Monroe Community College - SUNY

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Bookkeeper

Accounting Technician

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Protect your budget and boost your income with a practical, career-building accounting degree from Monroe Community College. Our two-year program offers fast, professional workplace preparation, with emphasis on job skills that hiring managers seek—including the ability to use up-to-date accounting software programs.

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Business Administration

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A Business Administration associate degree from Monroe Community College prepares you to transfer into any business bachelor's degree program in the country. Graduates of our business administration program have gone on to earn business bachelor's degrees from Cornell, Syracuse, RIT, numerous SUNY campuses, and other top business schools.

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Public Service Industry

Social Services Assistant

Addictions Counseling Certificate

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With an addictions counseling certificate from Monroe Community College, you can fulfill state requirements for a Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor-in-Training (CASAC-T) license. This is the first step toward earning a full CASAC, which qualifies you for employment as a substance abuse counselor in New York State.

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Human Services Certificate

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Human services professionals serve clients in many kinds of social service organizations and rehabilitation centers, including:

Hospitals
Schools
Nursing homes
Probation departments
Child protection agencies
With a certificate in human services from Monroe Community College, you’ll gain the knowledge and career-building skills you need for a variety of entry level positions – or advancement in your current one.

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Human Services, A.A.S.

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From your first semester as a human services A.A.S. student at Monroe Community College, you’ll have exciting opportunities to gain field experience through a wide variety of community organizations.

You’ll graduate prepared to begin your career and specialize in any number of human services paraprofessional careers, with a job title such as:

Home health aide
Community health worker
Certified nurse’s assistant
Residential associate/aide
Counselor
Youth worker
Immigration assistant
Service coordinator

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Preschool Teacher

Child Care Practitioner, A.A.S.

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Experience the daily reward of seeing a child's face light up when he or she learns something new. Monroe Community College's Child Care Practitioner associate degree program combines both classroom learning in early child development (infant through age 8) with field work experience in actual child care settings. So while you build your knowledge you'll also build your résumé!

Upon graduation, the program prepares you for lead teacher positions in infant, toddler, preschool and pre-kindergarten settings. Other employment opportunities may include Education Coordinators in child care centers and positions that include early care curriculum development.

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Early Care Certificate

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Monroe Community College’s early care certificate program offers specialty training within the college’s highly-regarded education department. In one year, you’ll take the coursework and learn the skills you need to make a big difference in young lives, as you work with children in preschool and pre-kindergarten settings.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice: Institutional Corrections, A.A.S.

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Within the field of criminal justice, there’s a growing need for corrections administration professionals. Monroe Community College’s criminal justice: corrections administration associate degree program is ready to prepare you to compete for the best jobs.

MCC’s criminal justice: corrections administration A.A.S. program was created under the guidance of a county-wide advisory board and maintains MCC’s high standard of education and training in the criminal justice field. In addition to learning current practices in corrections administration, you’ll receive a well-rounded liberal arts curriculum that fosters strong communication skills and understanding of criminology and human behavior. This associate degree program will provide a significant advantage when it comes to advancing to a supervisory position.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice: Police, A.A.S.

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Demand for criminal justice professionals is growing, and Monroe Community College's criminal justice: police associate degree equips you to compete for the best jobs.

The criminal justice police program offers the high level of professional training required for this challenging and rewarding field. The law & criminal justice department developed the criminal justice police program in collaboration with a county-wide advisory board, helping to ensure the most relevant and effective curriculum for a successful career as a police officer or other law enforcement agent.

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Law Enforcement Certificate

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This certificate program in law enforcement develops the knowledge, skills and abilities in the law, the process of the criminal justice system, the scientific method of criminal investigation, applied psychology, report writing, interpersonal communication skills, human interaction techniques, and career specific physical and judgmental skills necessary for law enforcement agents operating in a free society. Enrollment is limited to recruit officers employed or sponsored by law enforcement agencies attending the New York State Basic Course for Police offered at the Public Safety Training Center.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services Certificate

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MCC’s Emergency Medical Services certificate program offers the professional preparation you need to become certified as a New York State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). The program provides exceptional classroom and field training by experienced professionals and preparation for advancement to paramedic-level training. Already working in the field? You can tailor coursework to expand your skills and prepare for advancement. MCC is recognized by the Department of Health as an authorized sponsor of EMS Certification Programs. Our graduates have job titles like these:

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Security Guard-EMT
Paramedic Trainee
EMT-First Responder

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Paramedic Certificate

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Our Paramedic Certificate program prepares you for a career where you are part of a life-saving team. Upon completion, it also prepares you for your next key step: admission to the New York State Health Department examinations for certification as a paramedic. Once you become state certified you’ll be eligible for entry level positions in the field or to apply for admission in MCC’s highly-regarded Paramedic associate degree program and more career advancement opportunities.

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Paramedic, A.A.S.

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Through Monroe Community College’s paramedic associate degree program you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to provide the highest level of emergency medical services.

You’ll learn to:

Perform comprehensive patient assessments
Deliver life­saving interventions
Manage patient care while providing safe transportation to medical facilities
This program also emphasizes effective communication in stressful situations, including how to talk with family, friends, and other first responders. You’ll study a well-rounded curriculum that includes humanities, communications, and all courses required for paramedic certification.

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Firefighter

Fire Protection Technology, A.A.S.

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Any firefighter will tell you there’s no other job he or she would rather have. In Monroe Community College’s fire protection technology associate degree program, you’ll get the top-tier training you need to join their ranks.

The fire protection technology A.A.S. is one of only 10 such associate degree programs in New York state and prepares you for both municipal and industrial positions, including:

Firefighter
Forest firefighter
Fire inspector
Corporate safety officer
Fire prevention specialist
Fire detection and suppression systems marketer
Graduates may also qualify for positions in public safety, code enforcement, hazardous materials, and fire investigation.

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Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Paralegal Studies Certificate

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Are you interested in a legal career with an excellent employment outlook? The paralegal studies certificate program at Monroe Community College is a great way to break into a growing field that offers interesting work and many job opportunities.

Paralegals are in demand in all areas where legal work is performed, including:

Private law firms
Government agencies
Insurance companies
Corporations
In this certificate program, you’ll learn about the preparation of legal documents, the investigation of facts, and how to work effectively with attorneys and clients.

MCC’s paralegal program comes with impeccable credentials, including approval by the American Bar Association. We created the curriculum in partnership with the Monroe County Bar Association and the Paralegal Association of Rochester.

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Teacher Assistant

Teaching Assistant: Adolescence Certificate

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If you’re interested in teaching adolescents and would like to start your teacher education gradually, then the teaching assistant: adolescence certificate from Monroe Community College could be a good match for you.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of teaching in the classroom, while taking courses that balance education classes, general education, and electives.

In your first teaching position, you could have one of these job titles:

Teaching assistant
Classroom assistant
Teacher’s aide
School tutor
The teaching assistant: adolescence certificate program fulfills the college credit hour requirements for New York State level II, III and pre­professional teaching assistant certificates.

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Teaching Assistant: Early Childhood/Childhood Certificate

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Monroe Community College is a leader in career preparation for teachers. We can help you get started in this challenging, rewarding profession.

We designed the teaching assistant: early childhood/ childhood certificate program for future pre-school and elementary school educators. You’ll learn from seasoned professionals with years of teaching experience. You’ll also work with students in area classrooms to develop your professional skills.

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Teaching Assistant: Technology Certificate

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If you’re interested in technology education and would like to start your teacher training gradually, then the teaching assistant: technology certificate from Monroe Community College could be a good match for you.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of teaching with technology while taking courses in teacher education, general education, and technology such as practical computer literacy, introduction to graphic design, and computer applications software.

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Construction Industry

HVAC Technician

Air Conditioning Technology: Heating and Ventilation, A.A.S.

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Technology for climate control and energy efficiency is advancing rapidly—and so are career opportunities in the HVAC industry. In Monroe Community College's air conditioning technology: heating and ventilation associate degree program, you'll get practical training in all aspects of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

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Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning Certificate

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Technology for climate control and energy efficiency is advancing rapidly—and so are career opportunities in the HVAC industry. You’ll gain timely, hands-on training when you join the heating, ventilating, air conditioning certificate program at Monroe Community College.

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Architectural Drafter

Computer Aided Design and Drafting Certificate

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Computer-aided design has come a long way in 60 years. Today, industrial designers use powerful desktop computers to generate three-view drawings and create 3D prototypes and models. They save their files on the cloud, then share them on their smartphones. With a computer-aided design and drafting certificate from Monroe Community College, you can join this exciting new world.

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Mechanical Technology, A.A.S.

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The mechanical technology associate degree program at Monroe Community College offers an excellent, hands-on introduction to mechanical design.

You’ll learn from top-notch professors who’ve spent years working with mechanical technology and have won numerous teaching awards, including SUNY Teacher of the Year. And you’ll have the chance to showcase your mechanical design skills as a member of MCC’s student robotics team, which consistently places in the top three in national competitions.

Our mechanical technology program offers practical, hands-on job training. You’ll build marketable knowledge and skills that employers look for in new employees, including:

Drafting
Mechanical design
Computer-aided design (CAD)
Electronics
Manufacturing

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Transportation Industry

Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Certificate

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As auto technology gets more complex, the demand for highly skilled automotive technicians continues to increase. Monroe Community College's two-year automotive technology certificate program offers you a convenient, affordable way to build the skills employers are looking for. Through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training, you'll develop the knowledge and experience you need to enter the work force with confidence.

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Multi-Manufacturer Automotive, A.A.S.

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In our multi-manufacturer automotive A.A.S. degree program, you’ll develop the advanced knowledge and skills that lead to a wide range of automotive industry jobs. Hands-on training is combined with classes that deepen your understanding of auto design and technology. This one-of-a-kind associate degree program, available only at MCC, gives you the smarts, work connections, and experience you need for a long-lasting career.

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Healthcare Industry

Laboratory Technician

Clinical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.

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Monroe Community College offers the only clinical laboratory technician associate degree program in the Rochester area.

This two-year degree program, housed in the biology department, offers outstanding career training in lab tech skills and technologies. You'll get a practical, hands-on education in medical laboratory procedures, while gaining valuable field experience in various clinical lab settings.

The clinical lab tech associate degree program enables you to:

Develop clinical lab tech skills
Pass professional licensing exams
Add work experience and references to your resume
Compete for medical lab technician and clinical lab technician jobs

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting Certificate

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In just one year, you can begin a great career in dentistry. Monroe Community College’s dental assisting certificate program offers the comprehensive training you need for entry-level positions in private practice, clinics, and hospitals. You’ll learn the many skills valued by dental care providers today, including:

Chairside assisting
Laboratory procedures
Office procedures

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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

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Monroe Community College’s nationally accredited associate degree in dental hygiene prepares you for a rewarding career in one of America’s fastest growing healthcare professions.

Dental hygienists enjoy excellent employability, flexibility, and earnings. You’ll become prepared to work in private practice, clinics, and hospitals as you learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Information Technology/Medical Records, A.A.S.

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The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that demand for health information technicians will increase 21% by 2020, making it one of our nation’s fastest growing professions.

You can play a key role in this growth with a health information technology/medical records associate degree from Monroe Community College. Develop your interests in health care and information technology so you’ll be hired for positions like these:

Clinical documentation specialist
Electronic health record specialist
Health information technician
Data integrity specialist
Clinical health data analyst
Medical coder

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Office Technology: Medical Office Assistant Certificate

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The health care industry needs more highly-trained office staff than ever before. At Monroe Community College, you can develop the skills to enter this dynamic field in just one year with an office technology: medical office assistant certificate.

We developed our medical office assistant program in response to specific employer needs. You'll learn specialized health care record-keeping procedures and use the same state-of-the-art computer systems found in today's health care industry.

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Radiology Technician

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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As you think about a career in radiologic technology, you should know that Monroe Community College has an unbeatable track record. Our graduates have a 96.5% pass rate on the national certification examination over the last three years, with scores above the state and national averages.

The radiologic technology associate degree combines classroom instruction with hands-on experience in many imaging procedures, including:

Radiography
Mammography
CT scanning
You’ll work in clinical settings with the most advanced technology, and develop skills that translate directly to the workplace.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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The demand for surgical technologists is growing rapidly, and Monroe Community College has responded with our newest health science program – surgical technology.

The surgical technology associate degree program at MCC will prepare you to enter the field with confidence, hands-on clinical training, and the skills you need for immediate workplace success.

Graduates will be ready to work in a variety of settings including:

Inpatient hospital operating rooms
Outpatient surgery centers
Emergency rooms
Central supply
You’ll become an important part of a team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, and registered nurses – all committed to providing a safe and sterile environment and positive patient outcomes.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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The computer information systems (CIS) A.A.S. program at Monroe Community College puts you at the intersection of business and technology. You’ll build skills that are coveted by every employer, developing the ability to make computer systems – and the employees who use them – smarter and more productive.

Learn to program, develop websites, build databases, and streamline communications networks. This field has high growth potential and relies on skills that can’t be easily outsourced.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Systems Technology, A.A.S.

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From computer installation and repair to network planning, the computer systems technology associate degree from Monroe Community College gives you the flexibility to pursue a career that fits your interests. Work with MCC’s information and computer technologies professors in state-of-the-art learning facilities including our robotics lab, and develop skills in cybersecurity and Python.

Be prepared to build critical thinking and problem solving skills in real-life class projects with your peers. When you graduate, you'll be ready to make a difference right away in jobs like these:

Telecommunications equipment installer and repairer
Computer network support specialist
Computer operator
Demonstrator and product promoter
Computer user support specialist
PC maintenance technician

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Information and Network Technology, A.A.S.

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In today’s global marketplace, employers are integrating a wide range of sophisticated technologies to stay competitive. If you like analytics, problem-solving and IT innovation, then take a closer look at the new information and network technology associate degree program at Monroe Community College.

This program could lead to excellent opportunities for employment and upward mobility. As a graduate, you’ll be ready for many entry-level IT careers including:

Cybersecurity specialist
Network technician
Database administrator

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Data Security Management

Information and Network Technology, A.A.S.

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In today’s global marketplace, employers are integrating a wide range of sophisticated technologies to stay competitive. If you like analytics, problem-solving and IT innovation, then take a closer look at the new information and network technology associate degree program at Monroe Community College.

This program could lead to excellent opportunities for employment and upward mobility. As a graduate, you’ll be ready for many entry-level IT careers including:

Cybersecurity specialist
Network technician
Database administrator

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Database Administrator

Information and Network Technology, A.A.S.

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In today’s global marketplace, employers are integrating a wide range of sophisticated technologies to stay competitive. If you like analytics, problem-solving and IT innovation, then take a closer look at the new information and network technology associate degree program at Monroe Community College.

This program could lead to excellent opportunities for employment and upward mobility. As a graduate, you’ll be ready for many entry-level IT careers including:

Cybersecurity specialist
Network technician
Database administrator

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Hospitality Industry

Kitchen Manager

Culinary Arts

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Launch a career that combines the art, science and business of creating exceptional food. Through MCC's Culinary Arts AAS degree you'll learn in our professional kitchen facilities and student-run restaurant. MCC graduates land rewarding jobs in restaurants, bakeries, schools, catering, and private clients throughout the country. Demand is on the rise for chefs and culinary specialists. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth is estimated at 9%. That translates to nearly 128,000 new jobs by 2024!

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Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts

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Through Monroe Community College's culinary arts certificate program you'll gain the skills to start your career in the thriving food industry. You'll learn the latest cooking techniques in both the classroom and our state-of-the-art kitchen.

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Food Service Manager

Hospitality Management

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Our A.A.S. degree in hospitality management provides you with practical, hands-on preparation for careers in the hospitality industry. You'll build the skills you need for immediate employment in food and beverage, travel and tourism, or event planning. Or you can transfer your MCC credits into a hospitality management bachelor's degree program.

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Casino Manager

Hotel Management

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As the economy improves and more people find themselves traveling once again, hotel management professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in-demand.

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Manufacturing Industry

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician

Electrical Engineering Technology- Electronics, A.A.S.

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In Monroe Community College’s electrical engineering technology associate degree program, you’ll get hands-on training for a career in electronics design, manufacturing, sales, or service.

In recognition of the program’s excellence, our electrical technology degree is accredited by the ETAC-ABET (Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org) — the same organization that accredits electrical engineering programs at four-year schools. You’ll spend many hours in the electronics lab, getting practical experience with industrial-grade equipment.

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Electronics Technology Certificate

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Electronics are everywhere – communications, health care, transportation, and in every computer – and electronics technicians keep the world running. Monroe Community College’s electronics technology certificate program prepares you well for rewarding careers in these industries, and more.

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Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Mechatronics Certificate

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If you’d like a job where every day is different, this unique, interdisciplinary program—designed in partnership with industry leaders—is for you. Our Mechatronics certificate combines the principles of electrical-mechanical and computer control used by highly-skilled maintenance technicians working in automated manufacturing. Because many of these technicians will be retiring in the coming years, job prospects are excellent! Given MCC’s reputation for excellence in technical training, you’ll be prepared for career tracks like these:

Equipment Maintenance Technician
Electro-Mechanical Technician
Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technician
Robotics Technician

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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Mechatronics Certificate

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If you’d like a job where every day is different, this unique, interdisciplinary program—designed in partnership with industry leaders—is for you. Our Mechatronics certificate combines the principles of electrical-mechanical and computer control used by highly-skilled maintenance technicians working in automated manufacturing. Because many of these technicians will be retiring in the coming years, job prospects are excellent! Given MCC’s reputation for excellence in technical training, you’ll be prepared for career tracks like these:

Equipment Maintenance Technician
Electro-Mechanical Technician
Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technician
Robotics Technician

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Machinist

Precision Machining Certificate

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Monroe Community College has one of the best-equipped college machining programs in New York State. You’ll learn the principles and practices of precision metalworking from journeyman machinists with years of experience.

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Precision Machining, A.A.S.

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In the precision machining A.A.S. program at Monroe Community College, you’ll get first-hand experience in the most current machining techniques and technology. You’ll work in one of the best-equipped college machining programs in New York State while learning from journeyman machinists with years of professional experience.

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Precision Machining- Optical Fabrication Certificate

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Monroe Community College has one of the best-equipped college machining programs in New York State. In our precision machining certificate program, you’ll learn the most current optical fabrication techniques. Journeyman machinists with years of professional experience will be your teachers.

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Metal Fabricator

Precision Machining- Optical Fabrication Certificate

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Monroe Community College has one of the best-equipped college machining programs in New York State. In our precision machining certificate program, you’ll learn the most current optical fabrication techniques. Journeyman machinists with years of professional experience will be your teachers.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design, A.A.S.

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Our graphic design associate degree program lets you develop marketable design skills that complement your creative talents. This program attracts students who plan to put their training to work in many areas, including:

Print
Web
Interactive
Package design
Motion graphics
Computer gaming

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AV Technician

Photography/Television/Video Production, A.A.S.

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Through images we have the power to inform, entertain, provoke and evoke curiosity. Monroe Community College’s visual communication technology: photography & television program will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a valuable contributor to news, documentary or entertainment media.

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Contact Phone Number

585-292-2000

Address

1000 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623
United States