Kennebec Valley Community College is pleased to announce the opening of the Rockland satellite site located at the Mid-Coast School of Technology. Beginning in fall 2019, Kennebec Valley Community College will be offering courses in the Health Science certificate as part of the Bring College to ME (BCTM) initiative. The Health Science certificate is a 27-credit program that prepares graduates for transfer to a two- or four-year health degree program. The certificate program will provide students with a learning community as they prepare for transfer to various health programs. The program is structured to encourage career exploration and to provide career guidance as students prepare to apply to health degree programs including Nursing.
Two courses, Anatomy and Physiology I and English Composition, will be offered this fall on Monday and Wednesdays from 3- 8 PM. Spring 2020 course offerings will include Anatomy and Physiology II and Quantitative Reasoning.
College representatives will be at the Mid-Coast School of Technology from 1 pm – 7 pm on Monday, September 23rd and Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 to answer questions and to assist with the application process. Classes are scheduled to begin on September 30, 2019.
The Maine Community College System’s Bring College to ME (BCTM) program is part of the MCCS’s Rural Initiative, designed to deliver targeted programs in high-skill, high-wage, high demand occupations to rural Maine. Qualified students enrolled in the BCTM program will not be charged tuition, fees, or for textbooks.
Kennebec Valley Community College received a BCTNM grant to offer several health-related programs in Rockland. In fall 2019, the College will offer several courses in the Health Science certificate. Emergency Medical technology I will be offered in Spring 2020 followed by the Advanced EMT certificate program in Fall 2020.