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Educational Programs

School of Nursing, Health Sciences
and Public Services

Do you enjoy caring for or helping others? Would you like to use your skills serving the public and creating a safer community? The programs in the School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Public Services will teach you real-world skills so you can positively impact your neighborhood, your state, your nation or the whole world. These pathways support your desire to serve others and improve health disparities and community inequities.

Choose to pursue a certificate, diploma, degree or to transfer to a four-year college or university as you focus on any one of an array of occupations ranging from health-related fields to public policy.

The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Public Services contains the following programs:

Undecided on a major?

Ask your advisor or our admissions staff about our new exploratory majors that allow you to begin making progress toward your educational goals even if you haven’t yet figured out which academic program you want to pursue.

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How innovative programs are opening pathways to good health-care jobs for inner-city youth

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"Initiatives like these are important for our region's economic success,” offers Eric Muschler, program officer at the McKnight Foundation, which helps fund both programs. “We're heading toward a labor shortage over the next 15 years as baby boomers retire, so training qualified workers in competitive sectors is crucial to the region's future.”

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MCTC’s Health programs will help you join the growing healthcare industry. Our programs provide hands-on training from experienced instructors, giving you the skills you need to succeed in these fields.

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