Lincoln Tech in Melrose Park, IL
Excellent Job Placement Rates for Program Graduates1
Excellent Job Placement Rates for Program Graduates1
Located just outside of Chicago in the suburb of Melrose Park, Lincoln Tech has been an important part of the Chicago community for more than 100 years. Originally founded in 1902 as Greer College of Automotive Engineering, the campus joined the Lincoln family of schools in 1969. We’re proud of our long list of life-changing success stories and our many successful alumni, and we invite you to start writing your own story at our campus.
Programs and Partnerships
Automotive Service Technology – Pursue a diploma in Automotive Service Technology or an Associate Degree in Automotive Service Management Technology.
Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology – Train to install, troubleshoot, and service low-voltage electronic systems such as whole home automation, closed-circuit monitoring systems, fire alarms, and home theater equipment. Study electrical concepts as they relate to conductors, insulators, wiring and switching devices, to help build skills toward entry-level low and high voltage residential electrician work.
Medical Assistant – Train to assist doctors while working directly with patients in a rewarding healthcare support career.
Welding Technology – More than 17,000 welding jobs are projected to open in Illinois between 2020 and 20302
Specialized Training Partnerships
Graduates from the Automotive Technology and Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology programs at the Melrose Park campus have the opportunity to apply for continued training through specialized training partnerships that Lincoln Tech has with major manufacturers.
Melrose Park automotive students may train on Audi models and technology through an Audi-developed independent learning module. Audi provides the curriculum.
For EEST program graduates, our partnership with Johnson Controls provides specialized training in their proprietary technology. Qualified EEST graduates can then apply for advanced training at the Johnson Controls Academy at Lincoln Tech’s Columbia, MD campus.
The Lincoln Tech & Mazda partnership provides technician training on Mazda models and proprietary technology through a Mazda-developed independent learning modules. These courses enhance the technicians’ familiarity with Mazda-specific servicing, maintenance and roadside assistance skills.
Also available to graduates of our Melrose Park automotive program is the opportunity to apply for specialized training in manufacturer-specific technology. These programs are offered at various Lincoln Tech campuses across the country. Contact your campus Admissions team to learn more about all the training opportunities available to you at Lincoln Tech.
To learn more, please visit our skilled trades specialized training partnerships page. You are also welcome to contact our Melrose Park campus and speak directly with an admissions representative by calling (708) 344-4700.
Whether your passion is cars, the reward of working with patients in the healthcare industry, or if you love the idea of working in the skilled trades as an electrician or welder, Lincoln Tech's Melrose Park campus has everything you need to lay the foundation for an outstanding new career:
- 90,000 square feet of training space – including labs, classrooms, collision workshops and auto shops
- Sixteen auto bays, nine lifts, nine “drive-in” classrooms and an Auto Web Tech Lab
- A fully-wired “Smart House,” where students enrolled for EEST career training study high and low-voltage hardware systems and practice wiring security systems, entertainment systems, integrated thermostat systems and more behind walls in a structure that looks and feels like a real home
- Individual welding booths stocked by Miller Electric, one of the nation’s leading providers of professional welding tools and safety equipment
- Medical labs and simulated doctor offices for Medical Assistant training
- One of the largest, most active Halls of Fame in the Lincoln Tech family of schools
- Scholarships, grants, and other financial aid options for those who qualify
- Career services specialists to help you launch your career when you graduate
Lincoln Tech’s Melrose Park campus is just an hour outside of Chicago, and easy to get to from I-90, I-290, and I-294. It’s also close to:
- Chicago O’Hare National Airport
- Navy Pier
- The Lake Michigan shoreline
- Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears
- Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park
Find out how you can become a student at Lincoln Tech in Melrose Park. Contact our Admissions Staff and start your success story today.
1 Job placement rates for graduates vary from 74% to 89%, depending on program, as per latest reporting to the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges on the 2022 Annual Report.
2 National Center for O*NET Development. Illinois Employment Trends: 51-4121.00 - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved December 19, 2022, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/51-4121.00?st=IL&g=Go
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. A branch of the New Britain, CT, campus.
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park, IL is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Complaints against this school may be registered with the Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 300, Springfield, IL 62701, Complaint Hotline (217) 557-7359, www.ibhe.org