Americare is located in Wheaton, MD (a large suburb). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Americare is the Certificate.
The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.
Americare does not offer open admission.
The school had 158 enrolled students in 2007-2008. Americare has a large minority student population.
A lot of students at the school attend part-time.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Americare School of Allied Health is to provide each student the opportunity for success by offering instruction and teaching the skills required to gain employment in the health care field as a Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant. We provide specialized training for the Nursing Assistant students that include all state and federal requirements necessary to prepare students to pass the State Competency Evaluations and to gain employment as a Nursing Assistant. The Medical Assistant program teaches all aspects of front and back office procedures required to gain employment in a doctor's office or Medical Clinic as a Medical Assistant. Upon successful completion of the Nursing Assistant and Medical Assistant Program, graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion."
More complete details are provided below.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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