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Ashona Medical Institute's History

Ashona Medical Institute was founded in 2012.  It originally started in 2002 as Sleep Studies Inc., Sleep School of Rockdale, which offered a comprehensive program in Sleep Medicine.  In 2008 the curriculum was expanded to offer Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Patient Care Technician (PCT) courses. 

In 2012 the school name was changed to Ashona Medical Institute (the School) and Medical Billing and Coding (MB&C), Phlebotomy Technician (PT) and Medical Assistant (MA) were added to the curriculum.

The School was founded and is owned by Sheweguta Z. Mukahanana, who is also the Director.

Our Mission

The mission of Ashona Medical Institute is to serve students, employers and the community through affordable education.


Our Philosophy

Dedicated to preparing student excellence & leadership in healthcare through education & service.

Key To Success

We embrace technological advancements and aim to give access to as many students as possible through online training programs and work closely with employers to pave the best career path for all our graduates.

Service to the student

We serve the student by

  • Providing contemporary education in an independent, alternative educational system at a reasonable cost.
  • Providing placement assistance for marketing the skills that have been developed.
  • Maintaining avenues for continuing academic and professional growth.

Service to the community

We serve the community by

  • Offering an alternative educational mode, free of tax support, with independence, innovation, responsiveness and flexibility of operations
  • Organizing and participating in community outreach programs that include free blood pressure tests and more.
  • Visiting schools, advising and educating future students about the great career opportunities in the Healthcare industry.

Service to the healthcare industry

We serve the healthcare industry by

  • Providing employers with personnel who have excellent clinical and academic backgrounds and who are aware of the responsibilities in their chosen career.
  • Working closely with employers to prepare future leaders in the healthcare industry.