CareerStep Programs

CareerStep has been offering high-quality training programs for 25 years, and through our Academic Partnership program you can offer these proven, industry-approved and employer-trusted programs to your students.

Founded in 1992 as a medical transcription school, CareerStep now offers more than a dozen programs designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need for specific in-demand career fields. We specialize in healthcare and also offer courses in the administration and technology industries and well as continuing education courses.

Healthcare Training

This course is designed to transform Learners into capable caregivers. It covers a variety of topics like medical terminology, nursing assistant fundamentals, and the basics of home healthcare. This course prepares learners to take the Nursing Assistant Certification exam from the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Contact Tracing and Infection Control course covers all CDC-recommended training elements required to successfully identify patients who have come in close contact with a particular virus or contagion. We’ll discuss important breach avoidance strategies and outline the main steps involved in the contact tracing process.

Enrollment Duration: 3 months online access

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The Dental Assistant program is a fun and engaging solution that will prepare you to get certified and working in the dental industry. The Dental Assisting training program is broken into several bite-size modules that will teach you the skills you need to be effective in your career as a dental assistant. Enrollment includes a clinical externship

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The EKG Technician program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge to take the Certified EKG Technician (CET) credential after graduation. Curriculum includes interactive simulations and covers healthcare and cardiovascular foundations, reading basic patient vitals, and EKG testing and monitoring. Enrollment includes access to a Student Advocate.

Enrollment Duration: 3 months online access

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This course is packed with extensive content that will make you an authority on the topics of health and wellness. Health coaches provide the motivation people need to take their common-sense knowledge and turn it into effective action. And with the right training, you could be a catalyst for change in your community.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Hemodialysis Technician with Externship program will prepare you to provide dialysis treatment to patients, monitor vital signs, administer dialysis medications, and more. Training and certification as a dialysis technician

Enrollment Duration: 6 months online access

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Our Home Health Aide program was designed to arm you with the knowledge you need to address the individual needs of each client.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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Prepares you to build on several years of inpatient acute care coding experience by transitioning to inpatient auditing. You will develop both the technical and soft skills required to be a good inpatient auditor.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship program is designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential after graduation. Curriculum includes interactive simulations and covers healthcare reimbursement, basic anatomy, clinical patient care, EKG testing, and phlebotomy. Enrollment includes a clinical externship and a voucher to take the CCMA exam after graduation.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Medical Billing program helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to work in healthcare reimbursement. Topics studied include bundled payments, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, and experience with current billing forms. Enrollment includes a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam voucher.

Enrollment Duration: 6 months online access

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The Medical Coding and Billing program prepares students for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Topics studied include reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and code sets, including ICD-10 coding. Enrollment includes industry codebooks and a voucher for one of the national certification exams.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program prepares students for medical transcription and editing careers. Topics studied include documentation, biomedical sciences, and editing theory. Enrollment includes a transcription foot pedal, an AHDI membership, and a voucher to take the RHDS exam.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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Our Mental Health Technician program was designed to arm you with the knowledge you need to recognize behavioral patterns in others and help them manage their impairments.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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Our Nutrition and Personal Trainer program was designed to arm you with the knowledge you need to help clients make smarter health-related decisions and push them to their full potential. Learners will qualify to sit for the ACSM Personal Trainer certification exam.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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CareerStep’s Patient Care Technician with Externship program prepares you to assist doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals with the care of sick and injured patients. As the need for medical workers continues to grow, patient care technicians are becoming even more vital to a successful medical practice.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. The course, currently pending ASHP/ACPE accreditation, connects students with an externship partner so they can fulfill graduation requirements. In addition to one-on-one instructor support, students will receive a lab kit and an exam voucher.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Phlebotomy Technician program is specifically designed to prepare students with the knowledge they need to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) credential after graduation. Program curriculum includes interactive simulations, and covers cardiovascular foundations, infection control, and blood collection and analysis. Enrollment includes access to a Student Advocate.

Enrollment Duration: 3 months online access

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The Physical Therapy Aide program is designed to prepare students to pass the Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) exam after graduation. Curriculum includes documentation and reimbursement, anatomy and pathophysiology, patient preparation, and treating physical dysfunctions. Enrollment includes a voucher to take the CPTAS exam after graduation.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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We developed our Substance Abuse Counselor program to provide a comprehensive overview of what substance abuse is, as well as various approaches you can use to help future clients and/or patients recover.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Veterinary Assistant program helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in a veterinary office. Topics studied include office and exam room procedures, communication and client relations, and small and large animal nursing, among others. Enrollment includes 6 months of course access.

Enrollment Duration: 6 months online access

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Administrative Training

Designed to help students gain the software and business skills needed in the modern office, the Executive Assistant program prepares students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Master certification. Topics studied include Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and office procedures. Enrollment includes a MOS exam voucher.

Enrollment Duration: 6 months online access

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The Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR program prepares students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credentials. Topics studied include ezEMRx EHR software, Microsoft Office, healthcare documentation, and office procedures. Enrollment includes exam vouchers for the two national certifications.

Enrollment Duration: 6 months online access

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This program prepares students for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credentials. Topics studied include Microsoft Office basics, medical terminology, healthcare documentation, practice finances, billing and collections, and special considerations like ICD-10 and X12 5010. Enrollment includes two certification exam vouchers.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Physical Therapy Office Professional program is designed to prepare students to pass the Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exams. Curriculum includes patient interaction, physical therapy aid simulations, basic life support certifications, and electronic health records. Enrollment includes a voucher to take the CPTAS exam after graduation.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Veterinary Receptionist program helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to work as a veterinary assistant or medical office assistant. Topics studied include office and exam room procedures, communication and client relations, and small and large animal nursing. Enrollment includes a CMAA exam voucher.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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Technology Training

Developed by a Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) education partner, the Computer Technician program prepares students for CompTIA A+ certification. Topics studied include hardware, software, and troubleshooting, among others. Enrollment includes a CompTIA A+ exam vouchers.

Enrollment Duration: 6 months online access

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Approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and the Computer Technology Industry Association(CompTIA), CareerStep’s Healthcare IT Professional program includes training on everything you’ll need to earn the CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Office Specialist: Associate credentials.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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The Microsoft Office 2019 training course prepares students to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification with training on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Students learn beginning and advanced concepts and complete a variety of hands-on exercises. Enrollment includes quick reference ecards.

Enrollment Duration: 12 months online access

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*Please note that these courses are eligible for revenue sharing but will not count toward your yearly tier total.

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Dental Assistant with Externship, Healthcare IT Professional, Hemodialysis with Externship, Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Assistant with Externship, Medical Office Manager, Nutrition and Personal Trainer, Patient Care Techncian with Externship, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Office Professional, Substance Abuse Counselor, or Veterinary Receptionist.

Available Promotions: Laptop** or $400 off

Medical Transcription Editor, Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR, Medical Billing, Mental Health Technician, or Physical Therapy Aide.

Available Promotions: Laptop** or $300 off

Inpatient Auditing

Available Promotions: Laptop** or $200 off

Computer Technician, Executive Assistant, Health Coach, Home Health Aide, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant

Available Promotions: Laptop** or $125 off

**$400 value

Students have the option to purchase program extensions directly through CareerStep.