Provo, UT, March 14, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that is has been named to the STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges List. The 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges inaugural list is the first of its kind to rate universities, colleges, community colleges and career-focused schools on their responsiveness and relevance to high demand, high growth STEM occupations.
“With the list of STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges, we are able to help parents, students and guidance counselors evaluate how well education is translating into real-world jobs and how responsive institutions are to meeting those demands,” said Daniel Nichols, President of STEM JobsSM. “We are pleased to showcase schools like Career Step as leading the way in this area.”
Career Step was among over 1,600 schools that participated in the STEM JobsSM survey. Schools were scored on publicly available data as well as responses to questions around three key indicators of success: STEM job alignment, STEM job placement, and diversity of the school’s STEM programs.
Career Step is featured in the Winter 2015 issues of STEM JobsSM magazine with the entire 2015 list of STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges.
“We are honored to be included on the STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges List,” said Career Step.
President and CEO Steve Tober. “With our emphasis on healthcare and technology programs and our commitment to ensuring our students gain the training required to have successful careers after graduation, we are squarely aligned with the goals behind the STEM JobSM Approved Colleges List.”
Career Step has been training students for healthcare, technology and administrative careers for over 20 years. All of the school’s programs are offered entirely online, providing students freedom and flexibility to complete the training on their schedule and at their own pace. Career Step training programs are career focused, and the school boasts an 88 percent graduate placement rate as well as numerous relationships with employers that trust and prefer Career Step graduates.
To see Career Step on the complete 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved Colleges List, visit http://stemjobs.com/2015-stem-jobs-approved-colleges/. For more information on Career Step’s programs and the school’s commitment to preparing students for successful careers, visit CareerStep.com or call 1-800-246-7837.
About Career Step
Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has trained over 85,000 students, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, and provides training for several of the most respected healthcare employers in the nation. Career Step is committed to helping students and corporate employees alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace, improving lives and business results through education. Career Step’s training programs are currently focused in healthcare, technology and administration, and more information can be found at www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7836.