MLK Day: Monday, January 20, 2020
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, classes are cancelled and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020. We encourage you to use the holiday to learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Here are a few resources to check out:
- “What to Know about Dr. Martin Luther King Day,” Time Magazine (video and article)
- Watch Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech
- “Ten ‘Must Watch’ Black History Documentaries,” PBS
Students and Staff Speak with Amor 106.7 and Entre Cafe y Cafe
Students and staff stopped by Amor 106.7’s students on January 15 to speak with Entre Cafe y Cafe with Vicky. They talked about how Midwestern Career College’s programs can help you change your life in this new year. Watch the video here (in Spanish).
CAAHEP Accredits MCC Surgical Technology Program
In November, Midwestern Career College achieved the gold standard for its Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology—accreditation by CAAHEP, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org). Graduates are eligible to take the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting national Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination. With this certification, the demand for MCC graduates from hospitals and surgical centers should increase dramatically, making them highly competitive in the marketplace. Learn more.
Winter 2020 Enrollment Now Open
A Message from an MCC Grad: “Everyone Helped Me in a Big Way”
A Message from an MCC Grad: “It Was a Perfect Fit for Me”
A Message from an MCC Grad: “Others Weren’t Exposed to Dialysis Like We Were”
A Message from an MCC Grad: “Hired Before I Graduated”
A Message from an MCC Grad: “It’s Never Too Late”
Student Success Stories
Using the tools provided to me by Midwestern Career College, I have accomplished things in my field that were beyond any of my expectations. Now I’m returning to Midwestern to continue my education. I know that the courses offered will be in arranged in a way that’s easy to understand and succeed in, both in and outside the classroom. – Venessa Gonzalez, Sonography Technician
I studied in MCC’s Vocational English as a Second Language program prior to being accepted at University of Illinois Chicago’s master of arts program in public health. MCC’s Vocational English as a Second Language program has devoted, knowledgeable teachers who challenge students and encourage you to work harder. The program has flexible schedules that I really appreciated. – Carla Pinto, MD
I loved MCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology program. It challenged me to expand my mind, to think outside the box and to grow my potential. By studying MRI technology, I’m now able to help people who are sick, to see what’s going on inside their bodies, and to have a positive impact on their well-being. – Devonna Taylor, MRI Technologist
Being a student at MCC filled me with knowledge, intelligence and skills I needed to start my career as a medical assistant. — Suhi Garcia, Medical Assisting, Certified for Phlebotomy
ARRT Recognition for MRI and Sonography Programs
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) recognizes Midwestern Career College’s Associate of Applied Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology and Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs as approved educational programs for ARRT’s magnetic resonance imaging and sonography certification and registration respectively. Find MCC on the ARRT website here.
Looking to Start a Career in Healthcare?
Are you considering becoming a CNA, phlebotomist, home health aide or caregiver? These short programs can be a great foot in the door to a healthcare career. But you can advance your career faster by becoming a medical assistant or dialysis tech. We’re now enrolling for summer and fall 2019. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
In February 2018, Midwestern Career College signed a clinical affiliation agreement with Fresenius Medical Care, a premier dialysis provider. Covering 285 Fresenius locations in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, this agreement will enable MCC students to utilize their clinical skills as dialysis technologists in a real-world environment. Read more
Midwestern Career College is proud that it has earned the 2019 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs℠, and Military Spouse. Read more