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Eastern Maine Community College

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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The Automotive Technology program provides theoretical foundations, practical education, and work experience in the engineering, testing, servicing, troubleshooting and repair of automobiles. Housed in a modern facility on campus, Penobscot Hall, with a fully-equipped shop the Automotive Technology Program emphasizes safety, and employability. This program provides the theoretical foundation, practical education, and work experience in the troubleshooting, testing, service, and repair of modern automobiles.

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Construction Industry

Civil Engineering Technician

Building Construction Technology Certificate

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Building Construction Technology provides students with one- and two-year options tailored for differing occupational goals. Students can choose courses in drafting, construction layout, estimating, management, residential construction, energy-efficient building methods, construction safety, cabinet-making, and interior finish. Students apply their studies by building a house in each year of their program.

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Building Construction Technology, A.A.S.

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Building Construction Technology provides students with one- and two-year options tailored for differing occupational goals. Students can choose courses in drafting, construction layout, estimating, management, residential construction, energy-efficient building methods, construction safety, cabinet-making, and interior finish. Students apply their studies by building a house in each year of their program.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Diesel, Truck, and Heavy Equipment Technology Certificate

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The Diesel, Truck, and Heavy Equipment Technology programs provides theoretical foundations, practical education, and work experience in the engineering, testing, servicing, troubleshooting and repairing of trucks, diesel engines, and heavy equipment. The program is ASE Certified, which insures students that course content is pertinent to the needs of the industry. Recent graduates are employed as heavy equipment service technicians, sales personnel, service managers, maintenance supervisors, service writers, warranty claims adjusters, and parts persons.

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Diesel, Truck, and Heavy Equipment Technology, A.A.S.

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The Diesel, Truck, and Heavy Equipment Technology programs provides theoretical foundations, practical education, and work experience in the engineering, testing, servicing, troubleshooting and repairing of trucks, diesel engines, and heavy equipment. The program is ASE Certified, which insures students that course content is pertinent to the needs of the industry. Recent graduates are employed as heavy equipment service technicians, sales personnel, service managers, maintenance supervisors, service writers, warranty claims adjusters, and parts persons.

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Electrician

Electricians Technology Certificate

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Electricians Technology is a part-time evening program that provides a strong electrical/electronics foundation necessary to meet the increasing technological demands of the electrical trade. Designed for the individual interested in becoming a licensed electrician, this program provides the 576 hours of education needed to meet the licensing requirements of the State of Maine.

Upon successful completion of the program, the State of Maine Electrician Examining Board will allow the student to sit for the journeyman’s examination. The Electricians Technology program also can be used to meet the educational requirements for various limited electrician licenses.

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Plumber

Plumbing Certificate

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The Plumbing program is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the tools and materials used by plumbing professionals to complete residential and light commercial plumbing projects. Students will have opportunities to become proficient in the design, installation, maintenance and repair of standard plumbing systems in accordance with the Maine State Plumbing Code. The EMCC Plumbing courses are offered at United Technologies Center located 2/10 of a mile from the EMCC campus.

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HVAC Technician

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating Certificate

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Heating Technology provides students with opportunities to become proficient in the installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating equipment. Special emphasis is placed on troubleshooting and problem solving. Graduates of this program find employment in a variety of commercial and industrial settings, with refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating contractors, and in sales positions. These licenses or certifications are available to graduates of the program: Limited Electrician in Refrigeration License, EPA Refrigeration Certification, Oil Burner Journeyman License, Propane/Natural Gas License.

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating, A.A.S.

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Heating Technology provides students with opportunities to become proficient in the installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating equipment. Special emphasis is placed on troubleshooting and problem solving. Graduates of this program find employment in a variety of commercial and industrial settings, with refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating contractors, and in sales positions. These licenses or certifications are available to graduates of the program: Limited Electrician in Refrigeration License, EPA Refrigeration Certification, Oil Burner Journeyman License, Propane/Natural Gas License.

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Welder

Welding Technology Certificate

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Welding Technology offers students a modular base curriculum in a one- or two-year format including technical courses in basic and pipe welding, and/or advanced welding. The first-year welding curriculum offers training in basic and pipe welding techniques utilizing the shielded metal arc welding process. The second-year welding curriculum offers training in advanced and pipe welding techniques utilizing the gas metal arc welding and gas tungsten arc welding processes.

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Welding Technology, A.A.S.

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Welding Technology offers students a modular base curriculum in a one- or two-year format including technical courses in basic and pipe welding, and/or advanced welding. The first-year welding curriculum offers training in basic and pipe welding techniques utilizing the shielded metal arc welding process. The second-year welding curriculum offers training in advanced and pipe welding techniques utilizing the gas metal arc welding and gas tungsten arc welding processes.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Computer Technology – Coding Advanced Certificate

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The Computer Technology field is ever growing and changing, requiring motivated problem solvers in today’s technology driven world. The Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions within Information Technology (IT).

Students will receive a solid foundation in a variety of different areas including systems hardware and software, network design and management, customer service, and information security. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of positions such as: desktop support, help desk technician, network installer, network technician, network administrator, information security, network security, and technology trainer.

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Computer Technology – Coding, A.A.S. and Certificate

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The Computer Technology field is ever growing and changing, requiring motivated problem solvers in today’s technology driven world. The Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions within Information Technology (IT).

Students will receive a solid foundation in a variety of different areas including systems hardware and software, network design and management, customer service, and information security. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of positions such as: desktop support, help desk technician, network installer, network technician, network administrator, information security, network security, and technology trainer.

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IT Support Specialist

Computer Technology – Networking A.A.S. and Computer Repair Technology (CRT) Certificate

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The Computer Technology field is ever growing and changing, requiring motivated problem solvers in today’s technology driven world. The Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions within Information Technology (IT).

Students will receive a solid foundation in a variety of different areas including systems hardware and software, network design and management, customer service, and information security. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of positions such as: desktop support, help desk technician, network installer, network technician, network administrator, information security, network security, and technology trainer.

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Computer Technology – Networking A.A.S. and Computer Repair Technology (CRT) Certificate

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The Computer Technology field is ever growing and changing, requiring motivated problem solvers in today’s technology driven world. The Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions within Information Technology (IT).

Students will receive a solid foundation in a variety of different areas including systems hardware and software, network design and management, customer service, and information security. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of positions such as: desktop support, help desk technician, network installer, network technician, network administrator, information security, network security, and technology trainer.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Technology – Networking A.A.S. and Computer Repair Technology (CRT) Certificate

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The Computer Technology field is ever growing and changing, requiring motivated problem solvers in today’s technology driven world. The Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions within Information Technology (IT).

Students will receive a solid foundation in a variety of different areas including systems hardware and software, network design and management, customer service, and information security. Graduates are prepared to assume a variety of positions such as: desktop support, help desk technician, network installer, network technician, network administrator, information security, network security, and technology trainer.

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Public Service Industry

Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice (CRJ) program is designed to provide a solid foundational understanding of the American justice system. Students are required to complete a range of major courses that blend academic learning with a highly emphasized experiential focus. Under the instruction of a diverse faculty of practicing professionals, hands-on learning exercises are utilized to translate conceptual awareness into real world application of knowledge. Individual and team-based class-room learning is also augmented by internship opportunities in area agencies and offices. The program is designed to meet the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students who seek to gain the education necessary to penetrate or advance within any number of justice professions.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice (CRJ) program is designed to provide a solid foundational understanding of the American justice system. Students are required to complete a range of major courses that blend academic learning with a highly emphasized experiential focus. Under the instruction of a diverse faculty of practicing professionals, hands-on learning exercises are utilized to translate conceptual awareness into real world application of knowledge. Individual and team-based class-room learning is also augmented by internship opportunities in area agencies and offices. The program is designed to meet the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students who seek to gain the education necessary to penetrate or advance within any number of justice professions.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice (CRJ) program is designed to provide a solid foundational understanding of the American justice system. Students are required to complete a range of major courses that blend academic learning with a highly emphasized experiential focus. Under the instruction of a diverse faculty of practicing professionals, hands-on learning exercises are utilized to translate conceptual awareness into real world application of knowledge. Individual and team-based class-room learning is also augmented by internship opportunities in area agencies and offices. The program is designed to meet the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students who seek to gain the education necessary to penetrate or advance within any number of justice professions.

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Criminal Investigator

Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice (CRJ) program is designed to provide a solid foundational understanding of the American justice system. Students are required to complete a range of major courses that blend academic learning with a highly emphasized experiential focus. Under the instruction of a diverse faculty of practicing professionals, hands-on learning exercises are utilized to translate conceptual awareness into real world application of knowledge. Individual and team-based class-room learning is also augmented by internship opportunities in area agencies and offices. The program is designed to meet the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students who seek to gain the education necessary to penetrate or advance within any number of justice professions.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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The Criminal Justice (CRJ) program is designed to provide a solid foundational understanding of the American justice system. Students are required to complete a range of major courses that blend academic learning with a highly emphasized experiential focus. Under the instruction of a diverse faculty of practicing professionals, hands-on learning exercises are utilized to translate conceptual awareness into real world application of knowledge. Individual and team-based class-room learning is also augmented by internship opportunities in area agencies and offices. The program is designed to meet the needs of both traditional and non-traditional students who seek to gain the education necessary to penetrate or advance within any number of justice professions.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education Certificate

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Early Childhood Education prepares individuals for rewarding careers as skilled early childhood professionals. The Associate in Applied Science Degree offers the theoretical foundation and practical learning experiences for success in a wide variety of occupations working with young children from birth through age eight, including those children with special developmental and learning needs.

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Early Childhood Education, A.A.S.

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Early Childhood Education prepares individuals for rewarding careers as skilled early childhood professionals. The Associate in Applied Science Degree offers the theoretical foundation and practical learning experiences for success in a wide variety of occupations working with young children from birth through age eight, including those children with special developmental and learning needs.

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Teacher Assistant

Education – Secondary Education (7-12) Option, A.A.S.

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The Education program with an option in Secondary Education is designed for future educators who wish to teach at the secondary level in a specific content area. The curriculum is flexible, allowing students to select one of four academic concentrations – English, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies. The curriculum includes five Education courses designed to introduce future educators to the field of Education to gain an understanding of American schools, how students learn, and the diverse needs of students in public school settings.

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Firefighter

Fire Science Technology Certificate

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The Fire Science Technology (FST) program is designed to provide students with sound technical and academic experiences, enabling them to assume positions of responsibility as members of fire departments or as technical employees of industrial firms and insurance companies.

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Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

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The Fire Science Technology (FST) program is designed to provide students with sound technical and academic experiences, enabling them to assume positions of responsibility as members of fire departments or as technical employees of industrial firms and insurance companies.

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Social Services Assistant

Human Services, A.A.S.

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This degree program focuses on the knowledge and skills required to work in
today’s diverse field of Human Services. Graduates will be prepared for
employment within social service organizations, hospitals, programs for the
elderly, and community mental health centers. Graduates will be qualified to
apply for the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C)
certification offered through the State of Maine.

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Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Technician Certificate

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The Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Technician Certificate provides the necessary course work for individuals who are interested in becoming substance abuse counselors. Courses are designed to provide students with an understanding of substance use, abuse and addiction in addition to rehabilitation and counseling strategies. Students will become proficient in interviewing, assessment, group facilitation, and other skills necessary to provide individual or group counseling services.

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EMTs and Paramedics

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Certificate

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The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Technology Program provides the opportunity to earn a Certificate and/or an Associate in Applied Science Degree to individuals who work with ambulance services, rescue squads, fire services, and other first responder organizations. Offered in concert with the Atlantic Partners Emergency Services Council, the program augments a nationally recognized technical core with general education courses.

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The Emergency Medical Services (EMS), A.A.S.

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The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Technology Program provides the opportunity to earn a Certificate and/or an Associate in Applied Science Degree to individuals who work with ambulance services, rescue squads, fire services, and other first responder organizations. Offered in concert with the Atlantic Partners Emergency Services Council, the program augments a nationally recognized technical core with general education courses.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Certificate

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Culinary Arts provides students with a complete and versatile background in culinary arts. Students study Classical French, International, and American regional cuisines, pastry arts, table-side cookery, buffet catering, advanced garde manger production, and other culinary topics. Students learn to apply this knowledge through hands-on experience in the culinary arts kitchen.

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Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

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Culinary Arts provides students with a complete and versatile background in culinary arts. Students study Classical French, International, and American regional cuisines, pastry arts, table-side cookery, buffet catering, advanced garde manger production, and other culinary topics. Students learn to apply this knowledge through hands-on experience in the culinary arts kitchen.

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Restaurant & Food Service Management, A.A.S.

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The Restaurant and Food Service
Management program is designed for
students who want to get their basic
kitchen training and focus more on the
business side of things to manage or own
their own foodservice operation.
Furthermore, students in the Food Service
Specialist program might choose this
specialty area to attain their associate in
applied science degree with a second year of study. Finally,
students with an associate in applied science degree in Culinary
Arts, or significant transfer credit, often pursue this degree as well in
order to make themselves more marketable.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Digital Graphic Design Certificate

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Digital graphics is all around us—from ads in magazines and logos on coffee cups to tee shirts you see on the streets and political signs posted at election time. At EMCC, we offer a program in Digital Graphic Design to fit the ever-expanding opportunities in this rewarding field. Our associate in applied science degree in Digital Graphic Design is designed to prepare students for employment as designers who work with printed and digital media.

Digital Graphic Design professionals utilize advanced technology to create visual and multimedia presentations. They interact with other professionals, clients, customers, and managers. They market and sell products, including their own talent. Digital Graphic Designers need skills in cognition, technology, art, business, and interpersonal relations in order to succeed. Students entering the job market will be hired as graphic designers, photographers, print media designers, illustrators, and web designers.

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Digital Graphic Design, A.A.S.

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Digital graphics is all around us—from ads in magazines and logos on coffee cups to tee shirts you see on the streets and political signs posted at election time. At EMCC, we offer a program in Digital Graphic Design to fit the ever-expanding opportunities in this rewarding field. Our associate in applied science degree in Digital Graphic Design is designed to prepare students for employment as designers who work with printed and digital media.

Digital Graphic Design professionals utilize advanced technology to create visual and multimedia presentations. They interact with other professionals, clients, customers, and managers. They market and sell products, including their own talent. Digital Graphic Designers need skills in cognition, technology, art, business, and interpersonal relations in order to succeed. Students entering the job market will be hired as graphic designers, photographers, print media designers, illustrators, and web designers.

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Healthcare Industry

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate

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Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings such as physicians’ offices, clinics, and group practices, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Students are provided with extensive hands-on training in both entry level and advanced medical assistant competencies in accordance with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Essential Guidelines. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) national certification exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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Medical Assistant, A.A.S.

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Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in ambulatory settings such as physicians’ offices, clinics, and group practices, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Students are provided with extensive hands-on training in both entry level and advanced medical assistant competencies in accordance with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Essential Guidelines. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) national certification exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Office Technology, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Office Technology is designed to prepare students for employment in physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and other health care facilities. With the ever-changing medical climate, the demand for trained office professionals in health care is growing. This program will prepare students to be proficient in a number of vital skill areas including medical coding and billing, transcription, health record maintenance, scheduling, and software applications.

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Radiology Technician

Medical Radiography Advanced Placement Certificate

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The purpose of the Medical Radiography Advanced Placement Certificate is to prepare candidates who are currently not qualified to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination. Upon completion of this program, the graduate should be qualified to demonstrate clinical competence, demonstrate effective patient care, and pass the registry examination. Admission is based on a selective process and only as space allows.

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Medical Radiography, A.S.

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Medical Radiography is a two-year or three-year program that integrates scientific concepts into working skills through classroom study and intensive clinical experience. The program concentrates on diagnostic radiology, including angiography and computerized tomography. Other imaging modalities such as nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, sonography, and magnetic resonance imaging are briefly discussed.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Nursing, A.S.

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The Nursing program prepares students to become registered nurses.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will obtain an associate in
science degree and are eligible to take the NCLEX Registered Nurse
(RN) licensure examination and apply for Maine licensure as a
registered nurse.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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In this program, the student will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practice as a certified surgical technologist by acquiring the following fundamental capabilities:

To utilize appropriate medical terminology.
To apply a basic understanding of human physiology and surgical anatomy in the perioperative role of a surgical technologist.
To demonstrate a basic understanding of the concepts of pharmacology.
To demonstrate theoretical and practical proficiency in surgical aseptic technique, surgical procedures and patient care.

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Contact Phone Number

207-974-4600

Address

354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 04401
United States