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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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September 2014 Update

*Regional Meetings on GE-October 8 and 9
*Barletta, Kelly, Toomey Events
*Anthem Closure
*Professional Development
*New PLS Proposed Policy Memo: Comment

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Bridging the Skills Gap


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PAPSA Workshop

"21st Century Edutainment: Using Technology in the Classroom for Engagement"
October 17, 2014 - Rosedale Technical College, Pittsburgh
October 31, 2014 - ITT Technical Institute, Plymouth Meeting
Presenter: Dr. Daniel Young
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PAPSA Regional Meetings

PAPSA/APSCU Meetings
October 8 - Rosedale Technical College, Pittsburgh
October 9 - Lincoln Technical Institute, Hornig Road, Philadelphia
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PAPSA Conference

PAPSA 2015 Conference
July 22-23, 2015
Sheraton Four Points, Cranberry, PA

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2014 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
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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.

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