The Anthem Institute-Parsippany is part of the Anthem Education Group. In 1982 the Group got its start as the High-Tech Institute of Phoenix, Arizona, which operated over 20 career training schools across the country. When the Anthem Education Group was created in 2008, the schools all became part of the new education Group. The goal is to provide students with practical, applicable, real-world training and knowledge. By emphasizing a hands-on education, they strive to not only educate students, but prepare them for rewarding careers.
Located along Route 46 East in Parsippany, New Jersey, this location was established in 1981. With a focus on Health Care and Technology, both classroom and coursework, as well as training in realistic work environments and time spent in the field, are used to instruct students in their chosen area of study.
Anthem’s Parsippany branch currently offers programs of study in healthcare and technology fields. Program graduates receive a diploma.
- Computer Networking & Security
- Graphic Design & Animation
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Billing & Coding
- Patient Care Technician
Classrooms are built for a 30 student maximum capacity, allowing a small teacher-to-student ratio that is meant to provide both students and instructors with a successful educational experience.
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When applying to the school, Admissions Representatives are available to answer any specific questions or inquiries. Admissions requirements are straightforward, although the order of the application process differs from many schools in that the student must first meet with admissions and then apply for acceptance.
Requirement for admissions are as follows: the candidate must speak and write fluently in English, must be a high school graduate or have a high school equivalency (GED) diploma, and must pass the Anthem Institute Entrance Assessment Test. Upon verification of these requirements being met, the student will meet with an Admissions Rep to complete the Application Packet, which will include an official application, transcripts or prior education verification, an enrollment agreement, and payment of the registration fee.
Once a student has been accepted by the school, he or she may begin the financial aid application process. Some students may qualify for federal aid, including federal grants and loans, or military or veterans Federal Military Aid under the G.I. Bill.
Some students may be interested in the Institution Loan Program, which personalizes loan packages based on the student’s needs and circumstances, as an alternative or supplement to federal financial aid.
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A variety of student and alumni services are available during the student’s time studying at the Institute and after graduation. Services like job placement assistance and interview preparation, private tutoring, review classes and supplemental laboratory time are free of charge to students.
Campus life is not all work and no play, as student activities are regularly scheduled by Student Services. Students commonly enjoy social gatherings like picnics, sports games, and contests while meeting and getting their peers and mentors in a relaxed, casual setting.
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While the Parsippany campus does not have any intercollegiate sports teams, the Township of Parsippany Recreation department does offer a range of adult men’s and women’s sports including tennis, softball and volleyball.
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Under the Quality Commitment Program, students are offered various graduate and alumni benefits such as the ability to return for skills retraining or updating. These refresher courses are free of charge and allow students to stay on top of their game while working in their chosen field. Additionally, career services assistance is provided to all students who have graduated or successfully completed a training program, even years after program completion.
While the majority of classes are taught on campus, students can enjoy a flexible course schedule comprised of both day and evening classes. Online courses may also be available to some students, who should consult the current course offerings for online class information.
This campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCS).