Starts Here Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, and Massage Therapy Career Training
Don’t just dream about a better future – make it happen. First Institute can equip you with the skills you need to start a rewarding new career in Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting or Massage Therapy in about a year. With campuses in Crystal Lake, Libertyville, and Aurora, we’re ACCET accredited, with convenient scheduling for busy adults.
Why First Institute?
With focused training, we’ve been preparing students for new careers for four decades. Our goal is to provide you with the skills and opportunities you need to build a brighter future. That’s why we offer:
Both day and night classes, including a hybrid online component, are available, so you can find the right fit for your busy schedule.
Lifetime placement assistance
We help graduates find jobs, no matter how long ago they completed their program.
Practical experience from expert instructors helps you start your career with confidence.
Meet the staff that will take you along your successful career path.
“[Massage therapy] is a career where you’re genuinely helping people. And I think the best massage therapists absolutely have that.”
Owner - Elements Salon
Suzanne, Owner – Elements Massage
At First Institute, you can train for a rewarding career. Hands-on training helps you make a real difference in the lives of others.
“I realized right away it was something I was meant to do all along, especially since they welcomed me like family.”
Medical Assisting Graduate
Alex, Medical Assisting Graduate
First Institute was exactly what this student was looking for.
“I liked how the teachers were very hands-on with us, we were able to do lab work. I like that I was able to work with my fellow classmates… I felt very prepared.”
Dental Assisting Graduate
Jessica, Dental Assisting Graduate
The instructors at First Institute are committed to preparing students for career success.
“Massage therapy is in-demand right now. We’re hiring because we have the demand.”
Tricosi Salon & Spa
Cassandra, Tricoci Salon & Spa
Employers are looking to hire First Institute graduates right now.