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Why are skilled Auto Mechanics in such high demand?

Our Automotive Technologies programs are nationally certified by ASE/NATEF and are among the best in Michigan. We also have one of the few programs in the state of Michigan that includes a focus on diesel engines.

A dependable ride is not an option in any economy, but when times are tough, people have a tendency to fix -- not replace -- what they have. Regardless of the state of the economy, people always need vehicles that run — and run well. More than ever, skilled auto repair professionals are in demand and not just because people want their vehicle to run, … [Read more...]

What classes are offered at West Branch?

Our West Branch site is an extension of Kirtland Community College so it offers nearly everything we offer at the main campus. Maybe most well-known for our flagship Surgical Technology program (100% job placement four years in a row!), the West Branch site also offers a wide range of general ed courses including accounting, business, English, history, … [Read more...]

What kind of jobs can a Certified Nursing Assistant get?

If you become a Certified Nursing Assistant, you’ll find amazing job opportunities in nursing and residential care facilities, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, and hospitals. CNA jobs include nursing aides, nursing attendants, home health and personal aides. But, this is no fly-by-night (although you may work at night) career. Healthcare jobs are … [Read more...]

Kirtland Announces Winter 2013 President’s, Dean’s Lists Honorees

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2012-13 winter semester which earned them placement on the college’s dean’s and president’s lists. To qualify for the president’s list, candidates must be full-time students who earn a grade-point average between 3.8 and 4.0. Dean’s list … [Read more...]

How do I get accepted into the police academy?

Public safety officers and emergency responders don’t always know what they’ll be facing when they rush to a scene. When you apply for, get accepted into, and do well in our academy, you’ll need to show what you’re made of right from the get go. You’ll participate in intensive, disciplined, military-style training as a cadet. Once you are accepted into … [Read more...]

When is the best time to apply for financial aid?

When is the best time to apply for financial aid? Ideally, the best time to apply for financial aid is a few months before you plan to enroll for school — but don’t put off applying for college if you’ve been dragging your feet or just plain didn’t know what to do to apply for financial aid. The financial aid process takes some time, but don’t panic. … [Read more...]

Kirtland Regional Police Academy Recognizes 36th Graduating Class

Cadet Osika Receives KRPA Director's Award

The Kirtland Regional Policy Academy (KRPA) recognized the Winter 2013 graduating class at a commencement ceremony on May 3.  The 12 academy cadets comprising Class 36 were joined by family, friends and staff at the Kirtland Center for Performing Arts to honor both group and individual accomplishments. Before receiving individual awards and diplomas, … [Read more...]