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Criminal Justice: Corrections AAS

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The Criminal Justice Corrections Associate of Applied Science degree program is designed to provide the academic and professional training necessary for careers in Corrections. The Corrections option prepares students for employment in correctional institutions or fields related to probation and parole


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Medical Administrative Specialist

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The Medical Administrative Specialist Program prepares students for work in the office of a doctor, clinic, hospital, or for employment wherever knowledge of medical terminology, professional procedures and ethics are required. It also provides excellent preparation for administrative positions in any business. The status of Certified Medical Administrative Specialist can be acquired upon completion of the required job experience and written examinations. To graduate from the program, a student must receive a grade of C or higher in all program courses.


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In person IT Support Classes

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The Computer Information Systems Computer Support Specialist Short-Term Certificate program is designed to provide a solid foundation in the fundamental skills that are generally required to analyze system requirements and design solutions or to support and manage the application of technology resources. Degree concentrations include core courses of information systems fundamentals, database systems, networking, web systems and software development. Students are also prepared to interface with users and functions as an integral part of an IT support team.


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In person Phlebotomy Classes

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The Phlebotomy Technician College Certificate program introduces students to the chief responsibilities of the position which include drawing blood and conducting other specimen collections. The phlebotomist must recognize any conditions that might alter collections, correlate types of lab tests to the written diagnosis, and communicate with both the laboratory and the patients to provide the best possible care. Graduates of the phlebotomy program will be competent in multiple skills of specimen collection, have a strong medical terminology background and possess excellent interpersonal skills.


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In person Cybersecurity Classes

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The Cybersecurity program offers a 2-year Associates in Applied Science Degree, a 1-year Certificate as well as Short-Term certificates. This program is based on the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework and provide students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of secure information technology system design, construction, and maintenance of Cyber infrastructure and systems defense. Students will utilize virtual environments, including Cybersecurity video games/simulations to demonstrate mastery of competencies, knowledge and skills, while preparing for industry recognized Cybersecurity certifications.


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In person HVAC Classes

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The Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) College Certificate programs provide an opportunity for students to develop their skills and competencies for entry-level positions in a variety of related fields. The curriculum focuses on the ability to maintain, install and repair climate control devices in residential, industrial and commercial buildings. The program provides students with training in the layout and design of cooling and heating systems, the use of the latest tools, gauges and testing equipment used in the field, troubleshooting and inspection of equipment. The program prepares students for state and local licensing exams. Students with prior HVAC training and experience may be eligible to waive certain courses.


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Pharmacy Technology certification

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The pharmacy technician’s responsibilities may include the preparation of medicines, the dispensing of medicines, transcription of physician orders, preparation of intravenous medications, and maintaining inventory and patient profiles. Pharmacy technicians working in hospitals and other medical facilities prepare a greater variety of medicat


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In person Computer Aided Design Classes

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The Computer Aided Design program provides students with career-based training in mechanical design using computer-aided drafting/design technology. To provide the necessary technical education base, the program also includes education and training in applied technical mathematics, engineering, drawing, and geometric dimensioning and tolerance skills. Basic training in computer technology is included to prepare students for the two-dimensional, three-dimensional and solid modeling computer-aided design technology in the program. All technical manufacturing and engineering design in today's high-technology business and industry uses computer-based, computer-aided design technologies that integrate the design, engineering and manufacturing design analysis, and manufacturing of complex products and product parts, subassemblies, and assemblies into a single, technically coherent process. The Computer Aided Design program provides the skills and knowledge required for entry-level employment in industrial drafting, computer-aided drafting, and mechanical design fields. Emphasis is placed on the applications, procedures and techniques of principles involved in industrial drafting and design techniques. Areas include layouts and detailing in product design, tool design, die design, machine design, and advanced computer-aided design. Laboratory work is an integral part of the program for all technical courses.


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In person Dental Assistant Classes

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The Dental Assisting College Certificate program provides students with the necessary training to perform the duties of a dental assistant, including assisting the dentist (chair side), providing patient education, performing laboratory procedures, exposing and processing x-rays and performing office management tasks such as billing and scheduling appointments. In addition, the dental assistant who becomes licensed can provide expanded functions as delegated by Michigan law. Instruction runs concurrently with the laboratory instruction throughout the program. Students gain clinical experience in clinical facilities and dental offices. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board Examination to become a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). In addition, they are eligible to take the State of Michigan’s Registered Dental Assistant Examination to become a licensed Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). The program in Dental Assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of PostSecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education.


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Practical Nursing

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This one-year program will prepare students to fulfill an immediate need in the workforce and also serve as a pathway to other medical careers. Students who enroll in the program will range from recent high school graduates to other adult individuals desiring career training. Students may come from a variety of cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds. This program provides the theory and skills necessary to assist professional health care providers in providing direct patient are. Candidates will receive training to provide care in the classroom, skills lab, community health settings and long-term facility settings. The curriculum is modeled according to the State of Michigan guidelines. PN students enrolled in this program will be expected to adhere to guidelines and standards that will help them to be successful in the work place. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to apply to the NCLEX-PN examination, the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses.


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In person Home Health Aide Classes

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The Home Health Care Technology certificate will prepare students for employment in the home health care industry. Home Health Care Aides (HHA) provide personal and homemaking services to ill, convalescing, elderly, and disabled persons and, if needed, to their families. Graduates will learn to care for clients in a holistic, respectful, and professional manner. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to properly follow directions/care plans, respect client privacy, as well as provide emotional comfort and support to diverse clients and their families. Graduates will be able to assist in client observation, ambulation, transfer, transport, personal grooming and hygiene in a safe and effective manner


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In person Medical Office Classes

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This Medical Office Specialist Certificate is a short-term program established to prepare students for employment in physician's offices, medical insurance companies and hospital offices. Some of the duties of a Medical Office Specialist include, but are not limited to, preparing patient insurance claims, processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, scheduling appointments, preparing patient files, coordinating the patient filing system, preparing medical correspondence, processing medical records, and scheduling hospital admissions.


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In person Network Administration Classes

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The Computer Information Systems Network Administrator College Certificate is designed to provide a solid foundation in the fundamental skills that are generally required to analyze system requirements and design solutions or, to support and manage the application of technology resources. The Network Administrator concentration prepares students as network systems administrators who can design, install, and support an organizations LAN (local-area network), network segment, internet, or intranet system. Network systems administrators provide day-to-day on-site administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and large corporations. WHAT DO NETWOR


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In person Certified Nursing Assistant Classes

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The Nursing Assistant Training Program is a two (2) semester Short-Term Certificate, comprised of three (3) courses that total sixteen (16) credit hours.


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Business Administration AAS

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The Business Administration Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degree programs are suitable for students presently employed in business and industry and seeking advancement, those seeking such a position immediately upon graduation and those anticipating transfer to a four-year institution. The student will complete core liberal arts and business courses. Those anticipating transfer should coordinate their studies with the transfer policies of the institutions to which they intend to transfer. In some instances, these students may find it more advantageous to pursue a more general associate degree.


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In person Software Development Classes

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The Software Development Certificate teaches students how to create applications and systems that run on a variety of devices including personal computers, mobile phones, tablets, automobiles, and other devices. The program achieves this goal by exposing students to key programming languages. The program will help students acquire key information technology skills and popular programming languages used across several industries. The program will position students to either transfer to a 4-year degree granting institution with knowledge and credits, or be employable to work in the industry.


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In person Patient Care Technician Classes

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Patient Care Technicians (PCT), (similar to nursing assistants), help provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. In nursing homes, PCTs are often the principal caregivers. They have more contact with residents than other members of the staff. Because some residents stay in a nursing home for months or years, PCTs may develop close relationships with their patients.


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Associate Degree in Nursing

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Acquiring a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse credential doesn't have to be a strenuous task when you have the right establishment guiding you. In the heart of Wayne County lies the Community College District's Northwest Campus. Known for their stellar educational support, their LVN or LPN programs provide an engaging learning environment that encourages students to reach their potential. By enrolling in one of their schedules, future nurses can look forward to a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry. Let the Northwest Campus of Wayne County Community College District be your launching pad into a career in nursing.


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About school

The Northwest Campus of Wayne County Community College District is respected for its healthcare education. Their creative, practical programs equip students with necessary skills. Learning comes from qualified professors who have significant professional exposure. High-tech simulation labs offer life-like training, multiplying clinical proficiency. They offer adaptable timing and internet-based classes for varying student requirements. Their noteworthy courses include Medical Assistance, Nursing, and Pharmacy Tech. On finishing, pupils obtain sought-after certificates propelling them into rewarding healthcare jobs. The school promotes an academically challenging and accepting atmosphere that cultivates growth and guarantees success.

In the Detroit area

8200 West Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48219