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Career Research - MCC

MCC Career Counseling

MCC Counseling Offices:

Blue River

Education Center building, room 115
20301 East 78 Highway,
Independence, MO 64057-2052
Learning Resources building, 2nd floor
500 SW Longview Road,
Lee's Summit, MO 64081-2105
Maple Woods
Administration Building, room 108J
2601 NE Barry Road,
Kansas City, MO 64156-1299
Penn Valley
Campus Center, Suite 234
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Health Sciences Pathway

Serve others and choose from dozens of rewarding careers through the health science academic and career pathway.

These high-demand careers include nursing, medicine, dental, medical coding/billing, physical and occupational therapy and allied health fields. You'll work in a team-oriented environment, applying your compassion and skills to improve people's lives. To meet the expanding demand for qualified health professionals, these programs combine classroom instruction, laboratory experience and clinical practice to assure that students obtain current, high-level skills.

Health Sciences Pathway: Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Science (A.S.) is one of MCC transfer degrees, designed for student intending to transfer to a bachelor's degree program to become:

  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist

Associate of Applied Science degrees (A.A.S.) are designed to provide you with the skills to enter the workforce after you graduate from MCC. We offer a variety of associate of applied science degrees in this academic & career pathway:

Certificates are an accessible, affordable and fast route to enter the workforce in less time than it takes to complete a degree. The credits earned in these certificate programs apply toward the associate of applied science degree in that area. MCC offers a variety Certificates in this academic and career pathway:

MCC Continuing Education programs promote lifelong learning through community education, short-term workforce training and professional development courses. Our programs meet students where they are and provide the opportunity for personal enrichment, workforce readiness and career advancement.

Whether you are between jobs, looking to advance, or just starting out in the workplace, our training and certificate programs are designed to get workers the training they need - fast.

  • Certified Medication Technician
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Community Health Worker
  • Environmental Health and Safety - Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Health Information Management (HIM) Test Prep
  • Infection Control
  • Insulin Administration
  • Level One Medication Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)
  • Phlebotomy