CDE Career Institute
HC 1 Box 2365, Route 611 & Stadden Road
Pocono Peddler's Village, Tannersville, PA  18372
Phone: 570-629-2690     e-mail:     Fax: 570-629-2784
Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools

CDE Career Institute, is a career prep center that is the largest private career school in northeastern Pennsylvania and is
licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's State Board of Private Licensed Schools.  CDE is accredited by the Council on Occupation
Education which is a national body which offers quality assurance of post-secondary technical education providers and is also approved by the
US Department of Education to process and accept financial aid.  Since 1996, CDE has provided training and job placement assistance throughout northeast Pennsylvania. CDE has graduated over 8,000 students and has assisted thousands of dislocated workers gain the u-dated computer skills necessary to obtain employment in today's job market.

CDE's objective is to provide our students with the shortest path to a career by offering individual courses, certificate programs and diploma programs in current Microsoft Office Applications, Information Technology and Medical Office areas. Toward that goal, CDE has an open enrollment policy. This means that students do not have to wait for a new semester to begin their classes. By providing our students with job placement assistance to complement their newly acquired skills, CDE offers all of our graduates the best opportunity to succeed in their new career.  Should a student become employed during their enrollment, CDE's flexibility offers students the capability to continue their program during nontraditional hours at any of our campuses.

As a value added service, CDE students are offered Future Connect, which is an innovative electronic career assessment tool that can provide a listing of the occupations that are available in the identified career areas and the opportunity to develop an individual career profile.

Some CDE program offerings include:

PC Applications Diploma Program - a 300 hour Microsoft Office Applications curriculum that prepares the student for today's office environment in a variety of areas such as law offices, medical offices, insurance offices, real estate offices, construction offices and other professional offices. This Diploma program contains courses that prepare graduates for the Microsoft Office Certification exams.

Help Desk Diploma Program - a 400 hour program that covers a broad range of computer related material such as Microsoft Office Applications, Computer Hardware and Operating Systems and computer troubleshooting and repair. This program offers graduates a wide range of marketable skills that are applicable to businesses both large and small.

Medical Office Assistant Diploma Program  - This 490 hour program contains courses that are specifically designed to prepare graduates for the front office of a medical practice. Students graduate with a working knowledge of medical terminology, medical office procedures, medical coding and health insurance processing and customer service.

The Medical Transcription/Insurance Billing Diploma Program -  offers 940 hours of comprehensive training in the skills necessary to provide medical transcription, insurance billing, insurance coding and health records management in a modern office setting.

The Office Systems Specialist Program - is an 1100 hour program that offers comprehensive training in office applications and information technology which are the skills necessary to provide broad-range technical support in a modern office setting.

For quality education that is the shortest path to a career, call CDE!
For further information, visit us at or call your local campus at 570.629.2690. 
Out of the area, call toll free 1.888.822.4233.