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Our History

We have been educating adults for new careers for 35 years. So, how did we get where we are today?

The school was established in California in 1981 as Notereader Career Institute. The goal: to make education and a career attainable at home. By 1987, our name had changed to At-Home Professions, and we offered only a handful of course options.

We continued to grow and help more students reach their goals.

The 1990s saw our headquarters move to Colorado, a more centralized location where we could better serve our growing student body. Ann Rohr took over as president in 2003; and soon after, our school took a huge step forward and became accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). In 2005, our name changed to U.S. Career Institute.

With excellent faculty and motivated students, we have added more courses and expanded others to become the school you know now.

Today, U.S. Career Institute has a rich history—35 years of providing excellence in education—as a foundation for students seeking valuable career skills. We offer 26 career certificates in areas from healthcare to business.

But most importantly, our focus remains on you, the student. We want to help you reach your goals of a better career, and a better future.

94% of students would recommend us to a friend
Study on your terms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Military education benefits and MyCAA approved
Over 35 years in distance education
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Better Business Bureau
Military Friendly School
National Center for Competency Testing
National Healthcareer Association
National Council on Strength and Fitness
Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals
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