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Porter and Chester Institute

About Porter and Chester Institute

Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester

At Porter and Chester Institute, we’ve been serious about preparing students for career success since we first opened our doors in 1946.

How serious? We believe that, when you complete one of our career-focused programs in Automotive, Computers, Healthcare, or Skilled Trades, you can enjoy five important advantages as you search for a job after you graduate:

  1. You gain knowledge and skills employers want you to know.
  2. You learn from instructors who’ve worked in the field.
  3. You learn by doing through hands-on instruction.
  4. You develop personal skills and habits to become more employable.
  5. You enhance your job interview skills and résumé.

With five campuses in Connecticut and four in Massachusetts, you’re never too far away from Porter and Chester. So, learn more about us today! Discover the advantages you can enjoy at Porter and Chester by completing the form on this page.

Medical Assisting

If you want a career where what you do really matters, our Medical Assisting Program can train you to become an important member of a healthcare team in as little as 9 months. Medical assistants play a vital role in today’s healthcare field. They help doctors and staff give the best care possible to the ultimate client: the patient!

Medical Billing & Coding

PCI offers a Medical Billing & Coding program at our Worcester campus. During this 12-month program, students learn to create medical records, schedule patients, arrange surgery and diagnostic tests, verify insurance information, manage insurance claims, communicate in medical terminology, code in CPT, ICD-9-CM and HCPCS formats, health care ethics, and human disease processes.

Practical Nursing

If you want a career where you can make a real difference in people’s lives, begin your training in the Practical Nursing program at Porter and Chester Institute today! Practical nurses are vital members of today’s growing healthcare teams. As a practical nurse, you’ll get to work directly with patients and physicians and help concerned family members learn how to best care for their loved ones.


Porter and Chester Institute is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). For 45 years, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) has been at the forefront of establishing and advancing quality education at post-secondary schools and colleges.

Find the right career for you at Porter and Chester Institute’s soon-to-be New London campus! The industry modeled career training which will soon be available at our New London, CT location can help you achieve the future you deserve. Our carefully designed career-focused programs can give you an edge in the medical, dental or electrician fields. The New London campus is a candidate for accreditation by ACCSC, an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education


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Campus Locations

Canton, MA

5 Campanelli Cir



Chicopee, MA

134 Dulong Cir



Enfield, CT

138 Weymouth Rd



Hamden, CT

1245 Dixwell Avenue



New London, CT

470 Bank Street

New London,


Rocky Hill, CT

30 Waterchase Dr #1

Rocky Hill,


Stratford, CT

670 Lordship Blvd



Waterbury, CT

881 Wolcott Street



Worcester, MA

220 Brooks St




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