FAQ

Students interested in a career in the growing healthcare industry can select from the following programs: Acute/Clinical Technician, Dental Assisting School, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, and Veterinary Assisting School.

Yes! We are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, a national accreditation commission recognized by the United States Department of Education, Washington D.C. We also have program-specific accreditation for our Diagnostic Medical Sonography program from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and institutional approval from the following organizations:

  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
  • Trade Adjustment Agreement Act
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Kentucky State Board of Dentistry
  • Indiana State Department of Health Medical Radiology Services
  • NAVTA (National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America)

Current tuition costs and fees are listed on the student enrollment application and can also be found in the Student Catalog in Supplement B.

Program length will vary based on which program you select. For details about a program, visit our program page for more information, or contact our admissions department.

Some of our programs offer both on-campus and online options. You can find that information in the Student Catalog.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Speak to our Financial Aid Department to get assistance with determining your options and what you may qualify for.  Please note as part of the Financial Aid application process, students may be requested to provide additional documentation, including but not limited to, tax transcripts, proof of eligibility, or other verifying official documentation.

Yes. Students transferring from other schools are required to earn at least 25% of the hours required for completion of a program through instruction at Caris College. For all of our programs, an official transcript from the former school is required. An unofficial transcript may be used only for evaluation purposes. An official transcript must be sent directly to Caris College by the previous school for previous credit to be awarded.

Caris College will only accept previous credit from another institution accredited by an agency recognized by the Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation [CHEA]. For credit from another institution to be considered for acceptance by Caris College, a minimum grade of “C” must be achieved. For more information on student transfers, please see our student catalog or contact our admissions office.

It’s easy! Start the process by completing our online application or contact our admissions department for assistance

Yes! Our Career Placement Services Department will help you every step of the way whenever you need assistance. They’ll also help you prepare for the real world of working in patient care with resume assistance, interview techniques, and more. For more information, visit the Career Services page.

Come see and experience Caris College for yourself by scheduling a campus tour. Contact our admissions department to schedule by calling us at (812)952-9791 or complete the online form here and one of our admissions advisors will contact you.

Yes! Our hands-on externships at real healthcare facilities are part of each program and are completed prior to graduation.

It's that time again! Free ultrasounds! Our Sonography students need pregnant volunteers to scan during lab. Call 812-952-9791 to learn more!