Career Diploma Programs
Psychiatric Technician
psychiatric technician trainees "will work under the direction of psychiatrists, registered nurses and mental health experts to monitor patients with psychological or developmental disabilities in a wide range of settings — from drug rehab programs to prisons
Medical records and health information technician
An associate's degree is usually required, along with professional certification as, for example, a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).
Recreational therapists get injured patients back on their feet using music and art, and games and sports.
Certification from the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification requires passing a written exam and logging at least 480 hours as an intern. The organization awards recognition in seven specializations: adaptive sports and recreation, behavioral health, community inclusion services, developmental disabilities, geriatrics, pediatrics, and physical medicine/rehabilitation.
training and development specialist, a field with a projected 28 percent annual growth rate. According to AARP, these professionals "create, conduct and evaluate employee-training programs for corporations, financial institutions and government agencies.
American Society of Training and Development's exam for Certified Professional in Learning and Performance Certification
Financial Advisor Hub at Shatkin says the projected growth rate for this occupation is 32 percent, and says it's a really good fit for people with experience or education in the finance or insurance fields.
Degrees in economics, business or accounting also help, and studying to earn Certified Financial Planner. Licensing by a state
Industrial-organizational psychologists "apply research that improves the well-being and performance of people and the organizations that employ them unlike other psychology positions — do not need a doctorate just a masters degree
the best in-demand, high-growth jobs for people over age 40
Missouri No. 1 in academic gains among adult education students
For the second time in three years, Missourians enrolled in adult education classes performed among the best in the country. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Monday that the state ranked No. 1 in academic gains among adult education students from July 2016-June 2017.
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The problem with diploma mills in medicine
Editor's Note: Welcome to Medical Economics' blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform.
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YouthBuild provides diplomas, life skills for young adults
"Once you have knowledge and education, it opens up a lot of opportunities," said participant Gavon Eaves, 19, of Ocala. Vanessa Mingo has always had a soft spot for animals. As a child, she would often bring injured ones home to help them, much to her mother's dismay.
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WSCC nursing program ranked high
The two-year registered nursing degree program at Washington State Community College has been ranked No. 7 among all Ohio nursing programs by, a national nonprofit run by nurses that advocates for the profession, assists prospective nurses in entering the profession and helps nurses advance their careers.
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Burnaby School District offers in-house diploma to address staff shortage
School boards in B.C. have had to employ some unconventional methods to address a province-wide classroom staffing shortage. Embarking on a cross-country tour to recruit French immersion teachers. Hiring replacements without teaching certifications. And now, the Burnaby School District is launching an in-house diploma program to train and recruit education assistants.
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Middle college policy gets nod
A proposed policy change will make it possible for students to begin working on their associate's degree while still in high school. The policy committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education approved adding middle college to policy 4.205, college level courses.
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Holland Early College applying to be locally controlled program
Holland Early College has received approval from the Holland Public Schools board of education on Monday, March 19, to pursue becoming a locally controlled program.Since Holland Early College began in 2014, the school has been in a regional partnership with South Ottawa County Early College, a program that allows selected students to extend high school by one year in order to earn both their diploma and up to 62 college credits from Muskegon Community College at no cost to the student.
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Bridge Programs Get Big Results, But Little Support
(Photo: Office of the Governor - Kevin P. Coughlin) Governor Cuomo's $175 million workforce development proposal, announced earlier this year, promises major new investments in the skills-building programs that New York needs. With industries like healthcare, tech, and construction facing shortages of skilled workers, the governor's plan can help expand access to opportunity while boosting the economy.
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Stuck in a rut, CTEC training program provided man a new start
NEWARK - At 23 years old, Joe Miller found himself without a high school diploma and in a dead end job. As a child, Miller attended Granville Christian Academy, but left the school in the fifth grade to be homeschooled.
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