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LEHI, UT, December 22, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, welcomes Louisiana State University Shreveport to its academic partner network, which currently consists of over 150 education institutions.
"LSU Shreveport's dedication to making a difference in the lives of their community, with particular emphasis on those stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, aligns perfectly with the values at Career Step," said Glade Tidwell, Career Step Vice President of Academic Partnerships. "We look forward to partnering with them to serve the people of Shreveport by providing career-focused online training programs that make education accessible to those in a variety of life phases and circumstances."
Training programs being added to LSU Shreveport's online catalog include Healthcare IT, Medical Office Manager, Professional Medical Coding and Billing with PCS, Medical Transcription and Editing, Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR, Computer Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE), Executive Assistant, Medical Billing, Veterinary Assisting, Medical Office Administration and Inpatient Auditing. All programs are designed to prepare students to enter the workforce in a year or less.
"Our new partnership with Career Step will allow many individuals in the Shreveport area the opportunity to receive quality career training in a convenient and timely manner," said Tulin Melancon, LSU Shreveport's Director of Online Learning and Faculty Development. "We know that these programs will be a particularly good fit for the lifestyle of those at the Barksdale Air Force Base as the programs enable students to continue their training no matter where they are stationed."
LSU Shreveport joins over 150 other education institutions across the country in Career Step's network of academic partners. Other partners include colleges and universities such as the University of Utah, Cal State San Bernardino and West Texas A&M University.
For over a decade, Career Step has worked with academic partners to bring valued career training courses to students across the nation. These partnerships with educational institutions have helped many students successfully enter the workforce and make positive differences in their lives and their communities.
More information about Career Step's partnership with Louisiana State University Shreveport is available at partner.careerstep.com/lsus. To learn more about Career Step's academic partnership program, please visit CareerStep.com/partner.
About Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and professional training. The company has trained over 100,000 students for new careers as well as more than 100,000 healthcare professionals through its various continuing education courses. More than 150 colleges and universities nationwide have partnered with Career Step, and the company provides training for several of the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation. Career Step is committed to helping students and practicing healthcare professionals alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace--improving lives, advancing careers and driving business results through education. More information can be found at http://www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7837.
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