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Star Career Academy

The Star Career Academy is dedicated to providing performance-based occupational training to prepare students for entry-level employment in allied health fields, professional cooking, baking and pastry arts, and hotel/restaurant management. Our goal is to help students gain the knowledge and confidence they need so that they may quickly gain employment and achieve all the success they desire.

Here are the programs that we offer:

Baking Programs

Here you will learn all the elements of baking and pastry production. You will also learn advanced techniques featuring artisan and specialty bread, cakes and pastry, and dessert production and presentation. Graduates work as assistant pastry chefs, assistant cake decorators, assistant bakers, and staff bakers.

Culinary Programs

These programs teach you the fundamentals of food preparation, baking, and pastry arts, catering and more; all in simulated employment environments. In short, it’s cooking from soup to nuts. Graduates work as cook’s assistants, line cooks, short-order cooks, bakers, garde mangers or sous chefs in restaurants, corporate dining rooms, hospitals and catering companies.

Hotel & Restaurant Management Program

This program prepares you for entry-level positions in the hospitality industry. Graduates work for hotels, resorts, restaurants, catering companies and cruise lines in a wide variety of positions. You will learn hotel operations in a simulated hotel environment. Everything from front desk operations, to food and beverage procedures, to cost control, is included.

Medical Programs

We offer an array of medical programs including surgical technology, dialysis technician, medical billing, cardiology technician and medical assistant. Each prepares you for employment in hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices. And all offer externships to give you hands-on, real world training and experience.

Cosmetology Program

This latest course offering is an intensive study program to prepare you for a career in cosmetology. The curriculum combines principles (including lectures on cosmetology theory), with practice (actual experience in a simulated salon environment). Upon successful completion of this course, you will be ready for an entry-level position in professional cosmetic application.


Star Career Academy – the career school of choice. What makes us unique, and unlike other trade schools, is the dedication of our staff to provide performance-based occupational training. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment in allied medical assisting and other health fields, hotel/restaurant managementcosmetology, or a choice from our professional baking, pastryculinary, or cooking schools. Students gain the knowledge and confidence they need so that they may quickly gain employment and achieve the success they desire. Choose from any of our convenient locations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Long Island.

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Long Island Campus (Syosset)

SCA-Syosset occupies approximately 16,000 square feet of space in a suburban setting near major roadways in Long Island. Four operating kitchens are equipped with standard equipment for commercial kitchens. Two attractive dining areas serve as student lounge space, as...

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