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Ashworth College Expands Online Training With Professional Certification Programs

on Friday, 24 January 2014.

Ashworth College, a leading online school, has introduced new professional certification programs that include preparation for industry certification. These training packages are designed to give students a competitive edge in the job market.

For the benefit of its graduates, Ashworth College ( designed its professional certification programs to better prepare students to fill important roles in some of today's most in-demand careers. These 12 programs, which include Medical Office Assistant Training and Pharmacy Technician Training, prepare students to become certified in preparation to begin working in career fields that are expected to grow over the next decade.

"These new programs are aligned to industry standards and allow our graduates to demonstrate they have mastered the fundamentals needed in their fields," said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Ashworth College Chief Academic Officer. "We work closely with several well-known and highly respected certification agencies to ensure our students are prepared to complete the agencies' certification exams and are ready for their future careers."

Ashworth Professional Certification Programs Are Practical

The new format of the training packages was designed by trained specialists who know what comprises strong, practical foundation training. For instance, Certification-aligned preparation materials and practice tests are included in most programs. Also included in most programs is a voucher for the certification exam offered by specific industry-recognized certification organizations, as well as post-graduate career placement assistance provided by Career Builder®.

As a leading online school, Ashworth builds its education programs and courses to fit within the student's budget as well as personal and career goals. Students are able to start studying at any time and learn at their own pace.

About Ashworth College

Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA. Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. For more information, visit

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