What Is the Deadline for the FAFSA? (And Other FAFSA Questions)

Applying to college? Congratulations! You’re taking a major step toward new opportunities. You’re also taking on some paperwork—especially when it comes to financial aid. If ...

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What Is the CPC Exam?

Considering pursuing medical billing and coding as a career path? You’ve probably come across references to the Certified Professional Coder (CPC)® exam in your research. Altierus Career College has prepared many Medical Billing and Coding Diploma program students for the CPC exam over the years. This article offers an overview of what the exam is, […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Trade School in Atlanta

Looking for a career training school or trade school in Atlanta? Altierus can help. Located just off Interstate 85 in Norcross, we offer skilled trade and healthcare training programs designed to get you ready for new opportunities. This page answers some of the most common questions people ask about our campus in Norcross near Atlanta. […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Trade School in Houston

Researching career training schools or trade schools in Houston? Altierus Career College could be the right choice for you. Located in the Southwest Corporate Center just off Interstate 69, we help students like you prepare for new career opportunities in healthcare and skilled trades. On this page, we answer some of the most common questions […]

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Is Medical Assistant School Right for You? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

If you’re interested in a healthcare career path, you may be looking into medical assistant school. Medical assistants are key members of healthcare teams in medical offices, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. They perform a blend of administrative and clinical tasks ranging from managing patient appointments to taking vitals and assisting with medical procedures. The […]

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What Is the Deadline for the FAFSA? (And Other FAFSA Questions)

Applying to college? Congratulations! You’re taking a major step toward new opportunities. You’re also taking on some paperwork—especially when it comes to financial aid. If you have questions about the FAFSA form, such as what the deadline is, who can fill one out, and more, this article is for you. We offer an overview of […]

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What Is Blended Learning, and What Are the Benefits?

Technology has changed our lives in so many ways over the last 20 years. As access to the Internet went from a hobby for computer lovers to an essential service, the ways we shop, socialize and work have all been transformed. So have the ways we learn—especially once the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. […]

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5 Myths About Career and Technical Education

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Awareness Month. As a CTE provider, we here at Altierus Career College are aware that while many people understand the valuable role CTE plays in building a skilled workforce, there are still plenty of inaccurate ideas about CTE out there. We’d like to set the record straight about […]

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How to Become a Dental Assistant: The Career That Makes Everyone Smile

Interested in working in the dental industry, but don’t want to spend years and years becoming a dentist? You may be wondering how to become a dental assistant. This career path combines clinical skills with administrative responsibilities and typically requires less than one year of formal training—at Altierus Career College, our dental assistant students can […]

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Medical Billing and Coding: Choosing the Right Path

If you’ve decided to pursue a career as a medical billing and coding professional, you’ve chosen a career with strong growth projections. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that job openings for medical and health information technicians, which includes medical billers and coders, is projected to grow 9% at the national level over […]

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5 Steps to Becoming a Pharmacy Technician

Looking for a healthcare-related career path that’s public-facing, but doesn’t take years to train for? You may want to look into becoming a pharmacy technician. If you’ve ever needed to fill a prescription, it’s likely that you’ve interacted with a pharmacy technician at some point in the past. A pharmacy technician is responsible for assisting […]

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