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Online career training expands to new academic partners

March 9th, 2016

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Career Step formed new partnerships with Cass Career Center, Northland Career Center, KMR Training, St Petersburg College, University of North Florida, Kennesaw State University and Louisiana State University

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, announced seven new partnerships with educational institutions across the country, including: Cass Career Center, Northland Career Center, KMR Training, St Petersburg College, University of North Florida, Kennesaw State University and Louisiana State University.

These institutions will be offering Career Step’s online training programs within their communities, preparing students for careers in the healthcare, technology and administration industries.

“Career Step has more than 150 academic partners across the United States,” said Ryan Ewer, Vice President of Academic Partnerships. “These new partners are important to us because they will enable more people in the Midwest and Southern states to access affordable, employer-trusted training programs. We are honored that these schools have chosen to team up with Career Step, and we are excited to help empower individuals in these new areas to improve their lives through our career education programs.”

For more than a decade, Career Step has partnered with academic institutions to provide students opportunities in growing industries through affordable training. The Career Step programs are typically offered through schools’ continuing education departments, which is where these new partners will locate the Career Step programs within their course catalogs.

“Education is one of the most significant ways to enable individuals to enhance or change their career path,” said Steve Tober, Career Step President and CEO. “We are honored to join with these seven institutions to offer affordable training for in-demand careers and help more students reach their goal of a rewarding career.”

The job-focused training provided by the Career Step courses makes these programs an excellent choice for those looking to quickly start a new career. The programs incorporate feedback from employers, with many of the courses preparing students to earn third-party industry certifications. Specific industry associations have also evaluated the courses, and students receive extensive graduate support to help turn their educations into jobs.

For more details about partnering with Career Step, visit CareerStep.com/partner.

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