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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Erica Collins

  Posted on February 27, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Erica Collins, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program and former STNA, realized she missed the medical field and knew it was time to advance her life and career. She decided to return to school and become a medical assistant. Discover OBC’s medical assisting program first-hand by reading about Erica’s time and experiences at … Continued


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Fast-Track Your Accounting Career

  Posted on February 10, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Did you know that accounting and business professionals continue to grow in high demand? Frank Byrt, author on AccountingWeb.com, wrote that our country’s uncertain economic conditions, increased and changing government regulations, and large population of retiring Baby Boomers has increased the demand for experienced business professionals who possess a strong set of accounting and tax … Continued


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What to Expect After You Graduate from OBC

  Posted on February 2, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Life after graduation can be an overwhelming and scary time for some graduates. Many wonder: “Is my resume good enough?” “Are my interview skills sharp?” “When will I land a job?” “Where will I land a job?” Transitioning from the academic realm to the workforce full-time holds several uncertainties, but none that you won’t be … Continued


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3 Jam-Packed Financial Resources to Help You Pay for Your Education

  Posted on January 5, 2017

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

  So, you’ve decided to advance your life in 2017 and return to school. Your decision to invest in your education will undoubtedly also benefit your family and your career, and we applaud you and your ambition! Figuring out exactly how you’re going to pay for your degree or professional diploma is probably at the forefront … Continued


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Get Ahead in 2017 with a Top-Rated Professional Diploma

  Posted on December 30, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Today’s job market is filled with new procedures, emerging technologies, and innovative developments and information. The rapid pace of the business and healthcare industries have created an unprecedented demand for continuing education. Whether you want to begin a new career or advance your current one, we have a professional college diploma program that will meet … Continued


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Jump-Start Your Healthcare Career in 2017

  Posted on December 27, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Have you always been interested in the medical field? Do you have a passion for helping people and making a real difference? If you want to enter the fast-paced healthcare industry but aren’t quite sure where to begin, we can help you jump-start your healthcare career in 2017 by becoming a medical assistant. Why become … Continued


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Employer Spotlight: University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

  Posted on December 23, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

In a recent Monster.com article, Debra Stock, the Vice President of Member Relations for the American Hospital Association, noted that the long-term outlook for hospital jobs is excellent and the demand for hospital employees only continues to grow. Would you like to land a job in a hospital in Northeast Ohio? Read this employer spotlight … Continued


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OBCTDA Trainer Spotlight: Shon Stevens

  Posted on December 21, 2016

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

Earlier this week we took a moment to shine the spotlight on one of our business instructors. Today we would like to take a moment to learn more about one of the trainers at the Ohio Business College Truck Driving Academy.  Located in Middletown, Ohio the truck driving academy has been training new drivers for the … Continued


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Make Going Back to School in 2017 a Reality

  Posted on December 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Is going back to school one of your 2017 New Year’s resolutions? This is an exciting goal and we commend you for wanting to grow and forge new personal and professional paths. We understand, too, that big, life-changing goals like going back to school can seem daunting and overwhelming. A lot of questions may be … Continued


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OBC Faculty Spotlight: DeAnne Bowersock

  Posted on December 14, 2016

 Published by Jessica Holtsberry

One of the most important parts of any school is its faculty. DeAnne Bowersock is an almost 14 year member of the Ohio Business College team.  A favorite of staff and students, she is the IT Office Department Head for our Sandusky, Ohio campus. As you will learn, her career at OBC began in 2001 … Continued


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How to Become a Medical Administrative Assistant [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Posted on November 16, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you looking for a career that has momentum? A career that is challenging and delivers unprecedented purpose? Have you thought about entering the healthcare industry? Or, are you looking to advance your already established healthcare career? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) 2014-2024 employment projections, healthcare is the fastest growing job … Continued


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6 Steps to a More Confident, Professional You

  Posted on November 10, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A strong desire to succeed in your career is crucial, and when that desire is coupled with robust confidence, your career success and achievements will begin to take flight. However, recent research has revealed that there is a ‘confidence-crisis’ in today’s workplace. According to the Online Recruitment Resource: 32% of employees are afraid of expressing … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Charmaine Higgins

  Posted on November 1, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Accountants are integral to the success and performance of businesses and organizations, as they prepare, examine, and ensure that financial records are accurate and taxes are done properly. Did you know, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that the job outlook for accountants (between 2014-2024) is expected to grow 11%? That’s faster than most … Continued


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How to Transfer Credits From Another Career School

  Posted on October 27, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

In September 2016, ITT Technical Institute closed all of its campuses, leaving nearly 35,000 students nationwide without a degree or a school to attend. When you realize that your school isn’t right for your future, you have a choice: transfer to a better institution or give up on your education. Both options can seem daunting, … Continued


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What Positions Can Medical Administrative Assistants Hold in the Healthcare Field?

  Posted on October 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

As the medical field becomes more sophisticated and advanced, medical administrative professionals grow in more demand. What do medical administrative assistants do? Medical administrative assistants (MAA) are essential to the efficiency and success of today’s medical offices. MAA’s can work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as (but not limited to): Hospitals Clinics Chiropractic … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Nikita Cook

  Posted on October 10, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A thriving career in the healthcare industry is closer than you think. Nikita Cook, a graduate of OBC’s medical administrative assisting associate degree program, shares her powerful and inspiring story of working toward her dream career and professional goals at Ohio Business College. Read about Nikita’s time and experiences at OBC: Why did you decide … Continued


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Employer Spotlight: Mercy Hospital

  Posted on October 4, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Your career success is our top priority at Ohio Business College. We support our students beyond graduation and into the workforce. By working closely with businesses and organizations in Ohio, we’re able to help OBC students pursue hands-on, career-focused externships, and help OBC graduates land in-demand, exciting positions in their career field. To kick-off our … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Malekia Ford

  Posted on September 23, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Have you always dreamed of working in the healthcare industry? Maybe you’ve only just begun to form an interest in healthcare career paths and you’re wondering which route you should take. Malekia Ford, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program, realized that becoming a medical assistant was her next step in advancing her medical … Continued


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What’s Your Future in Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Posted on September 12, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you currently in a dead-end job? Are you feeling uninspired and longing for a new career path? Did you know, according to Inc.com, that we spend an estimated 80,000 hours of our lives working? This is an enormous amount of time to not be pursuing a fulfilling career path. Have you thought about transforming … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Dawn Ulle

  Posted on September 7, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

The healthcare industry is seeing tremendous growth, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down any time soon. For Dawn Ulle, a graduate of OBC’s medical administrative assistant program, becoming a medical administrative assistant was her way of entering this in-demand field to make a powerful, lasting impact. Read about Dawn’s time at OBC, and … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Lindsey Becker

  Posted on August 26, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Would you like to jumpstart your career in the legal field? Do you want to become a paralegal in Ohio, or maybe go to law school someday? Ohio Business College’s associate degree in legal assisting will help you achieve your career goals. Lindsey Becker, a graduate of OBC’s legal assisting program, is well on her … Continued


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Choosing a Healthcare Career Path: Medical Assisting (MA) vs. State Tested Nursing Aide (STNA)

  Posted on August 24, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you interested in the healthcare field, but unsure which path is right for you? Most aspiring healthcare professionals look to jumpstart their career by entering the field as a medical assistant (MA) or a state tested nursing aide (STNA). While these two professions hold similarities, it’s important to understand the difference between the two. … Continued


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Why Studying Business Administration Will Enhance Your Career

  Posted on August 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

You’ve heard it time and time again: The business world is fast-paced and highly competitive. And, because of this, businesses and organizations in every industry depend on professionals who possess a solid foundation in business principals and boast innovative and savvy business skills. Whether you’re looking to jumpstart your career, change your career path, or … Continued


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3 Big Advantages to Earning an Associate Degree

  Posted on August 12, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you ready to invest in your future and advance your career? We understand that pursuing advanced education is no easy decision. One of the biggest uncertainties that prospective students contend with is deciding between a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor’s degree. There is a strong opinion in the higher education realm that … Continued


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