The school was established in 1964 as a separately incorporated branch of Los Angeles College of Medical and Dental Assistants. It was originally incorporated under the name of Southern California College of Medical and Dental Careers. In 1969, the school became independent. On February 1, 1981, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc., purchased the campus. In 1989, the campus name was changed to Concorde Career Institute. In October 1999, the campus moved to its current location in Garden Grove, Calif. On August 15, 2005, the campus name was changed to Concorde Career College.