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Electronics and Computer Technology Courses

Online Distance Learning - Cleveland Institute of Electronics (CIE) provides electronics and computer training via distance learning. Learn at your own pace and graduate as a Fully-Qualified Electronics or Computer Professional.

Choose from a wide variety of online distance education programs that will fit your training needs including a Diploma in Electronic Technology and Advanced Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers or Computer Repair.


85 Year Anniversary

85 Year Anniversary

Since 1934 CIE has helped thousands of students from around the world reach their goals via distance learning. Through CIE's innovative training programs with bite-sized lessons and hands-on labs, CIE trained students just like you for new careers in exciting fields!

In celebration is 85 years of service, CIE is running a special enrollment incentive during the month of October where you'll SAVE 35% off CIE's already affordable tuition plus you can start any course for only $17.76 down!


October Special SAVE 35% | $17.76 Starts a Course | No Risk Trial Period | FREE Flag

  • Celebrating Education
    America's founding fathers inspired others to unlock their full potential and live their lives in pursuit of happiness. In celebrating their wisdom and accomplishments CIE would like to offer you a chance to improve your life and help you reach your full potential with a professional Career Diploma from CIE!

  • Special Tuition Savings Offer
    During October every course is discounted 35% which means you can SAVE up to $1,730 off standard tuition. Every course includes a low monthly payment option plus you can start any course for only $17.76. Each course includes full instructor support, on-line exams and many have hands-on labs.

  • No Risk 30 day or 5 lesson Trial Period
    Every course comes with a 30 day or 5 lesson Money Back Pledge so there's absolutely NO RISK to see if we're the right school for your training needs. If you decide we're not for you, just let us know and that's the end of your commitment to us and we'll give you a full refund. 100% Money back Pledge.

  • Free Betsy Ross Flag
    Every course comes with a FREE Betsy Ross flag. Betsy Ross, a Quaker from Philadelphia, designed the first flag for George Washington with 13 alternating red and white strips and 13 stars in a circle resting in a field of blue. This was in May 1776 more

  • Call an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-243-6446 or enroll online. Hurry, offer ends September 30th.

Introduction to Game Development and Mobile Apps

Intro to iPhone Apps Programming

Learn to build any app for iPhones and iPads. This course is designed for beginners and includes instructor support, online exams and a certificate upon completion.

Learn more about Game Development and Mobile Apps



Learn Computer Technology and Electronics at Home

  • Instructor Support with Video Lessons
  • Hands-on Troubleshooting Labs with Online Exams

CIE's online distance learning courses will help prepare you for a career in Electronics or Computer Technology.

You learn from careful "hands-on" training using CIE's lab equipment, step-by-step textbooks, personalized one-on-one instruction and an exclusive patented lesson program.

CIE's own instructional staff works directly with you to answer your questions, update lessons and provide technical assistance when needed.

As a CIE Student, you'll benefit from the one-on-one approach of our instructional staff plus the in-depth technical expertise of some of the world's top electronics authorities.

CIE Alumni Spotlight

CIE Alumni Spotlight

Jerry Petermann

CIE has a strong reputation for producing graduates who become leaders in their chosen profession. Meet one of CIE's alumni that has achieved excellence in a variety of fields!

We are excited to hear about success stories from CIE grads. Please contact us if you want to be featured on CIE's Alumni Spotlight.

CIE Alumni Spotlight

Course Catalog

Preview CIE's course catalog online

Free Course Catalog

The Cleveland Institute of Electronics course catalog is available online here!

Free CIE Course Catalog

Join our Electronics and Computer Community!

Join CIE's Electronics and computer community on Facebook
Like our Facebook page and we'll share school news, chat room schedules, new course announcements, instructor articles, special offers and more!

Plus, some of the CIE instructors will be joining to write about their own areas of expertise. 

Feel free to jump in with your own perspectives too on the Electronics industry or about distance learning topics as well!

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Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools Approval

Approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools to offer postsecondary programs of electronics technology, computer technology and electronic engineering technology. Registration Certificate 70-11-0002H.


BBB Accredited Business Cleveland Institute of Electronics

Cleveland Institute of Electronics has been an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau since 1964 with an outstanding rating.

A Better Business Bureau Accredited Business rating means the Better Business Bureau has determined that the business meets accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints.