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 […]

Paralegal 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 spotlight Allen 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 […]

Paralegal alumnus Sherri Dutra-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 […]

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 Spotlight - 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 […]

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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 […]

Dr. Laura Balangue at MTI College

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 […]

Holiday Makeup

From 9-5 to Party Time: Holiday Makeup You Can Wear All Day

(Image courtesy woolennlum via flickr.com) Celebrations are always in abundance during the holiday season, with parties and get-togethers often taking place right after the workday. Although fun, the timing can sometimes leave many struggling to figure out how to transition their makeup from day to night. If you’re heading off to a holiday function the […]

Cosmetology Movie Makeup

Jedi Makeup Techniques: Cosmetology at the Movies

Are you excited for the new Star Wars movie? We certainly are! There’s just something about this enduring science fiction franchise that makes us feel giddy, and we know we’re not the only ones. The Star Wars movies are the stuff of legend. They have a magical combination of action, intrigue, and fantasy that just […]

Paralegal library student

What is the Difference Between Paralegals and Legal Secretaries?

While judges and lawyers typically garner the lion’s share of the media attention, the legal field offers a wide array of career opportunities beyond just these two. Paralegals and legal secretaries, for example, both play essential roles in the legal system, and both of these disciplines can lead to rewarding and exciting careers. However, there […]

MTI College Paralegal Program

What Does American Bar Association Approval Mean for Paralegal Programs?

If you’re interested in starting a career as a paralegal, then you know that there are plenty of educational options available. But how can you separate the best from the rest? One way to verify a prospective school’s quality is to check its certifications. A reputable paralegal education program will be endorsed or approved by […]

MTI College Paralegal Program

How to Become a Paralegal

You’re a great communicator. You’re detail oriented, and your critical thinking skills are excellent. You love getting to the bottom of things through careful research. Well, it sounds like you have what it takes to become a paralegal. Of course, if you want to embark upon a career as a paralegal, you’ll need to get […]

MTI College Paralegal Program

Most Common Tasks Performed by Paralegals

According to the American Association for Paralegal Education, a paralegal  “…performs substantive and procedural legal work as authorized by law, which work, in the absence of the paralegal, would be performed by an attorney. Paralegals have knowledge of the law gained through education, or education and work experience, which qualifies them to perform legal work. […]

MTI College Paralegal Program

What You Will Learn from Paralegal Training at MTI College

Behind every good lawyer is a great paralegal. Paralegals work behind the scenes to assist attorneys, law firms, corporations, and government agencies by performing important legal work. Becoming a paralegal requires excellent organization and critical thinking skills, not to mention extensive knowledge of legal concepts. Getting Your Paralegal Education at MTI MTI offers a respected […]

Level up your IT Certifications at MTI College

Benefits of IT Certifications

There is an ongoing debate in some circles, as to the relative worth of professional certifications in general, and IT certifications specifically. The argument from one camp typically goes something like: Certifications only exist to earn money for certifying bodies; or, earning certifications only shows that you can pass multiple-choice tests, not that you can do […]

CompTIA Security+ Training

Training for CompTIA Security+ Added to Network Administration Program

CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, is a non-profit trade association that has been in existence since the early eighties. It was originally founded by a group of tech companies that were leaders in computer software and hardware systems, and exists primarily to provide professional certifications for a wide variety of IT specialties, and network […]

Microsoft IT Academy Program Member

Benefits and Resources Offered by Microsoft IT Academy

With more than half of contemporary jobs requiring technology skills of some kind, and that number expected to grow in the next ten years, predictions that there will be a shortage in qualified IT workers in the near future do not seem far off. With a combination of this shortage of qualified IT workers and […]

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MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Certifications

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Windows Server 2012 R2 Certification, which is also known as MCSA certification, is sought after by IT professionals who work in a wide variety of contexts to land a position that utilizes Microsoft technology. Those who have a Microsoft Certification have reported a greater edge over others in seeking employment in […]

Technical Support Training at MTI College

Technical Support Careers

With nearly every business and organization reliant on computers and other technologically driven systems these days, technical support specialists are in increasingly high demand. They are vital in providing important and crucial information and assistance to both individuals and organizations utilizing computer software or hardware. They may go by any one of a number of […]

Network Administration MTI College

Network Administrator and Security Associate Careers

In these times, a computer network is a key part of nearly every business and organization. Network administrators and security associates are responsible for the organization, installation, and tech support for local area networks, or LANs, and wide area networks, or WANs, as well as intranets, network segments, and a variety of other data and […]

CompTIA A+ at MTI College

CompTIA A+ Certification

The Computing Technology Industry Association, or CompTIA, is a non-profit trade association that was created in the early nineteen-eighties by a small group of early leading companies in the computer and software engineering industry. Along with a wide variety of other trade association functions, CompTIA is a primary provider of professional certifications across the various […]

Medical Assisting Certification

Demand for Medical Assistants with Certification

The demand for medical assistants in the United States is growing at a rapid rate, and furthermore, demand is expected to continue to grow as more and more of the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement and continues to age. The current confluence of several different contributing factors, such as the ongoing technological advancement in various medical […]

Office Administration at MTI College

Why Administrative Office Training Is so Valuable

Office administrative staff members play a strong, vital role in the successful management of a wide variety of businesses and organizations. The training you receive when you sign on for a course of study in office administration is invaluable to your career success, and to the overall success of any venture that you eventually become a […]

business careers at MTI College

Common Business Administration Jobs for New Graduates

Whether you are considering pursuing a degree in business administration, or are already working toward one, you may be wondering exactly what type of work a degree in business administration is preparing you to do. A degree in business administration actually prepares you to excel in a diverse range of fields, performing a wide variety […]