Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Are your classes online because of COVID-19?
    Each program because of size is handling COVID-19 restrictions differently. Some programs are taking place fully in the classroom while others are taking a hybrid approach with some classes online and attending labs in the school in small groups. We urge you to give us a call to speak in depth about these protocols. Also you may view our COVID-19 guidelines by clicking here.
  2. Will my credits transfer from your school to another school?
    It is up to the receiving institution to determine if credits are transferable.
  3. I already have my immunizations. Will you accept a copy?
    Yes, as long as they are current.
  4. How recent do my immunizations have to be?
    TB and Physical  must be within one year. All other immunizations must be up to date as needed. You may visit your primary care physician for your physical, and immunizations.
  5. Can I get my background check in another state other than Ohio?
    No. It must be administered in Ohio.
  6. Are you accredited?
    Yes. Athena Career Academy is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. It is also approved by the US Department of Education. The school is registered with the Ohio Board of Colleges and Schools and operates under the authority of the Ohio Board of Nursing and Ohio Department of Health.
  7. Does Athena offer Financial Aid?
    Yes. Athena Career Academy is proud to announce Title IV Financial Aid is available for our day and evening Practical Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Clinical Medical Assistant Programs and LPN to RN Program, for those who qualify. We will assist each student throughout the Financial Aid process. Please call (419) 329-4075 to schedule your personal Financial Aid appointment.
  8. Where do I get fitted for my uniforms?
    The uniform fittings are done during the orientation session at Athena Career Academy.

WorkKeys Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When are the exams offered? Tuesdays: 10:00AM – 1:00PM Wednesdays: 3:00PM – 6:00PM Fridays: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
  2. When will I know my results? Immediately after completing the test
  3. What do I need to pass?  The exam consists of 3 sections – Applied math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents. You will need to score a minimum scale score of 76 in Applied Math & Graphic Literacy, and a minimum scale score of a 79 in Workplace Documents.
  4. What are the requirements to take the exam? You must attend an Informational Session, pay $30 for the exam, and schedule a time to take the exam.
  5. Do you accept WorkKeys results from other schools? Yes.
  6. How long is the exam? You are given 1 hour for each section. Plan to be at the school for about 3 hours.
  7. If I fail one section, do I have to take all three sections over? No. If you fail a section you may take that section over. Each section costs $10.00 per retake.
  8. How much does the test cost? $30, non-refundable
  9. What type of payments do you accept for the exam? Cash, credit and money orders. NO CHECKS.
  10. What happens after I pass? You will meet with our Admission Department to go the next steps in your enrollment process, and then meet with the Financial Aid Department to discuss program costs and any financial aid packages. Once all of the admission requirements have been met you will be able to enroll.