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Since 1924, American Institute, with campuses located in Connecticut and New Jersey, has trained thousands of students who have entered careers in allied healthcare. American Institute offers a uniquely American approach to career training, with programs and services that help you achieve the career you want.

Allied Health Programs at American Institute

Dental Assisting

 

 

Students in the Dental Assisting program are offered extensive training which will enable 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. 

Massage Therapy

 

 

In American Institute’s Massage Therapy Program, students gain a fundamental understanding of Anatomy / Physiology and Pathology which is critical in determining when massage therapy is appropriate. Students also develop basic Swedish Massage techniques and gain exposure to entire range of specialized modalities that range from therapeutic deep tissue techniques to light touch relaxation techniques.

Students will be eligible to sit for certification/licensure exams offered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork or the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards.

Medical Assisting

 

 

The Medical Assisting program covers the basic knowledge and skills including foundational courses in Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology. The Medical Assisting program is offered in both Diploma and Associate Degree formats (programs vary by location). Medical Assisting coursework includes clinical procedures such as phlebotomy, EKG and lab procedures and in administrative areas such as computers and medical office procedures.

Medical Coding and Billing

 

 

Students in the Medical Coding and Billing program learn extensive medical vocabulary and will understand medical terminology, develop the ability to use the main diagnostic (ICD) and procedure (CPT) coding systems correctly to identify and code diagnostic components, learn to accurately process the various insurance claims and third-party reimbursements.

 

Business Programs at American Institute

Administrative Office Professional

 

The Administrative Office Professional program is a hybrid program using distance education courses along with on-campus training to prepare you for your new career. This program provides you with the skills and basic knowledge required to become an entry-level Administrative Office professional with courses that enable you to develop your analytical skills, organization skills, Microsoft Office suite skills and about accepted finance practices.

Accreditation

The American Institute locations in Clifton, NJ, Somerset, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and West Hartford, CT, are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

 

Institutionally Accredited by ABHES


American Institute Locations

Connecticut

  • American Institute Connecticut (West Harftord, CT)

​New Jersey

  • American Institute New Jersey (Clifton, NJ)
  • American Institute Tom's River (Tom's River, NJ)
  • American Institute Somerset (Somerset, NJ)  

Financial Aid Disclaimer: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.americaninstitute.edu/consumer-info.

 

 
 
 
 

 

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