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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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May 2016 Update

*Updates on Gainful Employment Regulation
*Federal Changes to Overtime Rules
*US Department of Education Guidance on Transgender Accommodations
*PAPSA Board Nominations
*PAPSA Golf Tournament
*PAPSA Awards

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PAPSA Workshops

Teaching Professionalism and Softskills
June 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Antonelli Institute, Erdenheim (near Philadelphia)

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

There are no regional meetings scheduled at this time.

PAPSA Conference

July 20-21, 2016
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel
(More info to follow)

2016 PAPSA Awards

2016 PAPSA Distinguished Career School Graduate Nomination Form
2016 PAPSA Awards Criteria
2016 Awards Nomination Form
2016 Exhibitor Registration Form


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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Career Training Academy

1014 West View Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15229
Phone(s): 412-367-4000
Fax(s): 412-369-7223
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Walter Wright, Director


Director: Melissa Raber
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: Yes $25
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: No
High School Diploma/GED: Yes


# of Students: 65 full-time
# of Faculty: 7 full-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes Acceptance of transfer credits is subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, VA, OVR, WIA, NEED, CareerLink, ITA, TRA, DPA, 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


Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA Grants, Pell Grants, SEOG, Direct Loans. Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 85%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 81%


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
$ 11,900
Medical Assistant Comp.
16 mos/100 credits
AST Degree
$ 23,800
Therapeutic Massage Technician (Day/Eve)
6 mos/49.5 credits
$ 9.500
Comprehensive Massage Therapist
Day 9 mos/75 credits
$ 14,440
Advanced Bodyworker
15.5 mos/129.5 credits
AST Degree
$ 24,600
Health Insurance Claims Examiner/Medical Biller
10.5 mos/68.5 credits
$ 12,000
Advanced Medical Coder/Biller
17.5 mos/116 credits
ASB Degree
$ 20,300

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at All information current as of March 2016.

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