Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, is pleased to announce Pathways Training Center in Jacksonville, FL as its newest academic partner.
“Pathways Training Center is dedicated to helping individuals in their community change their lives through career education,” said Glade Tidwell, Career Step Vice President of Academic Partnerships. “We look forward to partnering with them as we help students gain the necessary skills to quickly and efficiently enter the workforce in their chosen field.”
The Florida-based training center joins Career Step’s academic partner network of more than 150 other educational institutions—including University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, West Texas A&M University and California State University.
Each Career Step course offered at Pathways Training Center will be available entirely online with the focus on providing students quality education and preparing them to quickly enter rapidly growing fields. For example, in as little as four months, students in the Medical Assistant program are prepared to enter the workforce in a field that expects over 184,000 new jobs by 2026, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Career Step courses will build Pathways’ online catalog, enabling them to offer training for a number of careers. Available courses include: Medical Assistant, Healthcare IT, Medical Office Manager, Professional Medical Coding and Billing with PCS, Medical Transcription and Editing, Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR, Computer Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE), Executive Assistant, Medical Billing, Medical Office Administration and Inpatient Auditing.
“We are excited to offer all current and prospective Pathways Training Center students these career-changing, online courses, particularly the Medical Assistant program, which fills a specific need in our community,” said Raj Gupta, CEO at Pathways Training Center. “We know these certificate-based programs offer opportunities to make positive changes, especially for adults who are looking to transition careers.”
For more than a decade, Career Step has partnered with higher learning institutions to offer its industry-leading career training courses. These partnerships provide institutions with a turnkey solution to prepare more students for successful careers and enable Career Step to assist students across the county.
More information about Career Step’s partnership with Pathways Training Center is available at CareerStep.com/pathways. 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.