Education Archive

President’s Welcome

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

MCC Automotive Program is Road to a High-Demand STEM Career

Mott Community College’s Automotive Technology program has joined the network of Fiat Chrysler-certified technical training school sites nationwide. Classes began in the winter 2017 semester and three students are currently placed at Chrysler dealerships in Southeast Michigan

New MCC Degree Program Preps Students for Growing Fitness Industry

MCC is pumping up its degree programs in Health Sciences with a new Associate of Applied Science degree for Health and Fitness Professionals. “It is a growing field,” said Nicholas Rethman, Coordinator of Physical Education for the

Beyond the Map – Geography in the 21st Century

Geographic Information Systems, or GIS technology is everywhere. You use it every time you play Pokémon or check the weather on your phone. Beyond your cell phone, GIS technology is embedded in many career fields, including agriculture

Writing Skills are More Important Than Ever in the Job Market

When it comes to must-haves that employers look for, there are few skills as important, and as frequently undervalued by applicants, as effective writing and communication. According to a TIME magazine article on how writing can help

Online Programs at MCC

Fall 2017 is an exciting time at MCC—the College will launch three fully online programs in Computer Information Systems, Early Childhood Education, and Accounting. The programs, all Associate’s degrees, mark a new direction for the College.  While

Research Experiences Are Elemental Part of Science Education

Science-related careers in the 21st Century require more than just theoretical understanding of the topic. Now graduate schools and employers expect students to have the hands-on experience that comes from doing scientific research. To give Science majors

Welding – a Fast-Track to a Career

For those looking for a good career and good salary, welding should be an option.  According to the American Welding Society (AWS), “the welding world is growing at an exponential rate.” Salaries are good, with the Bureau

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

Find Your Place in the World

Whether it’s a big corporation or the locally-owned shop around the corner, more and more business takes place on a global scale. Employers are looking for employees with intercultural skills and cross-cultural understanding. Mott Community College’s International

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,

Sign Posts on the Path to Excellence

MCC’s Foreign Languages Lab, Gorman Study Center, Writing Center & Math Empowerment Center Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Mott Community College has built-in support services to help students succeed academically so they can achieve their career