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Closed occupational school bulletins

Find information on the status of closed occupational schools and the student claims process.

Learn how you may be able to get a copy of your student records or transcript from a closed occupational school.

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The Division of Occupational Licensure (DOL) is trying to reach former students of Allstate Institute of Technology in Chicopee, or the Computer Learning Center in Somerville or Lowell, who filed a claim and have not received a refund. Please contact us immediately at Occupational.Schools@mass.gov. 

Recent school closures

Recent occupational school closures will be published here as they are received.

A-F school names

Acusage Academy

On May 27, 2014, Acusage Academy of Oxford closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Alexander Technique School New England

On July 24, 2014, the Alexander Technique School New England in Amherst closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

American Career Institute (ACI)

On Jan. 9, 2013, the American Career Institute (ACI) ceased operating in Massachusetts. Read the bulletins for information on the school closure and student claims process.

NOTICE: American Career Institute (ACI) Student Claim Form
Former students should fill out the ACI Claim Checklist and Claim Form to file a claim with DOL. For more information on the claims process, read "Bulletin #8 - American Career Institute School Closure" or the "Frequently Asked Questions - American Career Institute (ACI) Student Claims Process." 

Beginning Feb. 4, 2013, DOL held information sessions around the state for students affected by the ACI closure. Read the handouts distributed at each information session.

Bartime Bartending School

On Oct. 21, 2015, Bartime Bartending School's license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Bastien Academy

On Jan. 23, 2015, Bastien Academy's license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Boston Healthcare Institute

On Sept. 30, 2019, Boston Healthcare Institute’s license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

The Center for Digital Arts

On June 30, 2017, the Center for Digital Arts closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Central Mass School of Massage and Therapy

On Dec. 24, 2014, the Central Mass School of Massage and Therapy in Spencer closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

​​​​Easter Seals Massachusetts

On Feb. 4, 2014, Easter Seals Massachusetts closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Everest Institutes in Massachusetts

DOL has been notified that the Everest Institute in Massachusetts (Everest), with locations in Brighton and Chelsea, will be closing. DOL is in contact with Everest representatives and the U.S. Department of Education. Read the bulletins for information about the school closure.

G-L school names

Hands on Technology Transfer, Inc.

On May 19, 2016, Hands on Technology Transfer, Inc.'s (HOTT) license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

​​​​​​Hemingway English Institute

On March 21, 2016, Hemingway English Institute’s license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Horizon Learning Connection

On Feb. 20, 2014, Horizon Learning Connection closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Jodamax

On March 31, 2020, Jodamax’s license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process. 

Kaplan Career Institute - Charlestown

On Dec. 15, 2013, Kaplan Career Institute - Charlestown closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

M-N school names

Massachusetts Academy of Canine Cosmetology

On Dec. 31, 2014, the Massachusetts Academy of Canine Cosmetology in Newburyport closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Massachusetts Career Development Institute (MCDI) 

On July 18, 2013, the Massachusetts Career Development Institute (MCDI) closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Massachusetts School of Pet Grooming

On Dec. 12, 2013, the Massachusetts School of Pet Grooming closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

MOC Learning Center

On July 1, 2014, MOC Learning Center in Fitchburg closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Must Love Dogs

On June 2, 2014, the Must Love Dogs School of Athol closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

New England Casino Dealer Academy

On Sept. 5, 2014, the New England Casino Dealer Academy in North Attleboro closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Boston, LLC

On May 12, 2014, New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Boston, LLC's license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Northeastern Institute of Cannabis

O-R school names

Oceanview Dog Grooming School

On June 22, 2017, DOL revoked Oceanview Dog Grooming School’s license. Read the bulletin for information on the revocation and student claims process.

Old Colony Trade and Technical School

On June 3, 2013, the Old Colony Trade and Technical School (Old Colony) closed. Read the bulletin and checklist for information on the school closure and student claims process.

One Life at a Time School

On Feb. 25, 2015, the One Life at a Time school closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Page School of Electrical Technology

On Dec. 19, 2015, Page School of Electrical Technology closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

​​​PEAK Medical Academy

On June 3, 2016, PEAK Medical Academy’s license expired. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Pinnacle Career Center

On June 30, 3014, the Pinnacle Career Center in Canton closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Portfolio Center

On Dec. 31, 2014, the Portfolio Center in Waltham closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

S-Z school names

Skills Career Education Center

On March 31, 2014, the Skills Career Education Center closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

South Coast Center for Professional Development

On March 24, 2014, the South Coast Center for Professional Development closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Steam Engineering Institute

In or about April 2015, the Steam Engineering Institute closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center

On Dec. 17, 2014, Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center in Brockton closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

Teleosis Homeopathic Collaborative School

On Aug. 1, 2015, the Teleosis Homeopathic Collaborative school closed. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

​​​​​​Training Resources of America, Inc.

On May 1, 2016, Training Resources of America, Inc., gave up its license. Read the bulletin for information on the school closure and student claims process.

DESE closed school bulletins

These bulletins have information on the status of schools that closed during oversight by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) through July 31, 2012.

Contact   for Closed occupational school bulletins

Online

To receive written instructions on how to submit an application, renew your license, change your name or address, request a duplicate license, or obtain a verification of license, please email us at: Email Office of Private Occupational School Education at occupational.schools@mass.gov

Fax

617-727-8612

Address

1000 Washington Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02118

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