About compass

Before choosing a career caring for others, choose a school that cares about you!

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, Welding 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

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.


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, the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology and the American Welding Society. 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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