Antelope Valley Medical is in Lancaster, CA. Lancaster is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Antelope Valley Medical issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.
The school stays focused on a few key areas of study. Fields of study in vogue at Antelope Valley Medical include medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine.
The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.
The most successful professors at Antelope Valley Medical are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.
Approximately 834 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Antelope Valley Medical is particularly welcoming to minority students.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"It is the mission of Antelope Valley Medical College to provide quality instruction in allied health programs. Our facility is structured to make our students learning environment as realistic as possible. Our instructors are highly qualified, experienced and professional. We believe this allows our students to become extremely successful. We at Antelope Valley Medical College, over the years have provided quality instruction in Medical Assisting, Medical Billing, Phlebotomy and Emergency Medical Technology. Our programs have continued to grow, in large part, to the dedication of our Advisory Board. Our Advisory Board, which consists of two Physicians, a State Fire Marshall, a Registered Nurse and the owner of a BLS Provider ambulance company, keeps Antelope Valley Medical College aware of any current hiring trends, new equipment, the latest Pre-hospital care treatment measures and any other pertinent information. Antelope Valley Medical College takes a great deal of pride in only employing those instructors who possess a minimum of 3 years of occupational experience in the subject matter being taught. Instructors must also be in possession of an instructorÆs certification from the State of California and/or the County of Los Angeles."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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