Ball State offering new medical certification programs
Ball State University is now offering an online tool to help healthcare and healthcare technology workers earn non-credit, micro-credentials and certification badges to advance their careers. The school has partnered with Stride Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a Virginia-based education company that provides online and blended education programs.
They are offering MedCerts, a career training program in allied health and information technology, through Ball State’s Lifetime Learning initiative.
“At Ball State, we are excited to accelerate opportunity in the healthcare and IT fields,” said Amy Barsha, Assistant Vice Provost of Lifetime Learning by Ball State. “Through convenient online, industry-recognized certifications and career training, funding opportunities to help pay for courses, and career success coaching, we’re addressing talent gaps with real solutions.”
Upon course completion, students qualify for and take certification exams in high-demand healthcare and information technology fields.
Several certificate training programs are now offered in the Lifetime Learning by Ball State catalog, including Phlebotomy Technician, Surgical Technician, Cisco CCNA Network Associate, and Cloud Computing Technician.