American Career Institute
American Career Institute (ACI) has eight locations across Massachusetts and Maryland. Its schools provide career programs in the areas of information technology (IT), medical assisting, computer programming, and digital media design, among other careers that are in demand in the 21st century economy. Prospective students are encouraged to apply after talking to an American Career Institute admissions representative. The vocational school is accredited by several governing bodies, including the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training, licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. American Career Institute's more popular programs include Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, and Medical Coding and Billing, all of which are fast-growing careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Students may take national licensing exams at American Career Institute upon program completion. In addition, students and graduates can use the school's extensive online library system, which contains more than 1,200 books, periodicals, and journals. The school also provides job announcements and venues for local employers to meet job applicants. Graduates wisely take advantage of the Career Services department resources for the duration of their careers. A student's education does not stop upon graduation. During and after the job search, American Career Institute provides extensive career resources for students and alumni. It also allows students to assess their skills, take career tests, learn job-hunting techniques, practice interviews, and receive resume reviews.