An accredited academic institution, ATA is dedicated to helping students realize their full potential in the healthcare field. The school prepares its students for the healthcare workforce by providing them with valuable, hands-on instruction; and enables them to acquire real-world skills. Since 1994, ATA career education programs have been providing learning opportunities to students from all backgrounds.
Offering a range of learning options, ATA not only has educational programs for the most in-demand careers, but also day and evening classes to cater to the needs of students with diverse lifestyles. A range of services and facilities available at ATA also makes it a suitable place to pursue a career oriented education. Students may benefit from financial aid and graduate career services during their time at ATA.
ATA aims to maintain the high standards of the healthcare industry by following its commitment to providing quality instruction, hands-on training, and effective career preparation in an environment conducive to learning. Flexible class schedules, experienced faculty, career services, and financial aid are some of the advantages available to students at ATA.
ATA College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Its accreditation shows that it follows the best industry practices and offers quality education.
ATA Career Education Programs
A variety of learning programs are available at ATA for students who are interested in the allied health field. Some of the programs of study students could enroll in include:
Medical Office Assisting
Limited Medical Radiography
Dental assisting may be a suitable career option for those who enjoy working directly with patients. The programs offered at ATA prepare students for real world challenges, and equips them with skills that may help them qualify to work as a dental assistants. Other than core courses, the college offers CPR certification for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association, Kentucky certification in Radiology Safety and Technique, and hands-on lab experience at an actual dentist’s office.
ATA also offers a LMRA program to train students to provide radiographs for radiologists and physicians, arrange for patients’ radiographic exams, and operate radiographic equipment. Its Limited Medical Radiography program is approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department of Public Health. Graduates qualify to take the Kentucky Limited Radiography examination. Upon completion, students are awarded an Occupational Associates Degree Limited Medical Radiography with a Concentration in Medical Assisting.
In addition to these programs, students who are interested in phlebotomy or medical coding careers will find relevant training programs at ATA.
Students who wish to enroll at ATA, but are unable to afford to pay for all the expenses may apply for financial assistance. The college’s Financial Aid Department assists every student personally, and makes sure they explore and benefit from the most suitable financial aid options. Eligible students may receive funds in the form of:
Federal Pell Grants
Federal Direct Subsidized Loans
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans
Federal Direct PLUS Loans
State Financial Assistance
Through these awards, students may get enough financial aid to cover their tuition, fees, and living expenses such as accommodation, travel, and more. Students who may not qualify for these funds or may need more than what they were awarded, could look into private student loans for funding.