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Study at Alpena Community College

Alpena Community College, or ACC, was established in 1952. Initially, classes were held in the Alpena High School. ACC moved to its own campus in 1957. Currently, the sprawling main campus occupies 700 acres of land in Alpena, Michigan. The college also has a branch campus called the Huron Shores Campus located in Oscoda, Michigan. In addition, there are extension centres in Rogers City, Whittemore, and Tawas City. Students at ACC are granted associate's degrees in arts, science, applied science, and general studies. Certificate programs in various fields of study are also available. One can also opt for cooperative programs that allow transfers to several other colleges and universities. The athletics department of Alpena Community College fields teams in basketball, golf, softball, club hockey, and volleyball. The teams compete in the Eastern Division Michigan Community College Athletic Association. There are also several student clubs and organization on campus, including the Phi Theta Kappa, Criminal Justice Club, Student Nurses Association, and Industrial Technology Association. The students also publish a newspaper called the “CrossCut”.

Profile of Alpena Community CollegeAlpena can be found in Alpena, MI (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Alpena.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at Alpena are in engineering technician and construction trades.

Alpena Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Faculty
Instructors at Alpena are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 058 students were enrolled in the school.  Alpena Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, pre-nursing
Construction Trades47lineworker, electrician
Engineering Technician40civil engineering tech, drafting, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech
Business and Management39business, business management, accounting technology
Liberal Arts28liberal arts and sciences, general studies, English
Mechanics and Repair18autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counselling17psychology, physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology17medical assistant, radiation therapist, pre-pharmacy
Education and Teaching17elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching
Production Trades11tool and die tech
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice, corrections
Science9biological and physical sciences, biology, chemistry, physical sciences, physics
Family and Social Work9social work, child care management
Medical administration8medical secretary, medical transcription
office and Administration7administrative assistant, general office occupations, office data entry
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Engineering4engineering
Media2printing equipment operation, journalism
Medicine2pre-veterinary, pre-med
Law1pre-law
Art Studies1visual and performing arts
Mathematics1mathematics
Contact: AlpenaAlpena Community College

665 Johnson St

Alpena, MI 49707

General Phone: (989) 356-9021

http://www.alpenacc.edu

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