Heritage College & Heritage Institute

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Heritage College (also Heritage Institute in Florida) was established in Denver, Colorado in 1986. The college trains adults for careers in healthcare related fields. Training available includes: X-Ray Medical Technician® - Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Healthcare Administrator, Surgical Technologist, Massage Therapist, Personal Finess Trainer, Esthetician, and Pharmacy Technician.

Heritage College and Heritage Institute are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).[1]



Weston Educational, Inc operates Heritage College Campuses in Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Missouri; Orange County, California; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Columbus, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Wichita, Kansas; and Little Rock, Arkansas. The company also operates Heritage Institute Locations (Non Heritage College Campus Format) in Fort Myers, Florida; and Jacksonville, Florida.

Degree programs[edit]

Depending on State and Regional Requirements; The Colleges and Institutes offer Certificate, AOS, and OAS degrees in a variety of Health Science programs. The college does train students to perform limited scope X-rays which are state regulated and can be done in doctors offices and clinics and does not require the ARRT ceritfication.

Distance Education[edit]

Heritage offers a massage therapy degree at its Denver, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Little Rock and Oklahoma City campuses through online distance education via its proprietary Structured Learning® system. Students accomplish most of their book and class work via the internet. Discussions, interactions, lectures, and assignments can all be reviewed online. Massage Therapy is still a hands-on discipline, however, and students are required to come to class five days per week for hands-on practice and training.

Heritage also offers a distance ed (Structured Learning®) program called Hospital and Health Services Management® (HHSM), which trains students in the administration aspects of health care businesses. The HHSM Program is available at Heritage campuses in Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Little Rock, Wichita, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Kansas City, and Oklahoma City.


  1. ^ "ABHES Directory". n.d. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 

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Radiology, Rad Tech, Radiography Note: The Heritage X-Ray Medical Technician® - Medical Assistant program offers training in limited-scope x-ray, in addition to a traditional medical assistant curriculum. Limited-scope x-ray operators are not radiologists, radiographers, radiography technicians, rad techs, or radiology techncians, but they can do many of the routine x-ray tasks that are common in most medical offices.