About Us


High Desert Medical College (HDMC) is a nationally accredited college and a Legacy Education Institution. We have been serving students for more than 10 years. Our staff is highly educated, experienced and offers a winning approach to providing career training for students to prepare them for the best and hottest career fields.

To help you reach your career goals, we provide in-depth programs that give you real-world experience in a supportive environment. On-campus studying is easy at our growing schools, which feature a media room, lounge and library. Our career school teaching staff is consistently available and encourages constant communication for the best in training.

HDMC is here for you as you walk down your new career path.

High Desert Medical College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). ACCET is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.


Out of more than 300 member institutions, the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) recognized our parent company, Legacy Education, as the 2020 School of the Year. This great honor demonstrates Legacy Education’s commitment to offering a quality educational experience at their colleges, High Desert Medical College, Central Coast College and Integrity College of Health.

High Desert Medical College (HDMC) was voted AV’s Best Career College for 4 years through the Antelope Valley Press’s annual Reader’s Choice awards.


The mission of High Desert Medical College is to educate students in career specific disciplines in the areas of allied health that match industry demands. High Desert Medical College is committed to offering a quality educational experience, and assistance in individualized placement so graduates can utilize their knowledge and skills to enter their chosen career fields.


In pursuit of this mission, High Desert Medical College is guided by the following core values, principles and objectives:

  • Integrity – By constantly striving for the best in education, we remain true to our mission, our vision, and our commitment to students, faculty, staff and investors.
  • Creativity – Our inventive spirits and industrious imaginations fuel our efforts to consistently situate the company on the leading edge of its field, and offer the latest innovations in instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Ambition – The pursuit of education has at its very core a sound work ethic, a burning motivation, and an insatiable drive. These qualities nourish our venture and drive us forward in achieving our goals.
  • Teamwork – While we started with a close-knit, loyal group of educators, more than 30 years ago, its true legacy will be the spirit of constructive collaboration it inspires in its students, faculty and staff.