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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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February 2015 Update

*New Education Secretary
*New Senate Education Committee Chair
*Federal Higher Education Proposals
*Act 153 Implementation
*Board Elections

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PAPSA Workshop

"Practical Strategies to Teaching Adult Learners with High Functioning Autism and ADHD"
Presenters: Kim Seymour and Linda Franchock, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
March 6, 2015 - PaTTAN, King of Prussia
March 20, 2015 - PaTTAN, Pittsburgh

"4th Annual Career Services Program"
March 13, 2015
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Berks Technical Institute, Wyomissing

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 5 - ITT Technical Institute, Harrisburg
March 9 - Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Pittsburgh
March 10 - Erie Institute of Technology, Erie
March 24 - South Hills School of Business & Technology, State College
March 25 - ITT Technical Institute, Dunmore
April 17 - Orleans Technical Institute, Philadelphia
(All Regional Meetings will start at 9:00 AM with Breakfast served, except for the March 9 and March 24 Regional Meetings which will start at 12:00 PM with Lunch provided.)

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PAPSA Conference

PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Cranberry, PA
(formerly Four Points Sheraton)



2015 PAPSA Awards

Awards Criteria Nomination Form Distinguished School Grad Award Form



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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Career Training Academy (New Kensington)


950 Fifth Ave.
New Kensington, PA, 15068
Phone(s): 724-337-1000
Fax(s): 724-335-7140
Email(s): rrock@careerta.edu
Visit Our Website

SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Rachel Rock, Director

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Carrie Jacobus
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: Yes $30
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: No
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 120 full-time
# of Faculty: 12 full-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: VA, OVR, NEED, DPA, WIA, ACCSC, CareerLink, ITA, TRA, CareerTrack Housing: Assistance Provided, 100% Commuter
Courses Offered: Weekdays and Evenings

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA Grants, Pell grants, SEOG, Direct Loans
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 80%
% Part-time Financial Assistance: N/A
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 85%

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

Guarantee of training, specialty externships (ask about our training partnership with Children's Community Pediatrics), lifetime placement, four day class week, free parking. Classes start monthly

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Medical Assistant (Day/Eve)
Day: 8.5 mos/53 credits
Diploma
$ 11,900
Medical Assistant Comp.
16 mos/100 credits
AST Degree
$ 19,995
Therapeutic Massage Technician
Day: 6 mos, Eve:9mos/49.5 credits
Diploma
$ 9,500
Dental Assistant
10 mos/58.5 credits
Diploma
$ 12,400
Advanced Medical Coder/Biller
17.5 mos/116 credits
ASB Degree
$ 19,995
Comprehensive Massage Therapist
9 mos/75 credits
Diploma
$ 12,960
Advanced Bodyworker (Day)
15.5 mos/129.5 credits
AST Degree
$ 21,790
Health Insurance Claims Examiner/Medical Biller
10.5 mos (day)/12.5 mos (eve)/68.5 credits
Diploma
$ 9,900

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of August 2014.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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