GCC’s Spring Semester is Stacked to Meet the Region’s Projected Job Opportunity Growth

Batavia, NY- Enrollment is open at Genesee Community College for the Spring semester and it is focused on preparing students for the region’s specific job opportunities. The entire course schedule is available at https://www.genesee.edu/courses/schedule/ and with classes starting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, the time to enroll is now!

A study by Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI) predicts an 18% increase in the number of medical assistant jobs in our region from 2016 to 2023. This semester, there are seven medical-related courses available to kick off a high-demand career by earning for Medical Office Assistant Certificate usually in one year, or a Medical Administrative Assistant, AAS degree in approximately two years.

GCC’s other healthcare related degrees are also on the list of EMSI’s high-demand careers. Physical therapist assistants, nurses, respiratory care therapists, sleep technologists and veterinary technologists are all great options for long-term career success.

“Healthcare education remains a priority here at GCC. We have excellent professors and instructors, and with state-of-the-art labs and our small class sizes, students’ hands-on learning is second to none!” Dr. Virginia (Ginny) Taylor, vice president for Student & Enrollment Services said. “Sometimes people forget that the spring semester is a great time to launch new career aspirations and academic goals.”                                          

For those interested in website development career, basic HTML coding and web page design is covered in Web Publishing (CIS113). Microcomputers (CIS116) and Programming and Problem Solving (CIS125) are also offered this spring semester. ESMI projects more than 125 new job opportunities in this sector in the GLOW region in the next six years making a Web Design certificate or associate degree a perfect resume builder.  

Supply chain management is a key element to every major industry today. To get started on this career, consider a Business Administration: Supply Chain Management, AAS degree which can be earned entirely online. Begin with Principles of Business Logistics (BLM101), which reviews the efficient and cost effective flow of everything from initial raw materials to finished products. Specifically, students cover accurate and timely information sharing, purchasing, transportation and distribution management, warehousing and inventory controls and so much more. Register today as classes are filling up!

GCC’s spring semester starts Tuesday, January 16, 2018. To review the class schedule which features more than 500 hundred courses, go to: http://www.genesee.edu/courses/schedule/ and search by subject, location, term or time of day. In addition to courses at all seven campus locations in Albion, Arcade, Batavia, Dansville, Lima, Medina and Warsaw, GCC offers more than 150 online courses.

With so many concentrations to choose from and so many online opportunities, making a personal appointment with GCC student success coach is a perfect way to start the conversation about what is best for you.  Call 585-345-6805 to set up an appointment or email SSC@geneseee.edu.

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