Dearborn Campus FAQs
Where is the Dorsey Schools Dearborn, MI campus located?
The Dorsey Schools Dearborn campus is located at 18660 Ford Road Detroit, MI 48228. We are located on Ford Road directly off the Southfield Freeway next to Planet Fitness and behind Chili’s and Wendy’s.
Can I get to the Dorsey Schools Dearborn, MI campus on the bus?
Yes, our campus is accessible by public transportation.
I’m visiting the Dearborn, MI campus for the first time. Where should I park and report once I arrive?
We have parking available in the lot in front of our building and there is also a lot on the side of our building that students and visitors can use. Upon arriving, you can check in at the front desk (once you walk into the school) and a member of our staff can direct you.
What programs are offered at the Dorsey Schools Dearborn, MI campus?
The Dorsey Schools Dearborn, MI campus offers the following career training programs:
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Administration and Billing
- Patient Care Technician
- Dental Assistant
- Electrical Technician
How long will it take me to complete my program?
Each of the training programs at the Dearborn, MI campus are designed to be completed in a year or less!
When are classes offered?
The Dorsey Schools Dearborn, MI campus offers both day and evening classes. This may vary based on which program you are interested in, but one of our Admissions Representatives can share program availability when you visit our campus.
How will I know if the Dearborn, MI campus is closed or classes are cancelled due to inclement weather or a power outage?
In instances when a class needs to be cancelled or school is closed due to an emergency such as a power outage or a snow day, Dorsey Schools has established the following set of resources to keep students and staff informed:
- Students can check for school closure information with the major local television stations in their area.
- School closures will also be posted on our homepage under News/Events and the main Dorsey Schools Facebook page.
- Students may call the Dorsey Schools Emergency Alert line at 855-630-1012 to receive info on school closures.
Is there a break room available at the campus for students?
Yes! Our campus has a break room available for students to use before and after classes as well as during breaks. The break room also has vending machines.
If I want to study at the Dearborn, MI campus before or after class, can I do that?
The Dearborn, MI campus has a library as well as a computer lab that students can use to study outside of class. Please check with a member of our staff for specific details on how to utilize these resources.
How will I know what resources are available to me to help me fund my education?
If you are interested in studying at Dorsey Schools, when you visit our campus, you will have the opportunity to meet with one of our Financial Aid Advisors. They will share information with you such as tuition and any applicable fees for your program of interest, as well as the various funding sources that may be available at our institution. The goal of our Financial Aid team is to ensure our prospective students and current students understand the various need and non-need based Financial Aid programs, and provide assistance through the application process.
Additional Information and resources are also available on the Financial Aid page of the Dorsey Schools website. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
Can you get me a job once I graduate?
No school can guarantee their students and graduates a job once they have finished their program. Here at Dorsey Schools, we offer career services assistance to all eligible graduates. You can learn more about the type of assistance our Career Services Coordinators offer by visiting our Career Services for Students and Graduates page.
Do you offer babysitting or childcare?
Our campus does not offer babysitting or childcare for enrolled students, however, if this is a concern for you, our team is more than happy to share any information we have available regarding local resources that may be able to assist you.
I’ve been out of school for a while. Can I really do this?
You can! Our staff understands that our students come to us from different backgrounds and at different stages in their life. We are prepared to help each of our students make the most of their career training at Dorsey.
Who are your students? Will there be people like me?
Our students come to us from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
If I run into difficulties during my program, is there someone I can talk to?
We’re committed to our students and want to help them succeed. If you’re having academic challenges during your program, we would encourage you to meet with your instructors or the Student Success Manager at the Dearborn, MI campus. If you have another concern, our Managing Director at the Dearborn, MI campus has an open door policy and is always willing to speak with students regarding any concerns they may have.