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July 2016 Update

* New Board of Directors and Officers
* Management Institutes
* Borrowers Defense to Repayment
* Gainful Employment Update: Congressional Action
* ACICS Update

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PAPSA Workshops

Management Institutes
Leadership - October 17-18, 2016
Red Lion Hotel, Harrisburg
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PAPSA Regional Meetings

There are no regional meetings scheduled at this time.

PAPSA Conference

July 26-27, 2017
Radisson Valley Forge Casino & Convention Center
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2017 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: 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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