About compass

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Compass Career College was founded in 1997 in Hammond, Louisiana.  We are an open-admission; state approved proprietary school of vocational learning.  We concentrate on the fields of Allied Health, Practical Nurse,  and Cosmetology.  We are dedicated to providing the highest quality career training to all enrolled students preparing each student for entry into the work force.  Compass Career College's Mission Statement directs the focus of instruction for our students.

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our mission

The mission of Compass Career College is to serve the South Louisiana community by creating a landscape for student development through their vocational training.  Compass is dedicated to providing an atmosphere of educational excellence, respect, and encouragement.

Civil Rights Compliance

Compass Career College does not discriminate against applicants, students, and/or employees on the basis of disability, including HIV. All applicants, students, and/or employees with disabilities, including HIV, have an equal opportunity to participate in or benefit from the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations provided by the College. It is the policy of Compass Career College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or disabilities, including HIV, genetic information, veteran status, political affiliation, or religion in its admission and recruitment of students, education programs and activities, or in employment policies and practices. The College, in its relationship with students, faculty and staff, treats with absolute fairness all those who apply. This policy reflects the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972; Executive Order 11246; Section 901 of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Louisiana Executive Order 13; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and the Civil Rights Act of 1991.


Compass Career College is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Regents and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission. CCC is nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. CCC also reports to the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners, The Department of Health and Hospitals, and the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology. CCC is a member of the Association of Private Schools, Colleges, and Universities and the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators.


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