Taylor College is a private, 2-year institution located in Belleview, Florida that is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.
The Professionals Health Training Academy, which is part of Taylor College, was established in 1999. The campus of Taylor College includes five classrooms, two skills laboratories, offices for both administration and faculty, a library, a computer lab, and both lounges for use by students and employees.
The mission of TC is
...to assist all students in obtaining the knowledge, skills and work habits needed to succeed in both the public and private sectors. Our programs provide students with specialized training in career fields that offers employment opportunities. By recognizing that every student possesses his or her own unique aptitudes we assist the student in developing those aptitudes to a level of employability.
In addition to the overall accreditation, the Physical Therapy program has pre-accreditation from the American Physical Therapy Association’s Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
Students are required to have a Level II background check as a part of the application process. Applicants will also need to attend an information session or make an appointment with an admissions representative. The admissions representative will submit all admission requirements for review. This institution has an open admission policy. However, all students must complete the specific admission requirements in order to enroll in the program of their choice. Almost the entire student body attends courses on a full-time basis and 80% of the students are 25 years old or older. The overall graduation rate is 94%.
Taylor College was first founded to provide quality continuing education classes for licensed nurses and other healthcare professionals. The academics at TC are organized under 3 different schools which are the School of Nursing, the School of Allied Health, and the School of Continuing Education and Professional Development. Students in the School of Nursing have the opportunity to take specialized training in Professional Nursing, Professional Nursing-Paramedic Option, Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate Degree Nurse Bridge, and Practical Nursing. Students in the School of Allied Health receive excellent training as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Finally, those in the School of Continuing Education and Professional Development choose from the following programs: Nursing Assistant Career Preparation Course, Phlebotomy Career Preparation Course, and Medical Assistant Career Preparation Course.
DISTANCE AND ONLINE EDUCATION
Along with the academic programs, Taylor also offers Continuing Education courses to help working professionals remain up-to-date in all aspects of their job. Distance Learning is also available to those students who wish to take classes online. There is still teacher-to-student interaction but not through the traditional sense. Approximately 3 hours daily is recommended for preparation and active learning in each course.
COSTS AND FINANCIAL AID
The annual tuition is around $6,775. Around 99% of students receive some kind of financial aid and 99% of students also take out Federal loans. Financial aid is an important issue in order to gain a degree in higher education and Taylor College tries to accommodate as much as possible to give as many students that opportunity. Financial aid is available to those who qualify and applicants need to fill out the FAFSA in order to determine eligibility. Financial aid is also offered through scholarships through this institution.
Sector Of Institution:Private for-profit, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:353
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
Calendar System:Varies by program
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