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Institute of Business & Technology Careers (IBTCareers)

Formally known as Computer Training Institute of Chicago was incorporated in the state of Illinois in 2010. IBTCareers has been approved with the Illinois Board of Higher Education since 2010. IBTCareers has been an approved WIOA training provider since 2010. IBTCareers has an A+ rating with the BBB.

Our mission

Our mission is to improve student employment opportunities through ‘high-demand industry recognized certifications,’ facilitating entry into new careers, enabling mid-career transitions, or promoting advancement in professional careers.

Veterans Programs

Since 2010 IBTCareers has assisted hundreds of students veterans and civilians to reach their educational and employment goals. IBTCareers supports veterans through our ‘Veterans Career Academy’ Scholarship This program is designed to help unemployed and disadvantaged veterans who do not qualify for any other VA benefits to obtain the skills necessary for employment. In 2022 IBTCareers gave out over $200,000 is student scholarships to veterans.

Youth Program

IBTCareers supports youth to expand their digital horizons through the Youth Career Academy’ Program. Youth Tech & Mentoring being the focus. IBTCareers Funds this program 100% without any grants or additional support. We have enjoyed building lasting relationships helping hundreds of youth figure out the digital landscape and how they can get an early start on their future careers.

Incorporation & History

IBTCareers was founded in 2010. The legal entity Institute of Business & Technology Careers LLC is a ‘for profit’ institution of higher learning incorporated under the State laws of Illinois and in ‘Good Standing.

Institute of Business & Technology Careers is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701

Institute of Business & Technology Careers is not accredited by the Department of Education.

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Subject: Accreditation Status of Institute of Business & Technology Careers

The Accrediting Commission of the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) has made a decision regarding the accreditation status of the Institute of Business & Technology Careers located in Chicago, Illinois. At its April 2024 meeting, the Accrediting Commission of ACCET voted to deny initial accreditation to our institution. This notice is provided in compliance with ACCET’s regulations concerning the disclosure of adverse actions.  While this decision may be disappointing, we assure you that we are actively working to address the concerns raised by the Accrediting Commission. Our commitment to providing quality education remains unwavering, and we are dedicated to taking the necessary steps to meet the accreditation standards set forth by ACCET.  As we navigate this process, we want to reassure our current students that their education will not be disrupted. We remain fully operational and committed to supporting you in your academic journey.  For prospective students, we wanted to ensure we are transparent about our current status and are committed to providing you with accurate information to help you make informed decisions about your education. We encourage you to reach out to us directly with any questions or concerns you may have.

Student Placement Statistics

The following programs were released in 2021. There is currently no historical data at this time.
Placement statistics will be available in 2022.

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