College Profile: Star Career Academy-Philadelphia

 
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Star Technical Institute is a private, post-secondary trade school providing career education in the fields of Medical and Business. Our programs provide students with the real world job training that prepares them for entry level positions upon graduation.

The method of instruction in our technical schools couples individualized instruction with classroom and group interaction. Emphasis is placed on relating classroom instruction with current practices within the work environment.

Star Tech's curriculum was also designed for returning adult students who want to advance in their current career, change their current field of employment, or return to the work environment retooled for the new millennium.

For the convenience of our students, Star Tech offers day and evening classes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey locations. In most programs, students may complete their training is as little as 12 months. Most curricula include externships to provide real world practical experience.
 
2371 Welsh Road
Philadelphia, PA
19114-2206
215-969-5877 (general)
215-969-5877 (financial aid)
215-969-5877 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Differs by program
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
No Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Star Career Academy-Philadelphia Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Student Body
539 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional 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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