Online School and Certificate Programs

Career Step online certificate programs will prepare you for a career in healthcare, administration, or technology. Over 100,000 students throughout the United States and a number of other countries have enrolled in our online school to get the training they need to move successfully into a new career. Online schools are a great option because you can access online classes 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That flexibility allows Career Step students to complete their chosen program of study in as little as three or four months. Our online certificate programs prepare you to become certified, which will greatly improve your employment opportunities. Vouchers to take the certification exams are included once you have finished your program. We offer a variety of online classes so you can train for a new career and improve your life.

Healthcare Programs

Medical Coding and Billing

Prepares you for the growing field of healthcare reimbursement—employment is expected to grow by 15%—by teaching you the skills you need to earn industry credentials and start a rewarding career as a medical coder. Students who complete the program will be given a voucher to take the CCA exam offered through the American Health Information Management Association or the CPC exam offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders.

Medical Transcription and Editing

Offers the opportunity for a real work-at-home career in a field where employers regularly ask Career Step for more graduates to fill their entry-level positions. Students who complete the program will be given a voucher to take the RHDS national certification exam offered through the Association for Healthcare Documentation and Integrity.

Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE)

Helps you develop the pharmacy and customer service skills you need to pursue one of nearly 35,000 new jobs expected in this field by 2024. The included externship will give you the experience to be successful from day one. Students who complete the program will be given a voucher to take the PTCE offered through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Medical Assistant with Clinical Internship

Provides you with the knowledge and training to work as a medical assistant, one of the top 20 healthcare support jobs in the U.S., in both clinical and administrative settings. The clinical externship will give you the experience and confidence you need to be successful. Students who complete the program will be given a voucher to take the CCMA certification exam offered through the National Healthcareer Association.

Medical Billing

Helps you quickly develop the specialized skills needed to manage the healthcare reimbursement process and prepares you for a field with expected job growth of 15%.

Inpatient Auditing

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, which is a career field that is expected to grow exponentially through 2020.

Physical Therapy Aide

Gives you the skills and experience you need to work as a physical therapy aide, one of the top 20 healthcare support jobs in the U.S., so you can help people and make a difference in their health every day. Students who complete the program will be given a voucher to take the CPTAS exam offered through the National Career Certification Board.

EKG Technician

Trains you to perform assessment tests by using technology to record the electrical activity of the heart so you can work in a variety of healthcare settings in a field expected to experience 24% job growth by 2024.

Phlebotomy Technician

Prepares you to work in hospitals, laboratories, blood donor centers, and physicians’ offices, drawing blood to be used for diagnostic testing, transfusions, research, or blood donations, in a field expected to grow by 24% by 2024.

Administrative Programs

Executive Assistant

Helps you develop the software and management skills you need to prepare for a successful career in this field, which is expected to generate over 119,000 new jobs by 2024.

Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR

Prepares you to meet healthcare’s need for EHR-trained administrative professionals in a field expected to add 64,000 new jobs nationwide by 2024.

Medical Office Manager

Graduate with a broad education in medical office administration and medical billing—a great way to start your medical office management career. The course will prepare you to earn the CMAA and CEHRS credentials from the National Healthcareer Association.

Veterinary Assistant

Prepares you to secure a job in the rapidly growing pet care industry. Gain the skills needed to manage the administration of a veterinary office and assist in basic animal care.

Veterinary Assisting with Medical Office Administration

Prepares you to secure a job in the rapidly growing pet care industry or medical office. Gain the skills needed to manage the administration of a medical or veterinary office and assist in basic animal care.

Technology Programs

Computer Technician

Helps you gain the skills you need to earn CompTIA A+ certification and work in a technology field that’s expected to grow by nearly 89,000 new jobs by 2024.

Healthcare IT

Gain the skills you need to work at the crossroads of the growing healthcare and technology industries. With this training you’ll graduate prepared to earn the CompTIA A+ certification as well as the CEHRS and CMAA credentials from the National Healthcareer Association.

Continuing Education Programs

Career FastTrack: Medical Transcription Editing

Designed for trained medical transcriptionists looking to expand their skill sets to include speech recognition editing.

RHDS Exam Prep

Up-to-date RHDS exam prep curriculum specifically designed to help you quickly prepare for AHDI’s new test format.

Microsoft Office

Available as a bundled training package or as individual courses in each of the 5 core Microsoft Office applications to help you quickly gain important computer skills.