American Career Institute

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American Career Institute
Type For-profit
Location multiple, Maryland and Massachusetts, United States

American Career Institute was a training school that offered programs in Allied Health, Digital Media, Information Technology, Software Development and Database Administration. It was formerly known as the Americare School of Allied Health and was formerly affiliated with both the Computer Career Institute which rented space from Johns Hopkins University and had 8 campuses located in various cities within the states of Massachusetts and Maryland.

As of January 9, 2013 American Career Institute has officially closed its doors.[1]

On November 21, 2013, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Attorney General Martha Coakley filed a suit against the for-profit career training school, alleging that the Framingham company falsified grades and attendance records to qualify for millions of dollars in federal aid.[2][3]

Corporate officers[edit]

  • Andree Fontaine - Chief Executive Officer/President and Owner
  • Geordie Mosbarger - Executive Vice President/Owner
  • George Lepke - Chief Financial Officer/Owner
  • Robert Payne - Chief Operating Officer/Owner



American Career Institutes' Baltimore, Columbia, Framingham, Springfield, Braintree, Woburn, Cambridge and Wheaton are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). The Baltimore, Columbia and Wheaton locations have also been licensed by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) since September 1994. Framingham, Cambridge, Springfield, Woburn and Braintree are licensed by Office of Private Occupational School Education (OSE) under the auspices of Division of Professional Licensure (DPL).


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kelly Field, "Abrupt For-Profit Closures Surprise Regulators", The Chronicle of Higher Education July 29, 2013 [1]
  2. ^ "Martha Coakley sues Framingham career training school" November 21, 2013 [2]
  3. ^ ACI sued from Massachusetts government

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