Career Training Academy Announces Relocation, Expansion for New Kensington Campus

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Lower Burrell storefront location selected for relocation of campus operations and administration.

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"Moving to Lower Burrell is based on our interest to create a significantly improved learning environment responsive to our unique program offerings and the expressed needs of our students and employees." - Michael Discello, Campus Director.

Career Training Academy (CTA) has announced plans to relocate its New Kensington facility currently situated at 950 5th Avenue to a newly renovated facility in Lower Burrell, approximately 18 miles Northeast of Pittsburgh.

The new facility will provide career training in the medical fields to meet an increased demand for healthcare workers in the area and lend to economic growth and development in the Lower Burrell community.

The spacious, new storefront location in Hillcrest Shopping Center will offer increased square footage and greater and more convenient access to public transportation, proximity to restaurants and ample free parking for students and employees.

"Moving to Lower Burrell is based on our interest to create a significantly improved learning environment responsive to our unique program offerings and the expressed needs of our students and employees," said Michael Discello, Campus Director. "Relocation plans include program-focused renovation, allowing us to enhance facilities to advance student career preparation in specific fields."

Discello also notes that the new location creates opportunities for convenient part-time job opportunities for students during the course of study as well as enhanced evening class options.

CTA will offer the following programs in the Lower Burrell location: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Comprehensive Health Insurance Claims Examiner / Medical Biller and Advanced Medical Billing & Coding, Therapeutic Massage Technician, Comprehensive Massage Therapist, and Advanced Bodyworker.

Area residents can expect to take advantage of CTA's Massage Clinic, a practical training program designed to offer advanced training for students open to the public by appointment.

Career Training Academy's Lower Burrell facilities will be located 179 Hillcrest Shopping Center, Lower Burrell, PA 15068. The campus expects to remain in its current location through December 17, 2015 and will begin to fully relocate all programs, faculty, learning resource materials, administrative staff and equipment for the start of classes on January 4, 2016.

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