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Practical Nursing Program

“The Rockford Career College Practical Nursing Program, delivered blended synchronous, is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA ( no later than August 25, 2022.”

We Proudly Present Medical Office Billing and Coding Graduate Porshay Paden

Meet a Medical Office Billing and Coding Graduate

“Inhale the future, exhale the past.” This quote by an unknown author inspired Porshay Paden to work toward a better future in her dream career field. After enrolling at Rockford Career College, Porshay studied hard and never gave up on her professional and academic goals. We are extremely proud of Porshay for graduating and beginning her new life as a medical office billing and coding specialist.

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Who inspires you?

Whether or not you have an inspirational friend, family member, or mentor, don't be afraid to pursue a better career.

We are so proud of all of our graduates that each week, we share one of their stories with you. This week's graduate, Kennisha Collins, says that she found inspiration from several people as she progressed through our program. Ms. Collins lived by a quote from author Napoleon Hill: “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”1

We Proudly Present Medical Assistant Graduate Ora Johnson

“In order to help others, you first have to help yourself. In order to grow in life, you have to work hard to achieve your goals,” says Rockford Career College graduate Ora Johnson.  By enrolling in our medical assistant program, Ora took the first step in helping herself. By studying hard, developing her practical skills, and completing an externship, she gained the knowledge and experience necessary for her new career. We are extremely proud of Ora for graduating from the program and becoming a medical assistant. Now, she is equipped to serve others.

We Proudly Present Business Administration Graduate Keyahna Rountree

When it comes to career progression, Keyahna knows that you have to affect the change you desire. “Complain and remain or believe and achieve!” she says. Enrolling in our program was the first step she took toward achieving her career goals. We are very proud of Keyahna Rountree who graduated on the Dean’s List from Rockford Career College's business administration program.

National Financial Aid Day

National Financial Aid Day, October 19, 2020 recognizes the contribution of all financial aid staff who help students realize their college dreams.

FAFSA forms are not easy to comprehend, which is why our school has financial aid staff dedicated to assisting students complete these and other financial forms.  Do you need assistance seeing if you qualify for FAFSA, grants, scholarships, military options or other tuition assistance? Contact our admissions department, who will arrange an appointment for you to personally meet with a member of our financial aid team.