Today’s complex employment market makes it necessary for you to possess every available competitive advantage. At Daytona College, we train you for professional employment in specialized, technical fields. Our education is geared to the needs of employers who have hired our graduates, and we use methods that encourage you to develop not only your skills, but also your professional image. Our objective is to offer you the education that prepares you for a new career.
At Daytona College, faculty and staff play a significant role in students’ lives as teachers, advisors and mentors while supporting the mission of the College. Daytona College has a diverse group of professionals with rich experience and expertise in the fields of business, healthcare, medical billing, massage therapy, cosmetology and skincare.
History of the School
Daytona College was founded in April 1996 as the Daytona Institute of Massage Therapy. In its early years, the school focused entirely on the training of massage therapists to serve the needs of Daytona, Orlando, Ormond Beach, St. Augustine and surrounding Florida communities. The school became accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges as a main school in 2004 and earned its degree-granting status in 2006. The College expanded its program offerings with the addition of the Aesthetic Skin Care, Cosmetology, Allied Health and Business programs. The school moved to its present location at 425 South Nova Road, Ormond Beach, Florida in 2007.
Licensure and Accreditation
Daytona College is licensed by means of accreditation through the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education.
Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission for Independent Education at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, 850-245-3200 or toll-free at 888-224-6684. Daytona College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.
Daytona College has been recognized by ACCSC as a 2005 and 2009-2010 School of Distinction.
American Medical Technologists
The Daytona College Medical Assisting Program is recognized by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) and students will qualify for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification examination upon graduating from our Medical Assisting program.
National Healthcare Association
The Daytona College Medical Billing and Coding (MBC) and Health Information Technology (HIT) programs are recognized by the National Healthcare Association and students will qualify for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) examination(s) upon graduating from our respective MBC and HIT programs.
In addition, graduates from our Medical Assisting programs will qualify for the EKG Technician Certification (CET) and Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) examinations upon graduating from either the Associate of Science or Medical Assisting Diploma programs.
Daytona College is a proud member of the following organizations:
Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce www.ormondchamber.com
FAPSC – Florida Association of Private Schools and Colleges www.fapsc.org/
FSMTA – Florida State Massage Therapy Association www.fsmta.org/
Pivot Point Member School – Cosmetology www.pivot-point.com
APSCU – Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities www.career.org
Center for Business Excellence
Daytona College is also an approved vendor with the Center for Business Excellence. The Center for Business Development, Ormond Beach has three One-Stop Employment Centers in Flagler and Volusia Counties specializing in providing employment-related services at no cost to businesses and job seekers. Services by CBE and the One-Stop Centers are publicly funded and remain driven by the needs of the local business community.