Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

08/02/2010 -- CCAC Boyce Campus offers free course for displaced workers aged 50+

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–Boyce campus will hold a free course in medical office managing during the upcoming fall semester as part of the Dislocated Worker Tuition Waiver Program. The course is designed to provide opportunities for administrative employment in physician’s offices, medical clinics and hospital healthcare facilities. It is aimed toward local, unemployed adults over the age of 50 with prior management experience looking for a career in medical office managing. Through a $25,000 MetLife Foundation and Civic Ventures grant received last year, CCAC is able to provide this course free of charge to those who qualify.

The training session will begin August 17 and run through October 5 at CCAC–Boyce Campus in Monroeville on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For more information, please call (412) 788-7351.

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About CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.