REACH provides short-term educational and career skills training in various areas that qualify students to enter the workforce in professional positions. Courses are individualized to each student’s educational plan.
Students are given the opportunity to apply skills on the job through internships and work experience assignments. Professional development workshops and job search activities are an integral part of the students’ learning experience. College credit is available for certificates and AAS degree programs as stated in the DHS employability plan.
REACH is located in the Business Technology Building at OSU-Oklahoma City, 900 N. Portland Ave. The campus is west of the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds and is easily accessible from 1-44. The Oklahoma City Metro Transit bus has a stop across the street from campus.
What does REACH have to offer?
REACH training offers short-term programs specializing in Medical Office Assistance, Medical Coding, Medical Transcription, Legal Office, Paralegal I & II, Hotel and Lodging, Administrative Assistance, Accounting with QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other advanced computer training.
Additionally, professional and career development classes are available. Program participants are accepted through a referral-based system with the Department of Human Services.
Designed for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients, these programs offer vocational training, life skills, resumé preparation and more. Offered at most Oklahoma community colleges and both Oklahoma State University technical branches, the programs provide employment and training skills to TANF recipients so they may ultimately become members of the workforce and attain self-sufficiency. Click here for information.
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For more information contact:
Angela Barnes, Coordinator