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FORT WORTH, Texas (December 20, 2010) – Everest College today announced that the Fort Worth South campus has expanded its course offerings to include Accounting and Paralegal associate degree programs. The school has begun enrolling students in each program, both of which begin in January 2011 and take two years to complete.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, both the accounting and paralegal industries are expected to grow 10 to 28 percent between 2008 – 2018. “As opportunities in these fields are expected to increase in the coming years, our goal is to prepare students for success and give them the opportunity to contribute to their communities,” said Marilyn Long, campus president at Everest College – Fort Worth South. “We provide students with individualized attention from experienced faculty to ensure they are skilled and prepared for a successful career.”

The accounting program at Everest College – Fort Worth South is an associate degree program that consists of coursework in principles of accounting, introductory cost/managerial accounting, corporate accounting, payroll accounting, non-profit accounting, tax accounting, business enterprise and business law. Accounting program graduates can obtain careers as accounting assistants, accounting clerks, bookkeepers and more.

The paralegal program is an associate degree program that consists of coursework in researching legal issues, drafting legal documents, preparing pleadings, summarizing documents, organizing trial notebooks and interviewing clients. Paralegal graduates are hired to assist lawyers, clients and courts.

The Everest – Fort Worth South campus opened in May 2010 and already has more than 350 fulltime students and 65 employees. The campus is located at 4200 South Freeway in La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth and also offers programs in: Business, Criminal Justice, Dental Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant and Medical Insurance Billing and Coding. To learn more about the programs available, please contact the Fort Worth South campus at 817-566-7700.

About Everest – Texas

Everest Colleges and Institutes provide career-oriented diploma and degree programs in health care, criminal justice, skilled trades, business, and paralegal. In Texas, Everest has 7,500 students at nine campuses located in Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. Everest has over 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit www.Everest.edu. News media should contact: Ashley Grubbs, of The Powell Group, for Everest College, 214/522-6005 ext.104, ag@powellgroup.net.

Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree Program Complements Campus’ Offerings; prepares graduates to take the NCLEX-RN® licensing exam

As the nation’s baby boomers age and the need for health care grows, the nursing shortage in the U.S. is expected to intensify. To help meet the demand for nurses, Everest College has begun enrollment for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the college’s Salt Lake City campus.

The three-and-one-half-year baccalaureate degree program is approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing and includes coursework in supportive general education and science courses. The program also includes 912 hours of clinical experiences where students have supervised hands-on clinical training.

BSN graduates are prepared to take the NCLEX-RN® licensing exam. Upon passing the exam, a graduate obtains licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

“We are proud to offer the BSN program at our campus,” said Stephanie Byrd, Everest Salt Lake City campus president. “With our state-of-the-art skills and nursing science labs, and expert, hands-on instruction, our students will not only learn the biological, physical and social science aspects of nursing, but also learn the critical thinking skills that their future patients expect and their future employers demand.”

Upon graduation, BSN graduates can expect to work in entry-level positions in hospitals and medical centers, school settings, physicians’ offices, urgent care and surgery centers, nursing home facilities and rehabilitation clinics. Career placement assistance is available for all Everest graduates.

About Everest
Everest College – Salt Lake City is located at 3280 West 3500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. The campus provides career-oriented diploma and degree programs in accounting, business, computer information science, computer information systems, criminal justice, medical administrative assistant, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and coding, network and internet security specialist, nursing, paralegal, pharmacy technician and surgical technologist. Everest campuses are owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America with more than 100 schools throughout North America. For more information, visit us at www.Everest.edu.

Our Everest campuses across the country are now accepting applications for the Winter 2007/2008 classes.  Most diploma programs in health care and business can be completed in 9-months.

Prospective students interested in attending a Winter session should contact the Everest campus closest to them.  It is highly recommended that candidates participate in a campus tour to learn more about the campus and the various programs.  It’s also an opportunity to talk with staff and students about the curriculum.

Contact us to find a campus near you.

Over the last few months, colleges all over the country have been becoming either Everest College or Everest Institute.  This is exciting news for Everest students because it builds the strength and recognition for Everest alumni and students all over the country.  All colleges will be focused on preparing students for careers with short-term, hands-on education.  Some of the most popular career programs include: Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing and Coding, Business, and Criminal Justice.

Contact us to receive some information about our campuses and short-term educational programs. 

There are many reasons why students are choosing to get their accounting degree online. Online accounting degree programs are convenient since you can earn your degree while at home.

And online accounting degree programs save you time since you don’t need to sit in a classroom or spend time driving to school. Online accounting degree programs are perfect for the busy professional who must balance a fulltime job and family life.

Everest College offers an online Associate in Applied Science degree in Accounting.

Core Online Accounting Classes include:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Non-Profit Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Applied Business Law

To receive some information about Everest Online, just complete the quick online form.

Everest College online classes provide students the convenience of earning their Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree completely online. This means you don’t need to attend a classroom because all your studies can be done at home—when and where you want.

Everest College online classes help students balance their school, work, and family responsibilities. Most of our students work during the day, so they can plan on earning their degree after getting home and taking care of all their other obligations.

Online degree programs include:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Justice (Associate’s)
  • Criminal Justice (Bachelor’s)

Our most popular online degree program is our online Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.

This exciting program explores criminal justice concepts and theories in greater depth and also covers gang activity, drug operations, and probations. Degree students in this program also studty criminal justice management, providing a greater knowledge-base and more opportunities for employment.

To learn more about Everest College online classes, simply complete our quick and easy online form. We’ll provide you with some information about our online degree programs.

The courses are built and maintained on the eCollege platform, which provides for efficient online course management through effective educational and course authoring tools.

So with the flexibility of Everest College online classes, there’s no excuse not to attend. Everest College virtual classroom lets you learn when it’s convenient for you, allowing you to work full time while completing your education. Plus, throug Everest College online classes, you’ll receive the same quality of education as a traditional student would.

Some other exciting features about Everest College online classes:

Our programs are open to anyone with a high school diploma or proficiency certificate.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and there are trained representatives at the campus to assist you.

Our programs are designed for working adults. Take classes during the day or evening – it’s up to you.

Employers recruit at our school because they know they will find a talented pool of career-ready graduates. We’ll assist you with your job search.

It’s easy to apply, and with our flexible schedules, you can get started right away.

Click here to learn more about Everest College online classes.

All Everest College online classes are available through our Everest College Phoenix campus.

You may not know this, but our Everest College campus in Phoenix offers online classes. This means you can work on your degree completely online. Everest College online classes are open to students who feel comfortable learning in an online environment.

The online degree programs are designed just like our campus classes. The length of the classes are the same, but you have the opportunity to take all classes online.

Many of our students enjoy the Everest College online classes because it allows them the flexibility and convenience to work full-time and take online classes when they get home.

Everest College online classes include:

  • Associate in Applied Science, Accounting
  • Associate in Applied Science, Business
  • Associate in Applied Science, Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Applied Science, Criminal Justice

To learn more about Everest College online classes, simply complete our easy online form.


Everest College Information

Everest provides students with short-term career training in a variety of popular programs*. Our schools offer diplomas and/or degrees in:
Students can also earn online degrees through Everest University Online, a division of Everest University.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.everest.edu/disclosures or www.everestonline.edu/disclosures.

*Programs vary by campus.

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