Associated Technical College, 1670 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017 was founded in 1967 as the Career Academy. The Career Academy was acquired by the National Institute of Arts and Sciences in 1969 and by Associated Colleges of California in 1973. The school was purchased and became a division of Diversified Education Company on January 1,1975.


Philosophy and Objectives

Our institutional objective is to provide oriented training programs to help the student develop the quality job skills needed for success in career areas offering long-range opportunities. Our programs are designed to put the student in the job market as quickly as possible consistent with the amount  of training needed to gain employment. We provide hands-on, practical (learn-by-doing), training in fields where there is a demand for qualified entry-level employees. Flexible morning, afternoon and evening schedules allow students to finish their training even if employed before graduation.


Medical Assistant/Cardiac Technician program's

mission is to provide post-secondary educational vocational training to individuals who wish to become employed in the medical field as a medical assistant. The graduate will be able to perform front and back office tasks, such as communicating with insurance companies and phlebotomy, and other related tasks to the medical office or hospital. Graduates would be able to work in doctor's offices, hospitals, labs, outpatient clinics, chiropractic offices, acupuncture offices, and physical therapy clinics.


Telecommunications Technology program's

mission is to provide post-secondary educational vocational training to individuals who wish to become employed in the telecommunications technology industry. The graduate will be able to install/maintain/repair today's technology equipment, set-up the network between telephone and computer systems, learn the principles of basic electricity and electronics, installation of fiber optics and computer networking. The telecommunications technology graduate would be able to work in companies such as TWC, SBC, AT&T and other carriers, service provider installation companies, computer sales/repair/installation companies, security companies and cabling companies


Approval and Accreditation

Associated Technical College (ATC), is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC, and additionally is licensed to operate in the State of California by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE, based on provisions of the California Act (CPPEA) of 2009. Licensed to operate means compliance with state’s minimum standards as set forth in this Act.


1670 Wilshire Blvd

Los Angeles CA 90017

p.  (213) 413-6808

Fax (213) 413-6938






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