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Selecting the Right Training Options. Program Comparisons.
MedCerts training programs are some of the most competitively price ways to start a new career.
|MedCerts||Community College||Online College|
|Program & Tuition Cost||$4,000 average||Up to $20,000||$3,000 average|
|Exam Fees, Books & Materials||Included||Up to $750||Up to $750|
|Job Ready In||3-6 months||24-48 months||3-6 months|
|Schedule/Flexibility||On-demand 24/7||Set Class Schedule||On-demand 24/7|
|Travel Requirements||None - 100% online||On-Campus Classrooms||None - 100% online|
|Student Support||Personal Advisors - text/call/email access||Professors - scheduled office hours||Support Inbox|
|Career Coaching||Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers||Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements||Exam-specific only|
|Content Delivery||3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning||Professor lectures||Varies - typically videos & presentations|
This table is provided for reference only. Actual pricing may vary. Pricing is based on full-cost tuition and fees for a Medical Assistant program or similar program before financial aid or other assistance at MedCerts, Oakland Community College, and Kaplan University. Values collected March 2018.
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