Career Step Partners with West Georgia Technical College to Offer Online Career Training Programs through the Community Education Department

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Career Step is pleased to announce a new partnership with West Georgia Technical College’s Community Education department.

This partnership mutually benefits and fulfills a core component of the mission of both Career Step and West Georgia Technical College—to enable individuals to have fulfilling careers.

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce a new partnership with West Georgia Technical College. West Georgia Technical College’s Community Education department will be offering all of Career Step’s online training programs to its community, and the new programs will prepare individuals for careers in the healthcare, technology and administration industries.

“We are very pleased to team up with Career Step,” said Anita Williams, Director of Economic Development at West Georgia Technical College. “This is just another way we can help individuals in our area improve their employment opportunities. Career Step programs offer unparalleled flexibility for students to complete relevant training quickly, enabling them to start earning a good income fast.”

West Georgia Technical College’s Community Education department has chosen to partner with Career Step for the high quality programs and proven results for students. Available programs include: medical coding and billing, medical transcription and editing, medical administrative assistant with EHR, computer technician, pharmacy technician, executive assistant and medical billing. For more information on each of these programs, go to CareerStep.com/wgtc.

The healthcare, technology and administration industries are currently experiencing significant new job growth. The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that healthcare alone is expected to generate 2.8 million new jobs between 2012 and 2022.

The Career Step curriculum, now being offered to students at West Georgia Technical College, provides the opportunity to train online for these growing career fields. The programs incorporate feedback from employers with many of the courses preparing students to earn nationally recognized certifications from the leading trade organizations in these respective fields. Specific industry associations have also evaluated the courses, and students receive extensive graduate support to help turn their educations into jobs.

“Few things can positively impact lives like education,” said Ryan Ewer, Career Step Vice President of Academic Partnerships. “We are excited about this partnership with West Georgia Technical College’s Community Education department because it makes it possible for more people in the West Georgia region to get training that can truly prepare them for rewarding careers. This partnership mutually benefits and fulfills a core component of the mission of both Career Step and West Georgia Technical College—to enable individuals to have fulfilling careers.”

The job-focused training in these growing career fields makes these programs an excellent choice for those looking to train relatively quickly for a new career. For more details on the training programs, please visit CareerStep.com/wgtc or contact West Georgia Technical College’s Community Education at 1-855-209-3640. To learn more about partnering with Career Step, visit CareerStep.com/partner.

About Career Step
Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has trained over 85,000 students, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, and provides training for several of the most respected healthcare employers in the nation. Career Step is committed to helping students and corporate employees alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace, improving lives and business results through education. Career Step’s training programs are currently focused in healthcare, technology and administration, and more information can be found at http://www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7836.

About West Georgia Technical College
West Georgia Technical College, with campuses in Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson and Troup counties, class sites in Heard and Meriwether counties, and a virtual learning campus, offers over 115 associate degree, diploma and technical certificate programs of study. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, West Georgia Tech is the third largest of the state’s 24 technical colleges. See more at: http://www.westgatech.edu/.

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