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Mountwest Community & Technical College has classes and degree programs to move you toward your new goals. Choose part-time or full-time, day or evening classes. Start small with a certificate or jump right into an associate degree and transfer to a four-year institution.

Mountwest’s small classes, comprehensive services and caring teachers are here to help you learn – and change. Not sure what’s next? Take a look at this A-Z listing of Mountwest programs. You never know, something unexpected might catch your eye. And change your life.

Mountwest A-Z Listing of programs offered by Mountwest – Call 1.866.676.5533 for more information, or visit

For salary information students or graduated should refer to

Area of Study Degree Prepares You For
Allied health & Life sciences
Allied Health Occupations Certificate work in educational services, federal, state, and local governments, or pharmaceutical and medical facilities
Certified Coding Specialist Certificate becoming familiar with coding systems, medical terminology and medical background of anatomy and diseases; prepares student for National American Health Information Association exam
Dental Assistant AAS preparing patients for treatments, assisting dentist withprocedures, taking x-rays, developing film, and preparing

administrative office duties

Dental Laboratory Technology AAS, Certificate making and repairing dental appliances such as dentures, crowns, and braces
Exercise Science Certificate direct employment within a Health club or Fitness Center or for individual private pay consultation
Health Information Technology AAS technical knowledge and skills necessary to handle medical,administrative, ethical, legal accreditation, and regulatory

requirements of the health care delivery system

Health Science AAS allows those with allied health industry specialized certifications to pursue a degree in their field
Massage Therapy AAS employment in doctors’ offices, chiropractors’ offices,hospitals, physical therapy offices, medical clinics, and

massage therapy practices

Medical Assistant AAS administrative duties and clinical duties in physicians’offices, clinics, and hospitals
Paramedic Science AAS providing emergency medical treatment and stabilization,rescuing of persons entrapped in life-threatening situations, transporting critical patients, supporting and assisting law

enforcement agencies, and public education and training

Pharmacy Technician AAS routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, counting tablets, labeling bottles, administrative duties, stocking shelves, and operating cash registers
Physical Therapist Assistant AAS home health care, rehabilitation hospitals, nursing homes, acute care hospitals, skilled nursing skills, outpatient departments, private practice offices, and school systems positions
Radiologic Technology AAS employment in hospitals, clinics, commercial radiologicallaboratories, physicians’ offices, mobile radiological services
Respiratory Therapy AAS employment in nursing homes, nursing units, outpatientcenters, rehabilitation hospitals, acute care hospitals,

home health, and physician’s offices

Surgical Technology AAS working in hospitals, physicians’ offices, dentist offices,outpatient care centers, and ambulatory surgical centers
Business technology
Administrative Assistant, Executive AAS business offices, problem solving, computer software
Administrative Assistant, Legal AAS legal offices, problem solving, computer software
Administrative Assistant, Medical AAS medical offices, problem solving, computer software
Banking and Finance AAS bank and finance terminology, computer software forfinancial institutions
Criminal Justice AAS current law enforcement for advancement into supervisory positions, probation, parole, retail security, private security, and private investigations.
Hospitality Management – Culinary Arts AAS, Certificate a variety of culinary establishments as a sous chef,garde manager, kitchen supervisor, and restaurant manager
Hospitality Management -Hotel/Lodging Management AAS hotel and resort management, tourism and travel services,and recreation services industry
Interior Design


AAS employment with architectural firms, interior design firms, kitchen design firms, department stores, and furniture stores
Management Technology – Accounting AAS, Certificate entry level accounting, auditing clerk, bookkeeper
Management Technology -Business Administration


AAS business management, sales, project planning
Management Technology -Call Center Supervisor


AAS entry level positions that lead to supervisory andmanagement positions
Management Technology -Industrial Management AAS position of supervisory leadership such as assemblysupervisor, machine shop supervisor, operations supervisor
Paralegal Studies AAS interviewing, case investigation, preparation of pleadings, and legal research
Transportation Technology -Aviation Technology


AAS, Certificate aircraft pilots and flight engineers
Transportation Technology -Intelligent Transportation Systems AAS working in the transportation industry to use computer and communication technology to solve transportation problems that run the gamut from road congestion, parking, and route selection. Jobs are software engineer, transportation security, roadway management
Transportation Technology -Intermodal Management AAS working in the transportation industry (road, rail, water and air) to use computer software technology to solve freight movement problems to ensure that freight is picked up and delivered in time to meet manufacturing needs. Jobs are freight coordinator, dispatcher, and transportation management
Transportation Technology -Maritime Training AAS rigging barges, maintaining barges once underway, andperforming routine maintenance on towboats and barges
Transportation Technology – Railway AAS placement into jobs of increasing responsibility such as supervisory positions, conductor, and engineer by building upon railroad training taught by the employer
Information technology
Animation and Game Developer AAS design software, programming, modeling and animation,designing and developing games
Geospatial Studies AAS technical skills with image and image-processing softwareproducts, working in business, communications, defense,

education, engineering, government, health and human

services, natural resources, transportation, and utilities


Microsoft Certified IT Certificate prepare students for the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Certification examinations
Network Systems Administration(Miscrosoft) AAS network administrator, network engineer, systems supporttechnician, network designer, and network security systems

designer positions

Network Systems Development(CCNA) AAS network administrator, network engineer, systems supporttechnician, network designer, network security systems designer
Network Systems Security AAS network administrator, web designer, systems supporttechnician, network designer, security solutions designer,

help desk technician, hardware technician, software

technician, and software applications

Web Development AAS network administration, web designer, systems support technician, network designer, security solutions designer, help desk technician, and hardware technician positions
Liberal Arts & Human Services
American Sign Language, Deaf Studies AAS, Certificate interpreter training program, effective communication withdeaf persons, translator
Biomedical Instrumentation Technology AAS maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing medicalequipment
Early Childhood Education AAS childcare work, child daycare services, andpreschool employment
Electronics Technology AAS installation technician, electronics technician, electronic sales, biomedical technician
General Transfer Studies AA transferring to a four-year institution
Engineering Design Technology AAS enginerring technician, product design technician, CAO specialist, computer modeling specialist, graphic designer, digitalar
Machinist Technology/CNC Technology AAS rigorous demands of the manufacturing sector, manualmachinist, CNC machinist, industrial sales, auto plant worker, machinist shop, and fabricator
Public Library Technology AAS, Certificate employment as a library assistant, library technician
Teacher Assistant Certificate employment as teacher assistant in early education classroom
Welding Technology AAS building equipment contractor, school maintenance, repair shop, self-employment, manufacturing industry, construction industry, and utilities industry positions
Additional degrees
Board of Governors AAS adult learners to meet occupational goals
Occupational Development AAS after completion of a US DOL approved Apprenticeship Program, can be ready to be apprenticeship, Job Corps, career and technical center instructors; and positions of increasing responsibility within the union
Technical Studies ASS, Certificate jobs with increased levels of responsibility by building upon approved employer training
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