Welcome to the Ocala Campus!
Rasmussen College has been helping students prepare for successful careers since its founding in Minnesota in 1900. The Ocala campus continues this tradition by providing career-focused degrees, quality education at an affordable cost and continuous support to its students and communities. With over 50 programs to choose from in seven major areas of study—you can find the right path to your future career.
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Rasmussen College School of Health Sciences
Prepare to become a healthcare professional with real-world experience in one of our versatile Health Sciences programs. Hands-on training in the campus health sciences labs allows you to practice your skills in an immersive facility with essential lab technology and equipment. Receive campus support and resources whether you're taking classes on campus or online.
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A Closer Look at the Rasmussen College – Ocala Campus
See exactly what the Ocala campus has to offer, from student resources and support services that help you prepare for your next online or on-campus course to the campus’ close partnerships with hospitals and healthcare facilities in the area, as well as the best places to grab lunch for your next study session.
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“We pride ourselves on making each student’s experience personal, meaningful and life-changing.”
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Higher Learning Commission
Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
The Medical Assisting Diploma program at the Ocala campus in Florida is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
North Falls Church, VA 22043
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
The Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate’s degree program in Ocala (with an off-campus instructional site in Orlando), Florida, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.
The Physical Therapist Assistant Associate’s degree program at the Ocala campus in Florida is not programmatically accredited. Rasmussen College - Ocala is seeking accreditation of a new Physical Therapist Assistant education program from CAPTE. On May 31, the program submitted an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the technical phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in technical courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.
Candidacy Contingency Plan:
Rasmussen College has a contingency plan in place should the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program not receive Candidacy for Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Students enrolled in the PTA program are not eligible to start technical courses until Candidacy for Accreditation has been granted by CAPTE. If candidacy is not achieved, students will be notified of the program status and advised of other programs offered at Rasmussen College.
Accreditation Contingency Plan
Rasmussen College has a contingency plan in place should the PTA program not receive Accreditation from CAPTE. Students who are enrolled in the PTA program will be notified if an adverse decision on accreditation is received by CAPTE, and at that point no new students will be enrolled into the program until accreditation can be achieved.
Students enrolled in the PTA program at the time of an adverse decision on accreditation by CAPTE will be offered the option of completing their current coursework. Students will have the option of remaining in the PTA program until a final decision regarding the PTA program accreditation status is received from CAPTE. Students not opting to stay in the program will receive assistance to identify an accredited PTA program for consideration of transfer.