Campus in Skokie
8930 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Computer Systems Institute’s Skokie campus is located in Cook County in a suburb of Chicago. We are 1/4 mile west of the Edens Expressway (I-94) and approximately 200 yards north of the Skokie Swift (CTA Yellow Line), a major train and bus hub. Skokie is conveniently located only 16 miles north/northwest of downtown Chicago, making it very accessible for students who live outside the city to travel into the city.
Sights around Skokie
While students can conveniently travel from Skokie to Chicago by using public transportation, there are also things to see in Skokie itself. Students can explore what American life is like in smaller communities.
Downtown Skokie (the Village Green) hosts many events throughout the summer, including restaurant discount days and farmers’ markets. Every May, a two-day Festival of Cultures is held in Oakton Park, featuring various activities, food, and entertainment from countries around the world. To learn more about their new home, students can visit the Skokie Heritage Museum and find out about the area’s history and what life was like in the 19th century.
Business Career Program and Skill Building Programs at Skokie Campus
Computer Systems Institute offers a number of professional programs at the Skokie campus.
The Business Career Program is designed for international students with intermediate English language level or above, to gain career-focused skills in an affordable and efficient way. This 14-month certificates program covers customer service, computerized accounting (QuickBooks), small business management, sales & marketing, and financial service. The BCP program prepares students for entry level positions in business administration and establishes the foundation of continued education in the USA.
Skill Building programs offer career-oriented students an opportunity to extend practical training in the customer service, hospitality, or business administration field. All five Skill Building programs include externships as a core component which enables international students to gain practical experience in their field of study through CPT authorization.
To learn more about programs offered on the Skokie campus, please contact an International Admissions Representative.
Programs offered at the Skokie Campus are: