From 1963, date when it was founded, to 1989, Central Maine Community College (CMCC) was called Androscoggin State Vocational Institute. From 1989 to 2003, its name was Central Maine Technical College which became Central Maine Community College on July 1, 2003. Today, it is part of the seven-college Maine Community System, and it is located in a 135-acre campus in Auburn, Maine. The approximate enrollment of the institution is 2,000 students.
They offer 29 different majors and around 12 specialization areas within those majors. Moreover, associate degrees in different fields and certificates are available in CMCC. Among these majors, there are great options that are closely related to health. In CMCC, individuals have the opportunity to choose between a Certificate in Medical Coding and Medical Transcription and Associate Degrees in Medical Assisting, Nursing, Radiologic Technology and Clinical Laboratory Science. Both degrees are available for the Occupational Health and Safety programs.
All students who graduated from these programs of study have wide-ranging possibilities of getting a position in hospitals, clinics, doctors? offices, long-term or public health care facilities, scientific research and pharmaceutical/commercial industries. Moreover, people enrolled in CMCC have a broad variety of special services at their disposal. They include career services, bookstore, disability services, library, health and wellness services, personal counseling, gender equity services, academic assistance which encompasses academic advising and TRIO, financial aid and billing and payment options.
Financial aid embraces the option of conferring scholarships and loans. They offer three types of financial assistance: Federal Pell Grant, which is a program from the Federal Government, FSEOG (Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant) and Maine State Grant Program. Besides, they give students the chance to apply for three different kinds of scholarships and for the Federal Stafford Loans.