Career Step, an online school providing professional career education, has partnered with the Augusta State University Division of Professional and Continuing Education to help active duty military service members interested in using their tuition assistance (TA) benefits. This partnership gives military service members using TA benefits the opportunity to train online for a number of growing career fields in the healthcare, technology, and administrative services industries.
“We’re very excited to be working with Career Step,” said Denise Moore, Assistant Director of the Professional and Continuing Education Division at Augusta State University. “They’re a company with a great reputation for offering quality education with a strong expertise in allied health training. Together, we think Career Step and Augusta State University Continuing Education will help military service members attain their educational goals and achieve successful careers in their chosen fields.”
The Career Step training programs, which are being offered through Augusta State University, are entirely online, allowing service members to gain career skills on a flexible schedule that exactly fits their individual needs. Programs offered include Computer Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Transcription and Editing, Administrative Assistant, and Medical Administrative Assistant. All of these career training programs can be completed in a year or less and are designed to help students gain exactly those skills they will need on the job, often incorporating practical applications and new technologies into the courses.
Career Step has been working with the military community for many years as an active participant in the MyCAA military spouse education funding program in addition to offering military tuition discounts. The Career Step courses are attractive training options for military service members and their families because the online training allows them to complete their studies regardless of where they live and at a pace that fits their unique lifestyles.
“Career Step and Augusta State University Continuing Education both have a strong history of working with the military community,” said Tim Reynolds, Career Step Military Liaison. “Now we’re teaming up to expand our efforts to support the needs of active duty service members. Our partnership will allow us to bring the same high-quality curriculum and excellent customer service to those who are using tuition assistance benefits.”
Active duty military service members interested in learning more about the Career Step and Augusta State University Division of Professional and Continuing Education partnership or the training programs should call 1-877-225-7151 or visit CareerStep.com/augusta.