Computer Systems Institute

8930 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL

Computer Systems Institute (CSI) is a post-secondary education provider committed to quality, career-focused learning led by enthusiastic professionals who are inspired to transform an individual into a top-notch professional. Founded in 1989 by Ella Zibitsker, its current Chairman of Board, the Institute soon became a Chicago land premier school with over 10,000 graduates.

CSI offers a variety of career training programs in Computer Science, Customer Service, Hospitality Industry, Small Business Administrator and Sales & Marketing. CSI programs emphasize hands-on learning, industry current technologies, and preparation for professional certifications. CSI utilizes Blended Learning Methodology for its training programs.

Headquartered in Skokie, IL, the Institute owns and operates three campuses in Illinois: Chicago Loop, Skokie, and Lombard, and two campuses in Massachusetts: Charlestown and Worcester. The Institute offers its students Career Coach; Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Weekend schedules; and International Student Service. The training facilities are comprised of comfortable classroom/labs, student lounges, administrative offices, and testing centers.

Programs Offered:

  • Computer Science Programs
  • ESL Programs
  • Skill Building Programs
  • Academic ESL Programs

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CSI is accredited by the (NCA CASI) North Central Association, authorized with on-site Prometric, Certiport, Pearson VUE, and NHA testing centers, and a Microsoft IT academy member.

Computer Systems Institute (CSI) is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure, Office of Private Occupational School Education. CSI is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates.

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