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Keiser University Medical Vocational Programs

Program availability may vary by campus.

At Keiser University, we offer Biotechnology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Diagnostic Vascular Sonography, Health Information Management, Histotechnology, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiation Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology, and Surgical Technology.
You will take your choice medical education one class at a time. This new approcach a student, you will attend one class at a time for four weeks and take your final exam before moving on to your next class. This schedule eliminates juggling several classes or multiple assignments and exams simultaneously. This focused approach on a single class, combined with small class size, ensures easy access to faculty and hands-on education that meets your needs.

Financial Aid:
Keiser University offers a need-based scholarship to assist students with exceptional need. Exceptional need is assessed on a case by case basis.
*only available for those who qualify

Student Loans
Low interest loans are available to help students meet their educational goals.

  • Federal Direct Student Loan Program - Subsidized: for students with demonstrated financial need, as determined by federal regulations. No interest is charged while a student is in school at least half-time, during grace period or during deferment periods. Unsubsidized: not based on financial need; interest is charged during all periods, even during the time a student is in school and during grace and deferment periods.
  • Federal Direct Plus Loans - Unsubsidized loans for the parents of dependent students and for graduate/professional students. PLUS loans help pay for education expenses up to the cost of attendance minus all other financial assistance. Interest is charged during all periods.
  • Federal Perkins Loan - Low interest loans for both undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional need. Thes loans must be repaid

Undergraduate Admissions:
All applicants to Keiser University must provide:

  • Verification of high school graduation or GED completion.
  • An official high school transcript must be sent directly from the graduate's high school/school district or official GED scores sent directly from the appropriate GED testing center or records center.
  • An entrance exam is required if the student does not have the results of a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Testing exam (ACT). If either one is available, the required scores are either a combined score of 1430 on the SAT or a composite score of 17 on the ACT.

Accreditation:

  • Keiser University’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Daytona Beach (general concentration), Fort Lauderdale (general and vascular concentrations), Fort Myers (general concentration), and Melbourne (general concentration) campuses, are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway, 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, www.caahep.org.
  • Keiser University Lakeland, Pembroke Pines and Port St Lucie ‘s Nutrition and Dietetics Education Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, USA, (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400. Keiser University Melbourne’s Nutrition and Dietetics Education Program has been granted candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, USA, (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400, http://eatright.org/ACEND.
  • Keiser University’s Histotechnology program, Orlando campus, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018-5119, (773) 714-8880, (773) 714-8886 (fax), info@naacls.org, http://www.naacls.org.
  • Keiser University's Medical Assisting program, Ft. Lauderdale, Lakeland, Pembroke Pines, Tallahassee, Melbourne and Sarasota campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314N, Falls Church, VA 22043, (703) 917-9503.
  • Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting, Daytona Beach campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350.
  • Keiser University’s Medical Laboratory Technician programs, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando Campuses are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois 60018, 773-714-8880. E-Mail: info@naacls.org Website: www.naacls.org
  • Keiser University’s Associate Degree Nursing program, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach campuses, holds continuing accreditation status by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Port St. Lucie Associate Degree Nursing Program holds candidacy status, effective May 2016 – May 2018. ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, fax 404-975-5020. www.acenursing.org
    The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing at Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. For more information about Keiser University’s BSN programs, go to http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/nursing-BS.php
    The Master of Science in Nursing Degree at Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. .
  • Keiser University’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program, Ft. Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Miami, Melbourne, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Jacksonville, Daytona, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach campuses, are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). ACOTE can be reached at ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449 Office phone: (301) 652-AOTA www.acoteonline.org.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant Programs at Keiser University’s Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Sarasota, Jacksonville, Lakeland, and West Palm Beach Campuses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone:(703) 706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org. Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by a regional or national institutional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.
    Effective November 9, 2016, Keiser University – Melbourne Campus has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.
  • At its September 2016 meeting, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) placed the Keiser University Physician Assistant program sponsored by Keiser University on Accreditation-Probation status until its next validation review in September 2018.
    Probation is a temporary status of accreditation conferred when a program does not meet the Standards and when the capability of the program to provide an acceptable educational experience for its students is threatened.
    Once placed on probation, programs that still fail to comply with accreditation requirements in a timely manner, as specified by the ARC-PA, may be scheduled for a focused site visit and/or risk having their accreditation withdrawn.
  • Keiser University’s Radiologic Technology program, Daytona, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Lakeland, Melbourne and Sarasota campuses, is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300, www.jrcert.org.
  • Keiser University’s Surgical Technology program, Clearwater and Tampa campuses, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, Phone 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org
  • The AS Degree Respiratory Therapy program at Keiser University located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, program number 200571, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com) 1248 Harwood Road Bedford, Texas 76021-4244 Tel. (817) 283-2835.
  • Keiser University’s Lakeland campus Nuclear Medicine Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology 2000 W. Danforth Rd. STE 130, #203 Edmond, OK 73003 Phone: (405) 285-0546 mail@jrcnmt.org

Central Florida Institute Campus Locations:
Daytona Beach Campus:
1800 Business Park Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Fort Lauderdale Campus
1500 Northwest 49th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Fort Myers Campus:
9100 Forum Corporate Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Jacksonville Campus
6430 Southpoint Pkwy
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Lakeland Beach Campus:
2400 Interstate Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33805
Melbourne Campus
900 South Babcock Street
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Miami Campus:
2101 NW 117th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33172
Orlando Campus
5600 Lake Underhill Road
Orlando, Florida 32807
Pembroke Pines Campus:
1640 SW 145th Avenue
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027
Port St. Lucie Campus
10330 South US 1
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34952
Sarasota Campus:
6151 Lake Osprey Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34240
Tallahassee Campus
1700 Halstead Boulevard, Building 2
Tallahassee, Florida 32309
Clearwater Campus:
16120 U.S. Highway 19 N
Clearwater, Florida 33764
New Port Richey:
6014 US Highway 19 North, Suite 250
New Port Richey, Florida 34652
Orlando Campus:
5600 Lake Underhill Road
Orlando, Florida 32807
Tampa Campus:
5002 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33634
West Palm Beach Campus:
2085 Vista Parkway
West Palm Beach, FL 33411



 
 
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