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Preparing for the Future

MDC understands the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community, including loss of employment for many. In an effort to help during this difficult time, we have developed a catalog of online professional development courses so you can acquire the skills you need to rejoin the workforce.

MDC and the MDC Foundation have joined forces to ensure that cost is not a deterrent for anyone. Scholarships are available for all students. The scholarship will be automatically applied when you register for the course. Capacity is limited, so please register soon.

Business

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Certificate in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution

The Certificate in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) provides individuals in the supply chain logistics field with a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices, and industry standards. CLTD is an essential asset to both professionals and employers in today’s competitive, global economy. This program is certified by the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).

Course Details

Dates: April 26 – July 16
Virtual Days: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
On-Campus Days: Saturdays
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Certification Exam Date: July 30
Reference: 9481
Location: This course is Blended - West Campus on Saturdays and virtually through Blackboard.

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Medical

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

This CNA course provides the knowledge and skills required to work in the Health Care Industry. This course includes test preparation for the Industry Certification Exam*.

Prerequisites/Corequisite Information: Eligibility to participate in the CNA course, this course is for first time CNA students only. High school diploma or equivalent (must be reflected on MDC transcript). In preparation for the Industry Certification exam, students must complete a CPR class and AHCA & FDLE Level 2 background check. The CNA Industry Certification exam will be announced in class.

Dates: June 4 – July 27
Days: Tuesdays & Fridays
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:35 p.m.
Certification Exam Date: August 10
Reference: 10644
Location: This course is Blended - Medical Campus and virtually through Blackboard.

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Course Details

Dates: June 13 – July 31
Days: Saturdays & Sundays
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (1-hour break) 
Certification Exam Date: August 13
Reference: 10457
Location: This course is Blended - Medical Campus and virtually through Blackboard.

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Certified Professional Biller

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to take the AAPC Professional Biller Certification exam. Students become familiar with the health insurance industry, legal and regulatory issues, and reimbursement methodologies. Students learn principles of medical billing related to proper claim form preparation, submission, payment processing, and follow up. This course is recommended for anyone preparing for a career in a medical billing department at a physician's office, clinic, or similar settings.

Dates: April 28 – July 16
Days: Wednesdays & Fridays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (30 minutes break)
Certification Exam Date: July 31
Reference: 9423
Location: This course is Blended - Medical Campus and virtually through Blackboard.

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Public Safety

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911 Public Safety Telecommunicator

This class will prepare the student for employment as a Public Safety Telecommunicator (PST). This position is responsible for taking administrative and emergency 9-1-1 calls for assistance, and dispatching law enforcement, fire rescue, and emergency medical services to assist the public in times of crisis. Students will be trained on interpersonal communications, existing and emerging technologies, telephony, radio systems, emergency management and stress management.

Course Details

Dates: May 4 - July 10
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Independent study: 20 hours of asynchronous content/work
Certification Exam Date: July 22
Reference: 9477
Location: This courseis offered at Homestead Campus remotely through Blackboard.

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Technology

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Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

This course teaches IT Professionals how to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.

Course Details

Dates: May 3 – June 25
Days: Mondays & Thursdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Independent study: 5 hours of asynchronous content/work
Certification Exam Date: July 9
Reference: 10604
Location: This course is offered at Padron Campus remotely through Blackboard.

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MDC cares about making your college experience easier. We'll help you pay for school using a number of available options. View our other financial incentive programs, general financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.