Riverside College of Health Careers

Career decisions are among the most important decisions you will make. Why should you choose a health career? Few areas can compare in offering you the opportunity for involvement, the challenge of contributing to improving the quality of life and the personal satisfaction of helping others.

Advances in technology and increasing demands for quality health services provide continued employment opportunities for qualified healthcare workers. The different types of careers and the many employment settings assure that you can find a health career that is satisfying to you. Our mission is to educate students to become competent entry level healthcare professionals. 

What We Offer:

Now accepting applications for our **NEW** Medical Assistant Program!
No college prerequisites required! Classes begin May 4, 2015 and the deadline to apply is April 17, 2015. For further details please call (757) 240-2230 or (757) 240-2229. 

RCHC Open House Dates Announced for 2015! RSVP today!
May 8, 2015 and December 4, 2015 beginning at 5:00 PM.
Q & A Sessions regarding educational programs offered, financial aid opportunities, employment trends and much more. To RSVP please call (757) 240-2229 or email travis.graf@rivhs.com.

Do you need help meeting your college requirements? The accredited college prerequisite courses from  Portage Learning will help you meet your college prerequisites online. You can enroll for these courses at any time!

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Personal Tours & Information Sessions
We welcome you to visit our campus! Personal tours and information sessions are available. In these sessions you can tour our campus, discuss program options, learn about the application process, and discuss financial aid. Call (757) 240-2229 to schedule your visit today!
Tour Skills Lab Building 318

Job Shadowing Program 
Job Shadowing provides an opportunity for you to "shadow" with a health professional (job shadowing mentor) who has specific knowledge about a program offered at Riverside College of Health Careers. For further information call (757) 240-2473.

Institutional Certification:
Certified by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) to operate in Virginia.

Institutional Accreditation:
ABHES Accredited

316 Main Street Newport News, VA 23601 [Driving Directions/Map]

Phone Number(s):
(757) 240-2200 (757) 240-2225 Fax

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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