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Dawn Career Institute, located in Wilmington, Delaware, is an allied health, wellness and business institution that offers career-specific education programs. The school specializes in healthcare, wellness and business programs that are designed to help you become more successful in your desired career field and increase your marketability in today’s workforce.
The mission of Dawn Career Institute is to cultivate an environment that enables individuals to thrive in the pursuit of fulfilling personal, professional, and academic goals. This is achieved by delivering innovative programs within the allied health, wellness, and business fields that integrate curriculum and technology to position graduates for success in their chosen career fields.
Dawn Career Institute was founded in 1976 as Dawn Aeronautics Flight School. From 1976 to 1996, the school was approved and certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. In 1992, the school’s curriculum was expanded to include its first non-aviation program: Health Insurance Claims Examiner. Due to this addition, the institution’s name was changed to Dawn Training Centre to better reflect its expanding curricula.
In October of 2009, the School changed its name again to Dawn Career Institute, a name that even better embraces the variety of curricula available and presents a clearer vision of the School's future direction.
Dawn Career Institute’s commitment to career development excellence has been recognized by the Small Business Administration, who awarded founders Fran and Hollis Anglin the 2007 Small Business Persons of the Year Award for Delaware.
Dawn Career Institute’s professional educators are committed to your needs. Student-to-teacher ratios are as follows:
The maximum number of students in any typical classroom is 15.
For quality assurance, Dawn Career Institute maintains a Program Advisory Committee for each program or group of related programs. More than 50% of the committee members are employers who represent the occupation for which training is provided. The committee meets at least twice per year to discuss curriculum, facilities, equipment, faculty and placement assistance. This ensures that programs and course content are kept up-to-date.
Dawn Career Institute provides students with the opportunity to work one-on-one with a representative of the placement assistance department, as well as take part in classroom discussions in order to learn the latest interviewing techniques. The department advises students on resume writing, introductory letters and personal development before graduation. Dawn makes a conscious effort to match each student’s capabilities and strengths to the most appropriate available positions.