From Chief Executive Officer
Welcome to Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts!
On behalf of my staff and faculty, I would like to thank you for your interest in Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts opened its first campus in February of 2004. Currently there are six operational campuses in California and a number of extensive allied-health and nursing programs offered, we also offer some programs via online and hybrid method of educational delivery. We are excited to be offering certificate, diploma and degree (up to Bachelor) level programs. More than 2,500 students are served annually.
Your decision to join Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts could lead you to a rewarding and fulfilling career in the medical field.
Our catalog describes our programs, admission and graduation requirements, policies, and other essential information to help you decide on your course of study, as well as progress academically and administratively in your chosen program.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is a private academy offering quality allied-health and nursing programs that integrate professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practical experience, by empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career goals.
The design of our programs provides our students with an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the medical industry. We, at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, consider the clinical part of our students’ training to be one of the most important aspects of their medical education. All of our students are required to rotate throughout our affiliated medical facilities while attending our academy. The number of clinical hours varies with each program.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is constantly improving its operations and quality level. We are proud of what has been accomplished in the past years and we look forward to sharing our future progress with you as we continue to address the needs of our students through a myriad of innovative techniques.
Chief Executive Officer
The mission of Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts is to offer quality allied-health and nursing programs that integrate professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practical experience, by empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career goals.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts believes that education should promote the development of positive self-esteem, and for that purpose, provides services that support each student’s efforts to succeed academically, professionally, and personally.
Gurnick Academy provides training to individuals seeking a professional career in the medical field. This is accomplished through an educational format utilizing training that includes simulation mannequins, didactic lectures and hands-on experience provided by trained academicians, nurses, physicians and technologists. A breadth of general education courses are provided to support the student in the provision of safe and effective care for clients and families from diverse and multicultural populations across the life span. Additionally, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts engages in course delivery systems that include distance education and residential formats.
Gurnick founded its first campus in 2004, and we have now grown to include 6 campuses and 15 programs. We’re proud of our history. Learn more about it here.
|Feb 2004||San Mateo Campus offers UT Program|
|Jan 2005||San Mateo Campus offers VN and MRI Technology Programs|
|Dec 2005||Concord Campus offers VN Program|
|Nov 2007||Fresno and Modesto Campuses offer VN Program|
|Mar 2008||Concord Campus offers Psychiatric PT Program|
|Jun 2008||Concord Campus offers RT Program|
|Dec 2009||Accrediting Bureau for Health Education Schools (ABHES) grants us Institutional Accreditation|
|Mar 2010||Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) grants us RT Program accreditation|
|Feb 2013||ABHES approves our PTA Associate of Science Degree Program|
San Mateo Campus offers PTA Program
|Mar 2013||ABHES approves our PHL Program|
All Campuses offer PHL Program
|May 2013||ABHES approves our Modesto Campus MRIT Program|
Modesto Campus offers MRI Technology Program
|Aug 2013||ABHES accredits us for a maximum timeframe of 8 years through February 28 of 2022|
|Jan 2014||American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (ARRT) recognizes our MRIT, RT and UT programs|
|Jul 2014||ABHES approves the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program|
Concord Campus offers BSN program (RN to BSN pathway)
|Sep 2014||ABHES approves the Associate of Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program|
San Mateo and Modesto Campuses offer AS MRI program
|Dec 2014||Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) grants us PTA program accreditation|
|Jan 2015||ABHES approves the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology Program in the Concord Campus |
ABHES approves the Associate of Science in Ultrasound Technology Program in the San Mateo Campus
ABHES approves the Associate of Science in Ultrasound Technology Program in the Fresno Campus
|Oct 2015||ABHES approves the Dental Assistant Program|
San Mateo Campus offer DA Program
|Dec 2015||ABHES approves the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Program in the Concord Campus|
|Nov 2016||ABHES approves the Associate of Science in Nursing Program in the Fresno Campus.|
|Jan 2017||ABHES approves Sacramento Campus.|
|Aug 2017||ABHES approves the Dental Assistant Program in the Modesto Campus.|
|Feb 2018||California Board of Registered Nurses approves Associates of Science in Nursing Program in the Fresno Campus.|
|May 2018||ABHES approves the Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy Program in the Fresno Campus.|
|Jun 2018||ABHES approves the Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy Program in the Concord and San Mateo Campuses.|
|Nov 2018||Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) grants us RT Program accreditation at our Sacramento Campus|
|Dec 2018||ABHES and the California Board of Registered Nurses approves International Nurse Graduate Courses in the Fresno Campus|
|March 2019||ABHES approves Los Angeles Campus|
|March 2019||ABHES approves Limited X-Ray Technician with Medical Assistant Skills Program in the Los Angeles Campus|
|March 2019||ABHES approves A.O.S. in Radiologic Technology Program in the Los Angeles Campus|
|Sept 2019||ABHES approves the Medical Assistant Program in the Los Angeles Campus|