Updated: Apr 14, 2020
At Americation, we pride ourselves on providing affordable and high-quality education to communities and individuals in need. For years we have provided education and training at an affordable cost to students and strive to set our graduates up for success. At Americation Career and Training School, we believe everyone should have a fair shot at the American Dream. The most effective way to level the playing field so everyone can compete on equal footing is through education. Here is our list for the Top 10 most popular programs at ACTS.
Many students enroll in our marketing programs as continuing education students to improve and refresh their skills in marketing. However, these programs can also be useful to those new to the topic. Business owners and employees can take up a marketing program to learn about new ways to market their products. ACTS offers a well-received Internet Marketing Professional program with 3 additional marketing programs currently in development!
#9 Business Programs
Business students are a motivated student body with the drive for careers in the business sector. At ACTS, we open our business programs to all those with an interest in this field. Our business programs are structured so that students will gain a well versed and detailed view of the business field itself. For example, we offer Business Communication, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, and Human Resources Management programs for students to draw important and key information from each of the main parts of the business.
#8 Sports and Fitness Programs
Americation has popular Sports and Fitness programs that many students take in conjunction with Nutrition Diet programs. These programs are for those that have a passion for health and fitness. The focus of these programs is to help you find employment as a personal trainer or at a rehab facility. Programs that can help you create a career in Health and Fitness fields are Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Sports and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Sports Fitness and Wellness Specialist, and Sports Medicine Professional.
#7 Psychology Programs
Being educated in psychology can be used towards any career and in your personal life as well. Psychology can provide you with important information on how to navigate certain personalities as well as a format to identify stand out behavior. ACTS offers two poplar programs in this area of study; Abnormal Child Psychology and Abnormal Psychology. These programs can help your resume stand out especially when starting a career in education or healthcare.
Phlebotomy is one of our most popular healthcare programs. Our Phlebotomy Technician program is fast-paced and can serve as a quick and affordable start into the healthcare field. Many phlebotomy students get there to start in a doctor's office drawling blood or work as a mobile phlebotomist. Most come back for additional programs such as EKG and patient care to elevate their careers.
#5 Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
Medical Billing and Coding is a very popular program as it provides individuals the freedom to be able to work from home. Medical Billers and Coders provide reimbursement to healthcare providers by billing insurance companies for the services provided. Medical Billing and Coding Specialist can also do additional add on programs to become an Administrative Medical Assistant.
#4 Pharmacy Technician
The Pharmacy Technician program has had steady popularity for years. Pharmacy technicians can work in hospitals or in pharmacies preparing prescriptions for patients. Pharmacy Technicians can take on a short program to get certified and be out in the workforce in under 8 months. A career as a Pharmacy Technician is great for those seeking a slower-paced work environment as opposed to the fast-paced and high-stress work environment of an emergency room.
#3 Surgical Technicians
Our Surgical Technician is an exciting new program with a lot of earning potential. Surgical Technicians can work as a member of a surgical team or in hospitals sterilizing surgical equipment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Surgical Technicians earn any from $30,000 to nearly $70,000 annually. ACTS also offers a Surgical Instrumentation Technician Program which can serve as your entry into this field.
#2 Medical Assistant
Our Medical Assistant program provides quality training at an affordable cost. Our medical assistant program allows our students to apply to a vast arrange of positions in different facilities. For example, you can apply to medical assistant positions or with a bundle option you can become certified as a Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy and EKG technician and apply to those positions as well.
#1 Patient Care Technician
Our most popular program belongs to our Patient Care Technician program. Within our program, students learn many aspects of clinical work and direct patient care. For example, they learn how to perform various phlebotomy procedures, administrator EKG's, range of motion exercises, patient care, and rehabilitation. This program is the most popular because students upon graduating can apply to a range of positions rather than just one.