Located in Maumee Ohio the Professional Skills Institute is a private college offering career training in the medical field that can be completed in 2 years or less. The school was founded in 1984 by a Registered Nurse interested in going beyond traditional vocational education. From a beginning of two programs and 2 students, today PSI has over 400 students and offers diploma programs in practical nursing, medical insurance specialization; and associate degrees in physical therapy assisting and medical assisting.
The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) has granted institutional accreditation to the Professional Skills Institute and approval to award Associate of Applied Science Degrees as well as program diplomas.
The Practical Nursing Program prepares candidates to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical/Vocational Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to become Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). For the 2011/2012 academic year the approximate total cost of this program was about $23,000. The average three year placement rate for program graduates from 2009/2010 academic year to the 2011/2012 was 70%.
In addition to Title IV federal financial aid, PSI works with students to tap into other sources of assistance, including state-based Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding for displaced workers and low income students. The Ohio National Guard has grants available to its members and the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR) for the disabled.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
Physical Therapist Assistant (A, C)
Medical Assistant (A, C)
Medical Insurance Coding (A, C)
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $16,000 per year
- Required fees: $2,600
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$4,482|
|Receiving Student Loans||97%||$8,599|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Professional Skills Institute.
- Detroit Business Institute - Downriver in Riverview, MI (43 miles away)
- Ross Medical Education Center - Redford in Taylor, MI (53 miles away)
- MedTech College - Ft. Wayne Campus in Ft. Wayne, IN (93 miles away)
- Ross Medical Education Center - Flint in Flint, MI (94 miles away)
- Central School of Practical Nursing - Independence in Independence, OH (102 miles away)