The following article printed in the Houston Chronicle and written by Jim Greenberg in 2006 discredits the online criminal justice program passed off on unsuspecting trailer trash who wake up everyday to ITT Tech commercials lying about high paying jobs that really are not available.
To add to ITT Tech’s list of infractions, ITT Tech under the watch of Director David D Champlin was investigated for records falsification by the Federal Government around 2005. Champlin went through about 10 deans during his tenure as the director of this for profit school that valued retention more than educating their students. Champlin knew that around ONLY 1 in 20 ITT Tech grads found gainful employment AND that most ITT Tech CUSTOMERS would not finish their programs of study and end up with an enormous amount of debt. Champlin, who fancied himself as a Christian, was eventually fired as director of ITT Tech.
It does not take too much Googling to find out how much ITT Tech Sucks or how many people are pissed off at being up to their neck in debt and STILL DO NOT HAVE JOB. I really do not know how anybody with any integrity at all could work at ITT Tech and be able to look at themselves in the mirror. I have heard that some of the senior instructors there make over $60,000 a year! The place is a RIP OFF, preying on ignorant trailer trash and other unsuspecting souls. WARNING WARNING WARNING, do your due diligence before enrolling at ITT TECH. After graduating from this for profit school, it is unlikely you will have increased your income AND you will be about $20,000 in debt!!! Read Fake Colleges for more depth and breadth with respect to exposing “colleges” like ITT Tech and Everest College. Everest like ITT Tech is NO LARGE Mountain, but only a puny hill scamming trailer trash and poor people with no place to turn.
Do you really want to be poorly trained at a corporation that emphasizes bottom line profitability? Read this finance column that touts ITT Tech as a business that gushes CASH! Very little of this cash gets reinvested in educational improvements and infrastructure. When you sign up for an “education” at ITT Tech, investors benefit and you get screwed.
There are five major reasons that should dissuade you from attending an online
criminal justice program offered by ITT Tech. They are:
ITT Technical Institute is accredited by ACICS. While ACICS is duly registered
with the federal government as such registration is mandatory, it is not one of
the eight regional accrediting (RA) bodies that are funded by the US Department
of Education and authorised by it to grant accreditation. As a result credit and
degrees earned at ITT Tech are not recognised by most employers and by most good
schools having RA accreditation. For example, most good schools will not allow
transfer of credits earned at ITT Tech?s criminal justice program.
2. Under Justice Department investigation:
The ITT Technical Institute?s school of criminal justice has come under criminal
investigation by the US Justice Department. While the Justice Department
admitted in June 2005 that so far it has not found any incriminating evidence
against the top management of the school, investigations are still going on
regarding many of the local campuses of ITT Tech. Clean chit or not, the most
important thing is why should an educational institute come under criminal
investigation in the first place?
3. Under SEC investigation
The corporate entity that owns and manages ITT Technical Institute, ITT
Education Services Inc has come under investigation by the Securities Exchange
Commission (SEC). Again, the company has succeeded in getting a clean chit from
SEC but the very fact that it had come under investigation should ring some
4. High Cost
Most former students of IIT Tech state that they have found the institute to be
expensive compared to others offering similar programs. Many current students
also express their dissatisfaction with the institute in this regard as they
feel they are not getting what they paid for. A majority of disgruntled students
realised this fact after they had enrolled and begun their course of study. So,
doing appropriate research before registering seems to be the ideal solution.
5. Quality of teaching
Another factor that goes against ITT Tech is the standard of teachers on its
rolls. This is not confined to any one particular branch or location of the
organization. Many instructors have been found incapable of addressing questions
posed by students or solving certain subject-related issues. It is essential for
the teachers to be good at what they do, since the students here are from all
walks of life with varying levels of intellect and understanding. All those
interested in entering the ITT Tech School of criminal justice should first