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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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July 2014 Update

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*Disappointing State Budget
*Corinthian
*Early Childhood Programs
*HB 2225 Cosmetology Passes the House
*Using the term "college"

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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
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Rachel Rock, Acting Director

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Tyna Putignano
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: 10 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: 81%

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
$ 8,945
Medical Assistant Comp.
16 mos/100 credits
AST Degree
$ 19,005
Therapeutic Massage Technician
Day: 6 mos, Eve:9mos/49.5 credits
Diploma
$ 8,945
Dental Assistant
10 mos/58.5 credits
Diploma
$ 8,516
Advanced Medical Coder/Biller
17.5 mos/116 credits
ASB Degree
$ 19,005
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
$ 8,945

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of September 2013.

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