About Us

Accreditation and Approvals

  • » Approval by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)
  • » Approved to Operate by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
  • » Approved to Operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) www.bppe.ca.gov
  • This institution is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 as amended and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.


Southern California Medical College is a private institution founded in 2007. We were conceived after Nomar and Dinah Tongco's heart. Their passion for teaching inspires them to provide quality education to each and every student that enrolls at SCMC. Our purpose is to train people who are interested and passionate to join the health care workforce, to become well equipped and effective health care providers.

Mission Statement

The mission of Southern California Medical College is to be a part of meeting the educational needs of the community we serve by providing high quality education, respect to students and staff. SCMC believes that by attaining a higher level of education, recipients will have the opportunity to enhance their standard of living and become assets to their community.