Online Division

Online Respiratory Therapy Bachelor student Jessica Merrill

New Online Respiratory Therapy Bachelor of Science Degree completion program perfect choice for SJVC grad

by Nyla on December 11, 2017

The timing was perfect for Jessica Merrill, who graduated from SJVC’s Respiratory Therapy Associate of Science degree program in Ontario last February and was researching Bachelor of Science – Respiratory Therapy completion programs in order to take her newly minted expertise a step higher. Jessica was enrolled in a state college Respiratory Therapy program that

Posted in Online Division / Online Program / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree / Student Spotlights


Online campus organizes relief fund for students and staff impacted by recent hurricanes

by Nyla on October 12, 2017

SJVC’s Online campus had several students and employees in Florida and Texas – and (to a lesser degree) in Georgia and South Carolina – who were swept into emergency situations created by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. “We had 10 students and 8 employees who had to evacuate to shelters or hotels, lost trees and fences

Posted in News and Events / Online Division

Medical Billing and coding student Shaneeka

Online student matches natural abilities with Medical Billing & Coding profession

by Nyla on December 26, 2016

Sheneka Brassfield has no doubts about her career calling. It is something she has been doing all her life: Caring for others. Only now, once she gets the degree she is earning in SJVC’s Online Medical Billing and Coding program, she will be considered a professional in the field of helping others. Sheneka has spent

Posted in Medical Billing and Coding / Online Division / Online Program / Student Spotlights

Online medical assistant training programs

What to Look for in an Online Medical Assisting Program in California

by SJVC on December 21, 2016

Do you want to prepare for an exciting job in health care but don’t have the time to go back to school? You can now train to become a medical assistant online, which means you can flexibly train for a new career while still having your busy life at work and at home. But with

Posted in Medical Assisting / Online Division / Online Program

Medical assistant certification

Do Medical Assistants Have to be Certified to Work in California?

by SJVC on December 20, 2016

The short answer is “no,” medical assistants do not need to be certified to work in California.¹ For some people, that’s one of the most appealing aspects about the position, considering how easy it is to become a medical assistant compared to other similar entry-level health care jobs. But just because medical assistants don’t need

Posted in Medical Assisting / Online Division / Online Program


Two SJVC Online students join prestigious Honor Society

by Nyla on November 18, 2016

Construction Management student Ulisses Sanchez and Medical Billing and Coding student Sheneka Brassfield want to make the most of every advantage available to them when they enter their new career fields. Both Online students recognized that membership in the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) would provide them with many career and job search plusses. “There

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Homeless Medical Billing and Coding student sacrificed all to stay in school

by Nyla on November 3, 2016

Just two months after enrolling in SJVC’s Online Medical Billing and Coding program, Kelly Eakin found herself without a place to stay. She had located her current apartment-share on Craigslist, after a job layoff caused her to gradually lose most of her possessions. Now that her roommate was reconciling with her husband, she didn’t even

Posted in Grad Success / Medical Billing and Coding / Online Division

Online Student Advisor gets up close and personal with her students

by Nyla on September 29, 2016

As a Student Advisor for SJVC Online students, Krystel Vitug is responsible for supporting and counseling students committed to an SJVC distance learning program. “I make sure that they are on course in their class, staying up on their assignments and exams and on track for graduation,” says Krystel. “If they are falling behind, I

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Online Division


Online IT program student turned struggle into strength

by Nyla on July 14, 2016

Jonathan Perry never had a role model to show him how to handle stress or set goals for himself. He had to figure all that out on his own. “It was the lack of that person to emulate that pushed me,” he says. As a young boy of seven, he and his mom, brother and

Posted in Grad Success / Information Technology / Online Division / Online Program