Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Gain The Skills You Need For A Rewarding Career As A Pharmacy Technician at Bramson ORT!

As the number of senior citizens with increased healthcare needs in America continues to rise, many industry experts are expecting that the medical infrastructure of the United States is set to expand significantly. This trend, combined with recent shifts in health insurance policy, has created a substantial need for individuals who have the skills and experience to work competently in the healthcare industry.

At Bramson ORT, we’ve designed our Pharmacy Technician Associate of Applied Science degree to provide students with an exceptional array of academic and real-world training opportunities. For those who have a passion for service and a strong work ethic, the Pharmacy Technician AAS degree is guaranteed to open doors and paves the way for a rewarding professional career.

The Roles and Responsibilities of a  Pharmacy Technician

The primary role of the pharmacy technician within a working pharmacy is to provide logistical support to the licensed pharmacist, either by dispensing prescription medication or conversing with customers visiting the pharmacy. Given the fact that pharmacies are located throughout the country in venues ranging from hospitals to grocery stores, the number of professional opportunities available to pharmacy technicians is quite high.

For some individuals, the role of pharmacy technician serves merely as a stepping stone along a more extensive professional path. Those who have first distinguished themselves as pharmacy technicians have later assumed related positions and various other roles, including lab medical assistants, outpatient care center assistants, and medical secretaries. As you can see, the skills gained by pharmacy technicians are needed in a variety of health-related professions!

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for pharmacy technicians over the next decade is expected to increase 20%, substantially higher than the national average. Because of this, a career as a pharmacy technician is likely to offer increased job security and stability, both of which are invaluable in today’s volatile economy.

With Bramson ORTs Pharmacy Technician AAS degree, students can quickly learn and master the skills and concepts they need to succeed in this exciting profession!

What Makes Bramson ORT’s Pharmacy Technician AAS Degree Unique?

Real-world experience is just as important as academic coursework when it comes to applying for a job. Employers are seeking candidates who can quickly integrate themselves into their new working environment after being hired. At Bramson ORT, we’ve developed our Pharmacy Technician AAS degree program in such a way as to ensure that graduates can immediately distinguish themselves during their first job interview.
Core curriculum within the program includes, among other classes:

         ●     Pharmacy Calculations
         ●     Pharmacology
         ●     Anatomy and Physiology
         ●     Medical Terminology

In addition to academic studies, students enrolled in the program are given the opportunity to complete a professional internship prior to graduation. This period of professional immersion will prove to be invaluable during job interviews, as employers often look favorably on those who have taken the initiative to seek out an internship program during their academic studies.

Students can enroll in the Pharmacy Technician AAS degree program at Bramson ORT’s Brooklyn and Queens locations. This flexibility will prove to be ideal for those students who, due to other commitments, may not be able to commute long distances for classes.
The program is currently open to all students who currently hold a high school diploma or GED. An additional list of enrollment requirements can be found on Bramson ORT’s Admissions Office website.

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A large number of our graduates have reconnected with our faculty and staff in recent years, telling them how successful they have become due to the education they received at Bramson ORT. We have long held the belief that a premier educational experience should be available to all students, regardless of their financial status. Our policies have been designed around this core value, and we currently provide extensive financial assistance and support to those students who need it!

With some of the lowest tuition rates in the state, Bramson ORT is the perfect option for those individuals who are passionate about finding a rewarding career and are committed to succeeding in a fast-paced, intensive academic environment. Our alumni currently live and work in major cities around the country and world!

Thanks to flexible enrollment deadlines, you can embark on the path to academic success at Bramson ORT whenever you are ready. If you have any questions about the admission process, or are ready to begin your application, you can do so here.  All of us here at Bramson ORT are looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you into our community.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Bramson ORT’s Paralegal Associate Degree Is Your Path Into The Legal Community

Students who have been looking for the opportunity to take their first steps into the legal profession will find that Bramson ORT’s Paralegal Associate Degree provides the perfect combination of theoretical classroom education and practical knowledge that will allow them to immediately enter the workforce as competent professionals. Graduates of the Paralegal Associate Degree program now occupy positions with distinguished law firms and other established businesses across the country.

Introducing The Paralegal Profession

Paralegals provide critical administrative support for lawyers, particularly in situations where extensive research and document creation/organization is required. It is interesting to note that paralegals can be found in a wide variety of organizations and businesses, including private law firms, the legal departments of large corporations, as well as various government agencies.

Although the demands of the working paralegal may be heavy, those employed in this profession benefit from relatively stable job security and a rewarding salary. According to the United States Department of Labor, the paralegal field will grow approximately 17% through the year 2022, well above the national average for the vast majority of professions. Industry experts predict that paralegals who are well versed in current computer skills and industry software will have the best chances of securing rewarding employment that fully utilizes their current skills. The current median wage for paralegals is approximately $46,990, significantly higher than the national average.

Given the fact that the path towards a career as a paralegal only requires an Associate’s degree or formal certification in paralegal studies, the Paralegal Associate Degree at Bramson ORT is perfect for both new students and mid-career professionals who are looking to begin a new career as quickly as possible.

Why Bramson ORT’s Paralegal Associate’s Program?

We believe strongly that success in the real world requires an educational curriculum that is not only state-of-the-art, but also taught by individuals who have extensive experience in their profession. Currently, our Paralegal Associate’s Degree program includes coursework in:

     Real Estate law
     Legal Research
     Law Office Practice

Students will also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the daily operations of a professional law firm by embarking upon a legal internship. It is here that they will be able to effectively merge their academic training with the real-world skills introduced to them by their professors. Graduates of the program will have had the opportunity to distinguish themselves in both an academic and professional setting before they begin to seek employment.

Additionally, students who are interested in attending the Paralegal Associate Program at Bramson ORT can do so from either the Queens or Brooklyn campus. This convenient arrangement is ideal for those who may be juggling work commitments alongside their educational goals. Thanks to a rolling admissions process, prospective students can begin their application at a time that is truly convenient for them!

The only prerequisites required for admittance into the Paralegal Associate Degree program at Bramson ORT are a high school diploma or GED. Those students who may have additional questions about the program are advised to contact an admissions counselor at their earliest convenience. These individuals can work with students to ensure that they have all of the information they need make an informed enrollment decision.

Apply Today!

At Bramson ORT, we are committed to ensuring that a student’s financial background should not be the decisive factor which determines whether or not they can receive a high quality college education. Thanks to our generous financial aid packages and low-cost tuition, graduates of Bramson ORT will be able to immediately begin searching for their dream job without being saddled with crippling student loan debt!

Enrollment for the Summer 2015 semester is just around the corner! If you’ve decided that Bramson ORT’s Paralegal Associate Degree is right for you, there’s no need to wait before enrolling!

For those who are interested in learning more about Bramson ORT, as well as future students who are ready to begin the application process, additional information can be found here.

Now is the time to achieve the academic goals you have always dreamed of! The faculty and staff at Bramson ORT look forward to welcoming you to our academic community! Contact us today!