Starting a career in healthcare meant finishing a degree program, completing an externship, and preparing for the unique challenges medical assistants face every day. However, none of this deterred Ariel Hay. She dived head-first into Rockford Career College's medical assistant program and came out triumphant. “Don't let obstacles make you lose faith in the process,” says Ariel. “Believing in yourself is the key to succeed.”READ MORE
Brendon Turner has never been easily deterred by a challenge. “Never give up on your dreams,” he says. Determination and careful studying carried Brendon through Rockford Career College's business administration program and started him on his path to a new career.
What You Learn in a Business Administration Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Brendon took courses such as: Microsoft Excel, Finance for Operations Managers, Ethics and Social Responsibility, and more.
In these courses, he learned about:READ MORE
Branesha Cross graduated from our dental assisting program by focusing on the goals she had achieved and not dwelling on her mistakes. Branesha knows how easy it is to remember your shortcomings instead of your successes. However, she decided to remain positive and determined when it came to pursuing a new career. By studying hard, developing her practical skills, and completing an externship, Branesha overcame her doubts and graduated from RCC. “Don't dwell so often on your failures, but always focus on the accomplishments and goals you've achieved personally,” Branesha says.READ MORE
Amber lives by the following quote from Les Brown: “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”1 When she was ready for a new career, Amber did not hesitate or make excuses. Instead, she worked hard to turn her goal into a reality. By studying hard, she excelled in all of her courses in Rockford Career College's Paralegal Studies associate degree program. We are proud to say that she graduated on the President's List. We are happy to see she not only earned a 4.0 GPA but also began a career that was once only a dream for her.READ MORE
“The strongest warriors are given the toughest battle, but don't give up on the fight,” says Nikia Roper, Rockford Career College graduate. “Stay strong, fight through it, and conquer the battle, and you'll always win.” These principles guided Nikia as she began her career journey. By never surrendering, Nikia emerged victorious from our welding program, ready to take on a new career.
What You Learn in a Welding Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Nikia took courses such as: Essentials of Welding, Thermal Cutting and Metal Preparation, SMAW Plate Certification, and more.READ MORE
Always striving to reach her full potential, Bethany Kopp continued her education so she could begin her dream career. “If you are not green and growing, then you are dead and dying,” she says. “Always try to improve yourself.” All of us at Rockford Career College are proud of Bethany for studying hard and graduating from our medical assistant program.
What You Learn in a Medical Assistant Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses.
During the program, Bethany took courses such as: Patient Care, Specimen Collection and Analysis, MA Technology Fundamentals, and more.READ MORE