Information Sessions

Some academic programs at Mount Wachusett Community College have specialized admission processes.  The best way to learn about these academic programs is to attend an Information Session.  At these Information Sessions, an Admissions representative will provide an overview of the admission process, financial aid opportunities, and guaranteed transfer process through the many MWCC articulation agreements with Baccalaureate colleges and universities. Please scroll the list below to see our currently available information sessions by program. If no dates are listed, we are still in the process of scheduling the next round of sessions.

To attend any information session except ALQS, please contact the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110 or admissions@mwcc.mass.edu. For information on ALQS, please contact the Devens Campus at 978-630-9571.


Analytical Laboratory & Quality System Certificate (ALQS)

Are you looking to improve your job prospects? Are you ready to further your education? Come join us for an information session about the new Analytical Laboratory & Quality System Certificate program! This program will prepare you for a career as a Quality Inspector, Calibration Technician, or an In-Process Inspector in the pharmaceutical, medical device, plastics, aerospace, and equipment manufacturing industries. To attend an ALQS Information Session, please make an appointment with the Devens Campus at 978-630-9571 to reserve your space. All sessions will be held at the Devens campus: 27 Jackson Road, Devens, MA.

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Dental Programs (DHY & DAC)

Learn about the selective admissions process, orientation to clinical practicum, prerequisites and application deadlines for the Associate Degree program in Dental Hygiene and the Certificate program in Dental Assisting.  The Dental Programs Information Sessions (DHY/DAC) are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
May 20, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

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Dual Enrollment

Learn about enrollment options for students currently in high school.  Whether you wish to leave your high school and enroll in college early or stay in high school and take some college-level courses, this Information Session will give you the information you need to plan. Dual Enrollment Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
May 19, 2015 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Leominster TBD

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Health Information Management (HIM)

Learn about the selective admissions process, prerequisites, and application deadlines to the Health Information Management program at MWCC. Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room

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Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT, formerly CLS)

This program invites students interested in all forms of laboratory science.  The Information Session will share with you the application process, the curriculum of the program, future employment opportunities, and more.  Medical Laboratory Technology Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus / Room Clinical Lab Tour at End
May 28, 2015 Thursday 3:00 PM Gardner /
Room 214
Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster

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A.S. Nursing

Learn about the selective admissions process, orientation to clinical practicum, prerequisites and application deadlines to the A.S. Nursing program at MWCC.  A.S. Nursing Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room

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Practical Nursing

Learn about the selective admissions process, orientation to clinical practicum, prerequisites and application deadlines to the Practical Nursing program at MWCC. Practical Nursing Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
May 14, 2015 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Learn about the selective admissions process, orientation to clinical practicum, prerequisites and application deadlines to the Physical Therapist Assistant program at MWCC.  PTAs assist PTs in acute care and rehabilitation hospitals, long term care facilities, private care practices, school systems and homecare/visiting nurse associations. Physical Therapist Assistant Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room

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Pre-Healthcare Academy

MWCC’s Pre-Healthcare Academy invites high school graduates from this year and last year to apply for this program, which provides opportunity for students to gain access to MWCC’s competitive Health programs.  Academy students who maintain certain academic credentials may enter MWCC’s DHY, PTA, or Nursing program during the fall of their second year. Pre-Healthcare Academy Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room

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Radiologic Technologist

Learn about the selective admissions process, prerequisites and application deadlines to the Radiologic Technologist program at MWCC. Radiologic Technologist Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room

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STEM Summer Starter Academy

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is supporting students who are enrolling in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines at Mount Wachusett Community College. STEM majors for the Summer Academy include: Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Computer Information Systems, Fitness Leadership and Exercise Science, General Studies Allied Health, Natural Resources, Physics, and Pre-Engineering. Accepted students will receive a stipend of up to $1,750 and will be enrolled in two free college courses. Books will be provided for use during the Academy. Daily academic support, including tutoring and mandated study hours, will occur in order to assist students on their career paths. Finally, students will be expected to participate in all field trips, including the Summer Leadership Academy. Information Sessions are available on the following dates:

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room

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