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What Our Alumni Have to Say

What Our Alumni Have to Say

Alumni share their experiences and explain why WestMed College has made a difference in their lives.

The<br />WestMed Advantage

WestMed Advantage

WestMed College provides affordable education and training for health care careers that are in high demand. Learn in the classroom and hands-on in the field as you embark on an exciting new career.

Vocational Nurse

Vocational Nurse

At WestMed College, we'll prepare you with the educational background and training you need for an exciting career as a Vocational Nurse. When you complete our program, you'll be ready to take the California State Examination for Vocational Nurses.



First-responders, especially paramedics, are in high demand. Fire departments, ambulance companies, and hospitals are looking for dedicated men and women interested in this exciting and rewarding career. Learn in the class and in the field as you prepare to apply for state licensure as a paramedic.

Medical Assisting Program

Medical Assisting Program

WestMed College can prepare you to be a medical assistant in as few as eight months. You will receive a Certificate in Medical Assisting and be eligible to sit for national medical assisting certification exams.

Our<br />Mission


Through classroom and independent instruction - provided by experienced practitioners - WestMed College provides motivated students with the learning tools necessary to reach their educational and career goals.

WestMed College offers healthcare training to those individuals interested in pursuing a lifelong career in one of the largest and most rapidly changing industries throughout the nation.

 According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs. With an aging baby-boomer generation and unprecedented healthcare crisis, the nation faces a critical need for skilled healthcare professionals. To help close the gap in patient care, WestMed College offers programs in: vocational nursing, medical assisting, nurse assisting, and training for paramedics.

As technological and clinical developments continue to improve, the career opportunity in the healthcare community continues to expand. New drug treatments and therapies for chronic illnesses, information technology advancements, such as the digitalization of health records, and pending healthcare reform regulations that may affect coverage, are all changing how healthcare professionals diagnose, treat, operate and assist. WestMed College equips students with the latest medical knowledge, cutting-edge medical equipment training and current best practices so that they can advance in the dynamic healthcare arena safely, ethically and competitively. WestMed is headquartered in San Jose with a campus also in Merced, California.