Universal Technical Institute is a provider of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians throughout the United States. Through its campus-based school system, Universal Technical Institute provides specialized technical education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute. Each UTI school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, also known as the ACCSCT. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The company has an institution located in Phoenix, and employs nearly 2,300 people.