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A+ & CompTia Certification

Do you want to be a part of the fastest growing employment field in the United States? Computer and service technicians are in great demand...right now. Completion of this comprehensive certification training program shows that a person has the skills, training and knowledge to become an entry level service technician.

NOTE: People entering into this program must already have a background in computers and an understanding of computer operation.

 

 

Insurance Licensing

 

Want a solid career and stable future? Join the many thousands of people currently employed in the insurance industry...right here in Central New York. USC...The Business College is a certified provider of pre-licensing courses for professional license designations in Property and Casualty Insurance. (#73850)

 

Personal Lines Insurance

This course meets the educational requirements in order to qualify for the New York State Personal Lines Licensing exam. Topics include: New York and federal regulations, general insurance concepts, types and organization of insurance, agents and general rules of agency, contracts, property and casualty insurance basics, dwelling forms, homeowners policies, auto insurance, watercraft and fair plans.

 

Property and Casualty Agents and Brokers Course

This course, in combination with In201, Personal Lines Insurance, is designed to meet the educational requirements to qualify for the General Agent's and Broker's Licensing Exam. In201, Personal Lines Insurance is a MANDATORY prerequisite. Topics include Commercial Auto coverages, Commercial General Liability Insurance, the business owners policy, the Commercial Property Policy, Inland and Ocean Marine Insurance, Boiler and Machinery coverages, Commercial Crime forms, Workers Compensation laws and coverages, Excess and Surplus Laws and Umbrella coverages. General concepts of Accident and Health Insurance are also included.

The combination of the two courses not only meets the state pre-licensing requirements, but also prepares trainees for entry level positions with area insurance firms.

 

Medical Coding

With the many changes in both state and federal laws, all medical offices and hospitals need people with the knowledge of coding. In this fast paced, focused training program, you will learn basic computer keyboarding, English Communication, Anatomy and Medical Coding. You will study both CPT-4 and ICD-9 as part of your instruction in coding.

Medical Transcription

 

Would you like to join a fifteen billion dollar industry with a projected growth rate of 20% each year for the next ten years? Right now, there is a strong demand for skilled medical transcriptions, both nationally and here in Central New York. Don't be misled!!! While the demand is present, and the rewards and benefits are high, the training program is comprehensive. Some organizations push 100-200 hour programs and charge outrageous prices. The outstanding training programs require more than 1000 hours of study. Trainees need excellent language skills, as well as strong keyboarding and self-discipline skills. Much of the work is done on your own, not in an office. Compensation is based on quality as well as quantity of work produced! The program at USC...The Business College combines classroom instruction with on-line, computer training.

Start your program at any of our three (3) campus locations in Canastota, Oneonta or Utica. Take USC classes in Keyboarding, Computer Concepts and English Communication. Upon completion, you will begin your on-line training with M-Tec, Inc. Don't have e-mail access or a computer? You can use our facilities at no additional charge, as often as you need during your training! The on-line training requires 1,155 hours of work and can be completed in less than one year. As always, USC instructors and advisors will be available throughout your training to assist you as needed. Start your road to success at USC...The Business College!

 

Small Business Management

Learn how to start your own new business and to be successful!! In this fast-paced, hands-on course, you will examine the process of owning and managing a small business. Topics include developing a business plan, financing your business, marketing and advertising, establishing your customer base and pricing. Why not operate the business right out of your own home? Meet successful business owners and learn directly from them! A great second income as well!