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Welcome to Petra, The Rock Towards Your Future.

Petra College
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Holding the community together by empowering people to better themselves through education and careers within the healthcare community.

Future Students
Current Students

Petra College educates students for careers that exist today! We offer Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomist, CPR, and First Aid Training programs.


We seek out qualified teachers and utilize modern equipment and facilities.  All of our instructors have years of training and hands-on job experience.

Dedicated to providing the finest of career training to all students in Hammond and surrounding areas.

Start your career path today!

Licensed by: Louisiana Board of Regents


Associate Member:

National Association for Health Professionals

Louisiana Association of Private Colleges and Schools

American Allied Health


National Association for Health Professionals

Petra College is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. If a person is wishing to make comments, they should either write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite, 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350, or submit your comments through the Council's website (

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