Registration for the August 23 start is closing soon. Our career, admission and financial aid representatives are available to assist you (free of charge). Choose from diploma and degree programs offered on campus and online. Classes are small, providing individualized instruction from our experienced, caring instructors. Learn more about our programs and the careers they prepare you for by clicking a link below:
At Rockford Career College, we take great pride in our students and their accomplishments. Eddie Harrison is one such student who worked hard to achieve his academic and professional dreams. After enrolling in our welding program, Eddie studied diligently and developed his technical skills in the on-campus lab. We are so proud of him for graduating on our Dean's List and starting his welding career!
“Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.” This quote from Christian Larson inspired Brook Kalen to pursue a new career as a medical assistant.1 We are extremely proud of her for graduating from our medical assistant program. Now, Brook can continue to be proud of herself as she helps patients every day in her new career.
“You never work a day in your life if you love what you do.” Kaitlyn loved nothing more than caring for animals, prompting her to pursue a new profession. In Rockford Career College's Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technician degree program, Kaitlyn flourished and developed the skills necessary for a new career path. We are so proud of her for graduating and launching her career serving animals in her community.
“Saying 'I can't' is an understatement,” says Rockford Career College graduate Starkesha Young. “You can do whatever you put your mind to; your mind has to be stronger than your thoughts.” Starkesha certainly was not intimidated by her educational and professional goals. Willpower and careful studying helped her graduate from RCC on the Dean's List. We are extremely proud of Starkesha for working hard and beginning a new career as a medical assistant.
Want an instructor with real-world experience in your desired career field? Look no further than Mike Pasquale, our lead HVAC/R instructor. With over 25 years of HVAC/R experience, Mike brings a customer-driven approach to the industry.
From building automobiles to maintaining infrastructure, welders play a pivotal role in our society. When choosing a new career, Allie Bombard wanted a profession that would leave a positive impact on her community. That's why she enrolled in Rockford Career College's welding program. We are extremely proud of her for earning a 4.0 GPA and graduating on the President's List. Now, we are happy to see her enjoying the career of her dreams.
“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.
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.
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.