The Carnegie Institute School of Allied Health Technology was founded in 1947 as a postsecondary school with a mission to assess health care support service needs and develop specialized accredited programs to fulfill those needs.
Licensed by the Michigan State Department of Education, it was the first school of its kind to get such recognition in the state, and one of the first in the country to offer a structured Medical Assistant program. Since then, it has the privilege of being the first to be accredited for a number of programs in the State of Michigan. Originally opened in Detroit, the campus’s current location is on the Stephenson Highway in Troy, Michigan.
The institute currently offers no less than a dozen sub-baccalaureate programs in the field of allied health care services. The courses are:
- Medical assistant
- Medical insurance biller
- Medical administrative assistant
- Medical business specialist
- Massage therapy
- Electroneurodiagnostic technologist
- Cardiology technician
- Vascular technologist
- Cardiovascular technologist
- Invasive cardiovascular technologist
- Cardiac electrophysiology technologist
- Pacemaker/ICD technician
Average tuition for 2012-2013 enrollments were $10,700, and 86% of the undergraduate students availed of financial aid in some form – primarily grants and scholarships averaging over $5,200 each.
The institute offers externship and clinical rotation training, which gives them hands-on experience working in a real-life clinical environment such as a hospital or another type of health care center. They also offer placement services through a database containing 55 major hospitals and 300 medical facilities.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Carnegie Institute. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
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Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $12,000-$15,000
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $220 to $270 per unit
- Required fees for full-time students: $370
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||89%||$5,317|
|Receiving Student Loans||54%||$4,705|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Carnegie Institute.
- Dorsey Schools - Farmington Hills in Farmington Hills, MI (13 miles away)
- Ross Medical Education Center - Redford in Taylor, MI (15 miles away)
- Everest Institute - Detroit in Detroit, MI (15 miles away)
- Everest Institute - Dearborn in Dearborn, MI (18 miles away)
- Detroit Business Institute - Downriver in Riverview, MI (26 miles away)