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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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December 2015 Update

*Congress: ESEA, HEA, and GE
*State Budget Update
*Allied Health Workshop
*Public Relations and Policy Summit
*Save the Date: PAPSA Conference 2016
*Cyber Insurance

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PAPSA Workshops

Public Relations and Policy Summit
February 5, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
South Hills School of Business and Technology, State College

Unlocking the Potential
of Generation Y

February 19, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
ITT Technical Institute, Plymouth Meeting

April 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Washington, PA

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PAPSA Conference

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2015 PAPSA Awards

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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: 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: 83 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: 72%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 82%


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
$ 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. 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 April 2015.

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