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Welcome to Coleman College for Health Sciences


Founded in 2004, HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences offers associate degrees and certificates in over 20 health science fields in a state-of-the-art academic environment.  A member institution of the Texas Medical Center, Coleman College provides its students unsurpassed access to world-renown health science resources and as a campus of the Houston Community College System, offers affordable, rewarding futures.‌


Welcome from the College President

Phillip NicoteraI am delighted to welcome you to our incredible institution, whether you are a prospective student wondering what we’re all about, a visitor, a member of our community, an alum or anyone else. We thank you for your interest!

Since 2004, HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences has delivered a truly exceptional community college experience. With more than 20 allied health care programs across a wide variety of disciplines, the college is the only one of its kind residing in the heart of the Texas Medical Center (TMC). We are also a membership institution of the TMC and have numerous partnerships with local hospitals and health care organizations.

As a student attending Coleman College for Health Sciences, you will quickly recognize the academic excellence of our education pathways. You will be a part of an advanced, innovative community-based college that is eager to help you become a thriving health care professional.

At Coleman College, you will find an academic environment that fosters a supportive learning culture and demonstrates an intentional and rigorous classroom and clinic-based practicum across all disciplines. Our state-of-the-art facility was designed by our faculty along with forward-thinking engineers and architects to meet the interests and needs of both our students and their future employers.

With faculty and staff who are dedicated to serving our students, advisors that provide individualized support and counseling, and affordable degree programs designed for the health care industry, our college has structured its foundation to be the model of student success.

It is my personal mission to elevate the college’s academic reputation, champion our institutional priorities of boosting student success, enhance faculty excellence, leverage our collaborative spirit, and advance our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion across our campus.

I am so proud of our students’ amazing achievements, and to be a part of such a dedicated organization with individuals who are devoted to our mission. The academic future of Coleman students is why we strive to achieve excellence in education. Our students are the core value of HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences' commitment to the community.

I want to assure you that I will work tirelessly with my leadership team to continue HCC's mission and vision to be the national leader among community colleges.

Welcome to our college. Welcome to your future.

Dr. Phillip Nicotera, M.D., M.S.Ed.
President, HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences

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Coleman College for Health Sciences

1900 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030

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