Midwest Technical Institute


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Are you ready for a change? Learn new skills and begin the path toward a career that can offer life changing new opportunities.

At Midwest Technical Institute (MTI), most classes start every 5 weeks, which means we’re here for you when you’re ready to get hands-on training to take off towards your new career!

MTI’s programs in allied health, mechanical trades, truck driving, and other skilled trades can offer stability and the opportunity to move forward in a new direction. All MTI programs are taught by instructors with real-world experience, to prepare you for the road ahead.

Take the time today to invest in your future. Get started online now. Change is coming—it’s time to get ready for a future of new possibility.

Midwest Technical Institute is a year-round school providing vocational training in mechanical trades and allied health career fields where job growth is expected.

MTI was founded in 1995 in Lincoln, Illinois. Since opening its doors, MTI has achieved many milestones, including receiving national accreditation for its course offerings, and expanding our programs and courses beyond the original welding program.

MTI has always taken great pride in touching the lives of students by giving them the hands-on workforce training they need to be successful.

Our mission is to offer workforce training that will provide graduates with the skills necessary to gain entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Program Duration

At MTI, we understand the importance of completing training programs and courses in a timely manner. We offer a variety of accelerated programs in the allied health and mechanical trades fields, where you’ll have the opportunity to complete most programs and courses in less than one year.


Your life is busy and your time is valuable. We understand that. Most programs and courses at MTI offer a variety of class times (including daytime and evenings), so you can learn when it is convenient for you.

Professionalism with a "Family" Feel

The staff at MTI is full of bright and caring professionals, with a wealth of knowledge and experience in their fields. Our friendly and helpful Admissions and Financial Aid Teams are here to guide you through the entire process, from signing up for classes to helping you find the financing options that work best for you.

Professional Truck Driving

Are you looking for a hands-on career that offers competitive pay and allows you to work independently and explore the country? MTI’s Professional Truck Driving Program prepares you for life on the open road, giving you the behind-the-wheel experience you need to pursue an entry-level career in this essential industry—classes are enrolling now.

Here’s what you can expect when you attend Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) for your professional truck driver education:

  • 20 weeks
  • 600 clock hours (300 classroom training / 24 range & observation / 24 over-the-road / 252 remedial)
  • Daytime classes available
  • Certificate of completion

Professional Truck Driving Range Address : 5284 W Sunshine Brookline, MO 65619


MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).


Midwest Technical Institute offers a variety of financing options to qualifying students. Financial aid may be available to those that qualify. Financial Aid Representatives are available at each of our campuses to assist you. Please contact your nearest MTI campus today to learn more.

CDL Training

The CDL instructors at MTI bring real-world commercial driving experience to the classroom, taking you behind-the-wheel and providing hands-on CDL training to help you develop essential driving experience and knowledge.

When attending CDL school in Illinois or CDL school Missouri, you’ll learn:

  • CDL permit test and endorsement preparation
  • Over-the-road training
  • Life on the road and professionalism
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Defensive driving & extreme driving conditions
  • FMCSA rules and regulations
  • ELDT (Entry-Level Driver Training)


Springfield, IL

2731 Farmers Market Road



Springfield, MO

3600 South Glenstone Avenue



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