Are you looking to start training towards a career in healthcare? Since 1954, Merritt College has helped thousands of students gain the skills, hands-on training, and experience they need to pursue a rewarding healthcare career.

We provide a fast career pathway to employment in the healthcare industry by offering a variety of programs ranging in length from 6 weeks to 23 months*. Located in the hills of Oakland, you will feel right at home on our campus while training to become a healthcare professional.


  • Histotechnician: CA

Community Social Services:

  • Community Social Services/Substance Abuse: AA, CA

Health Professions & Occupations:

  • Health Navigator: CA

Health Sciences:

  • Health Sciences: CA


  • Personal Trainer: CP

Medical Assisting:

  • Administrative Medical Assisting: CP
  • Clinical Medical Assisting : CP


  • Nursing: AS

Nutrition & Dietetics:

  • Dietary Manager (Dietetic Service Supervisor): CA
  • Dietetic Technology: AC
  • Nutrition and Dietetics: AS-T

Radiologic Science:

  • Radiologic Science: AS, CA

Related Programs:

  • Dietary Manager (Dietetic Service Supervisor): CA
  • Dietetic Technology: AS
  • Nutrition and Dietetics: AS-T