Kansas City Schools

Where can I receive training for my chosen career?

For certain health careers, you can complete your training in less than two years. Others, however, may require four years or more of post-secondary education. The following lists academic facilities that have health programs. To learn more about a specific school’s program, visit its Web site or contact the school.

List of Nursing Schools

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-GO-AVILA


Benedictine College

Atchison, Kansas

913-360-7560


Cass Career Center

Harrisonville, Missouri

816-380-3253


Concorde Career College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-531-5223


Graceland University

Independence, Missouri

800-833-0524


Highland Community College

Atchison, Kansas

913-367-6204


Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

913-288-7626


Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583


Manual Career Technical Center

Kansas City, Missouri

816-418-5200


Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000


MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, Kansas

800-800-8887


Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, Missouri

816-271-4200


National American University – Overland Park

Overland Park, Kansas

877-821-0190


National American University – Zona Rosa

Kansas City, Missouri

816-412-5500


Neosho County Community College

Ottawa and Chanute, Kansas

785-242-2067


Northland Career Center

Platte City, Missouri

816-858-5505


Park University

Parkville, Missouri

800-745-7275


Research College of Nursing

Kansas City, Missouri

816-995-2800


Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

Kansas City, Missouri

816-932-2367


University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


University of Central Missouri

Lee’s Summit, Missouri

877-729-8266


University of Kansas School of Nursing

Kansas City, Kansas

888-588-1619


University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1700


University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, Kansas

913-682-5151


Webster University

Kansas City, Missouri

816-444-2200


William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5453


Wright Career College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-233-0700


List of Technical/Allied Health Schools

Athletic Trainer

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


Audiologist

KU School of  Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


Biomedical Engineer

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-GO-AVILA

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430


Biomedical Equipment Technician

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-3803

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

913-334-1100


Dental Assistant

Penn Valley Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000


Dental Hygienist

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-3803

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-2100


Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

Kansas City, Missouri

816-932-3241

Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas

785-670-1010


Dietitian-Dietetic Technician

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


Emergency Medical Technician

Cass Career Center

Harrisonville, Missouri

816-380-3253

Excelsior Springs Area Career Center

Excelsior Springs, Missouri

816-630-9240

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-3803

Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Northland Career Center

Platte City, Missouri

816-858-5505


Epidemiologist

University of Kansas

Wichita, Kansas

316-293-2627


Health Care Administration

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430


Health Educator

University of Kansas

Wichita, Kansas

316-293-2627


Health Information Manager

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-496-8500, ext. 4270

KU School of Health Professionals

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000


Medical Assistant

Heritage College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-942-5474

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700

Vatterott College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-861-1000

Wright Career College

800-555-4003


Medical Billing-Coding Specialist

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Wright Career College

800-555-4003


Medical Laboratory Technician

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-2577

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700


Medical Secretary

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-3803

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700

Vatterott College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-861-1000

Wright Career College

800-555-4003


Medical Technologist-Clinical Laboratory Technician

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

North Kansas City Hospital – The School of Clinical Laboratory Science

North Kansas City, Missouri

816-691-2000

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

Kansas City, Missouri

816-932-2410

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-2577

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700


Medical Transcription

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-3803

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700

Vatterott College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-861-1000

Wright Career College

800-555-4003


Nuclear Medical Technologist

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Research Medical Center School of Nuclear Medicine Technology

Kansas City, Missouri

816-276-4068


Occupational Therapy

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776


Occupational Therapy Assistant

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

913-334-1100

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776


Pharmacist

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas

785-864-3591

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1365


Pharmacy Technician

Heritage College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-942-5474

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700

Vatterott College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-861-1000


Phlebotomist

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

Kansas City, Missouri

816-932-6700


Physical Therapist

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776


Physical Therapy Assistant

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000


Public Health Environmentalist

University of Kansas

Wichita, Kansas

316-293-2627


Radiologic Technologist

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

816-G0-AVILA

Heritage College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-942-5474

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Research Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology

Kansas City, Missouri

816-276-3390

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences

Kansas City, Missouri

816-932-6700


Recreational Therapist

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

800-729-2678


Respiratory Therapist

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235


Social Worker

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

816-G0-AVILA

Park University

Parkville, Missouri

800-745-7275

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1025


Speech-Language Pathologist

KU School of Health Professions

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5235

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776


Surgical Technologist

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-759-4000

Wright Career College

800-555-4003


List of Medical Schools

Physicians

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences

Kansas City, Missouri

800-234-4847

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5200

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1700


Optometrists

University of Missouri-St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

314-516-6263


Pre-Optometry Program

Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, Missouri

866-818-MSSU


List of Biotechnology and Life Sciences Schools

Animal Technician

Maple Woods Community College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-437-3050


Aseptic Fill Technician

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

Metropolitan Community College – Business & Technology College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-482-5210

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


Biomedical Engineer

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-GO-AVILA

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430


Biomedical Equipment Technician

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-3803

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

913-334-1100


Clinical Coordinator

University of Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5220

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5661


Clinical Data Specialist

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

University of Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5220

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5661


Clinical Research Administrator

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

University of Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5220

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5661


Clinical Research Associate

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

University of Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5220

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5661


Documentation Associate-Assistant-Regulatory Affairs

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583


Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Metropolitan Community College – Business & Technology College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-482-5210


Environmental Technician

Metropolitan Community College – Business & Technology College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-482-5210


Facilities Technician

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

Vatterott College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-861-1000


Greenhouse Assistant-Research and Development

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583


Laboratory Assistant

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

KU Edwards Campus

Overland Park, Kansas

913-897-8659

University of Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5220

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5661


Manufacturing Instrument-Calibration Technician

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

Metropolitan Community College – Business & Technology College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-482-5210,

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


Market Research Analyst

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-GO-AVILA

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

Park University

Downtown Kansas City, Missouri

816-842-6182

Park University

Independence, Missouri

816-252-9065

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

800-842-6776

University of Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas

913-588-5220

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1000

Webster University

Kansas City, Missouri

816-444-1000


Media Prep Technician

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583


Process Development Associate-Technician

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1000


Product Development Engineer

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1000


Quality Control Analyst

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

KU Edwards Campus

Overland Park, Kansas

913-897-8659

William Jewell College

Liberty, Missouri

816-781-7700, ext. 5661


Quality Control Technician

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583


Safety Manager

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

877-729-8266


Technical Services Representative

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

913-469-2583

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

913-334-1100

Metropolitan Community College – Business & Technology College

Kansas City, Missouri

816-482-5210

Pinnacle Career Institute

Kansas City, Missouri

816-331-5700


Validation Engineer

Devry University-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-941-0430

University of Central Missouri

Lee’s Summit, Missouri

816-802-2220

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-1000