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. You will also learn about the variety of services available to our students including career and academic counseling, services for students with disabilities, free tutoring, and educational assistance available through our Academic Support Center.

Selective Applications

Check out these upcoming Information Sessions:

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. The program begins in Fall 2014; classes start September 3rd.

Clinical Laboratory Science (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.  Clinical Laboratory Science Information Sessions are available on the following dates.  To attend a CLS Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus / Room Clinical Lab Tour at End
Jan. 29, 2015 Thursday 3:00 PM Gardner /
Room 214
Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster
Feb. 21, 2015 Saturday 3:00 PM Gardner /
Room 214
Heywood Hospital, Gardner
Mar. 24, 2015 Tuesday 3:00 PM Gardner /
Room 214
Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster
Apr. 22, 2015 Tuesday 3:00 PM Gardner /
Room 214
Heywood Hospital, Gardner
May 28, 2015 Thursday 3:00 PM Gardner /
Room 214
Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster

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.  To attend a Dental Programs (DHY/DAC) Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Jan. 14, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Mar. 18, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 15, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Fitchburg TBD
May 20, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

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 date(s). To attend a Dual Enrollment Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Dec. 16, 2014 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 237
Jan. 20, 2015 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Leominster 118
Feb. 17, 2015 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 251
Mar. 17, 2015 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 251
Apr. 21, 2015 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 251
May 19, 2015 Tuesday 3 – 4 PM Leominster TBD

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.  To attend an Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Dec. 15, 2014 Monday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Feb. 2, 2015 Monday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 6, 2015 Monday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

Medical Assisting (MAS)

Learn about the selective admissions process, prerequisites, and application deadlines to the Medical Assistant program at MWCC. Information Sessions are available on the following dates.  To attend an Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Mar. 11, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

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.  To attend an A.S. Nursing Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Jan. 7, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Jan. 12, 2015 Monday 5 – 6 PM Leominster TBD
Feb. 4, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Mar. 4, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 8, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 13, 2015 Monday 5 – 6 PM Devens TBD
May 6, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
May 11, 2015 Monday 5 – 6 PM Leominster TBD

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.  To attend a Practical Nursing Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Jan. 8, 2015 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Jan. 12, 2015 Monday 5 – 6 PM Leominster TBD
Feb. 12, 2015 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Mar. 12, 2015 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 9, 2015 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 13, 2015 Monday 5 – 6 PM Devens TBD
May 11, 2015 Monday 5 – 6 PM Leominster TBD
May 14, 2015 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

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. To attend a Physical Therapist Assistant Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Dec. 18, 2014 Thursday 2 – 3 PM Gardner TBD
Feb. 18, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204
Apr. 15, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Gardner 204

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. To attend a Pre-Healthcare Academy Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Dec. 17, 2014 Wednesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 204
Jan. 21, 2015 Wednesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 204
Feb. 18, 2015 Wednesday 3 – 4 PM Gardner 204

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. To attend a Radiologic Technologist Information Session, please make an appointment with the Office of Admissions at 978-630-9110.

Date Day of the Week Time Campus Room
Mar. 25, 2015 Wednesday 2 – 3 PM Devens TBD