Founded in 1982, the School was licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Education as a private vocational school on March 16, 1983.
The first full-time students were enrolled by August of 1983, and the first full-time programs started on September 12, 1983.
Bay State School of Technology was first accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (formerly the Accrediting Commission of the National Association of Trade and Technical School) on April 23, 1986. For its current accreditation status, visit the Accreditation page.
In March 1989, Bay State School of Technology began offering its Commercial Refrigeration/Air Conditionings program thereby further enhancing the course offerings of the School in response to increased industry need and student interest.
In September of 1991, Bay State School of Technology moved into new and larger facilities in Canton, MA, at 225 Turnpike Street. The new 14,354 square foot facility has enabled the School to better serve students and graduates alike.
In September of 1995, Bay State School of Technology introduced its Computer Installation and Repair Program, which was later renamed to Electronics Technician.
In May of 1997 the School name was changed from Bay State School of Appliances to Bay State School of Technology.