ATI College

Introduction

With over a decade of experience teaching allied health programs, ATI College is a leader in general ultrasound and echocardiography education. Program curriculums are comprehensively designed to fully and completely prepare you for an exciting career in the health-care industry.


ATI College prepares students to achieve their future goals in the chosen field of a professional career in accordance with the following objectives:

To provide an excellent academic and professional preparation of students for a career in their chosen field of specialization.

  • To assist in development and maintenance of high standards of achievement for students.
  • To provide necessary encouragement of critical thinking that is essential in the professional world.
  • To assist the student in achieving these objectives, ATI has established a professional environment consisting of:
    • A faculty of highly educated & experienced professionals possessing extensive knowledge, skills, experience, and concern for students achievement and success;
    • A career services department dedicated to assisting graduates in obtaining employment in the fields of their profession;
    • A curriculum devoted to career-related subjects that combines theoretical education with hands-on training, thereby, enabling students to acquire knowledge and skills in a variety of career programs that are in strong demand by employers;
    • Hands-on training on modern equipment conducted in a professional workplace-stimulated environment;
    • Attendance, behavioral and dress code policies designed to emulate a majority of professional attitude which will prepare students for professional success in the job market.


ATI College is private institution approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, California, 95833) pursuant to California Education Code Section 94311.

Although the institution was approved to operate by the former Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education, the institution’s application for re-approval to operate has not been reviewed by the bureau pursuant to this chapter.


History & Development

ATI College is a private postsecondary vocational college system focused on technology-oriented programs. The main campus located in Norwalk California began its operation in January 1998 then soon opened ATI branch campus in Tustin California in February 2004.

In August 2008, ATI branch campus moved its location to 1125 E. 17th Street Suite N251 in Santa Ana City to better accommodate the growing student population. The college continues to offer varieties of career-focused vocational programs to adult learners in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

In June 2013, ATI branch campus was consolidated with the main school at 12440 Firestone Boulevard Suite 2001 in the city of Norwalk.


Mission

ATI’s mission is to improve peoples’ lives through providing professional work-skill training.

Students seeking to succeed as professional and instructors seeking to teach such students, require a learning environment committed to high standards of instruction.

ATI College seeks to respond to these needs and challenges by teaching students to develop high level of knowledge in their chosen field of career, to develop analytical and critical thinking skills, help understand the significance of self-discipline, acquiring self-confidence, to develop professional attitude and the ability to meet employer expectations in the world of professionalism.

ATI is also accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency – Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) since August 2002.


Facility & Equipment

The ATI main campus is located at 12440 Firestone Blvd. Suite 2001, Norwalk, California. Conveniently located near the I-5, Norwalk campus has easy access to public transportation with the facility equipped with laboratories, general-purpose classrooms, student lounges and administrative offices all which are well lighted and air-conditioned.

Computer laboratories are equipped with Pentium IV PCs for instructors, seating for up to 20 students in a lecture type setting with each student station equipped with Pentium IV computer units with internet access.

Approximated total square footage of Norwalk facility is 12,000. Imaging laboratories are equipped with medical supplies to support the student learning experiences. Each laboratory at both main and branch campus are equipped with 2-D, 3-D & 4-D ultrasound systems each equipped with printers and recording devices.

The school library/resource center is equipped with a current collection of manuals, reference books, and periodicals designed to support all course offerings.

In addition, the library is equipped with six computer stations for private training, tutoring, and researching.

The library offers computer services to all students, staff, and faculty of the college. Library hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Library is closed on weekends and holidays.


Accreditation

ACCSC

ATI College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, Virginia 22201).

BBPE

ATI College is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Education (2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, California, 95833) pursuant to California Education Code Section 94311.

SEVIS

ATI College is authorized under federal law (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Student and Exchange Visitor Program: SEVP MS 5600, DHS/ICE – 500 12th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20598-5600) to admin non-immigrant alien students since 2003. ATI College is approved to provide I-20 student visas to international students in accordance with the international student and exchange visitors program.

ED

ATI College is approved to participate in student financial assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 by the U.S. Department of Education (400 Maryland Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20202-5140) since 2004.

VR

ATI College is qualified to accept tuition assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the California Department of Rehabilitation.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Echocardiography Course

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 27 months December 2018 USA Norwalk Los Angeles + 2 more

Echocardiography technician is a specialized concentration within the field of diagnostic medical ultrasound. The Echo Technologist learns to become adept at obtaining and interpreting diagnostic quality images of the heart and surrounding structures, evaluating heart anatomy, chamber size, overall heart function. The program coordinates academic study with clinical laboratory experience at a hospital or clinic. [+]

Echocardiography technician is a specialized concentration within the field of diagnostic medical ultrasound. The Echo Technologist learns to become adept at obtaining and interpreting diagnostic quality images of the heart and surrounding structures, evaluating heart anatomy, chamber size, overall heart function. The program coordinates academic study with clinical laboratory experience at a hospital or clinic.

What Does an Echo Technician Do?

Echo techs are sometimes referred to as echocardiographers or cardiac sonographers. Your primary responsibility as an echo tech is to gather data that can be used by a physician to diagnose heart disease. Read on to learn more about the job responsibilities of an echo tech and the training you need to become one. An echo tech is a cardiovascular technologist who specializes in using non-invasive imaging technology to analyze a patient’s heart, specifically the function of its veins, arteries, chambers, and valves. As an echo tech, your main responsibility would be to calibrate and use medical diagnostic imaging machines to take images of a patient’s heart. You may need to position a patient for imaging while they are lying down or monitor their heart as they are walking on a treadmill. Because you work with many different kinds of patients, you need to have excellent communication skills. Other job duties you may need to perform include speaking to patients about the procedure, taking several images of the hearts, and administering medications to patients in order to study their heart’s reaction to pharmacological stress. Positions available to graduates of... [-]


Massage Therapy Course

Campus Full time Part time 10 months December 2018 USA Norwalk Los Angeles + 2 more

Massage Therapy program prepares students for entry-level massage therapist positions to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. The program includes instructions in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice, Thai massage, Shiatsu massage, deep tissue massage, therapeutic massage, sports massage, and foot reflexology among many other techniques widely used by massage therapists. [+]

Massage Therapy program prepares students for entry-level massage therapist positions to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. The program includes instructions in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. Includes instruction in anatomy & physiology, pathology, business marketing, ethical practice, Thai massage, Shiatsu massage, deep tissue massage, therapeutic massage, sports massage, and foot reflexology among many other techniques widely used by massage therapists.... [-]


Ultrasound Technology Course

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 27 months December 2018 USA Norwalk Los Angeles + 2 more

The goals for ultrasound technician program are to train students to become professional sonographer in medical field, to reach to develop interpersonal skill in interact with patient and medical administrative, to train utilizing sound waves to producing picture of human body while in examination procedure, to assist to improve ability to practice proper patient care, to make sure students have the ability to procedure high-quality image with optimum info to diagnosis process, and to provide understanding, medical ability, problem solving skill to work in sonography occupation. [+]

The goals for ultrasound technician program are to train students to become professional sonographer in medical field, to reach to develop interpersonal skill in interact with patient and medical administrative, to train utilizing sound waves to producing picture of human body while in examination procedure, to assist to improve ability to practice proper patient care, to make sure students have the ability to procedure high-quality image with optimum info to diagnosis process, and to provide understanding, medical ability, problem solving skill to work in sonography occupation.

What Does an Ultrasound Technician Do?

Graduates of this program may assume a responsible position as a member of the health team in a hospital, imaging center, doctor’s office or clinic. Position may also be available in private practice, industry, or government. Duties may include performing ultrasound scans of the upper abdomen, pelvic area, microscopic/scopic, anatomy of veins and arteries, or superficial structures.... [-]