Can I Go Back to School?

How IBT can train you for a new career while keeping your day job


Are you living with a sense of unfinished business? If you have taken some college courses, but never completed your program of study, you may be feeling the urge to return to school. There is no need to feel stuck in your current position; you can go back to school and train for a rewarding new career with the Institute for Business and Technology! With IBT, you can return to school and gain the skills and training you need for a successful career. Read on to learn more about the benefits of returning to school for career training, and how you can make it happen with IBT. 

When you think about returning to school, is there something stopping you? Are you intimidated by the time commitment? Or nervous about the course load and homework? Maybe it’s the cost that feels overwhelming - how can you afford to go back to school while working your day job? At IBT, we understand the challenges that students face in returning to their studies. We have designed our career training programs with the mature learner, career changer, and working adults in mind. Many students at IBT juggle their training with part- or full-time jobs; many of our students have family and caregiving responsibilities as well. With IBT you will find a robust academic support system, flexible scheduling options, and career support services, all designed to support you as you return to school to pursue a new career. 

IBT offers several choices for career training, and all of IBT’s programs are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in their field of study. Whether you are interested in a healthcare career, or a career in the trades, IBT has a program to train you to be career-ready. IBT offers training programs for:

IBT’s career training programs are designed to help students develop the tools needed to be successful. In partnership with an experienced, dedicated faculty, students learn the knowledge and skills they need for employment in their field of study. 

At IBT, you will find limited class sizes and a close community, where teachers know and care about their students. Our goal at IBT is for every student to be a graduate, and our mission is for every graduate to find rewarding employment in the field of their choice. Student success is very important to us, and we are held to the highest standards by our accrediting bodies - the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) and the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). We are required to maintain high placement rates in order to maintain our accreditation, and so IBT offers extensive support resources to our students, including tutoring and refresher training. 

IBT also offers a wide range of career services through the Career Services Department. Career and placement services include, 

  • Professional development and individualized job placement advising for better employment
  • Assistance in the preparation of effective resumes and cover letters
  • Assistance in preparation for job interviews and completing job applications
  • Contacting prospective employers
  • Career fairs and on-campus interviewing
  • Access to IBT’s extensive network of employers in the Bay Area

With IBT, you can return to school and find success with a new career. IBT has the skilled faculty and accredited programs to train you for whichever career path appeals to you. Do not worry about how long it’s been since you went to school, or whether you will be able to juggle your classes with your current job- at IBT, we are here to show you how you can make it happen! Call the IBT campus today, at 1-800-915-3562. Our friendly Admissions Representatives are experts at guiding potential students towards deciding which career path is right for them, and they will help you with each step of the enrollment process.

With IBT by your side, you can go back to school without quitting your day job. Our student services and support will allow you to pursue a better life for you and your family, without giving up your current source of income. At IBT, we believe in you, and we know you can do it. Give us a call today - and make it happen with IBT!