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At American Institute, we believe you can become whatever you want to be, and we’re ready to help you get there. That’s the American Way.

In 1924, American Institute, then known as Hartford Secretarial School, opened its doors to its first class of business students. Since that day, thousands of students have graduated to enjoy careers in the world of business, legal, allied healthcare, diagnostic medical sonography and information technology. Building on its distinguished past, American Institute continues to meet the challenges of technology in today’s business world. It recognizes its single, well-defined teaching mission: reflecting job market demands with flexibility in identifying and incorporating new programs to give our graduates an edge in today’s competitive job market.

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American Institute Joins Colon Cancer Alliance Undy Run-Walk

July 18, 2015, Toms River, NJ – Toms River students, faculty, and staff joined the Colon Cancer Alliance for the Undy Run/Walk this July, supporting the fight against colon cancer. The Colon Cancer Alliance is the leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and survivorship, and the Undy Run/Walk is one way […]


RN Visits Toms River Medical Assisting Students

July 8, 2015, Toms River, NJ – Students in the Toms River Medical Assisting class were treated to a guest lecture by Registered Nurse, Susan McKenna. She shared her experiences starting in the health care field as a Medical Assistant, as well as real-world advice for the roles and responsibilities of a Medical Assistant in […]