Healthcare Career Prep

Interested in a career in the health field?

Medical Billing & Coding

Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries offers a medical billing and coding training program to qualified individuals. In just six months, you can train to achieve national certifications in the following:

CMAA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

CBCS Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

CCSP Certified Customers Service Professional

This program is a blended training opportunity which includes independent online coursework and 6 hours per week of classroom training.  In addition, a Chromebook is provided to each individual to complete classwork and study for the exam. When the program is completed in its entirety and the learner passes the exam, learners are able to keep the Chromebook.

Medical Assistant

MedCerts’ medical assistant online program covers a wide range of skills and objectives that expand beyond the primary functions of a medical assistant. The program was developed by industry experts and through technology, provides students with a one-of-a-kind learning experience. Throughout the program you will be able to interact with the curriculum and have the opportunity to gain certification in the following:

CCMA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

CCSP Certified Customer Service Professional

CMAA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Students are prepared to perform both clinical and administrative duties required in a medical facility through the online classes. Throughout your medical assistant training, you will have a team of Subject Matter Experts, Student Success Advisors and Coordinators providing support. Goodwill and MedCerts also offer career services and job search assistance upon graduation.

Our highly immersive program

Phlebotomy Technician

Our highly immersive program utilizes 12 unique eLearning components designed to keep you engaged, stimulated and captivated throughout your training. Our student learning experience is driven by recorded video lecture delivered by expert instructors, with simulations, video demonstrations, virtualized environments, and many other professionally produced learning components. Multiple assessments test your knowledge and understanding of the material contained in each lesson leading up to a comprehensive final exam for each course. Participants can earn certifications in:

CCSP Certified Customer Service Professional

CPT Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Professional

Start your ASHP Online Training today with the MedCerts’ RX-3000 Pharmacy Technician Professional Program and in only 24 weeks you could find yourself a well-qualified pharmacy technician with multiple job offers!

Among the available pharmacy technician online programs, the MedCerts Pharmacy Technician Professional program is ASHP/ACPE accredited and promises to prepare graduates for a career in the Pharmacy sector. Students will participate in a 160 hour Externship Experience at a pharmacy, applying what they have learned through the pharmacy technician online classes in a real-world environment. This programs offers participants the opportunity to earn certification in:

CPHT Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification

CCSP Certified Customer Service Professional

Patient Care Technician

Throughout the program you will learn how to assist physicians and nurses by providing basic and advanced clinical duties in a virtual medical environment. The program covers subjects such as anatomy and physiology, medical law and ethics, medical communications, medical records, patient preparation, medical terminology, safety and compliance and basic laboratory procedures and tests. Throughout the program you will learn a wide variety of fundamental clinical tasks designed to set you apart in the competitive job market and can earn certifications in:

CPCT Certified Patient Care Technician

CCSP Certified Customer Service Professional


To begin the enrollment process:

Please visit the Ohio Means Jobs office in Boardman or the Mahoning County Job and Family Services offices in Youngstown.

Ohio Means Jobs 141 Boardman-Canfield Rd. Youngstown, OH 44512

Mahoning County Jobs and Family Services 345 Oak Hill Ave. Youngstown, OH 44502

For more information please call Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries at 330.759.7921 or email us at workforcedevelopment@goodwillyoungstown.org.