PCI Health Training Center

PCI Health Training Center


PCI Health Training Center is a private career training school dedicated to fulfilling the educational needs of students interested in pursuing a career in the health care field. Founded by Dr. Roy Rose in 1978, the school was originally known as the Academy for Medical and Dental Assisting. PCI now has two campus locations, both in Texas, in Dallas and Richardson. The hands-on training at PCI prepares students for entry level positions as dental assistants, medical assistants, patient care technicians, and medical office assistants. Upon completing their respective program, students will receive a diploma and be prepared to sit for any applicable Texas state board examinations.

Dental Assistant program is only available at the Richardson location.

PCI Health Training Center is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Points of Distinction

  1. Two Texas locations
  2. Hands-on, career-focused training
  3. Programs take approximately six to nine months to complete
  4. Externships in real working environments available
  5. Industry standard training laboratories on campus
  6. Exclusive focus on allied health career training


Faculty members at PCI Health Training Center are working professionals who have several years of experience practicing in their respective fields. Instructors include doctors, nurses and other medical professionals whose professional experience ranges from 5 to 20 years in the industry. Small class sizes allow instructors to provide students with as much individual attention as needed to master relevant skills.

Student Life

PCI Health Training Center is a commuter school and does not offer on-campus housing arrangements. The school offers flexible day and evening classes, allowing working adults to maintain their commitments to work and family. Students receive instruction in both classroom and laboratory settings, enabling them to obtain the necessary knowledge and relevant skills needed to enter the workforce in entry-level positions. Hands-on training in the lab begins during the first week of class. Programs are typically completed in six to nine months, which includes an externship requirement. Assistance with resume writing, job search techniques, and job placement services are available. Financial aid is also available to those who qualify.

Job placements are not guaranteed, however, job placement services are available.



  1. Home Page, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/
  2. About PCI, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/about-pci
  3. History and Mission, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/history-and-mission
  4. Why PCI, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/why-pci
  5. Our Healthcare Career Programs, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/our-programs
  6. Locations, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/healthcare-career-training-locations-tx
  7. School Approval and Accreditation, PCI Health Training Center, http://pcihealth.com/school-approval-a-accreditation

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Contacting PCI Health Training Center

PCI Health Training Center
8101 John Carpenter Fwy
Dallas , TX 75247-4720
General Phone: (214) 630-0568

PCI Health Training Center Student Body

PCI Health Training Center had a total enrollment of 495 students (Enrollment data Fall 2014)
(Source: IPEDS College data 2014-2015).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Asian 3%
Black or African American 21%
Hispanic 62%
White 13%
unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 26%
20-21 16%
22-24 16%
25-29 17%
30-34 8%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


PCI Health Training Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 74%

PCI Health Training Center Room and Board (2015)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dallas, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

PCI Health Training Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2014-2015)

Financial Aid:
PCI Health Training Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3019800)

Note: The financial aid is only available for those who qualify.

PCI Health Training Center Degree Programs (2015)

Dental Assistant

Medical Assistant

Medical Office Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Disclosure:For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program,and other important information, please visit our website at, www.pcihealth.edu/about/consumer-info/.

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