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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Career Training Academy (Lower Burrell)


179 Hillcrest Shopping Center
Lower Burrell, 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: 171 full-time
# of Faculty: 9 full-time , 6 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: VA, OVR, NEED, DPA, WIA, CareerLink, ITA, TRA, CareerTrack. CTA is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and Licensed by The State Board of Private Licensed Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education. 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: 90%
% Part-time Financial Assistance: N/A

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)
9 mos
Diploma
$ 10,549
Medical Assistant Comp.
16 mos
AST Degree
$ 21,350
Therapeutic Massage Technician
6 mos
Diploma
$ 10,170
Dental Assistant
10 mos
Diploma
$ 9,660
Advanced Medical Coder/Biller
18 mos
ASB Degree
$ 20,083
Comprehensive Massage Therapist
9 mos
Diploma
$ 17,630
Advanced Bodyworker (Day)
15.5 mos
AST Degree
$ 29,953
Health Insurance Claims Examiner/Medical Biller
10.5 mos
Diploma
$ 14,347

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of March 2016.

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