The School Catalog at AIMS Education serves as a valuable resource for all of our students. It provides important information related to school policies and procedures, and it also serves as a Student Handbook. The catalog, which is published annually, will be posted on this page. The School Catalog is for student use only and has been password protected.
AIMS Education reserves the right to modify any program, policy, or procedure listed in the catalog. Any updates will be provided in the form of an addendum which will be available below.
2019 School Catalog
Updated Attendance Policy – Effective January 4, 2019
Students who miss more than 25% of the hours in a course may be required to retake the entire course.
Surgical Technologist Program Approved for Financial Aid – Effective January 4, 2019
Surgical Technologist students are now eligible to apply for federal student aid.
Surgical Technologist Price Change – Effective January 11, 2019
The cost of the Surgical Technologist program is now $21,000.
New class schedule for ENDO, SPT, MRI, and PHARM – Effective February 12, 2019
Endoscopy Technician and Sterile Processing Technician classes are held Monday to Thursday. Day classes for MRI and Pharmacy Technician are also held Monday to Thursday.
Program length change for ENDO, SPT, MRI, and PHARM – Effective February 12, 2019
Due to new class schedules, the estimated program lengths will be longer for the Endoscopy Technician, Sterile Processing Technician, MRI Technologist, and Pharmacy Technician programs.
Updated MRI Program Goals – Effective February 12, 2019
The program goals for the MRI Technologist program have been updated.
Updated Policy Regarding High School Diplomas – Effective April 1, 2019
Public high school diplomas from U.S. territories are considered equivalent to high school diplomas earned in the United States.
Updated Registry Exam Policies for EKG/PHL and CMT – Effective April 17, 2019
Students enrolled in the EKG/PHL program with CMT as an add-on will not be required to take the certification exams for EKG or PHL.
Updated Registry Exam Policy for CVT– Effective April 19, 2019
CVT students are now required to attempt the SPI exam and Adult Echocardiography specialty exam offered by ARDMS.
Updated Registry Exam Policy for DCS – Effective April 19, 2019
DCS students are now required to attempt the SPI exam and Adult Echocardiography specialty exam offered by ARDMS.
Updated Grading Policy for ST – Effective April 29, 2019
ST students are now required to maintain a 3.0 CGPA in order to start the Surgical Technology II course.
MBC Schedule Change – Effective May 1, 2019
The MBC day and evening schedule will now be Monday to Thursday.
Surgical Technologist Price Change – Effective May 22, 2019
The cost of the Surgical Technologist program is now $22,500.
Cardiovascular Technologist Price Change – Effective May 22, 2019
The cost of the Cardiovascular Technologist program is now $31,500.
Sterile Processing Technician Price Change – Effective May 22, 2019
The cost of the Sterile Processing Technician program is now $5,100.
ST Schedule Change – Effective May 31, 2019
Beginning September 30, 2019, the ST day schedule will be Monday to Thursday.
Updated Exam Retake Policy – Effective May 31, 2019
Students who miss a quiz or exam due to a religious holiday may be eligible to take the exam without being subject to the standard retake policy.
Updated Registry Exam Policy for MRI – Effective June 13, 2019
MRI students are required to attempt the ARMRIT exam prior to graduation.
Medical Assistant Price Change – Effective July 15, 2019
The cost of the Medical Assistant program is now $12,800.
VA Pending Payment Compliance – Effective August 1, 2019
In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679 subsection (e), AIMS has agreed to adopt additional provisions regarding pending payments from the VA.
Update to Students with Disabilities Policy – Effective August 14, 2019
Students seeking an accommodation for the admissions entrance exam must follow the standard policy for seeking an accommodation.
Change to Deadline for DMS Prerequisites – Effective September 17, 2019
The Anatomy & Physiology prerequisite course(s) must be completed prior to starting BIO 107 (Cross-Sectional Anatomy and Pathophysiology).
LIRN Online Library – Effective October 1, 2019
Electronic resources are now available to current AIMS students via the Library & Information Resources Network (LIRN).