By training for a career in information technology, you will gain the necessary skills to administer, manage and troubleshoot computer networks of all sizes running on the Windows operating system. Our balanced training covers preparation for some of the most sought after certifications in computer technologies, including Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and the CompTIA A+, Security+ and Network+ certification. Career opportunities include data entry clerk, computer programmer, Web programmer, computer operations and computer technical support.
As a business professional, you may be responsible for ensuring that employees and customers receive excellent service, handling bookkeeping, managing your company's Internet presence, and countless other duties and responsibilities unique to your company. If you have a knack for numbers and strong organizational skills, studying accounting can prepare you to become an entry-level professional with the business skills, management techniques, and administrative practices needed in an accounting and bookkeeping environment.
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business-Concentration in Management
A degree in business with a concentration in web development prepares students for a career in Internet related industries. This also includes the intranet sector that many corporations employ for use in internal communications and business-to-client or business-to-business services. With this training students learn the foundation of running and administering a business and learn information technology concepts related to web development and the processes needed to maintain a website on the Internet or intranet. Students then move on to web development, design and related courses. In addition to the business, IT and web development classes, students will be given fifteen credit hours in general education in the areas of quantitative analysis, written communication, and social science.
The Building Maintenance and Repair training offers unlimited entry-level career opportunities in the residential, apartment, and hotel industry for maintenance and repair professionals. These maintenance facility positions are in high demand with skills related to structural, mechanical and electrical applications. Individuals will develop hands-on skills in air-conditioning, heating systems, and electrical theory along with troubleshooting skills. Studies also include tiling, flooring, general building repairs, plumbing applications including state and international plumbing, electrical and building codes to include commercial equipment and repair.
Health Information Technologists are part of a healthcare interdisciplinary team and an integral part of the healthcare profession. As a student in the Health Information Technology program, you will obtain a vast array of knowledge about the information technology field that will prepare you for entry into the workforce. You will be introduced to Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Coding concepts. This will prepare you to work in health care institutions reviewing and analyzing health data and transcribing diagnostic and procedural terms and services into a coded form for analysis and billing. Upon successful completion of this program, you may seek employment as a coder, health information specialist, biller, or a medical record specialist.
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) training will prepare you for entry level positions within the HVAC industry. If you're looking for a career with more hands-on time, this could be for you. Get practical hands-on instruction in installation, repair and maintenance of air conditioning and heating systems, residential and commercial refrigeration, heat pumps, hydronics and many other areas and prepare to take the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification exam. As a graduate, career opportunities may exist with HVAC companies, builders and contractors, or other specialty companies.
Enter the rewarding and exciting world of nursing with training for a Practical Nursing career. As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will have the flexibility to work in a doctor’s office, clinic, hospital, long-term care facility or in a private home care setting. Working under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses, you will be part of a medical team as you administer bedside care, take vital signs and administer medications. Upon graduation and subsequent Practical Nursing licensure as required by your state of residence, you will be ready for an exciting entry level position as a Practical Nurse.
This is a completion degree. Students who have already completed their associate degrees in business, accounting or other related professional field, can turn their associate degrees into bachelor degrees at Centura. The accounting concentration teaches further skills in areas like managerial accounting, auditing and taxation, which may allow you to advance your career at your current employer or other companies.
This is a completion degree designed for individuals with an associate degree in business or other related professional degree. The training gives you the opportunity to turn your associate degree into a bachelor's. The allied health management concentration provides a strong core of leadership, technology, finance, community health and medical office team management courses. This training is designed to help healthcare professionals manage, direct and coordinate medical offices and other allied health facilities.
This is a completion degree for people who already have an associate degree in business or other related professional degree. This concentration builds skills in the areas of food and beverage operations, lodging management, event planning and hospitality trends and issues.
This is a completion degree designed for individuals with an associate degree in business or other related professional degree to turn your associate degree into a bachelor's. The concentration in Human Resources focuses on the recruitment, selection, training and development of employees. This training is designed to help human resource professionals to design and maintain effective personnel recruitment, training and development programs.
As a business professional, you may be responsible for ensuring that employees and customers receive excellent service, handling bookkeeping, managing your company's Internet presence, and countless other duties and responsibilities unique to your company. Your training will prepare you for these responsibilities and more..Developing your core management skills, business language, problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical and research skills means your possibilities are not limited to any one business field. After graduation, you may find an entry-level position like office manager, general or operations manager, customer service manager or executive assistant
This is a degree completion program designed for individuals with an associate degree in business or other related professional degree to turn your associate degree into a bachelor's. The concentration in Marketing focuses on staying competitive in today's business environment by getting a brand to the market and keeping it ahead of the competition. This training is designed to build on the core marketing base with courses in consumer behavior, public relations, marketing research and strategy.
A dental assistant performs several functions in a dental office but the primary duty is to assist the dentist during chairside procedures. Other duties include taking and processing x-rays, preparing dental instruments for patient treatment, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and instructing patients on oral hygiene and care. Laboratory duties an assistant may do includes making temporary crowns, dentures, bridges or other products, while office functions consist of scheduling appointments, receiving patients, processing payments and bills and ordering supplies.
Massage Therapy training will provide you with the physical, technical and academic skills to begin a career in the expanding field of massage therapy. You will receive extensive training in massage and bodywork assessment, theory and application enabling you to perform a wide range of massage techniques in relaxation, pain management and injury recovery. When you complete the program, you will be prepared to take the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) exam or the National Examination for State Licensing (NESL). Then, you may choose to become a private practitioner opening your own massage therapy business, work in a salon or spa, or even travel the globe working in resorts or on a cruise ship. If you prefer clinical applications, work with a chiropractor or in a health club.
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