About Us

At American Institute, we strive every day to offer a different kind of learning – one that is focused on the student. American Institute offers a uniquely American approach to career training, with programs and services that help you achieve the career you want. Our core values incorporate the deeply held beliefs that bind Americans together.

  • Caring – We believe every student has the potential to be successful in a rewarding career, with the right support. We partner with you from your first day of classes through your search for a job after graduation.
  • Respect – We view everyone who enters American Institute as a productive adult who deserves respect and the opportunity to excel. Our staff and instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and realize your potential.
  • Service – American Institute is committed to the professional and academic success of each student by actively seeking opportunities to provide service both within the campus as well as within the surrounding community.
  • Integrity –We look forward, not backward. No matter where you come from or what obstacles you’ve faced in the past, we believe your future is yours to create.
  • Accountability – When you commit to us, we commit to you. When you walk into American Institute, we focus on helping you continue to move forward, so you can create the life you want to live.
  • Innovation – We know that the sooner you have the knowledge and skills you need to begin your career, the sooner you can become successful. American Institute offers focused, practical training that gets you out of the classroom and into your new career faster than you thought possible.

Our Mission

It is our mission to provide quality distance and on-site education, realistic laboratory experiences, and hands-on experiences in field-appropriate facilities. American Institute enables students to develop and exhibit the professional skills, personal behaviors, and a record of reliability necessary to successfully obtain entry-level employment.

The best way to tell if American Institute is the right place for you is to see it in person. That’s why we want you to visit our campus – you’ll see right away that the American Institute experience is different. We don’t just say we care about our students – we show it.

If you have questions, go ahead and contact us now. We encourage you to ask as many questions as needed, because we know that choosing a school is an important decision.

We believe our students will thrive and flourish in a caring environment so, whenever you’re ready, we invite you to join the American Institute family!

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Clifton Students Help Keep Father English Food Pantry Well-stocked

February 17, 2017, Clifton, NJ – Bags of rice fill a box by the front door to American Institute’s Clifton campus. There is brown rice and white rice, long-grain rice and wild rice, because different people like different kinds of rice. Another month, the box was filled with different kinds of beans, all donated by […]

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American Institute Opens New Location in Somerset, NJ

January 4, 2017, Somerset, NJ — On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, American Institute celebrated the Grand Opening of a new campus located in Somerset, NJ. The Somerset campus is the third location in New Jersey for the American Institute family of schools, and begins career training with the first classes of students in January and […]

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