On January 9, 2013, the ownership
Career Institute (Silver Spring), American Career
Institute-Baltimore, and American Career Institute-Columbia (all
referenced hereafter as "ACI") notified the Maryland Higher
Education Commission that the three schools would cease to operate
by the end of the day.
Maryland ACI students who
COMPLETED (PDF) their program prior to January
Maryland ACI students who voluntarily or involuntarily
(PDF) ACI prior to January 9, 2012.
for Maryland ACI students who were
ACTIVELY ENROLLED and ATTENDING
(Word Document) ACI when it closed on January 9, 2013.
Closed School Student
Survey (Word Document)
TEACH-OUT END DATES:
ACI students may no longer enroll in State orchestrated
teach-outs after the following dates at these institutions:
April 30, 2013: TESST College of Technology, Baltimore Campus
April 30, 2013: TESST College of Technology, Beltsville Campus
April 30, 2013: TESST College of Technology, Towson Campus
May 31, 2013: All-State Career
May 31, 2013: Fortis Institute
May 31, 2013: Fortis
July 1, 2013: Medtech Institute
Access our web page
and click on “How to obtain a
student transcript (Word Document)
from a closed school.”
Complete the Transcript Request Form, print it out, sign it, and
return it to MHEC.
ACI staff and faculty:
have had inquiries from ACI staff and faculty.
MHEC is authorized to only work on behalf of students; however,
the following links may be of help:
“Remedies for Unpaid Wages - The
Maryland Guide to Wage Payment and Employment Standards: (http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/wagepay/wpremedies.shtml
“Assistance to the Unemployed"
MHEC email for ACI students:
Please continue to visit this web page for updates.