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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
Email(s): director3@careerta.edu
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Carla M. Ryba, Director

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

# 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

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

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

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

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

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Medical Assistant (Day/Eve)
Day 8.5 mos/ Eve 10.5 mos/53 credits
Diploma
$ 8,945
Medical Assistant Comp.
16 mos/100 credits
AST Degree
$ 19,005
Therapeutic Massage Technician (Day/Eve)
6 mos/49.5 credits
Diploma
$ 8,400
Comprehensive Massage Therapist
Day 9 mos/75 credits
Diploma
$ 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
Diploma
$ 8,945
Advanced Medical Coder/Biller
17.5 mos/116 credits
ASB Degree
$ 19,005

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

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