Branford Hall Career Institute is a private vocational school that has been providing career education for more than 45 years. The school focuses on providing short-term programs that focus on industry-specific skills and knowledge. Branford Hall has 11 campuses located in four states (New York: Albany, Amityville, and Bohemia; Connecticut: Branford, Southington, and Windsor; New Jersey: Jersey City, New Brunswick, Parsippany, and Woodland Park; Massachusetts: Springfield). Fields of study include computer networking management, culinary arts, HVAC/R, massage therapy, medical assisting, medical billing, paralegal, and personal training. Professional certifications and diplomas are awarded upon completion.
The Branford Hall Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and is a subsidiary of the Premier Education Group.
The faculty members at Branford Hall Career Institute are selected based on their real-world professional resumes along with their educational qualifications. The school uses comprehensive short-term programs that focus specifically on building the career skills needed to enter the workforce. If needed, instructors will provide students with extra support and tutoring. Branford Hall's School Director and Director of Education maintain an "open-door policy" for students to receive academic advisement during their enrollment.
Branford Hall Career Institute is a commuter school and does not offer on-campus housing options. Flexible class schedules are available, including day and evening class times. This allows many students to maintain their personal and work commitments outside of class. Students enrolled at Branford Hall will study only the subjects needed to prepare for their future careers. Internships, externships and clinical placements provide students with on-the-job experience prior to graduation. The Career Services Department provides opportunities for networking as well as assistance with resumes, interview preparation and job search techniques.