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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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August 2014 Update

*GE Disclosures
*Accomplishments 2013-2014
*New PAPSA Board
*The Past 28 Years
*PAPSA Conference Recap

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Bridging the Skills Gap

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PAPSA Workshop

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

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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 (Northway Mall)

1500 Shoppes at Northway
Pittsburgh, PA, 15237
Phone(s): 412-367-4000
Fax(s): 412-369-7223
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Carla M. Ryba, Director


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


# of Students: 70 full-time
# of Faculty: 10 full-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, VA, OVR, WIA, NEED, CareerLink, ITA, TRA, DPA, CareerTrack Housing: Assistance Provided, 100% Commuter
Courses Offered: Weekdays and Evenings


Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA Grants, Pell Grants, SEOG, Direct Loans
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 79%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 89%


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


Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Medical Assistant (Day/Eve)
Day 8.5 mos/ Eve 10.5 mos/53 credits
$ 9,900
Medical Assistant Comp.
16 mos/100 credits
AST Degree
$ 19,995
Therapeutic Massage Technician (Day/Eve)
6 mos/49.5 credits
$ 9.500
Comprehensive Massage Therapist
Day 9 mos/75 credits
$ 12,960
Advanced Bodyworker
15.5 mos/129.5 credits
AST Degree
$ 21,790
Health Insurance Claims Examiner/Medical Biller
10.5 mos/68.5 credits
$ 9,900
Advanced Medical Coder/Biller
17.5 mos/116 credits
ASB Degree
$ 19,995

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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