2076 Youngstown-Warren Rd. Niles, OH 44446

One mile East from the Eastwood Mall

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History of College

In 1929, the National Radio School was founded in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1961, it became the Electronic Technology Institute, Division of the National Radio School. The institute began offering the Associate Degree of Applied Science in Electronic Engineering Technology in 1965. Twenty years later, the Electronic Technology Institute became ETI Technical College.

ETI Technical College of Niles was first established as a branch of ETI Technical College of Cleveland in 1989. Prior to this establishment of the branch, the school was known as ATES Technical Institute and began offering classes in 1950. In 1967, ATES Technical Institute offered its first degree program in Electronic Engineering Technology.

From 1989 to 1992, ETI Technical College of Niles continued to operate as a branch, offering degree programs in Automated Office Technology/Word Processing, Medical Assistant, Electronic Engineering Technology, and Legal Assistant. Diplomas in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Heating, Medical Assistant, and Automated Office Technology/Word Processing. In 1998, associate degrees began in Medical Assistant and Business Office Administration. New electives were added in 2004: Web Design Technologies, and Accounting; a concentration in Criminal Corrections was added to the Legal Assistant in 2007. In 2009, ETI received full approval to offer the Practical Nursing program. Also in 2009 ETI received approval from the Ohio Board of Regents for our Associate Degree programs. In 2010, The Ohio Board of Nursing granted ETI full five year approval for the Practical Nursing Program. In 2013, ETI began offering a Diploma in Combination Welding and Fitting. In 2015 the Facilities Maintenance Technician Program was approved with classes beginning January 2016.

In October 1992, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology and the Department of Education, officially recognized ETI Technical College of Niles as a free standing institution. In 1994, the college began operating under the ownership of ETI Training Center, Incorporated.

Students attending ETI Technical College of Niles can now obtain their Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering Technology by attending Bryant and Stratton, formerly ETI Technical College of Cleveland.