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Vocational Programs

A High School Diploma or its equivalent is a prerequisite of all Career Training Programs. All costs associated with gaining a license or certification in all of our Career Training programs are covered by the MEOC for students who successfully complete the program.”

Certified Microsoft® Office Program

Students’ complete self-paced computer based learning modules with instructor support. They prepare for the Microsoft® Word 2010 and/or Excel 2010 certification exams.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 9.0/Math: 7.5

Certified Phlebotomy Training

Students prepare for careers as a Phlebotomist or Phlebotomy Technician to work in medical facilities, including hospitals, laboratories, doctors' offices, home health agencies, research clinics and blood banks. Hands-on training through classroom instruction is offered. Students prepare for the National Health Career Association® (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 9.0 /Math: 7.5
Prerequisite: Current CNA Certification and Student Malpractice Insurance

Electronic Health Records

Students prepare for employment in hospitals, clinics and physician offices working as a Electronic Health Records Specialists. Microsoft Word and Excel workshops are included to enhance students’ medical office skills. Students participate in an internships to gain everyday work experience in electronic health records.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 10.0/Math: 7.5

Certified Nursing Assistant

Students prepare to care for individuals in nursing homes under the supervision of the nursing and medical staff. Students prepare for the New York State C.N.A exam and become CPR certified.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 10.0/Math: 7.5 

OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour General Industry and Construction

Students learn the fundamentals of promoting workplace safety and health as well as preventing workplace hazards and their rights. Topics include communicating OSHA laws, understanding chemical and electrical hazards and overall health and safety in the workplace. Upon completion of the program, students receive the General Industry or Construction Card as appropriate.

Admissions Requirements:

No TABE Score Required

Hospitality Training Program

Students further develop skills in customer service and the hospitality industry as they gain hands-on experience in a restaurant or hotel setting and earn nationally recognized
certifications such as the ManageFirst® certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).  The program has two tracks: Food Service and Hotel/Tourism Management.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 9.0/Math: 7.5 

Security Officer Training

Students prepare for careers as State Licensed Security Guards. Students complete the 8-hour pre-assignment training and 16-hour job training. Preparation for the NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness as a Fire Guard is provided. Prerequisites include online learning modules in preparation for certification.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 8.0

Civil Service Exam Preparation

Students improve their general math and vocabulary skills needed to attain higher placement on the “eligible-to-hire” list for the Civil Service positions with the City of New York, the State of New York and Federal Government in this program designed to ease test-taker anxiety.

Admissions Requirements:

TABE Minimum Placement Scores Reading: 4.0

SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
163 West 125th Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10027
(212) 961-3231
admissions@man.eoc.cuny.edu

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 pm

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