About CBD College
CBD College has been providing quality education and training to students for over 38 years with thousands of graduates currently working in the medical field. CBD is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health and Education Schools (ABHES) and a Non-Profit Healthcare Career College located in the heart of Los Angeles.
We believe that our instructional methods, the pleasant learning environment, and expertise of our staff, are second-to-none in our field. We also firmly believe that every student can and will achieve.
Through the understanding of today’s ever changing Medical Industry and career opportunities, CBD College has continued to introduce only the most in demand and opportunistic programs leading its students to stable and successful careers.
The Mission of CBD College is to provide educational opportunities, leading to careers or career advancement, in an open and supportive environment that encourages a lifelong quest for knowledge.
The Institutional Goals are to provide quality educational programs that can be completed in a relatively short time period and provide students the tools necessary for immediate and productive employment.
CBD College was established in 1982.
Since its foundation in 1982, CBD College has grown to become one of Los Angeles’ best Non Profit resources for Healthcare Career training and career advising for students of all nationalities, interests and means.
As the College became more structured, professional staff grew, and in 1994 CBD College received Course Approval from the State of California. In 1996, the College was incorporated as a non-profit public benefit organization.
In order to validate the professional competence of our program and to help assure the effectiveness of its courses, CBD College sought and received National Accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) in 1997. CBD College was successfully reaccredited several times, most recently in 2010.
CBD College received ABHES programmatic accreditation for it’s Surgical Technology program in August of 2010 and was recognized by ABHES with an Outstanding Achievement Award for receiving zero standard violations during on-site accrediting visits. During the same year, CBD College began offering it’s Pharmacy Technician program.
In December of 2012, CBD College campus moved from its 5724 W. 3rd street location to a new, modern and state of the art campus located at 3699 Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles. Featuring new classrooms, labs, mock surgery rooms and room for growth, CBD College added Diagnostic Medical Sonography to its list of high demand programs in 2013 and most recently Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Online Health Information Technology and Online Bachelors of Health Science.
In 2013, CBD College was recognized by the National Board of Surgical Technologists (NBST) and received a Merit Award for graduate passing rates of 90% or higher on the Certified Surgical Technologist examination.
In 2015, CBD College was granted institutional accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
In 2019, CBD College was granted institutional continued accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
CBD College is located in the heart of Los Angeles at:
3699 Wilshire Blvd, Fourth Floor, Los Angeles, California 90010.
Having moved to its current location in 2012, the campus features state of the art equipment, classrooms, computer labs, laboratories and resources. We understand the importance of having real-world experience which is why we have gone great lengths to ensure that when you graduate, you will able to approach your first day on the job with confidence.
To provide quality training and enhance classroom learning, the College maintains industry-related technology, including industry standard equipped medical and computer labs. Students receive hands-on experiences and training in our programs. The laboratories contain workstations simulating real work environments, which students will encounter in the professional setting. Students have access to a current job search lab/resource library to supplement their learning experience.
Current College Catalog
Program Tuition and Fees
Transfer of Credit and Articulation Agreements
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
CBD College Campus
Student Right to Know
Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
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|School Performance Fact Sheet – Surgical Technology|
|Surgical Technology Brochure|
|School Performance Fact Sheet – Dental Assistant|
|Dental Assistant Brochure|
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
|School Performance Fact Sheet – Diagnostic Medical Sonography|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonography Brochure|
|School Performance Fact Sheet – Pharmacy Technician|
|Pharmacy Technician Brochure|
|School Performance Fact Sheet – Medical Assistant|
|Medical Assistant Brochure|
Physical Therapist Assistant
|School Performance Fact Sheet – Physical Therapist Assistant|
|Physical Therapist Assistant Brochure|
Occupational Therapy Assistant
|School Performance Fact Sheet – Occupational Therapy Assistant|
|Occupational Therapy Assistant Brochure|
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Online)
Online Bachelor’s of Health Science
Health Information Technology
BPPE Annual Report 2016
ABHES Placement Rate Methodology
Safety & Security
|Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)|
|Social Media Privacy|
CARES Act – Higher Education Relief Fund
Title IX Compliance
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities. Additional information regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations, and on how to make inquiries or file complaints, is found in the College catalog. The College’s applicable policies and procedures are available in the Student Affairs office. For questions related to sex discrimination arising under Title IX, please contact CBD College’s Title IX Coordinator: Gabriela Bray, Director of Compliance, TitleIX@cbd.edu or call (213) 427-2200 or the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html; OCR@ed.gov
Students with Disabilities
Housed in a modern, air-conditioned facility, CBD College is accessible to disabled students. The college provides reasonable accommodations to self-identified students with disabilities. To receive accommodations, students must provide appropriate documentation from a licensed healthcare provider. The Student Services assists qualified students with disabilities to acquire reasonable and appropriate educational accommodations to support their success at CBD College. CBD College is committed to providing qualified students with a disability an equal opportunity to access the benefits, rights, and privileges of college services, programs and activities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students who believe they are in need of accommodations should contact the COO. Accommodations are not provided retroactively.
CBD College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, disability, age, religion, pregnancy or parental status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws, in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies: Gabriela Bray, Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator, TitleIX@cbd.edu, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213) 427-2200. Additional information is found in the College catalog. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
CBD College understands that our students success cannot be accomplished without a dedicated faculty and support team.
We are looking for employees that share our same vision, passion, and philosophy of education and career advancement.
CBD College is an equal opportunity employer that prides itself on the openness and desire to help students achieve greatness.
Please submit resume or curriculum vitae and all inquiries to: email@example.com
Why work at CBD?
- Become part of an organization that truly cares about changing people’s lives
- Non-Profit Organization with over 30 years of experience serving the community
- Competitive Salaries
- Employee Benefits
- Room for Growth
- In Demand Programs
BPPE Approval to Operate Disclosure Statement
CBD College is a private non-profit public benefit institution incorporated under section 501c § (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The College is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
Prospective enrollees are required to visit CBD College to discuss personal educational and occupational plans with school personnel prior to enrolling or signing an enrollment agreement.
CBD College is institutionally accredited by and accepts the responsibility to maintain the principles of quality continuing education and the integrity of the following accrediting institution:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N.
Falls Church, VA 22043
Tel (703) 917-9503 Fax (703) 917-4109
CBD College is approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to accept veteran’s benefits to train Veterans & eligible persons.
CBD College is approved by the Regional Training Vendor for the South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) to accept and administer Workforce Investment Act (WIA) benefits.
The Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158,
Clearwater, FL 33763
Tel (727) 210-2350 Fax (727) 210-2354
The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by:
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel (301) 652-6611 Fax (301) 652-7711
The Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program is accredited by:
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel (703) 684-2782 Fax (703) 684-7343
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.
CBD College is recognized as a volunteer group for student’s community involvement by the following organizations:
- American Red Cross
- Los Angeles Children’s Hospital
- Be the Match (Bone Marrow Registry)
- Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
- Alexandria House (a transitional residence for single women and women with children)