Associate Degree Programs
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Vascular Sonography


Certificate Program
Echocardiogram Technician: 


COMPLAINT POLICY FOR TWC

This school hold a Certificate of Approval from Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

TWC school number:  S 1852

All  programs are approved by TWC, THEBC and institutionally accredited by ABHES
. Additionally the Echocardiogram program is programmatically accredited by CAAHEP.
Students must address their concerns about this school  or any of its educational programs
by following the grievance  process outlined in the catalog.

Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School documents that all students  have received a copy of the school’s grievance
procedures and for describing these procedures in the school’s published catalog. If, as a student, you were not provided with this information, please inform school management. Students dissatisfied with this school’s response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable. Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC’s website: 
www.texasworkforce.org/careerschoolstudents. 

Complaint Policy

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

 Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School is required to provide all degree seeking students with the information for filing students complaint with the THECB. In most cases, student concerns can be addressed and resolved by following the established grievance policy in the institutional catalog. Unresolved grievances of all degree seeking current, former, and prospective students can be filed with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) after exhausting the institution's grievance/complaint process.

If after exhausting the institutional grievance process, a mutually satisfactory resolution cannot be determined, then student may initiate a complaint with THECB through:

http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=C9BD55D4-C5A3-4BC6-9A0DF17F467F4AE9

http://www.thebc.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=051F93F5-03D4-9CCE-40FA9F46F2CD3C9D

 Email: studentcomplaints@thecb.state.tx.us

Mail:  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Office of General Counsel
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, Texas 78711-2788

HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
Cardiotech Ultrasound School
281-495-0078
APPLICATION
Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School is a private institutionally accredited institution located in Houston, Texas.

MISSION:
Houston International College Cardiotech Ultrasound School offers independent post-secondary education programs dedicated to providing quality training to persons interested in Allied Health careers as a profession.

ADMISSION:
Students are admitted in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters each year. Applicants must be a high school graduate, or equivalent or higher and are required to pass an entrance exam with a minimum score of 70%. Click on the admissions tab for additional information.

CAMPUS PROGRAMS AND CLASS SIZE:
The campus is small. All programs are residential and are presented in English. They are designed to allow students the opportunity to merge lectures with hands-on learning.
Class size averages 8-10 students creating a high instructor-student ratio. The setting encourages high retention and a pleasant learning atmosphere.

FACULTY:
Faculty consists of credentialed scientific and technical background professionals. Students will have direct access to these individuals throughout the training period which allow them the opportunity to learn directly from highly qualified practitioners.

SUPPORT TEAM:
The Administrative and support staff create a stress free environment to encourage maximum learning experience.

LABS AND CLINICAL:
A variety of Ultrasound and Physiological assessment equipment is available in the labs. Students complete clinical rotations in area hospitals, imaging centers or clinics.

GRADUATES:
Graduates are encouraged to return to campus to speak to current students about work experiences.

FINANCING:
Various options are available. Qualified applicants can apply for Federal Financial Aid. PELL grant and Federal Loans are available.
Application is available at: www.FAFSA.Ed.Gov and www.Studentloans.gov

The school offers a 0% interest monthly payment plan each semester. Tuition, fees, and other expenses are due each semester. This may vary based on the number of credits taken each semester.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday to Friday 8:00 pm to 5:00 pm
ACCREDITATION:
Institutional:
ABHES
7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 314 N. Falls Church, VA. 22043.
Programmatic
CAAHEP
25400 US Hwy 19 N.Suite 158,
Clearwater, FL 33763
APPROVALS/REGULATIONS

The Texas Workforce Commission-Career Schools and Colleges
101 E. 15th Street,
Austin, Texas 78778-0001

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 E. Anderson Lane,
Austin, TX 78752
Texas Veterans Commission- Veterans Education Program
P.O. Box 12277, Austin, Texas 78701,
1-877-898-3833.

SEVIS
I-20 forms for M-1 and M-2 Visas to non-immigrant students.


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