Paralegal in law office

6 Reasons Why Technology is Important to a Paralegal’s Career

Technology’s importance in everyday life and business continues to grow by leaps and bounds. It has revolutionized the way legal processes function, creating a wonderful career opportunity for a paralegal with excellent technology skills. Changing rules According to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the courts expect attorneys and their support team (including paralegals) to […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Josh Burton

When Josh Burton was 16 years old, his first child was born. At 18, he was homeless. He turned 21 while on a 12-month deployment to Iraq after having joined the United States Army. That same year, he returned to the U.S., was stationed in Alaska, and bought his own home. Burton knows how to […]

Sacramento CA Medical Assisting

Why Becoming a Medical Assistant Is a Good Career Option in Sacramento

If you live in Sacramento and are thinking of registering for a medical assisting (MA) program, you’re in the right place. According to TalentWorks, a job recruiting agency, Sacramento is one of the best cities for finding a job as a medical assistant, with a monthly demand of 270 jobs.  The best news is that […]

Opening a salon or spa

5 Important Considerations Before Setting Up Your Salon or Spa

Opening your own spa or salon is exciting! You probably have the name picked out and may even know how you want to decorate it … but you’d better slow down. If you are a cosmetologist and plan to set up a new business, there are several things to consider before you start doing the […]

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What Differentiates MTI College from Other Technical Schools?

While no one denies that a university education can open doors to a variety of careers, vocational school importance should not be cast aside. The enhanced training and practical experience trade programs such as the ones offered by MTI College, a leading technical school in Sacramento, provide can put you on the fast track to […]

IT Responsibilities

Five Less-Known Job Responsibilities of a Technical Support Specialist

It is so frustrating when your computer “freezes” or, worse yet, when it shuts down while you’re in the middle of an important project. That’s when a technical support specialist is needed. It’s his or her job to help people who are experiencing technical, hardware or software issues with their computers or other electronic devices. […]

IT Security Trends

IT Security Trends to Watch For in 2018

The age of Internet technology has come with advantages, certainly, but it has also brought vulnerabilities and new ways for criminals to profit. As computers get smarter, so do cyber criminals. IT security programs are more important than ever to businesses and individuals to help protect them from information breaches and more. These are the […]

Medical Assistant

A Complete Snapshot of a Professional Medical Assistant

When you graduate from the medical assistant program at MTI College, you will have the background needed for an entry-level position with many possibilities. You will work with doctors, helping to perform a variety of administrative and clinical duties in a career that is increasingly in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the […]

Robert Young

Faculty Spotlight – Robert Young

If you were to ask Robert Young when it was that he first knew he wanted to be a teacher, the answer would be a little tricky. He has always believed in the power of education and for a long time has felt something of a calling to have a role in its delivery. But […]

Clinical Industry

How to Advance Your Career in a Clinical Field

If you’re already in the medical assisting program at MTI College, you’ve made a smart career choice. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry is expecting to add nearly 4 million jobs by 2026 – about one-third of all jobs. That’s great news as you look down the road toward career advancement […]

Technology User

Do’s and Don’ts When Applying and Interviewing for Tech Jobs

You’ve made up your mind that you want a career working with technology. Whether you are just beginning your career, you have career experience in other industries or you work in tech and want a different job, you need to know how to apply for jobs in a way that helps you land interviews. There […]

Faculty Spotlight - Nicole Silverman

Faculty Spotlight – Nicole Silverman

It is the winding roads in life that are usually the most interesting. The same can be said when it comes to an individual’s professional journey and career path. Nicole Silverman demonstrates this truth as well as anyone. Ms. Silverman’s educational and professional journey has stretched from high school, college, and law school in the […]

Paralegal Resume

Make Your Paralegal Resume Stand Out and Help You Get Your First Job

View/Download PDF According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, paralegal jobs are growing steadily—but that does not mean there is no competition. The MTI College Paralegal Studies program prepares you with the education you need to gain an entry-level paralegal job. That, plus your perseverance, dedication … and a top-notch resume … help you plead […]

Medical Job Duties

Medical Assistant Career: Duties, Training & Job Outlook

Interested in pursing a career in the healthcare field? Watch this short infographic where you will learn about the benefits of becoming a Medical Assistant at MTI College. Discover how this field gained increasing popularity and find out if this career path is right for you! According to the American Association of Medical Assistants, MA’s […]

Career Services - Chelsey Reeves

Chelsey Reeves – MTI Spotlight

Want to learn more about career services at MTI College? Watch this short clip, in which the Director of Career Services, Chelsey Reeves, discusses how her department helps MTI College students with every aspect of their job search. If you are a student who needs help with resume writing, interview tips or anything pertaining to […]

Cosmetology Skin Care

How Using the Right Cosmetology Products Makes Skin Look Younger

If you’ve decided that cosmetology school is for you, you probably already have a keen interest in makeup and the cosmetology products that are on the market. Go to any drugstore or big-box department store, and you’re likely to find that the array of available products is overwhelming — especially when it comes to anti-aging […]

Medical Assistant Industry Trends

Medical Industry Trends That Impact the Medical Assistant Profession

Many health care trends today involve America’s aging population of baby boomers, and those in the medical assistant profession can look forward to increased responsibilities. If you are contemplating your career choices, it is an ideal time to enroll in a medical assistant program, such as the one offered by MTI College in Sacramento. As […]

Alumni Sean Henry

Alumni Spotlight – Sean Henry

Sean graduated from MTI College’s IT Network Administration program in November 2015. He chose this degree because he believes it to be a skill that is in high demand and realized it is something he is very passionate about. It took him some time to come to this understanding, but the payoff has been well […]

women in technology

Women in Technology: Blazing Trails in a Male-Dominated Industry

Throughout history, boys have been encouraged to enter technical fields, and girls directed toward the arts because some have felt girls aren’t as competent as boys in those fields. What a misconception! Although this stereotype of women has permeated the work force for years, corporate leaders—especially those in technology —are rethinking that unfair classification. According […]

business administration

MTI College Can Prepare You for a Business Administration Career

Getting an associate degree in business administration from MTI College is an important first step to put you on the path to a versatile career in marketing, general business, human relations, management, economics or accounting. MTI’s thorough training in business administration gives you transferable skills that you can build on and grow with. Take a […]

Alumni Frank Devai

Alumni Spotlight: Frank Devai

Frank Devai graduated the IT – Network Administration program at MTI College in October 2016. Frank moved from Los Angeles to Sacramento with his family when he was just two months old. His dad needed a job, so they relocated, and Frank has lived there ever since. As a young adult, Frank began his educational […]

Dr. Rohit Dutta

Dr. Rohit Dutta – MTI College Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Rohit Dutta is the clinical instructor for MTI College’s healthcare department, which includes the medical assistant certification program, the medical billing and coding professional diploma program, and the phlebotomy certification program. Dr. Dutta has worked at MTI College for one year, and has a total of four years working in higher education overall. Prior […]

Medicine in Medical Billing

What Does a Certified Medical Coder Need to Know about Medicine?

Medical coding is the heart of the healthcare industry. It keeps doctors and nurses on track and organized, and shows in clear terms a patient’s medical history. One slip-up with an improper code could be big trouble for a patient. You wouldn’t want to mistakenly code a lymphoma (cancer) for lipoma (benign fatty tumor) because […]

Medical Billing

What is the Job of a Medical Biller and What Skills Do You Need?

Partially because of a rapidly aging U.S. population, healthcare jobs are in demand, because as people age, they usually need more medical care. Medical billers are needed to handle insurance and patient claims.  MTI College offers a Medical Billing and Coding Professional Diploma Program that can prepare you to enter this in-demand field. You could […]

Alumni Brittney Hermann

Alumni Spotlight – Brittney Hermann

Brittney graduated from MTI College’s Medical Assisting program in October 2014. Being fresh out of high school, Brittney did not know what it was she wanted to do yet, so she began working. On one particular day, she was getting frustrated with not having a specific direction, so she started doing some research. When she […]

Alumni Caitlin Scott

Alumni Spotlight – Caitlin Scott

Caitlin Scott graduated from MTI College’s Paralegal Studies program in September 2014. Initially, right after high school, Caitlin completed her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, with a goal of pursuing a career in law enforcement. When Caitlin graduated and began focusing on a criminal justice career, reality set in that this was not the right […]

Faculty Alan Delgado

Faculty Spotlight – Allen Delgado

Our next faculty spotlight is on Allen Delgado, instructor for MTI College’s Paralegal Studies program. Allen has been an instructor in the paralegal program for two years. Interestingly enough, however, this is not his first experience with MTI. He is a graduate from the very program he is now teaching.  Prior to his enrollment as […]

Alumni Sherri Brinson

Alumni Spotlight – Sherri Dutra-Brinson

Sherri Dutra-Brinson is a graduate of MTI College’s Paralegal Studies program. She attended the two year program, graduating in October, 2016. Sherri is a California native, having lived in the Bay Area most of her life. She migrated a little northeast to the Sacramento area in the ’80s to raise her family. Once her children […]

Paralegal in California

How to Become a Paralegal in California and Excel at Your Career

If you’re fascinated by the legal world but don’t have the time to become an attorney, consider registering for the MTI paralegal program. It gives you the education you need to work in a law firm, government agency or corporate legal department, assisting lawyers and performing many of the same duties. The MTI paralegal program […]

Opportunities in Tech Support

Technology Trends in IT Support Desks

Every day, innovations in technology come along that make personal and work tasks easier, as well as more efficient. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that jobs in computer and information technology will grow by 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster on average than any other industry. The rapid growth in technology occupations is […]

Future Tech Careers

Turn Your Passion for Technology into an Exciting Career

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in computer and information technology fields is faster than that in any other field. By 2018, jobs are expected to grow by 20 to 53 percent. It’s no wonder — there are new products, ideas and technology solutions happening in every industry every day. If you […]

Faculty John Alcorcha

Faculty Spotlight – John Alcorcha

Our next faculty spotlight is on John Alcorcha, department chair and instructor for MTI College’s IT department. John has been working at MTI for an impressive 19 years and oversees programs such as Technical Support Specialist and Network Administration and Security. His commitment and hard work have not gone unnoticed, as he has received the […]

Faculty Anthony Funaro

Faculty Spotlight – Anthony Funaro

This month’s faculty spotlight is on Anthony Funaro, instructor for MTI College’s Business Administration program. Anthony has been with MTI for four years and has a total of 12 years teaching in higher education. Anthony has won the Instructor of the Year award from MTI College in both 2014 and 2015. With areas of expertise […]

Entry-Level Accounting Technician

Entry-Level Positions for Accounting Technician Diploma Holders

Every company, regardless of its size, requires accounting personnel to manage its bookkeeping, handle payroll and maintain account data. Students who enroll in the MTI Accounting Technician Diploma program discover that the comprehensive training they receive will help prepare them for entry-level positions in accounting or bookkeeping. How to Tell if an Accounting Career is […]


Top 5 Jobs for Business Majors

There are many interesting jobs available in the field of business administration; and with the right education, you may be qualified to perform a variety of roles. These are some of the top jobs that you can pursue as a business major. First-Line Office Supervisor Education in the field of business administration will prepare you […]

Business job skills

Business Skills Employers Look for in Candidates

To land a job, you have to show potential employers that you are able to meet their expectations. This means that understanding which skills are highly desired in the business world is important. Furthermore, looking at universally appreciated skills – not just industry-specific skills. Let’s take a look at some of the business skills that […]

Faculty Laura Balangue

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Laura Balangue

This month’s faculty spotlight is on Dr. Laura Balangue, Medical Clinical Curriculum Specialist and Medical Clinical Instructor for MTI College in Sacramento. Dr. Balangue will celebrate her 11th anniversary with MTI this August. Previously she was a director of online education, was in charge of numerous certificate programs and was a director at her church […]

5 Reasons Medical Assistants Love Their Jobs

5 Reasons Medical Assistants Love Their Jobs

Most people who want to work in the healthcare field likely aspire to be doctors or nurses. However, medical assistant is one of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States. The medical assistant career path offers many of the same benefits as other healthcare professions, in addition to perks of its own. The American Association […]

7 Reasons to choose a medical career

7 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant

If you are interested in working with medical patients in a variety of settings, a career as a medical assistant might be right for you. At MTI College, our medical assistant diploma program can be completed quickly, allowing you to start a rewarding job as soon as possible. If you are interested in a stable […]

MTI College Paralegal on the job

6 Signs a Career in Paralegal is for You

Some might say choosing a career can be like trying to predict the future: you have to deal with situations that are still not happening and prepare yourself for a scenery that still doesn’t exist. You must think about the opportunities you will have in the future, which school will give you the best education, […]

Paralegal at courthouse

How to Start a Career as a Paralegal

Starting a new career is exciting. But it can also be stressful. There is an array of careers to choose from and you must consider the best options for you and be prepared for the journey you will take. It will probably require some dedication and time, in order to start something new. Conducting research […]

Entrepreneurs Unlimited

MTI College CEO John Zimmerman on Entrepreneurs Unlimited Show

John Zimmerman, the CEO of Sacramento’s MTI College joined Mark Haney recently on Entrepreneurs Unlimited! MTI has been in the Zimmerman family since 1965. With a 91% job placement rate for the 2015 reporting year, MTI’s success is legendary. MTI offers vocational programs in legal, medical, business, technical and cosmetology specialties. Learn about the latest […]

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Awards Season 2016 – 5 Hairstyle Successes from Red Carpet

(Source: Getty Images) Award season in Hollywood is officially underway, and we’re already seeing several new and gorgeous hairstyles come out of it. We’ve recently wrapped up the People’s Choice Awards and the Golden Globes, and we’ve loved the do’s celebs chose for those events. We saw a nice mix of styles, some of them […]

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Golden Globe and Oscar Awards Makeup Fashion Styles and Trends 2016

(Source: Robert Couse-Baker, Flickr) The period between the Golden Globes and the Oscars is a fun time for following fashion and makeup. Stars who attend these award shows are typically putting on their trendiest clothes and makeup colors with hopes they’ll get noticed on the red carpet. And usually, their wish comes true – whether […]

Wedding hairstyle trends

Wedding Hairstyles Spring 2016

(Source: Getty Images) The runway often gives us a pretty good idea as to what the next season’s street wear, evening styles, and wedding fashion will ultimately be. While the designers who show at the fashion week events in cities like New York and Paris sometimes display styles that are quite over-the-top for the average […]

MTI College is Military Friendly

MTI College Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

[Sacramento, CA – January 12, 2016]—MTI College announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service […]