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3d-artTake your career to a new dimension!

Students who enjoy the arts, have active imaginations and a passion for technology may find their next move with Jackson College’s three-dimensional design and animation program.


nursingNursing faculty share love of field with students

Jackson College’s nursing programs have long been known for their outstanding record in graduating quality nurses to serve in the health care community. Not surprisingly, a majority of JC’s nursing faculty got their start at the College.


Chad-NobleJackson College, changing people's lives: Chad Noble

"Jackson College helped me learn to overcome and persevere, important skills I draw on every day."


computer-supportComputer support program offers in-demand career options

Students may complete their associate degree or certificate in computer support specialist, a program formerly known as the microcomputer applications specialist. Computer support specialists provide technical assistance, support and advice to individuals and organizations that depend on information technology.


online-classesDistance learning options offer upgrade in accessibility

With distance learning programs, JetNet, completing a college degree has never been more convenient! Online courses offered through Jackson College provide educational opportunities by way of one’s home computer and the Internet.


health_careersNew health studies degree helps current workers take their career to the next level

As more health care organizations are requiring that workers possess at least a college associate degree, Jackson College is launching a unique new associate degree designed to help those currently working in the field take the next step.


respiratoryRespiratory care careers help patients breathe easier

Have you thought about a career in health care but aren’t sure what direction to choose? Perhaps a career in respiratory therapy is for you!s


weldingBuilding for the future: Advanced manufacturing programs available at Jackson College

Today’s manufacturing careers are more high-tech than ever before. Because advanced manufacturing settings require a higher level of training and education, Jackson College will launch new programs this fall to meet the demands of today’s employers.


insurance-specialistNew degree offers careers in medical field with healthy futures

Today’s health care system is a growing and fast-moving field. To help meet the demands of today’s health care workplaces, Jackson College will launch a new Associate in Applied Science in Health Administration/Insurance Specialist degree this fall.


auto_mechanicsTechnology speeds up change for automotive careers

When you get in your vehicle each day and rev up the engine, a sophisticated high-performance machine comes to life.


environmental_scienceExplore the world around you with a career in environmental science

Environmental science offers opportunities as diverse as the planet itself, and a new program is taking root at Jackson College.


bachelor's_degreePower up your career with new bachelor's degree in energy systems management

Jackson College turns a new page this fall when it offers its first bachelor’s degree in energy systems management.


Connie_ShepherdConnie Shepherd overcomes obstacles to succeed at Jackson College

"I have been happy with the education I received at Jackson College..."


transferStart here, go anywhere: Transfer a great option for a bachelor’s degree

ou dream of graduating from a university with a bachelor’s degree in hand. Did you know you can get there from Jackson College...


graphic_designCreative communicating essential to careers in graphic design

Communicating messages through art, the work of graphic designers can be seen almost everywhere today.


Ras_BryanJackson College, shaping people’s lives: Raschantone Bryan

“Out of all the student employees on campus, they chose me; it is an honor and a privilege."


accounting_programAdd up the options available with accounting careers

Add up all the opportunities the study of accounting can lead to and you get the solution for an exciting career! 


web_designWeb design offers ample opportunities for those with artistic ability, computer skills

Looking for a career on the cutting edge of information technology development and creativity? Think about web design.


Joy_GebhardtJackson College, shaping people’s lives: Joy Gebhardt

I take great pride in the quality of education I have received here at Jackson College, and I feel I am exceptionally well prepared for my field and profession of nursing.


cyber_securityFight cyber crime with new cyber security degree at Jackson College

Today’s large computer networks offer speed and convenience, but too often they fall victim to security breaches that can put important information at risk. A new academic program at Jackson College is targeted at educating workers to prevent such attacks.


sonographyImages of a great future: Sonography a fast-growing field

Gear up for a career in the field of energy systems technology with a new associate degree program to be offered by Jackson College this fall.


Energy_TechnologyTurn on career opportunities with new energy systems technology degree

Gear up for a career in the field of energy systems technology with a new associate degree program to be offered by Jackson College this fall.


registrationJackson College spring semester offers opportunity to get ahead

Whether you are graduating from high school, wanting to advance in your career or looking for something new, Jackson College can be the right place for you. Take that next step toward continuing your education, advancing your career or finding something new with spring semester classes at Jackson College, beginning May 5.


Technology_fields_see_growthTech jobs continue to grow in Michigan

Careers in technology fields continue to grow. Michigan has the second fastest growth rate in the nation for creating the most tech jobs in 2012.


Commit_To_Complete_bannerCommit to Complete initiative sees hundreds make pledge

A project to get more community college students to complete a college credential has taken off at Jackson College with the help of Phi Theta Kappa members!


cardiac_sonography_studentsHeart of the matter: Careers in cardiac sonography

Does your career need a jolt? Think about the possibilities in cardiac sonography.


John_Perkin_alumnusJackson College: Shaping People's Lives

“My experience was very good. If you put in the effort, you will have the opportunity to be successful. There are many opportunities. I went after it and tried to learn as much as I can. If you apply yourself, you will learn.”

print_productionGraphic design program turns new page with print production certificate

Taking the creative talents of graphic designers and transforming them into the printed publications that one comes across every day is the task of prepress workers or desktop publishers.

Michelle_SprenkelJackson College: Shaping People's Lives

"My experience at JC was great, and I was very prepared for the work and expectations at EMU. The staff was always helpful, instructors always knowledgeable, and peers were so much fun."

pharmacyPharmacy technician career may be right prescription for your future!

Looking for a fast-paced career in the health field with diverse opportunities? A career as a pharmacy technician may be just what the doctor ordered!


truckTruck drivers in demand in Michigan, across nation

Get moving on a new career as a truck driver soon! Jackson College and ABC Training and Testing offer truck driver training in Jackson County.


DonnaJC, Shaping People's Lives

"Attending the College was exactly the right choice."


artCreate a new future with JC’s art program

Jackson College’s art program offers a broad palette of opportunities.


phlebotomyCollege launches new phlebotomy skill set

Jackson College has launched a new phlebotomy technician skill set to train workers in the practice of drawing blood from patients.


engineeringCreate a new future with a career in engineering

Engineers bring creative solutions to our everyday lives in ways that can change the world.


culinaryCareers in culinary offer full menu of options

If you have a taste for a career in the culinary arts and hospitality field, Jackson College offers the ingredients to get you started!


networkingGet a line on career opportunities with study of computer networking

Computers may perform hundreds of operations every minute. Computer programmers write the instructions that a computer uses to operate.


EbonyJC, Shaping People's Lives

"I think this is a good college to find yourself and what you want to do."


CCE_classComputer programming offers exciting, innovative career for the tech-minded

Computers may perform hundreds of operations every minute. Computer programmers write the instructions that a computer uses to operate.


CCE_classGet ahead in your career with Corporate and Continuing Education courses

Jackson College’s Corporate and Continuing Education program can help businesses be successful or individuals explore a new interest. CCE provides workforce development opportunities and community and continuing education.


EntrepreneurPassion & persistence can pay off for entrepreneurs

Does the thought of becoming your own boss sound like a dream come true? Is there something you have always wanted to try and think, maybe now is the time? Perhaps becoming an entrepreneur is right for you!


ZachGilletteJC, Shaping People's Lives

"I owe a lot of my success to my experience at Jackson College. High school and college ARE two different animals, and JC is a place to make that transition and not get overwhelmed."


policeNew Ferris State partnership offers convenience of college & police academy!

Is a career in police and law enforcement in your future? Jackson College and Ferris State University now offer a new option for future police officers that will save time and money!


aviation Get your future off the ground . . . with a career in aviation

Take your career to new horizons with a career in aviation! The Jackson College Flight Center, located at the Jackson County Airport - Reynolds Field, offers education and training needed for someone looking for a job in aviation.


Corrections_AcademyNew corrections training academy to begin at JC

Train for a career in corrections close to home with the new Michigan Corrections Officer Training Academy coming to Jackson College!


LKasprzynskiJackson College: Shaping People's Lives

“The program was excellent. The instructors were fantastic, and there were small classes...


ISWJC offers early look at careers in teaching

Do you see a career in teaching in your future? Jackson College offers several courses designed for future teachers to help them better understand the expectations they will face.


CoreyHuffScholarships make a big difference in students staying in school

Scholarships can help put you a step ahead when it comes to paying for college!


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