Career Step Joins with Hazard Community and Technical College and Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. to Provide Online Education

LEHI, Utah—September 20, 2018—Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, is pleased to announce its partnership with Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) and Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP). This partnership will help provide simple, convenient access to industry-leading online training courses for those in the Eastern Kentucky community.

“We are excited for this new partnership and the opportunity to help individuals start a new career in the healthcare industry,” said Misty Frost, Career Step president and CEO. “We look forward to partnering with them to provide career-focused online training programs that make education accessible to those in a variety of life phases and circumstances.”

Career Step programs offered through this academic partnership include Professional Medical Coding and Billing with Applied PCS and Medical Transcription Editor. These high-demand programs are designed for students to develop the skills they need to enter the workforce in as little as four months of full-time study.

“Our partnership with Career Step is perfect for busy individuals who are looking for real-world education,” said Keila Miller, HCTC’s director of Workforce Solutions. “We know these programs will be a great fit for our students and those living in the Eastern Kentucky community.”

HCTC joins over 150 other educational institutions across the nation in Career Step’s network of academic partners. Other partners include colleges and universities such as the University of Utah, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and West Texas A&M University.

For over a decade, Career Step has worked with academic partners to bring valued career training courses to students across the nation. These partnerships with educational institutions have helped many students successfully enter the workforce and make positive differences in their lives and their communities.

More information about Career Step’s training courses in partnership with Hazard Community and Technical College is available at partner.careerstep.com/hazard. To learn more about Career Step’s academic partnership program, please visit CareerStep.com/partner.

About Career Step

Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and professional training. The company has trained over 100,000 students for new careers as well as more than 100,000 healthcare professionals through its various continuing education courses. More than 150 colleges and universities nationwide have partnered with Career Step, and the company provides training for several of the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation. Career Step is committed to helping students and practicing healthcare professionals alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace—improving lives, advancing careers and driving business results through education. More information can be found at www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7837.

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