MCC/BTC Recruitment Newsletter

December 2014

Parent Information Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 17th, 6-8pm

7000 E 111th St

Kansas City, MO

Early College Details

Who: These programs are open to juniors and seniors who are ready to start college-level work and get a head-start towards a high-skill, in-demand career field.


Where: Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology, 1775 Universal Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64120. Your school district will provide transportation from your high school to the campus.


When: Classes run according to the MCC academic calendar (mcckc.edu/calendar). Students in the Early College Program attend classes at MCC-Business & Technology from9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Cost: Your school district will cover the costs associated with the program, which include tuition, books, and fees.


Why: By participating in the Early College Program, you will

  • Earn 47-58 college credits and will receive a college certificate.
  • Learn in-demand skills that can help land a paid internship or entry-level job right out of high school.
  • Use the college credits earned while in high school to complete an Associate degree in less than one year after graduation.
  • Have the ability to transfer college credits to other accredited colleges.

Gold Collar Jobs and Earning Potential

Drafters and Engineering Technicians
(Architectural, Civil, Mechanical/Manufacturing, Computer/Electronics)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$59k median national wage / $58k median Missouri wage

Computer Networking Specialists and System Administrators
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$74k median national wage / $67k median Missouri wage

Construction Managers
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$84k median national wage / $72k median Missouri wage

Electrical Powerline Installers and Repairers
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$64k median national wage / $70k median Missouri wage

Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety Technician
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$42k median national wage / $42k median Missouri wage

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technicians
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$82 k median national wage / $82k median Missouri wage

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$44k median national wage / $46k median Missouri wage

Industrial Electrician
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$53k median national wage / $54k median Missouri wage

Industrial Machinery Mechanics
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$48k median national wage / $46k median Missouri wage

Machinists and CNC Programmers
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$36k median national wage / $35k median Missouri wage

Millwright
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$50k median national wage / $62k median Missouri wage

Solar Photovoltaic Installers and Technicians
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$40k median national wage / $38k median Missouri wage

Tractor-Trailer and Heavy Truck Drivers (CDL-A)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$38k median national wage / $38k median Missouri wage

Welders
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$35k median national wage / $33k median Missouri wage

Ruskin Students Visit the MCC BTC Campus

34 students from Ruskin High School visited the MCC Business and Technology Campus located off Front Street. Ruskin High School and MCC are collaborating to provide an early college opportunity for our students. The student will attend the program as juniors in high school and will be within a semester of completing an associates degree. The students will also complete certification test so they will be ready to accept employment in a variety of companies in the Kansas City Area. For more information on the Gold Collar jobs that students will be ready to apply for follow the link below.


Engineering Technology

Explanation of Program

Benifits for Students and Parents

CSIS Cisco Networking Lab

Explanation of Program

Benifits for Students and Parents

CIMM Computer Intergrated manufacturing and machining

Explanation of Program

Benefits for Students and Parents

BSAD Logistics, Transportation and distribution , Project Mangement

Explanation of Program

Benefits for Students and Parents