Careers Archive

President’s Welcome

As President of Mott Community College I am proud to share with you this edition of CareerFocus highlighting why Mott Community College is one of the top community colleges in our nation. Our academic and workforce programs

MCC Is An Open Enrollment Institution!

Career and Technical Education programs at Mott Community College include: Occupational Associate Degrees Accounting Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology Applied Technology Automotive Technology Baking and Pastry Arts Building and Construction Technology Business Administration Business Management Computer

Addressing Many Needs Through Early Childhood Education

Everyone wants them, and everyone needs them. Demand for trained Early Childhood Education professionals is exploding! At the national level there has been steadily growing support for early childhood education, according to Becky Garske, Coordinator of Early

New Mechatronics Certificate Targets Emerging Career Field

Electronics and Electrical Technology is integral to all areas of modern life. This translates into ever-expanding career opportunities for well-trained technicians. Mott Community College’s Electronics & Electrical Technology program has expanded to include a new Mechatronics certificate

New Degree Targets Demand for Highly Skilled Welders

Mott Community College welders are in high demand. Companies like Mott graduates, but they also need welders with next-level skills. Mott currently has a Welding Certificate Program that prepares welders in traditional structural steel plate welding.  New

Hair, Skin and Nail Care is a Growing Industry

To say that hair, nail, and skin care is a growing industry is no joke. The beauty industry is predicted to continue to experience job growth through 2024.  Carol Nielsen, Coordinator for the Cosmetology program in the

Sights Set on a Science Career? Start Here!

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers represent some of the fastest-growing career fields today, and there is no better place to lay the foundation for a career in the Physical Sciences than at Mott Community College.

Nursing Program is Better Than Ever

Mott Community College is making its outstanding Nursing Program even better. The Nursing Program in the Division of Health Sciences has transitioned to a competitive admission process – which means no wait lists for students interested in

CNA – Fast Track Into a Career

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate at Mott Community College is a fast track into a Health Care career for many, and a building block for students interested in pursuing a Nursing degree, according to Patricia Ward,

Beyond Movies: Media Arts is the Foundation of 21st Century Communications

Movie and television stars may get all the glory, but the people behind the camera make the real magic happen. And some of those magicians are Mott Community College alumni. In the increasingly far-reaching world of communication,

Sweet Success: Begins in the MCC Baking & Pastry Arts Program

The popularity of shows like Cupcake Wars and Cake Boss have changed the way we look at cakes and pastries, and what we expect from our food experiences. The Mott College Baking and Pastry Arts program is

ACHR is a Hot 21st Century Skilled Trade

It is one of those high-demand career fields that will never move offshore, according to Clark Harris, Dean of the Technology Division at Mott Community College (MCC). He is referring to Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (ACHR),

Tongue-tying Health Care Careers Have High Growth Potential

Mott Community College (MCC) has a reputation for graduating highly qualified professionals from its Registered Nursing, Nurse Aide, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs. Less well-known are the specialized

Filling the Void: Training a New Breed of Substance Abuse Counselors

The passage of the Affordable Care Act made sweeping changes to the health care environment in the United States. Those changes include mandates that insurance companies, including Medicaid, cover treatment for mental health disorders and addiction. As

Helping Students Jumpstart Their Business

The Entrepreneurship Certificate program at MCC is being re-introduced this fall with a new agenda.  The updated program is unique from other entrepreneurship certification programs because it is “launch focused – students come in with an idea

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Careers in Science are Waiting for You

Have you ever sat in a mathematics or science class wondering why you would need this information and what the course had to do with a future career? If so, you’re not alone. There is a decline

Mathematics Options at Mott Community College Where should students start? What courses should students take?

Students at Mott Community College have new options in mathematics classes which are tailored to fit the goal each student has set for their career choice or course of study.  All MCC’s graduation requirements for an Associate’s