space from approximately 8,000 square feet in the current location to 26,515 square feet at the new location.
"This move represents a major community investment which will strengthen the commitment and long-term goals of High Desert Medical College. It is completely in line with our mission to provide quality healthcare career training for our students while becoming the basis of building a legacy of education for students and their families. We couldn't be more excited about becoming even more dedicated to our students and the Bakersfield community," said High Desert Medical College President & Founder, LeeAnn Rohmann.
The larger space will accommodate additional students and enable current students to take advantage of up-to-date technology in both labs and classrooms. With the move, the Dental Assisting program that has been offered at the main campus in Lancaster will now be part of the programs offered in Bakersfield.
"Our students, staff and faculty are energized about our beautiful new campus and about being centrally located and close to so many great businesses and restaurants. It is a win-win for everyone," said Sheri Johnson, Bakersfield Branch Campus Director.
About High Desert Medical College
High Desert Medical College, Inc. (HDMC) is a Legacy Education Institution with a main campus located in Lancaster, California, and a branch campus in Bakersfield, California, offering students comprehensive training for today's fastest growing medical careers.
High Desert Medical College is accredited by ACCET – Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Our Licensed Vocational Nursing program is provisionally accredited by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians.
More information can be found at www.hdmc.edu or by calling 888-633-4362.
SOURCE High Desert Medical College