Career Profile: Cloud Networking

May 4, 2018

Big data is leading to big opportunity for computer network specialists with knowledge of cloud computing! To help meet this demand, Jackson College will launch an Associate in Applied Science in Cloud Networking program this fall. Networks keep computers “talking” with one another and involves the necessary hardware, software and computer channels to keep systems connected. […]

Cyber Security Team Profile

March 22, 2018

Jackson College students experienced a real taste of defending a corporate computer network from attack recently when the Cyber Defense team took third-place at the 2018 Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Network event! The competition was comprised of 10 teams from colleges and universities across the state. The only community colleges competing were Jackson College and […]

Career Profile: Electrician

January 17, 2018

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures in homes, businesses, industries, external structures and more. Electricians work in residential, industrial and commercial settings. Jackson College offers both an associate degree and certificate to become an electrician, and a concentration in electrical basics. All electricians start with a basic knowledge of electricity and […]

Transfer Program Profile: Mathematics

January 17, 2018

Do you enjoy solving problems? Does working with numbers and formulas come naturally to you? Study of mathematics offers ample career opportunities. “If you like problem solving, trying different things and being creative in solving problems, the processes in mathematics are really appealing,” said Professor Kristi Laird. “Many who go into math or engineering would […]

Transfer Program Profile: English

January 2, 2018

What will the story of your future be? Studying English prepares you for many opportunities! Typical career opportunities for English majors include writer, editor, teacher or librarian, but the field is vast. Students with a major or minor in English can work in many fields. “The skills you develop really prepare you for the world, […]

Program Profile: Health Administration

January 2, 2018

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 offers an Associate in Applied Science in Health Administration/Insurance Specialist degree, now available completely online. This degree may be a good fit for those interested in the medical field but not necessarily having […]

Program Spotlight: Automotive Technology

November 11, 2017

Today’s automotive field offers ample job opportunities and high earning potential. Jackson College’s automotive program prides itself on preparing students for these opportunities in an industry that is constantly changing. “Technology is already available for cars to drive themselves,” says Chris Kaser, assistant professor of automotive technology at Jackson College, who began his work with […]

Profile: Veterans Resource Center

November 7, 2017

Transitioning from military to civilian life poses many challenges. Because of their service to our country, Jackson College is proud to help today’s student veterans make that transition. “When you enter military service, your whole paradigm changes. Everything is geared toward military life, your unit and camaraderie. It’s different than being a civilian. You belong […]

Career graduates in demand

October 25, 2017

Great jobs are available. Prepare for them close to home, at Jackson College. Jackson College offers a variety of educational opportunities. While some may recognize it as a good start toward a four-year bachelor’s degree with the opportunity for transfer to a university, it is much more than “just a transfer school.” “One of the […]

Profile: Oasis Center focuses on mental health & wellness

October 25, 2017

Promoting health and wellness for the whole person, that’s the goal of the new Oasis Center at Jackson College. The Oasis Center will provide mental health support to students and employees. Services are offered in partnership with Family Services and Children’s Aid (FSCA) of Jackson. Plans for the clinic began about a year ago, in […]