This is a full-time, face-to-face program. Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) work in a fast-paced environment where technical and scientific responsibilities are matched by a real need for human relations skills. They are involved in a wide range of life-supporting and life-saving activities. RCPs provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment to patients suffering from heart and lung disorders. They administer life supporting therapies such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, oxygen and inhaled drug therapy, and mechanical ventilation to the adult, pediatric and newborn intensive care units. If you enjoy science and helping people let the Respiratory Therapy Program prepare you for this dynamic health career in medicine.
CAD (Computer Aided Design) and CNC (Computer Numeric Controlled) programming/machining are separate skilled areas of applied technology. Join the two and you have a new hybrid program that aims to foster the development flexible, multiple skilled manufacturing workers.
Programmer, Engineer, Manual Machine Operator; CNC Operator; Set-Up Machinist, Machine Repair, Maintenance Machinist, Maintenance Specialist, Tool Room Machinist.
Students receiving an AAS Degree in Software Development become familiar with several programming languages and develop procedural, object-oriented, and web applications. This degree prepares students for entry-level positions as programmers and developers. Transfer-oriented students interested in working with computers should consult with a counselor.
The MCC Nursing Program offers a career ladder nursing curriculum consisting of the practical nurse diploma and the Associate Degree in Applied Science Nursing (AAS) with the opportunity to enroll concurrently in the Michigan State University or Grand Valley University Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs. (Please contact either university directly for more information on the concurrent programs.) Students who successfully complete the Practical Nurse Diploma will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Students who successfully complete the Associate in Applied Science Nursing (AAS) degree will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN).
MCC Nursing Program admission is based on a first come, first served basis; once the entry requirements have been met, the applicant will be placed on the “Waitlist”. Students are guaranteed a seat once one is available unlike other programs with competitive admissions. Licensed Practical Nurses and other individuals with prior nursing education are afforded the opportunity to enter into the curriculum with advanced placement. Students seeking an Associate in Applied Science Nursing (AAS) Nursing who have previously obtained the LPN or LVN licensure must possess an unencumbered license and current work experience and must apply for Credit for Industry Recognized Credentials (https://www.muskegoncc.edu/academic-affairs/credit-for-industry-recognized-credentials/).
The MCC Nursing Program is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing to provide a program of nursing education leading to the diploma in Practical Nursing and an Associate Degree in Nursing. The MCC Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This program prepares you to take the NCLEX exam in the State of Michigan. Graduates who intend on practicing in another state should review that state’s requirements for licensure at https://www.ncsbn.org/14730.htm.
The following program is not designed for the student wishing to transfer to a four-year institution. Any student desiring to pursue a transfer program in business should consult with a counselor. The Management Program focuses on Management Development and Supervision. The program is designed to develop knowledge, attitudes, experience, and leadership skills, which will enable graduates to function in positions as supervisors or managers in business and industry.
The MCC Criminal Justice Corrections Certificate is designed to include the five classes that are required by the Michigan Correctional Training Council. The MI Correctional Training Council states that these classes must be taken in order to qualify for employment with the Michigan Department of Corrections. Each of these classes must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0 GPA) in order to get the certificate and qualify for MDOC employment..
The following certificate is designed to provide training to meet entry level positions in a medical office administrative position. Job titles include medical receptionist, registration clerk, scheduling clerk, business office coordinator, and patient access representative. Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to successfully recognize the importance of safeguarding confidentiality as it relates to medical/legal, professional and bio-ethical standards and laws, define and use terms related to the administrative medical office; and operate basic computer systems/software.
Medical Administrative Assistants manage the front desk and office side of the medical practice. Job duties may include checking patients in and out at the front desk, answering the telephone, scheduling patients for appointments, compiling medical records and charts, using computer software, and maintaining supplies for the office.
This certificate is not designed for the student planning to transfer to a four-year institution. Any student desiring to pursue a transfer program in business should consult with a counselor.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) license program at Muskegon Community College, at the Main Campus, is designed to prepare students for careers in practical nursing. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum with classroom instruction, clinical experience, and hands-on training in essential nursing skills. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) and become licensed as LVNs or LPNs.
The Commercial Driver's License Class A (CDL-A) program at Muskegon Community College - Main Campus is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles. The program includes both classroom instruction and hands-on training, which takes place both on campus and off-site. Graduates of the program are well-prepared to take the CDL-A licensing exam and begin a rewarding career in the transportation industry.
Muskegon Community College's Welding certification program at the Main Campus is a comprehensive program designed to prepare students for successful welding careers. Students will learn welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, and Stick welding as well as blueprint reading, welding metallurgy and more. The program is taught by experienced welding professionals and offers state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to ensure students receive the best training possible.
The Medical Assistant certification program at Muskegon Community College - Main Campus is designed to prepare students for the workforce by providing them with hands-on clinical and administrative training. The program covers a range of topics from anatomy and physiology to pharmacology and medical coding, and students have the opportunity to practice in a simulated clinical setting. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to take the Certified Medical Assistant exam and start their careers in healthcare.
The Cisco CCNA certification program at Muskegon Community College's Main Campus prepares students for entry-level networking jobs. The program covers networking fundamentals, switching and routing technologies, IP addressing, network security, and more. Students gain hands-on experience with Cisco equipment, which prepares them for the CCNA certification exam.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class offered by Muskegon Community College - Main Campus (MCC - Main) located in Muskegon, MI is designed to teach students the necessary skills and knowledge to provide quality care to patients in a variety of health care settings. This six-week course includes classroom and clinical instruction to help students prepare for the Michigan Nurse Aide Competency Exam, and provides them with the opportunity to gain real-world experience in the field. Upon successful
Muskegon Community College - Main Campus is located in Muskegon, MI and offers a variety of programs, such as Certified Nursing Assistant. It is directed by David Rule, who has been with the college since 2009. The college is dedicated to providing high quality education and career training opportunities for its students.
221 S Quaterline Road, Muskegon, MI 49442