CDE is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Higher and Career Education, by the New Jersey Department of Education, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and is accredited by the Council On Occupational Education.
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Founded in 1996, CDE Career Institute helps prepare students for entry level jobs, career advancement and/or certification. The programs are designed to plug the gaps between seasoned work experience and missing technology components. CDE Career Institute helps students develop skills in the field of computerized office and medical office technology.
Because the skills taught are diverse, students will be qualified to participate in a number of technical and non-technical positions within the workforce. These skills will provide students with the basis upon which they can work and steadily advance into more demanding jobs. These programs can also assist students in upgrading or improving their existing skills in order to achieve upward or lateral mobility in their current positions.
The objective of the Medical Office Assistant program is to offer training in the entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to manage patient records, schedule appointments, code for diagnoses and procedures and process insurance claims. Job titles associated with these types of entry-level skills include, but are not limited to: Medical Office Assistant; Medical Receptionist; Medical Billing Clerk and Medical Records Clerk.
The objective of the Medical Transcription / Insurance Billing Specialist program is to offer comprehensive training in the skills necessary to provide medical transcription, insurance billing, insurance coding and health records management in a modern office setting. This program will prepare students for entry-level office positions in a variety of health-related organizations. Job titles associated with these types of skills include, but are not limited to: Medical Transcriptionist; Medical Billing Clerk; Medical Receptionist and Medical Records Clerk.