“Live life to the fullest.” This principle encouraged Barbara Perez to pursue a new career and enroll in Rockford Career College's medical assistant program. Completing courses, hands-on training, and a 170-hour externship with 160 hours in a clinical setting, Barbara successfully graduated and began the career of her dreams. We are extremely proud of her for achieving her career goals.READ MORE
Lorena Virgilio knew that if she wanted to reach her professional goals, she could not let negativity drag her down. She firmly believed in these words from Sir Roger Bannister, the first athlete to run a mile in under four minutes: “Just because they say it's impossible doesn't mean you can't do it.”1 We are extremely proud of the effort Lorena put in to earn her Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration, and we believe in your potential as well.READ MORE
Cherish Coates wanted a career that served others and not just herself. She firmly believed in these words from Dr. Tony Evans: “When you realize God's purpose for your life isn't just about you, He will use you in a mighty way.” For Cherish, becoming a diagnostic medical sonographer was the perfect way to help her community. By staying focused on this goal and working hard, Cherish graduated on the Dean's List with her associate degree. All of us at Rockford Career College are proud of Cherish's success and believe you could accomplish your professional goals, too.READ MORE
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