Career Step's career-focused education programs are designed to prepare students to start working. With that goal in mind, our curriculum incorporates training recommendations from key industry associations and is also designed to prepare students to earn certifications and credentials offered by these organizations. Several of the Career Step training programs have also been evaluated and approved by these organizations.
Career Step training programs have ties to the following industry associations:
The American Medical Billing Association offers networking opportunities for medical billing professionals. Career Step Medical Billing graduates recieve a 1-year membership to AMBA upon completion of the training program.
The American Academy of Professional Coders primarily represents the outpatient side of the medical coding industry. Career Step Medical Coding and Billing graduates are prepared for the organization's Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam upon graduation.
The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity is the leading association for medical transcriptionists. This association has approved Career Step Medical Transcription training program.
The American Health Information Management Association oversees all health information management industries. The Career Step Professional Medical Coding and Billing program is an AHIMA-Approved Coding Program, and graduates are prepared for the organization's Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam upon graduation.
The National Healthcareer Association offers certification for several medical fields. Career Step training programs prepare students for the organization's Pharmacy Technician Certification, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist exams.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board offers the most recognized and respected national pharmacy technician certification. Career Step Pharmacy Technician graduates are prepared for this exam upon graduation.
The Computer Technology Industry Association is a leader in ensuring technology professionals have the skills employers need. Career Step Computer Technician graduates are prepared to earn the organization's A+ credential.