A Trusted Michigan Career School for over 85 Years

In 1934, Ruth Dorsey founded the Dorsey School to meet the growing demand in business for highly skilled operators of Victor and Burroughs’ comptometer machines. In its day, the comptometer was the most advanced technology for data tabulation and was widely used, well into the 1960’s.

Today, Dorsey School of Business Inc., doing business as Dorsey College, remains a committed career training school that prepares individuals for promising career opportunities, technology training, and certifications for the medical, culinary arts, skilled trades, and cosmetology fields.

Dorsey College is proudly represented by thousands of successful graduates from our career training schools in Michigan. The entire staff of Dorsey College strives to prepare individuals for the best possible career opportunities in various fields.  Get started on your career training today and you too can represent Dorsey College by working in the field of your choice, right here in Michigan.


Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Dorsey School of Business Inc., doing business as Dorsey College, is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  This applies to the Madison Heights campus (which serves as the main campus) and the DearbornRosevilleSaginaw, Woodhaven, and Wayne campuses (which are branch campus locations of Madison Heights).

Dorsey School of Beauty located in Taylor, Michigan, a sister school of Dorsey College, is institutionally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, Inc., (NACCAS) and serves as a main campus. Dorsey School of Beauty is located at 23125 Ecorse Road, Taylor, MI 48180 and has additional classroom space located at 23129 Ecorse Road, Taylor, MI 48180. Contact information for the NACCAS is as follows: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences, Inc., 3015 Colvin Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, telephone (703) 600-7600, http://www.NACCAS.org.  To learn more about Dorsey School of Beauty, you may click here.

The “Dorsey Divisions” school locations do not hold institutional accreditation. These locations include Training Direct (locations in Bridgeport and Danbury Connecticut), and Great Lakes EMS Academy in Grand Rapids, MI .

Programmatic Accreditation

Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation

The Culinary Arts program at Dorsey College – Roseville campus is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

The Baking and Pastry Arts program at Dorsey College – Roseville campus is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

Contact information is as follows: American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Accrediting Commission, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, telephone: (800) 624 – 9458.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs

The Dorsey College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Contact information for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), 9355 – 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, telephone: (727) 210-2350. Send your communication to CAAHEP directly by clicking here. To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214-703-8445, FAX 214-703-8992, www.coaemsp.org.

To read more, visit our Accreditation page.


Mission

Dorsey College is committed to providing quality career education and positive reinforcement to enable the development of self-esteem, self-reliance, professionalism and confidence in all students coupled with an obligation to support the diverse communities in which they live and work.

Objectives

In support of our mission, the following measurable objectives have been developed:

  • Continually update the curriculum to provide programs that meet the needs of the community.
  • Offer students the opportunity to develop a foundation of skills and abilities that satisfy the performance requirements of employers.
  • Develop each student’s self-confidence and interpersonal skills.
  • Provide a pleasant and professional atmosphere conducive to learning that provides experience in operating equipment and software typical of that currently being used in the workplace.
  • Provide a dedicated, competent, and caring faculty and staff.
  • Offer community involvement activities designed to stimulate student involvement in the community.
  • Assist students to secure training-related employment.