CIE Student Area

About CIE

Mission Statement and Institutional Objectives and Goals

    The mission of Cleveland Institute of Electronics (CIE) is to develop and deliver quality distance education programs at a reasonable cost by offering diploma-programs in the areas of electronics engineering and technology, and computer information technology.

    CIE is committed to academic excellence and to the educational welfare of each of its students as we are a student-centered institution known since 1934 to meet or exceed the needs of its students.

    The institutional objectives and goals of Cleveland Institute of Electronics for each student are to:

    1) Provide the student with one-on-one instruction from a distinguished Faculty with nationally recognized credentials in the fields of Business Administration, Computer Science and Engineering.

    2) Provide technology that supports and preserves the academic program and increases the effectiveness of the educational services.

    3) Provide an educational delivery method that is flexible, productive and cost-effective.

    4) Provide administrative support that reinforces and preserves academic and financial resources necessary to enable students to meet their educational objectives and professional goals.

    5) Provide exemplary admissions, course enrollment, and student record-keeping services, and demonstrate a commitment to helping students and faculty in a friendly and timely manner.

    6) Provide an increased ability to research and solve problems independently.

    7) Provide recognition of the proper relationship of basic principles to the changing techniques used to implement them.

    8) Achieve positions of increased responsibility within an organization through effective communications and critical thinking skills.

    9) Progress through advanced diploma or certificate programs or participate in continuing education in engineering, business, and/ or other professionally related fields.

    10) Function as an outstanding citizen in their communities.

A History of Our Growth

Carl Smith establishes CIE as the Smith Practical Radio Institute.
CIE patents the Auto-Programmed method of learning.
CIE develops the first customized laboratory training equipment for home use.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers votes to allow CIE students to join IEEE as student members.
CIE students are able to take their exams on-line.
CIE introduces its Home Automation Course.

CIE updates the student testing area.

Letter From the President

    Dear Prospective Student:

    I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the Cleveland Institute of Electronics (CIE) and to congratulate you on taking a big step toward furthering your education and your career.

    Our graduates leave CIE as the skilled technicians and engineering technologists best equipped to tackle the complexities of today's industry, whether it's in broadcast engineering, high-tech manufacturing, computer programming, robotics, or microprocessor technology.

    Let us welcome you into this challenging and rewarding new technological frontier.

    We'll be with you every step of the way.


    John Randall Drinko

CIE's offices are located at 1776 E. 17th, Cleveland, OH 44114

Call us toll-free (800) 243-6446 to talk with a CIE Admissions Advisor or fill out our e-mail feedback form.