Millions of lives have been saved by the quick reactions and competent care of Emergency Medical Technicians. Known as EMTs, these first responders assess the nature of the patient’s condition at the scene of an accident, violent crime, heart attack, stroke or natural disaster. EMTs work where people require immediate medical attention. They assess, stabilize and provide ongoing care to the patient while transporting them to a hospital via ambulance or helicopter.
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Earning an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degrees in the area of Engineering Technology can open a world of opportunities. Successful students develop the skills necessary to be employed as draftsmen in many technical areas such as architectural, industrial, civil and structural design and drafting.
Most people learn about running a small business the hard way, over the course of a long period of time. In the Entrepreneur/Small Business Management Program, the goal is to shorten the learning curve for the student by offering relevant courses that help them reach their potential as aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Most people learn about running a small business the hard way, over the course of a long period of time. In the Entrepreneur/Small Business Management Certificate Program the knowledge needed for success is arriving on the fast track. The program goal is to shorten the learning curve for the student by offering relevant courses that help them reach their potential as aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.
What sort of careers do history majors find once their education is complete? The truth is that ultimately many people work in industries with little direct connection to the field of history itself. These graduates offer employers their solid writing and research ability, their talent for making an original argument and their critical thinking skills in exposing the weaknesses is someone else’s assumptions. The skillset that historians develop has wide applications in business, industry and government. For example, the CIA, Pentagon and State Department need experts in the humanities who understand the cultures and traditions of foreign countries. Many businesses with international interests have similar needs.
Independence Community College offers people seeking office management the training needed to meet the demands of the workplace. The Information Word Processing Specialist (OTC) is a program a program of study that prepares students for responsibilities and challenges expected of an entry-level word processing specialist in an office environment.
The Associate of Arts or Science Degree in Liberal Studies is a program that allows the student an opportunity to explore courses and define their interests while receiving the general education instruction that will be required for continuing their education or preparing for employment. This program is a great choice for students who are undecided about their educational goals and need an opportunity to explore their interests.
A Certificate in Long-Term Care Management is designed to prepare students to meet the needs of the rapidly aging and long-lived population. Employment opportunities for people with a strong desire to help others and a genuine concern for the welfare of patients and clients are expected to continue to grow as life expectancies rise.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology is a program that trains students to work in industries engaged in plant design, machine and tool design, robotics and industrial automation. Program completers could also be employed in computer-integrated manufacturing in production, design, research and development, project management, quality control, or technical sales.
Manufacturing Skills Training is an occupational training and enhancement program designed to prepare students for entry-level positions on a variety of manufacturing floors. The program originated as a means to help current and future manufacturing employees strengthen their skills while meeting the needs of area industry who have openings but are seeking employees with a skill level that the employment market may not be currently meeting.
Mathematics is a universal science and a key component of a liberal arts education. It is a critical tool for technological advancement and practical problem-solving in a complex natural and social world. The major provides training in logic and critical thinking, and helps students gain mastery level skills in calculus, algebra, geometry, statistics, and computer programming.
Mechanical Engineering Technology produces the technicians that assist engineers with the designing, testing and development of products and equipment in the workforce. Many will work in the design and development of products, machines and processes, while others will be involved in manufacturing, operations and technical sales. Employment opportunities include transportation, power generation, food handling, climate control, machine design, manufacturing, materials and automation.
Health services are rapidly expanding to keep pace with the growing population, and opportunities for medical office specialists are expected to increase. Physicians in private practice and in all kinds of health organizations continue to seek qualified medical office specialists for positions in medical offices, hospitals, or insurance companies. The Medical Office Specialist Program offers a solid foundation of both general education and technical education designed to prepare students for productive entry-level employment.
Earning a degree in Music Education or Music Performance can open a world of opportunities for students with careers that range from teaching piano to being a star. The Associate of Arts Degree in Music is a two-year program designed to transfer to music programs in the four-year colleges and universities.
Physical science is the study of non-living systems and phenomena, in a variety of fields such as geology, inorganic chemistry, and physics. An associate's degree in physical science is excellent preparation for taking on a four-year degree focused more heavily in one of the specific fields.
Independence Community College’s Pre-Nursing Degree offers a solid preparatory curriculum of general education courses for students planning to enter the field of nursing. The purpose of the program is to prepare students for the rigorous practical nursing programs by training them in cognitive, technical, interpersonal, and communication skills.