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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Service Technology Automatic Transmissions Specialty Certificate

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These certificates will prepare students for a career in the automotive service industry. Areas include specialties in Brakes, Electrical Systems, Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Suspension & Steering, and Automatic Transmissions.

Upon completion of a given certificate’s requirements, students will graduate with a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in that specialty area.

Automotive Service Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only. Contact the Edwards campus for more information.

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Automotive Service Technology Automotive Electrical Systems Specialty Certificate

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These certificates will prepare students for a career in the automotive service industry. Areas include specialties in Brakes, Electrical Systems, Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Suspension & Steering, and Automatic Transmissions.

Upon completion of a given certificate’s requirements, students will graduate with a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in that specialty area.

Automotive Service Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only. Contact the Edwards campus for more information.

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Automotive Service Technology Engine Repair Specialty Certificate

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These certificates will prepare students for a career in the automotive service industry. Areas include specialties in Brakes, Electrical Systems, Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Suspension & Steering, and Automatic Transmissions.

Upon completion of a given certificate’s requirements, students will graduate with a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in that specialty area.

Automotive Service Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only. Contact the Edwards campus for more information.

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Automotive Service Technology Heating and Air Conditioning Specialty Certificate

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These certificates will prepare students for a career in the automotive service industry. Areas include specialties in Brakes, Electrical Systems, Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Suspension & Steering, and Automatic Transmissions.
Upon completion of a given certificate’s requirements, students will graduate with a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in that specialty area.
Automotive Service Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only. Contact the Edwards campus for more information.

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Automotive Service Technology Suspension and Steering Specialty Certificate

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These certificates will prepare students for a career in the automotive service industry. Areas include specialties in Brakes, Electrical Systems, Automotive Facility Operations & Vehicle Maintenance, Engine Repair, Heating & Air Conditioning, Suspension & Steering, and Automatic Transmissions.
Upon completion of a given certificate’s requirements, students will graduate with a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in that specialty area.
Automotive Service Technology is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only. Contact the Edwards campus for more information.

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Construction Industry

Welder

Basic Welding and Cutting Certificate

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This certificate is designed to provide the skills necessary for the student to successfully enter the welding field. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Basic Welding and Cutting. The Basic Welding and Cutting certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Rifle.

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Pipe Welding Certificate

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Advanced welders will gain a better understanding of welding techniques and refine their skills within the welding industry. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Pipe Welding. The Pipe Welding certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle for Concurrent Enrollment Program Act (CEPA) students only.

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Welding Design and Fabrication Certificate

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This certificate program develops advanced welding and associated skills in the use of drawings and blueprints in planning as well as design and layout projects. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Welding Design and Fabrication. This certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Rifle.

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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Foundations of Geographic Information Systems Certificate

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At Colorado Mountain College, you will have the unique opportunity to work with our community partners on real-world projects, building your personal GIS portfolio in the process. From environmental reclamation to county planning and beyond, you'll get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art GPS hardware and the latest GIS software.

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Geographic Information Systems Certificate

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At Colorado Mountain College, you will have the unique opportunity to work with our community partners on real-world projects, building your personal GIS portfolio in the process. From environmental reclamation to county planning and beyond, you'll get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art GPS hardware and the latest GIS software.

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Information Technology Industry

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

CISCO Certified Network Associate Certificate

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This computer technology program prepares students to design, build and maintain networks capable of supporting national and global organizations. Coursework covers a complete array of basic through advanced networking concepts ranging from pulling cable through such complex concepts as subnet masking rules and strategies. For a job or career in computers, this certification is key.

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Information Technology Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and Certificates of Occupational Proficiency are designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Students pursuing this degree will receive training through classroom and hands-on activities to acquire the knowledge of how to build, maintain, secure, and troubleshoot PCs, servers, LANs, and WANs. Additionally, courses provide students with the necessary skills and preparation to pass specific IT industry certifications such as: Comp TIA: A+, Net+, Security+, Server+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Cisco: CCNA

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Information Technology: Network + Certificate

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This certificate provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand, identify, and perform tasks involved in implementing and supporting a network. This coursework will prepare students to take the Network+ industry exam. The Network+ certificate is available at Colorado Mountain College locations in Aspen, Breckenridge, Carbondale, Dillon, Glenwood Springs, Leadville, Rifle, Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Valley at Edwards ; however, not all courses are offered in a live mode at all campuses.

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Information Technology: Server+ Certificate

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This certificate introduces multi-use, multitasking network operating systems. This program focuses on the characteristics of the MS Server environment and explores a variety of topics including installation procedures, security issues, back-up procedures, and remote access. The program prepares students for the CompTIA Server+ certification, which is recognized by the IT industry to prove competency in server support. CompTIA Server+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification for technical support professionals. CompTIA Server+ certifies the technical knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot, and support server hardware and software technologies. The exam covers virtualization, disaster recovery, and security procedures.

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Software Developer

Graphic Design: Web Technology Certificate

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The Graphic Design: Web Technology certificate program prepares you for a career in web design. Millions of individuals, businesses, government agencies, and institutions are seeking to establish a presence on the World Wide Web. This explosive growth of the internet has created a need for skilled graphic designers to create, design, produce and update millions of new and existing Web pages and sites.

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Data Security Management

Information Technology Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and Certificates of Occupational Proficiency are designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Students pursuing this degree will receive training through classroom and hands-on activities to acquire the knowledge of how to build, maintain, secure, and troubleshoot PCs, servers, LANs, and WANs. Additionally, courses provide students with the necessary skills and preparation to pass specific IT industry certifications such as: Comp TIA: A+, Net+, Security+, Server+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Cisco: CCNA

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Information Technology Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and Certificates of Occupational Proficiency are designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Students pursuing this degree will receive training through classroom and hands-on activities to acquire the knowledge of how to build, maintain, secure, and troubleshoot PCs, servers, LANs, and WANs. Additionally, courses provide students with the necessary skills and preparation to pass specific IT industry certifications such as: Comp TIA: A+, Net+, Security+, Server+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Cisco: CCNA

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IT Support Specialist

Information Technology Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and Certificates of Occupational Proficiency are designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Students pursuing this degree will receive training through classroom and hands-on activities to acquire the knowledge of how to build, maintain, secure, and troubleshoot PCs, servers, LANs, and WANs. Additionally, courses provide students with the necessary skills and preparation to pass specific IT industry certifications such as: Comp TIA: A+, Net+, Security+, Server+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Cisco: CCNA

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Information Technology Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Information Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and Certificates of Occupational Proficiency are designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Students pursuing this degree will receive training through classroom and hands-on activities to acquire the knowledge of how to build, maintain, secure, and troubleshoot PCs, servers, LANs, and WANs. Additionally, courses provide students with the necessary skills and preparation to pass specific IT industry certifications such as: Comp TIA: A+, Net+, Security+, Server+, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Cisco: CCNA

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Information Technology: A+ Computer Technician Certificate

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This certificate provides a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, and basic networking. It is a foundation certificate for computer repair technicians.

Additionally, this certificate prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ certification exams, an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of computer service technicians with the equivalent of 500 hours of hands-on experience. Major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers accept CompTIA A+ certification as the standard in foundation-level, vendor-neutral certification for service technicians. The exams cover a broad range of hardware and software technologies, but are not bound to any vendor-specific products.

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Information Technology: A+ Computer Technician Certificate

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This certificate provides a broad base of knowledge and competency in core hardware and operating system technologies including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, and basic networking. It is a foundation certificate for computer repair technicians.

Additionally, this certificate prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ certification exams, an international industry credential that validates the knowledge of computer service technicians with the equivalent of 500 hours of hands-on experience. Major hardware and software vendors, distributors and resellers accept CompTIA A+ certification as the standard in foundation-level, vendor-neutral certification for service technicians. The exams cover a broad range of hardware and software technologies, but are not bound to any vendor-specific products.

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Public Service Industry

Police Officer

Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy (CLETA) Certificate

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We are a Colorado POST accredited Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy providing the highest quality training for those who want to be of service to their communities as police officers. We emphasize a community-oriented policing approach in our training programs, stressing teamwork, responsibility, and an openness to learning new and challenging approaches to providing police services.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice is an online and on-campus degree program designed for the needs of new and continuing students. This degree will provide new students with the academic foundation to begin their careers in the field of criminal justice while providing an opportunity for those students currently employed in the field to advance their careers.

Students will learn from professionals in the field such as sheriff’s deputies, police officers, EMS/fire and legal professionals, and will learn valuable skills and techniques utilized in many law enforcement and criminal justice-related fields.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice is an online and on-campus degree program designed for the needs of new and continuing students. This degree will provide new students with the academic foundation to begin their careers in the field of criminal justice while providing an opportunity for those students currently employed in the field to advance their careers.

Students will learn from professionals in the field such as sheriff’s deputies, police officers, EMS/fire and legal professionals, and will learn valuable skills and techniques utilized in many law enforcement and criminal justice-related fields.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice is an online and on-campus degree program designed for the needs of new and continuing students. This degree will provide new students with the academic foundation to begin their careers in the field of criminal justice while providing an opportunity for those students currently employed in the field to advance their careers.

Students will learn from professionals in the field such as sheriff’s deputies, police officers, EMS/fire and legal professionals, and will learn valuable skills and techniques utilized in many law enforcement and criminal justice-related fields.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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This program enables students to meet the educational requirements for Early Childhood Teacher and Director as defined by the Department of Human Services of the State of Colorado. This program provides training for those who want to become involved in the care of young children from birth to age eight. Courses in theory and lab experience are combined to provide a comprehensive base of growth and development, with a strong emphasis on field experiences. Early intervention, high risk, gifted and developmentally delayed issues are included.

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EMTs and Paramedics

EMT Basic Certificate

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The Colorado Health Department requires specific training for those who work as emergency medical technicians in emergency care situations. This program covers those requirements and prepares students for the Colorado examination.

Emergency Medical Technician program graduates are hired or serve as EMT volunteers for ambulance services, police departments, fire departments, ski patrols and search-and-rescue organizations.

The EMT program may be taken in conjunction with other course work or independently. However, because of the limited course requirements, it is not appropriate as a sole course of study for full-time students. Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Emergency Medical Technology.

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EMT Intermediate Certificate

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The Colorado Health Department requires specific training for those who work as emergency medical technicians in emergency care situations. This program covers those requirements and prepares students for the Colorado examination.

Emergency Medical Technician program graduates are hired or serve as EMT volunteers for ambulance services, police departments, fire departments, ski patrols and search-and-rescue organizations.

The EMT program may be taken in conjunction with other course work or independently. However, because of the limited course requirements, it is not appropriate as a sole course of study for full-time students. Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Emergency Medical Technology.

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EMT Paramedic Certificate

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The paramedic program also prepares students for the National Registry examination and Colorado state certification.

The year-long paramedic program, starting in January of each year, consists of three full-time semesters totaling over 1200 hours of classroom and clinical and field instruction. This hybrid program offers the option of completing lecture hours via face to face or distance learning with required lab days on the Edwards campus.

Students who successfully complete the program will receive a Colorado Mountain College Certificate of Occupational Proficiency and will be allowed to sit for the National Registry Paramedic Exam.

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Wilderness Emergency Medical Services Certificate

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There is a growing need for outdoor professionals who know the special requirements of wilderness medicine. In the fall of 2005, Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Breckenridge/Dillon embarked on a mission to develop an unrivaled program in the expanding field of wilderness medicine and rescue training. Since then, thousands of students have trained and certified in wilderness medicine and rescue training through our unique Wilderness Emergency Medical Services (WEMS) Program.

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Firefighter

Fire Academy I Certificate

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The Fire Academy I certification program prepares students with the fundamental skills and experience to pursue entry-level fire service positions.

Benefit from affordable on-campus housing in a community that celebrates and supports fire service professionals. Connect with local fire departments while expanding your firefighting skills and knowledge. With more live-fire days than any other program in the state, CMC’s Fire Academy is widely recognized by many fire agencies in Colorado.

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Fire Academy II Certificate

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Benefit from affordable on-campus housing in a community that celebrates and supports fire service professionals. Connect with local fire departments while expanding your firefighting skills and knowledge. With more live-fire days than any other program in the state, CMC’s Fire Academy is widely recognized by many fire agencies in Colorado.

The Fire Academy II program is designed to advance fire fighters to the next level in the fire service. Students will learn new skills at the Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Technician levels.

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Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

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The Fire Science Technology program at Colorado Mountain College offers the latest in fire technology as well as extensive opportunities for hands-on experience with the tools of the firefighting trade. The Fire Science program is designed to prepare students for the fire service, either as a volunteer or career fire fighter.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Paralegal Certificate

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Legal matters touch nearly every facet of our lives. Because lawyers are called upon more and more, they increasingly need trained professionals who can assist them. Upon graduation, you will be able to perform basic legal research, draft various legal documents, conduct client and witness interviews, participate in basic fact-finding, and assist in trial preparation under the supervision of a lawyer.

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Paralegal, A.A.S.

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Legal matters touch nearly every facet of our lives. Because lawyers are called upon more and more, they increasingly need trained professionals who can assist them. Upon graduation, you will be able to perform basic legal research, draft various legal documents, conduct client and witness interviews, participate in basic fact-finding, and assist in trial preparation under the supervision of a lawyer.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary and Restaurant Management Certificate

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Successful restaurants share a common ingredient: They're backed by great chefs and great management.
You'll find the winning combination of business training and hands-on culinary skills through our Restaurant & Culinary Management degree program at Steamboat Springs.
Whether you want to launch a culinary career, gain skills to start your own restaurant or move up in your current job, Colorado Mountain College can help you get ahead.

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Culinary Arts - Vail Valley, A.A.S.

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The Culinary Arts - Vail Valley program is a unique, comprehensive culinary school. Its year-around schedule integrates class time and job experience. You can earn a culinary art degree in six semesters and come away with resume-building job experience and contacts.

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Culinary Arts Apprenticeship, A.A.S.

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The Culinary Apprenticeship program delivers a hands-on experience, both through rotations in four-diamond restaurants and in classroom education. You’ll graduate the program having completed a traditional American Culinary Federation apprenticeship and with an Associate of Applied Science degree – for THOUSANDS less than other colleges in Colorado.

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Restaurant and Culinary Management, A.A.S.

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Successful restaurants share a common ingredient: They're backed by great chefs and great management. You'll find the winning combination of business training and hands-on culinary skills through our Restaurant & Culinary Management degree program at Steamboat Springs. Whether you want to launch a culinary career, gain skills to start your own restaurant or move up in your current job, Colorado Mountain College can help you get ahead.

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Restaurant Management Certificate

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Successful restaurants share a common ingredient: They're backed by great chefs and great management. You'll find the winning combination of business training and hands-on culinary skills through our Restaurant & Culinary Management degree program at Steamboat Springs. Whether you want to launch a culinary career, gain skills to start your own restaurant or move up in your current job, Colorado Mountain College can help you get ahead.

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Communications Industry

AV Technician

Digital Production Certificate

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Industries of all types need audio and video experts who can create compelling content that resonates in these days of information overload.

But it takes experts to get behind the camera and into the studio to produce segments that influence opinions, sell a product or document a story.

Colorado Mountain College’s digital media degree programs enable students to learn how to create dynamic multimedia content through digital production with a two-year degree certificate or single courses.

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Graphic Designer

Graphic Design Certificate

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Get the skills and confidence you need to quickly begin your career as a design professional. It’s your opportunity to put your artistic gifts to work! For any student looking for one of the best Colorado graphic design schools, Colorado Mountain College offers a blend of design, videography, and emergent media courses. A winning combination in today’s modern design world.

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Graphic Design, A.A.S.

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Get the skills and confidence you need to quickly begin your career as a design professional. It’s your opportunity to put your artistic gifts to work! For any student looking for one of the best Colorado graphic design schools, Colorado Mountain College offers a blend of design, videography, and emergent media courses. A winning combination in today’s modern design world.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate

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Begin a career as a medical assistant and join a fast-growing career field! If you're looking for a stable career with room for growth, plus the opportunity to help others, you've found it. And Colorado Mountain College has the hands-on training you need to become a standout.

A combination of online and on-campus courses, plus real-world training at local medical offices, this program will prepare you to perform routine administrative duties in a medical or clinical office environment. You'll study the basics of anatomy and then interact with real medical personnel in a professional setting.

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Medical Assistant, A.A.S.

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Begin a career as a medical assistant and join a fast-growing career field! If you're looking for a stable career with room for growth, plus the opportunity to help others, you've found it. And Colorado Mountain College has the hands-on training you need to become a standout.

A combination of online and on-campus courses, plus real-world training at local medical offices, this program will prepare you to perform routine administrative duties in a medical or clinical office environment. You'll study the basics of anatomy and then interact with real medical personnel in a professional setting.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Learn medical coding for insurance reimbursement and billing. These skills are sought in physician office, billing, and insurance companies. The health care industry is projected keep its current fast rate of growth creating high demand for specialized job skills. Colorado Mountain College's Medical Billing/Coding Certificate will give you a sound knowledge of industry practices, including: Billing procedures and regulations, Reimbursement, Medical coding rules and regulations, Compliance

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Nurse Aide Certificate

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The nurse aide training program provides training in the fundamentals of individualized nursing care. The one-semester course teaches you skills necessary to work in health centers with acute care patients. Colorado Mountain College’s Nurse Aide programs provides specific training for the cognitive and skill practice required by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. Learn the fundamentals of individualized nursing care and develop the skills necessary to work in health centers with acute care patients.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing, A.A.S.

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The CMC nursing program provides students with opportunities to enter the nursing profession. With the exception of community-based practicum hours much of the Associate Degree in Nursing is online.

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Phlebotomist

Phlebotomy Certificate

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Learn the responsibilities and practices of venipuncture, capillary puncture and special collection procedures. You'll gain hands-on experience with quality control, infection control and safety procedures as well as laboratory computer systems. The health care industry is projected keep its current fast rate of growth creating high demand for specialized job skills.

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Vet Technician

Veterinary Technology, A.A.S.

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Choose a Veterinary Technology Program in a setting like no other. Your classes are set on a 220-acre facility filled with animals and overlooking the soaring Elk Mountains. Located at CMC Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, the veterinary technology facility includes outdoor pens, work areas and a science lab. Our 2600-square-foot hospital was designed by veterinarians and technicians to approximate a working veterinary hospital to provide on-the-job training.

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Business Industry

Real Estate Appraiser

Real Estate Certificate

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The Real Estate education program is for those who wish to become real estate associate brokers. The Colorado Real Estate Commission currently requires 168 hours of course work to be completed prior to applying for your associate broker license.

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Earn + Learn Programs

Hospitality

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Apprenticeship, A.A.S.

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Contact Phone Number

800-621-8559

Address

802 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
United States