Campus in Chicago
The Chicago campus is conveniently located in the Chicago Loop, one block from Millennium Park. CSI students can take advantage of major public transportation routes, all within walking distance of the campus. CSI students benefit from our modern campus located in Chicago’s landmark Heyworth Building. Students enjoy a modern facility, classrooms, labs, and relaxing lounges. Classrooms comfortably accommodate up to 20-40 students and are equipped with modern work stations, high-speed Internet access, LCD projectors, and network printers.
Sights around Chicago
Famous attractions in the area include the Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Willis Tower (with a Skydeck overlooking Chicago), the Art Institute of Chicago, Buckingham Fountain (one of the largest fountains in the world), and the beautiful Grant Park. Students will also have a wealth of American culture surrounding them, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet, the Chicago Cultural Center, and the Harold Washington Library. Plenty of shopping opportunities are available at the Loop Retail Historic District and along the Magnificent Mile. The Chicago Loop is also considered the financial and government seat of Chicago.
English as a Second Language (ESL), Academic ESL, Skill Building, Computer Science and Career Programs in Chicago
Computer Systems Institute offers a number of English and professional programs at the Chicago campus. ESL programs are designed for learners who wish to improve their English language skills or prepare to enter a U.S. college or university. ESL programs are for English learners of any skill level. Courses cover vocabulary and conversation, writing and grammar, and reading strategies. Academic ESL programs are for students with advanced English proficiency who want to hone their skills in writing, literature, or communication through college-level courses. Skill Building programs offer career-oriented students an opportunity to gain practical training in the customer service, hospitality, business administration and sales & marketing fields. All Business English programs include externship as a core component of each course. The Computer Science Foundation program is also offered at the Skokie campus. This one-year program is a rigorous course of study that prepares students for careers in high-growth fields. CSI Career Programs prepare students for employment in the high-growth industries of healthcare, networking, and business. Programs combine focused classroom learning, hands-on experience, and industry-recognized certification preparation. Programs are designed to be completed in under a year.
Careers in Healthcare Administration
CSI has prepared thousands of students for careers in healthcare administration. Our clinical medical assistant training courses give students the skills they need for a successful career as a medical assistant in a variety of healthcare settings. Our medical billing and coding training course prepare students to take on one of the key administrative roles in any medical office—that of medical coder and biller.
These important staff members help ensure that healthcare facilities run smoothly so that healthcare practitioners can focus on what’s important—caring for patients. The job outlook for medical assistants and medical billers/coders is excellent and is projected to grow much faster than average in the coming decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Careers in Computer Networking
The computer network training and network support specialist training courses offered by CSI help prepare students for in-demand jobs in computer technology. These important professionals help establish, manage, and maintain the computer networks that keep organizations in virtually every industry running smoothly.
For more information about programs offered at the Chicago campus, please contact an admissions representative.