MCC hosts prospective student information session June 17


Middlesex Community College will host a prospective student information session on Thursday, June 17, at 4 p.m. in the City Building (Room 302) on the Lowell campus, 33 Kearney Square.

Summer Session II starts July 6 and fall classes begin Sept. 8.

Learn about the more than 75 degree and certificate programs MCC offers, as well as Weekend College and financial aid. Middlesex also offers many student services, such as academic counseling, tutoring, career counseling, disability support, special programs and more.

Hear about the many transfer options with four-year colleges and universities. Learn how to get funding for your education, meet faculty and staff, take a tour of the campus, and apply to the college.

To learn more about Middlesex, call 1-800-818-3434 or visit

Middlesex Community College offers 11 health career programs.

Learn more about them at two health programs information sessions to be Tuesday, June 8, at 11 a.m. in the student lounge in the Bedford Campus Center, and Thursday, June 24, at 11 a.m. in the assembly room of the MCC Federal Building in Lowell.

Programs include dental assisting, dental hygiene, dental laboratory technology, diagnostic medical sonography, medical assisting, nursing, and radiologic technology.

The program is offered as a full-time day or as a part-time evening/weekend option.

Middlesex also offers health careers certificate programs in dental assisting, diagnostic medical sonography, medical assisting and vascular technology.

To learn more , call 1-800-818-3434 or visit

Learn more about Middlesex Community College’s nationally recognized Transition Program, a two-year, noncredit certificate program for students with learning/cognitive disabilities.

This program is designed for students without the skills necessary to complete requirements for an associate degree.

A public information session for prospective students and their families will be held Thursday, June 3, from 9 to 11 a.m., in MCC’s Bedford Campus Center, Café East, 591 Springs Road.

Students attend classes designed to teach independent-living skills, computer and job-survival skills, and social skills. They will also be placed in an internship program. Transition students may participate in all Middlesex student activities while receiving specialized coursework and training tailored to meet their needs.

Information-session participants will receive an overview of the program, as well as in-depth information on the curriculum, application procedures, details of the required internship portion of the program, and prospective job opportunities.

Candidates should have a high school diploma or GED credential, interest in training for entry-level work in business and industry, fifth- to eighth-grade level reading and math skills, and the maturity and emotional stability to effectively participate in a program on a college campus.

To register, call 781-280-3630.

For more information, contact Kathy Matheson, Disability Support Services, at 781-280-3525.