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American Institute

At American Institute, we believe you can become whatever you want to be, and we’re ready to help you get there. We pride ourselves on working hard to deliver quality, innovative education to our students that gives them the skills to begin or enhance their careers. We try to help our students meet their goals of changing or enhancing their careers, and also help prospective employers of our graduates in meeting the workforce needs of the 21st century while actively participating in the communities we operate within.

Meeting with one of our friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Representatives is the first step toward deciding on a new career. We are sure you will find our Admissions staff to be helpful, concerned and patient.

It’s your Admissions Representative’s job to make it as easy as possible for you to get the information that you need to make an intelligent, well-informed decision about your educational options for your future.

We want you to be sure that American Institute is the right school for you. Rest assured, you will get answers to all of your questions. Our Admissions Representatives have extensive knowledge of the training programs we offer and if they can’t help you, they will consult with others on our staff to get you the answers you need. We have helped hundreds of students like you become a part of American Institute’s Family of Schools. Our entire staff is committed to helping you in any way we can.

Available Programs

  • Business, Marketing, and Communication
    • Administrative Office Professional +

      Program Description

      Administrative assistants handle an office’s administrative activities in nearly every industry, which makes this a versatile and attractive career choice for many. Administrative professionals typically assist with inbound phone calls, scheduling of meetings and events both internally and externally for the business, handle incoming and outgoing mail, edit documents and presentations for meetings, prepare reports, maintain databases and filing systems (both online and offline), and perform basic bookkeeping duties.

      Campus Locations

      Somerset, NJ

      80 Cottontail Lane
      Somerset, NJ 08873

  • Computer, Information, and Technology
    • Computers, Networking & Security +

      Program Description

      The Computers, Networking and Security program provides the student with the training and skills to understand the concepts and applications of software packages, the principals of networking, computer operations, servers, and networking security utilized in today’s automated office environment. Graduates from the program will be able to function as computer network technicians planning, building and maintaining computer networks for their employers making them an important part of the office team.

      Computer network technicians build and maintain computer networks used by business, education, government, and health-care institutions. Networks linking desktop computers allow users to send electronic mail (e-mail) and to share data, computer applications, and Internet connections. As more institutions establish computer networks, the demand for skilled computer network technicians will grow.

      Campus Locations

      Toms River, NJ

      2363 Lakewood Rd
      Toms River, NJ 08755

  • Cosmetology and Wellness
    • Cosmetology +

      Program Description

      This cosmetology program covers the basic knowledge and skills required to become an entry-level Cosmetologist and prepares students to sit for appropriate licensure exams. Students complete coursework in all facets of hairstyling including color, cut and chemical services. The program also provides courses in skin care and nail technology.

    • Massage Therapy +

      Program Description

      Massage therapy is the practice of using touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body. It is performed for a variety of reasons, including treating painful ailments, decompressing tired and overworked muscles, reducing stress, rehabilitating sports injuries, and promoting general health. Clients often seek massage for its medical benefit and for relaxation purposes, and there is a wide range of massage treatments available.

      Massage therapists can specialize in more than 80 different types of massage, called modalities. Swedish massage, deep-tissue massage, reflexology, acupressure, sports massage, and neuromuscular massage are just a few of the many approaches to massage therapy. Most massage therapists specialize in several modalities, which require different techniques.

      Massage therapists work in an array of settings, both private and public: private offices, studios, hospitals, nursing homes, fitness centers, sports medicine facilities, airports, and shopping malls, for example.

      Campus Locations

      Somerset, NJ

      80 Cottontail Lane
      Somerset, NJ 08873

      West Hartford, CT

      99 South Street
      West Hartford, CT 06110

  • Medical Administration
    • Medical Coding and Billing +

      Program Description

      Medical Billers and Coders can specialize in coding patients’ medical information for reimbursement purposes, or in the facility’s administrative billing process. Technicians, who specialize in coding, assign a code to each diagnosis and procedure by using classification systems software.

      Campus Locations

      West Hartford, CT

      99 South Street
      West Hartford, CT 06110

  • Medicine and Health Care
    • Medical Assisting +

      Program Description

      Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly. They should not be confused with physician assistants, who examine, diagnose, and treat patients under the direct supervision of a physician.

      The duties of medical assistants vary from office to office, depending on the location and size of the practice and the practitioner’s specialty.

      Medical assistants also may arrange examining room instruments and equipment, purchase and maintain supplies and equipment, and keep waiting and examining rooms neat and clean.

      Campus Locations

      Somerset, NJ

      80 Cottontail Lane
      Somerset, NJ 08873

      Toms River, NJ

      2363 Lakewood Rd
      Toms River, NJ 08755

      West Hartford, CT

      99 South Street
      West Hartford, CT 06110

    • Dental Assisting +

      Program Description

      The Dental Assisting Program offers students extensive training which will allow them to develop the skills needed to perform a variety of dental office procedures and laboratory techniques as well as the knowledge associated with medical and dental terminology, anatomy & physiology, with an emphasis placed on head and neck anatomy, dental law and ethics, and patient rights.

      Dental assistants typically do the following:

      -Work with patients to make them comfortable in the dental chair and to prepare them for treatments and procedures
      -Sterilize dental instruments
      -Prepare the work area for patient treatment by setting out instruments and materials
      -Help dentists by handing them instruments during procedures
      -Keep patients’ mouths dry by using suction hoses or other equipment
      -Instruct patients in proper dental hygiene
      -Process x rays and do lab tasks under the direction of a dentist
      -Keep records of dental treatments
      -Schedule patient appointments
      -Work with patients on billing and payment

      Campus Locations

      Somerset, NJ

      80 Cottontail Lane
      Somerset, NJ 08873

      Toms River, NJ

      2363 Lakewood Rd
      Toms River, NJ 08755

      West Hartford, CT

      99 South Street
      West Hartford, CT 06110

Accreditation

The American Institute location in Margate, FL is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

The American Institute locations in Clifton, NJ, Somerset, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and West Hartford, CT, are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Disclosure

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit http://www.americaninstitute.com/disclosures/

3 Campuses
7 Programs

Campus Locations

Somerset, NJ

80 Cottontail Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873

Toms River, NJ

2363 Lakewood Rd
Toms River, NJ 08755

West Hartford, CT

99 South Street
West Hartford, CT 06110

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