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Besides physicians, dentists, nurses and other allied health professionals who teach and advise, our staff advisors include social workers and career counselors who can provide guidance and encouragement when life becomes challenging. The Cleveland Institute is a woman-owned and operated organization focusing on helping students since 1967. Students are invited to participate in several charitable and recreational events the school sponsors each year. The original founding family still operates The Cleveland Institute today.


v5_bullets_12 Financial Aid

For those who qualify, a number of grants and loans are available to help finance your career start. Being a federally approved school, our staff will help you work up a package to finance your education. The staff’s purpose is to help you get a worry-free education. Please stop in and talk over the options with us.


v5_bullets_12 Gainful Employment Consumer Information

CIDMA INC. offers 4 programs in Allied Health. The programs and CIP Codes are; Dental Assistant – 51.0601, Medical Assistant – 51.0801. Pharmacy Technician – 51.0805 and Medical Secretary – 51.0716.

The average cost of these programs is $10,800 for tuition and $950.00 for books, fees and supplies.

The average on time graduation rates for Dental Assistant is 73%, Medical Assistant is 75%, Pharmacy Technician is 71%, Medical Secretary is 78%.

The average employment rate for Dental Assistant is 78%, Medical Assistant is 73%, Pharmacy Technician is 77% and Medical Secretary is 78%.

The median loan debt that students borrow to go to school is $5975.00 per program.

All programs are 900 clock hours in length. Figures are compiled and published for the 2009- 2010 academic year from various annual reports. These figures and information will be updated annually.


v5_bullets_12 Job Placement Assistance

The majority of Cleveland Institute graduates go directly to a job applying the skills they learned. Our placement staff works with the healthcare employers in the area to fill the demands for new employees. Over the past 30 years we have worked with over 700 employers.


v5_bullets_12 Externship

Cleveland Institute will provide you with clinical experience before you receive your diploma. All programs will put you into the actual job for a specific period of time so you understand how your training is applied in the real world. This real world experience builds your confidence and attractiveness to your future employer.


v5_bullets_12 Word Processing Training

Word processing instruction is a part of every program. You will learn the skills that every modern dental/medical office demands. Being taught on our computers, you will gain confidence to handle whatever equipment you encounter in your career.


v5_bullets_12 CPT-ICD-9 Coding Training

Today’s health professional needs to know insurance coding and billing procedures. Cleveland Institute graduates are prepared in these areas, and possess the knowledge and confidence to work efficiently in a Medical/Dental office, hospital, or clinic.


v5_bullets_12 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (DAAPP)