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Dental Assistant II Expanded Function (GCC)


Purpose This program is being provided through an innovative, cooperative agreement with Germanna Community College.  Germanna Community College offers a Career Studies Certificate in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting.  The program consists of a combination of traditional and clinical learning modalities.  The curriculum is designed to prepare certified dental assistants and registered dental hygienists to serve… Continue Reading Dental Assistant II Expanded Function (GCC)

Dental DA II

September 30, 2022


Dental Assistant II Expanded Function (GCC)


Purpose This program is being provided through an innovative, cooperative agreement with Germanna Community College.  Germanna Community College offers a Career Studies Certificate in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting.  The program consists of a combination of traditional and clinical learning modalities.  The curriculum is designed to prepare certified dental assistants to serve in a dynamic and… Continue Reading Dental Assistant II Expanded Function (GCC)

September 28, 2022


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September 13, 2022


Health Information Technology Analyst


Purpose: Big data analytics is transforming the way many organizations do business in dozens of industries. But the impact is most profound in the field of medicine, where an advanced health information technology analyst has the potential to revolutionize patient care. The Health IT Analyst provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills required… Continue Reading Health Information Technology Analyst

Health Data Analyst

August 9, 2022


sUAS Operations Technician Technical Studies


Purpose Develop a highly trained and skilled drone-operator workforce to support the emerging drone industry in the counties served by Mountain Empire Community College by providing industry driven and developed Unmanned System’s training targeted directly toward the nascent industry adopters: Police, EMS, Agriculture, Infrastructure Inspection, Emergency Response, Real Estate, Tourism/Videography, and Delivery. Program Learning Outcomes … Continue Reading sUAS Operations Technician Technical Studies

sUAS OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN TECHNICAL

June 11, 2020


Smart Farming II


Purpose The Smart Farming Career Studies II is designed to further improve the region’s agricultural productivity by preparing agricultural producers to implement the use of drones, robots, and/or remote sensors. Enabling them to obtain data for better controlling crop growth, preventing losses caused by adverse weather conditions or infectious pests and thus, facilitating the return… Continue Reading Smart Farming II

Smart Farming II


Smart Farming I


Purpose The Smart Farming Career studies I is designed to improve the regions agriculture productivity by introducing agricultural producers to IoT technologies, such as drones and remote sensors, and by training them to better understand the environmental factors that influence plant growth and soil fertility. Program Learning Outcomes  Upon successful completion, students will be able… Continue Reading Smart Farming I

Smart Farming


Welding Operator II


Purpose The Welding operator career studies certificate in Welding is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Technical courses and shop experience comprise the program. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Follow industry safety practices Cut metals using (oxyfuel and plasma arc)… Continue Reading Welding Operator II

Welding Operator

June 4, 2020


Supervisor Training and Development


Purpose The purpose of the Supervisor Training and Development Career Studies Certificate Program is to assist students with acquiring the skills necessary to gain employment as first-line supervisors and managers. Therefore, the student will demonstrate his or her ability to plan and direct the work of the organization, evaluate the work of subordinates, assist with… Continue Reading Supervisor Training and Development

Supervisor Training and Development

June 1, 2020


Mechatronics Technology


Purpose The Mechatronics Technology career studies program is designed to provide the job skills necessary for employment as an entry level mechatronics technician. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Practice industry recognized safety practices and guidelines, including the use of personal protective equipment in an industrial operating environment.  Interpret drawings,… Continue Reading Mechatronics Technology

Mechatronics Program



Dental Assistant


Purpose Provide students with the theory, skills, laboratory and clinical experience to perform as entry-level dental assistants. Prepare students for employment in dental offices, hospitals, corporations, specialty dental clinics and the public health setting. Prepare students for the Dental Assistant National Board certification exams. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to:… Continue Reading Dental Assistant

June 26, 2019


Tradesman Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Courses


Purpose Tradesman CEU courses in Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC and Gas Fitters are offered on campus and online.

Tradesman Continuing Education Unit Courses

June 22, 2018


Pharmacy Technician


Purpose Mountain Empire Community College offers Pharmacy Technician Continuing Education Courses. The courses are designed to enable technicians to identify and describe significant federal legislation affecting pharmacy practice; identify and describe significant federal and state governing bodies affecting pharmacy; specify the duties that may legally be performed by pharmacy technicians; provide an overview of the… Continue Reading Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician


Commercial Driver’s License


Purpose Graduates of this four week training program will have the knowledge and skills to become Class “A” CDL licensed drivers qualified to drive long distances, regionally or locally. Requires DMV Learners Permit Test, State Road Test, and DOT physical.

Commercial Driver's License


Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)


Purpose Develop a highly trained and skilled drone-operator workforce to support the emerging drone industry in the counties served by Mountain Empire Community College by providing industry driven and developed Unmanned System’s training targeted directly toward the nascent industry adopters: Police, EMS, Agriculture, Infrastructure Inspection, Emergency Response, Real Estate, Tourism/Videography, and Delivery. Program Learning Outcomes … Continue Reading Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Unmanned Aerial Systems



Sports Medicine Assistant


Purpose Provide students with theory and laboratory experience desired for coaching, athletic, and personal training activities.  Provide students with a credential to supplement applications to competitive physician assistant, athletic trainer, and sports medicine programs. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Demonstrate workplace readiness skills.  Obtain first aid and CPR certification. … Continue Reading Sports Medicine Assistant

Sports Medicine Assistant

June 18, 2018




University/College Transfer


Purpose The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will… Continue Reading University/College Transfer

General Studies

October 31, 2017


Uniform Certificate of General Studies


Purpose The General Education certificate is designed as an intermediate step on the student’s progress toward a two or four year degree. This certificate is awarded as recognition of completion of a core of specified requirements in the associate degree program. The associate degree is the gateway for transfer to a senior institution through one… Continue Reading Uniform Certificate of General Studies

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3D Design


Purpose Classes offered in the 3D Design Technology program will introduce you to design techniques that will prepare you to work in engineering technology fields. All of the courses taken are in the computer-aided drafting and design curriculum. Students will take courses in related areas only. MECC utilizes CADD operations extensively. 3D software programs are… Continue Reading 3D Design

3D Design

October 24, 2017


Science – Engineering Specialization


Purpose The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will… Continue Reading Science – Engineering Specialization

March 30, 2017


Science


Purpose The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will… Continue Reading Science

Science


Software Development II


Purpose The Software Development II Career Studies Certificate is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as software developers who can create and test business-oriented software applications.  The curriculum includes general and specialized computer courses in advanced level programming with an emphasis on systems analysis and project integration.  Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion,… Continue Reading Software Development II

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Software Development I


Purpose The Software Development I Career Studies Certificate is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as software developers who can create and test business-oriented software applications. The curriculum includes general and specialized computer courses focusing on programming and database applications. This certificate includes both classroom and lab instruction. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful… Continue Reading Software Development I

Software Development 1


General Studies – Software Engineering Specialization


Purpose The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will… Continue Reading General Studies – Software Engineering Specialization

General Studies Software Engineering Specialization



Computer Software Specialist — Mobile Application Development


Purpose The Computer Software Specialist – Mobile Application Development Career Studies Certificate is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as mobile application developers who can create and test business-oriented software applications.  The curriculum consists of general and specialized computer courses with an emphasis in mobile programming. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students… Continue Reading Computer Software Specialist — Mobile Application Development

Mobile Application Development


Computer Software Specialist


Purpose The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Computer Software Specialist is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as computer professionals trained in a variety of cutting-edge software packages. General and specialized computer courses with an emphasis in programming and database applications are complemented by general education courses. Students will participate in… Continue Reading Computer Software Specialist

Computer Software Specialist


Computer Networking Technology


Purpose The Computer Networking Technology student will take course work in network infrastructure and internet-working devices, network operating systems and network management. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Analyze, design and document computer network specifications to meet client needs. Install and troubleshoot desktop, server, and infrastructure hardware. Install, configure, and… Continue Reading Computer Networking Technology

Computer Networking Technology


Police Science


Purpose The Police Science degree is to prepare individuals for careers in the criminal justice and related occupations. It is not designed to train for any specialty, but rather to provide a broad foundation, which will prepare students to enter any of the many criminal justice fields. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will… Continue Reading Police Science

Police Science


Law Enforcement Management and Supervision


Purpose The career studies certificate in Law Enforcement Management and Supervision is designed for individuals in management and leadership positions in criminal justice and Law Enforcement occupations. It focuses on critical problem solving and ethics and leadership skills. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance… Continue Reading Law Enforcement Management and Supervision

Law Enforcement Management and Supervision


Corrections Management and Supervision


Purpose The career studies certificate in Corrections Management and Supervision is designed for individuals in management and leadership positions in criminal justice and Corrections occupations. It focuses on critical problem solving and ethics and leadership skills Program Learning Outcomes Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes… Continue Reading Corrections Management and Supervision

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Welding Operator I


Purpose The Welding operator career studies certificate in Welding is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Technical courses and shop experience comprise the program. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Follow industry safety practices Cut metals using (oxyfuel and plasma arc)… Continue Reading Welding Operator I

Welding Operator


Welding (Certificate)


Purpose The certificate in Welding is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Technical courses and shop experience comprise the majority of the program. The remaining courses are in related subjects and general education. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Follow industry… Continue Reading Welding (Certificate)

Welding Certificate


Technical Studies Welding


Purpose Graduates of the Technical Studies Welding program are trained in the job skills necessary to enter employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum.  Course work includes a strong emphasis in welding technology with related courses in computer applications, quality control, teamwork, and communication. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will… Continue Reading Technical Studies Welding

Technical Studies Welding


Machinery Maintenance


Purpose The Machinery Maintenance career studies program is designed to provide the job skills necessary for employment as an entry level industrial Maintenance. This program is designed to be flexible and meet industry needs as they arise.   Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Practice industry recognized safety practices and… Continue Reading Machinery Maintenance

Machinery Maintenance


Industrial Maintenance


Purpose The Industrial Maintenance Certificate Program is intended to meet the increasingly sophisticated maintenance needs of institutions, businesses, and industries. As systems become more computerized and complex, new maintenance skills are needed to keep machines at peak performance. With a broad-based approach touching on a cross-section of technical skills, the Industrial Maintenance Certificate Program provides… Continue Reading Industrial Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance


Energy Technology Electrical Specialization


Purpose Graduates of the Energy Technology Electrical Specialization program are trained in the job skills necessary for employment as an entry level electrician in both commercial and residential fields. Course work includes a strong emphasis in electrical technology with related courses in computer applications, quality control, teamwork and communication. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion,… Continue Reading Energy Technology Electrical Specialization

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Computerized Manufacturing Technology


Purpose The Manufacturing Technology major is a broad-based curriculum that prepares students for a variety of technical positions within a manufacturing company. The company that hires the graduate, teaches the special skills and knowledge needed to be successful within the company. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Practice industry recognized… Continue Reading Computerized Manufacturing Technology

Computerized Manufacturing Technology


Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Mapping Specialization


Purpose Classes offered in the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology major program will introduce you to architectural and mechanical design that will prepare you to work as a drafts person. Approximately one-half of the courses taken are in drafting and design technology. Students will also take courses in related areas and general education. MECC utilizes… Continue Reading Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Mapping Specialization

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design


Chemical Process Operator


Purpose This program is designed to provide basic skills to qualify graduates for entry level jobs as chemical operators.  Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to:  Practice industry recognized safety practices and guidelines, including the use of personal protective equipment in an industrial operating environment. Use precision measuring equipment. Operate and… Continue Reading Chemical Process Operator

Chemical Process Operator




Physical Therapy Assistant (WCC)


Purpose The two-year program is designed to prepare the student with the philosophical, theoretical, and clinical knowledge to become a trained technical health care worker who can assist the physical therapist in meeting the physical therapy needs of the public. These needs include, but are not limited to, improving patient mobility, relieving pain, lessening the… Continue Reading Physical Therapy Assistant (WCC)

Physical Therapy Assistant



Occupational Therapy Assistant (SWCC)


Purpose Graduates of the program are prepared to qualify as contributing members of the health care team who will care for patients under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist. The goals of the occupational therapy team are to develop, restore, or maintain adaptive skills in individuals whose abilities to cope with daily living are… Continue Reading Occupational Therapy Assistant (SWCC)

Occupational Therapy Assistant






Nursing Assistant


Purpose Provide students with theory and laboratory experience required for employment in acute care, long-term care, and assisted living healthcare institutions. Prepare students to take the Virginia Board of Nursing Certified Nurse Aide exams. Provide employers with competent, entry-level CNAs. Program Learning Outcomes Students who complete this program can: Assist professional health care providers in… Continue Reading Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant




Health Sciences


Purpose The Health Sciences Career Studies Certificate is designed for students preparing for admission through a selective/ competitive process to a healthcare certificate or degree program. Although some courses are standard, each track will differ to some degree. Students are encouraged to work closely with their assigned advisor to prepare the strongest program application. The… Continue Reading Health Sciences

Health Sciences







Water Plant Operator


Purpose This program is intended for apprentices in wastewater plants. See faculty advisor for additional information. To view additional details regarding the Water/Wastewater program, visit water.mecc.edu. Program Learning Outcomes  Upon successful completion, students will be able to:  Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in an entry-level position in a water/wastewater treatment facility. Become… Continue Reading Water Plant Operator

Water Plant Operator


Wastewater Plant Operator


Purpose This program is intended for apprentices in wastewater plants. See faculty advisor for additional information or visit water.mecc.edu. Program Learning Outcomes  Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in an entry-level position in a water/wastewater treatment facility. Become knowledgeable about processes and equipment used in… Continue Reading Wastewater Plant Operator

Wastewater Plant Operator


Forest Science


Purpose Forest Science students will take course work from a wide array of natural resource offerings.  This will prepare the student to work in all phases of forest science from monitoring, managing, and protecting forest areas, harvesting timber, and producing primary and secondary wood products. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able… Continue Reading Forest Science

forest-science


Environmental Science Water/Wastewater Specialization


Purpose The Water/Wastewater Major student will take course work from a wide array of natural resource offerings.  These courses stress the practical application of scientific principles to the treatment of water for human consumption and for protection of water resources. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Possess the knowledge and… Continue Reading Environmental Science Water/Wastewater Specialization

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Environmental Science


Purpose The Environmental Science student will take course work from a wide array of natural resource offerings.  This will prepare the student to work in all areas of environmental science related jobs. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to:  Understand the natural environment and its relationships with human activities. Characterize and… Continue Reading Environmental Science

environmental-science


Geographic Information Systems


Purpose Classes offered in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program will provide a hands-on approach to education that will prepare you to work with GIS in the field. The program will prepare you to address advanced topics in problem solving, decision-making, modeling, programming, and data management, using 2D and 3D data. Program Learning Outcomes Upon… Continue Reading Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems


Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology


Purpose Classes offered in the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology major program will introduce you to architectural and mechanical design that will prepare you to work as a drafts person. Approximately one-half of the courses taken are in drafting and design technology. Students will also take courses in related areas and general education. MECC utilizes… Continue Reading Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology


Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Mapping Specialization


Purpose Classes offered in the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology major program will introduce you to architectural and mechanical design that will prepare you to work as a drafts person. Approximately one-half of the courses taken are in drafting and design technology. Students will also take courses in related areas and general education. MECC utilizes… Continue Reading Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Mapping Specialization

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design


Pre-Teacher Education


Purpose The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will… Continue Reading Pre-Teacher Education

Pre-Teacher



Childhood Development – Early Childhood


Purpose This program is designed as an introduction to the field.  The curriculum is designed to provide entry-level competencies documented by Virginia’s Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals. These competencies include health, safety and nutrition, understanding child growth and development, appropriate child observation and assessment, partnering with families and community, learning environment, effective interactions, program management,… Continue Reading Childhood Development – Early Childhood

Childhood Development - Early Childhood






Building Construction – Electrical Emphasis


Purpose The Building Construction Electrical program is designed to provide the job skills necessary for employment as an entry level electrical technician. Special emphasis is placed upon the installation and repairing of residential electrical distribution Systems. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:  Demonstrate the knowledge of safe… Continue Reading Building Construction – Electrical Emphasis

Construction Electrical


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (Certificate)


Purpose The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program is designed to provide the job skills necessary for employment a beginning electrician or as a HVAC service technician. Special emphasis is placed upon the installation and repairing of residential and commercial air conditioning units. The program is offered during the day and on a part time basis… Continue Reading Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (Certificate)

AC / Refrigeration Repair


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration


Purpose The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Career Studies Certificate is designed to provide the job skills necessary for employment aa an entry level HVAC service technician. Special emphasis is placed upon the installation and repairing of residential and commercial air conditioning units. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Follow industry… Continue Reading Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

AC / Refrigeration Repair


Small Business Management


Purpose The Small Business Management Career Studies Certificate provides training in the effective and efficient management and operation of a small business. The curriculum includes coursework in accounting, management, marketing, and finance. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance,… Continue Reading Small Business Management

Small Business Management


Real Estate


Purpose The Real Estate Career Studies certificate is designed to provide a high quality, cost effective, accessible education, to those seeking to enter the real estate business, and to those who are seeking licensure as a real estate agent. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Understand common types of real… Continue Reading Real Estate

Real Estate


Management


Purpose The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Management prepares students for employment in entry-level management positions. Business managers are essential to all organizations. Managers plan, organize, lead, and control activities to effectively and efficiently accomplish organizational goals. The successful manager has excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrates team-building and leadership abilities; exercises initiative, self-discipline,… Continue Reading Management

Management


Paralegal Studies


Purpose The Paralegal Studies Degree is designed to prepare individuals to work in a legal office environment. The program provides training in the general processes of American law and the knowledge/skills to perform specific legal tasks under the supervision of an attorney. In addition, the program helps prepare individuals for paralegal certification exams. Program Learning… Continue Reading Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies


Legal Office Assisting


Purpose The Legal Office Assisting Certificate is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in a legal office setting. Students will gain basic skills in word processing, telephone reception, ethics, and professionalism. Specialized legal courses are complemented by several general education courses. The Legal Office Assisting Certificate is a milestone for students who plan… Continue Reading Legal Office Assisting

Legal Office Assisting


Clerical Assistant


Purpose The Clerical Assistant Certificate is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level responsibilities in universal office environments. Emphasis is placed on developing skills such as receiving visitors, filing, telephone etiquette, scheduling appointments, maintaining records, software applications, editing and proofreading documents along with contemporary office procedures. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able… Continue Reading Clerical Assistant

Clerical Assistant


Business Administration


Purpose The Associate of Arts & Sciences degree programs are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program. The courses in this program are specifically selected for ease of transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Following the prescribed coursework in this program will… Continue Reading Business Administration

Business Administration


Administrative Support Technology


Purpose The Administrative Support Technology major is designed to prepare individuals for positions in an office and/or to update skills of office workers. The program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for effective job performance in office administrative support positions. In addition, the program helps prepare individuals for MCAS (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist) and CAP… Continue Reading Administrative Support Technology

Admin Support


Old Time Music


Purpose The purpose of the Career Studies Certificate in Old Time Music is to allow students to expand or enhance their knowledge and performance skills in cultural heritage music and explore this field as a career option. This certificate is not intended for transfer. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to:… Continue Reading Old Time Music

Old Time Music

March 28, 2017


Medical Office Coding and Procedures


Purpose The Medical Office Coding & Procedures certificate is designed to provide entry-level skills for individuals preparing for employment in the health care industry as medical coders, medical office assistant, medical secretaries, insurance billing specialist, or medical records technicians.  The curriculum provides basics in medical, diagnostic and procedural terminology and coding, medical office procedures and… Continue Reading Medical Office Coding and Procedures

Medical Office Coding and Procedures


Clinical Research Coordinator


Purpose The Clinical Research Coordinator Certificate is designed to provide entry-level specialization in the clinical trial operations. The Clinical Research Coordinator supports, facilitates and coordinates clinical trial activities and plays a critical role in managing the clinical trial. The curriculum provides introduction to clinical trials in phases 1-5, obtaining informed consent, educating the patient on… Continue Reading Clinical Research Coordinator

Clinical Research Coordinator


Medical Records Technician


Purpose This career studies certificate prepares individuals for entry-level responsibilities in the medical records/healthcare environment. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in accurately compiling and maintaining medical records of patients, reviewing medical records for completeness, using patient accounting and application software. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to: Understand the definition,… Continue Reading Medical Records Technician

Medical Records Technician


Medical Receptionist


Purpose The Medical Receptionist Career Studies Certificate prepares individuals for entry-level responsibilities in the health care environment. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in transcribing and interpreting the physician’s dictation into diagnostic test results, operative reports, referral letters, and other medical documents; greeting and scheduling patients and visitors, using patient accounting software for patient record… Continue Reading Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist and Transcriptionist


Pharmacy Technician


Purpose Provide students with advanced theory and laboratory experience required for employment in acute care and retail pharmacies. Prepare students to take the national PTCB certification exam. Provide employers with competent, entry-level pharmacy technicians. Provide students with exposure to the latest technology and devices being used. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be… Continue Reading Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician


Health Information Management


Purpose The Health Information Management (HIM) degree provides students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of specialized duties in a non-clinical healthcare setting. Graduates may seek positions as medical records technicians, coders, health information specialists, and similar designations. Program Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion, students will be able to:… Continue Reading Health Information Management

Health Information Management


Administrative Support Technology – Medical Office Specialist


Purpose The Medical Office Specialist program is designed to prepare individuals for administrative support positions in medical offices. Individuals currently employed in medical office positions will also benefit from the program. The program includes courses that provide the knowledge and skills necessary for effective job performance in entry-level medical office administrative support positions. Program Learning… Continue Reading Administrative Support Technology – Medical Office Specialist

Medical Office Support


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