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High Demand Causes Long Waiting Lists in Nursing Program

Nursing Student During Practical Training

Seeing students in scrubs is not an uncommon sight at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), as nursing degrees and certificates are in high demand.

New students thinking of entering the field may find it daunting because of the wait time, requirements and overall commitment, but getting informed is the first step in the right direction to entering the Nursing Program.

EMCC is one of eight Maricopa Community Colleges that offers these programs and certificates and it is the closest college for prospective students in the West Valley.

Award Winning Culinary Studies

Culinary Student

The Culinary Institute of Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) boasts award-winning faculty and students.  During summer 2012, Chef Christopher Cwierz, adjunct faculty in Baking and Pastry, competed in the International Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany, as a member of a United States regional team.  His team received the Bronze medal in a competition of 62 countries, ranking in the top 20 in the world. 

Getting Ready for the Workplace: Starting at EMCC

fire fighters

Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) makes getting a job in the professional world possible. The college offers degrees and certificates in the occupational areas of Nursing, Business, Culinary Studies, Administration of Justice, Fire Science, Power Plant Technology, Teacher Education, Speech Language Pathology, Programming, Networking, Multimedia, Interior Design, and Computer Science.

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