||Private for-profit, less-than 2-year|
||Differs by program|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Not currently participating in Title IV, has an OPE ID number|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||Yes
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Star Career Academy-Philadelphia Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
|Admission test scores
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Applicants (most recent fall period)
Admissions (most recent fall period)
Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
SAT Percentile Scores
ACT Percentile Scores
Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
Degrees and Certifications
Cardiovascular Technology (Diploma Program)
This program is designed to equip the student with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as a member of the cardiovascular team. Courses of study include medical law and ethics, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, vital signs, cardiovascular diseases and disorders, EKG concepts, EKG applications, Holler monitoring, and stress testing. In addition to the above topics, other areas to be fully examined will include phlebotomy, respiratory therapy assisting, and administrative skills. The combination of these subjects will equip the graduate with multiple skills in order to enhance employment opportunities. The graduates of this program are encouraged to sit for the certification examinations available to them.
Dialysis Technician (Diploma Program)
The Dialysis Technician Program is designed to provide the student with the didactic training in theoretical and clinical areas necessary for entry level employment in the health care of nephrology as Hemodialysis Technicians.
Emergency Medical Technician / Paramedic (Diploma Program)
This program is designed to train the student to become EMTs and then Paramedics. Nationally recognized as one of the highest level of prehospital care provider, the Paramedic is in charge of providing care in the field, while directing the efforts of others providing care. Students participate in stringent classroom, practical and clinical education that totals 1380 hours of preparation for their career. In addition to the Paramedic curriculum, students receive training in 12 lead EKGs, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Hazardous Materials Recognition.
Specialized Clinical Technician (Diploma Program)
Basic training for Specialized Clinical Technician is provided by the school?s 600 hour program. This program is designed to prepare students in all phases of cardiovascular technology, as well as, phlebotomy by obtaining blood samples by capillary or venipuncture of individuals. Specialized Clinical Technicians administer electrocardiograms as well as assist physicians with collecting and handling blood samples.
Surgical Technology (Diploma Program)
This program is designed to prepare the student with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as a surgical technician. Students will study all aspects within the field of perioperative environments, pharmacology, sterilization, anatomy and physiology, sterile technique, OSHA regulations, anesthesia, instrumentation, communication skills, medical terminology, and procedures within the medical specialties.
All Academic Programs
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