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History / Mission


The mission of HCI College is to provide education and training to students for a career in a variety of areas within the healthcare and technical fields, and to prepare them for employment in their chosen field that serves the community.


Health Career Institute (now HCI College) was founded in 1993. Initially, the Institute
conducted American Heart Association (AHA) courses on a custom basis for physicians,
nurses, and EMS providers. In 2013, the Associate Degree in Nursing program was

In 2016, the U.S. Department of Education granted HCI the ability to award qualifying
student Federal Student Aid. In 2017, HCI added a branch campus in Lauderdale Lakes.

In 2019, HCI moved its Lauderdale Lakes branch to a newly remodeled facility in Fort
Lauderdale. At the same time, due to the commitment to providing quality higher education
to the communities we serve, Health Career Institute underwent a name change. Health
Career Institute became known as it is today, HCI College.

HCI College is a private postsecondary educational college accredited by the Accrediting
Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). HCI College’s mission is to provide
educational training that prepares students to enter the workforce. The College offers
general education and professional programs at the Diploma and Associate Degree levels
in healthcare fields. These programs are designed to instill knowledge and skills under the
current standards of professional practice and foster the values of higher education and
social responsibility.

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