Lake Michigan College is creating more opportunities for students to advance their studies through a new partnership with Rio Salado College.
Beginning in spring 2022, students can register for certain online courses offered by the Community College in Tempe, Ariz., Through LMC. These course credits will count towards the LMC diploma and certificate programs.
The courses offered for the Spring 2022 semester are American Sign Language I, Elementary French I, and Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Matters. Additional course offerings available for the 2022-2023 academic year may include American Sign Language II, III and IV, Elementary French II, Intermediate French I and II, Insurance Industry Profession, the principles of property and liability insurance, personal insurance, commercial insurance, claims. Principles and practices of treatment, and ethical hacking and defense of networks.
“We strive to provide our students with the best educational opportunities possible,” said LMC President Trevor A. Kubatzke. “Through this partnership, our students can now add these specialized courses in languages, business, information technology and more to strengthen our strong course offerings and better prepare them for careers in the fields of their choice. “
“The National Division of Rio Salado College is proud to work alongside Lake Michigan College to increase their online offerings and keep students on track to graduate with their home institution,” added Janelle Elias, vice – Acting President of Strategy, Advancement and National Division of Rio Salado.
Rio Salado College is one of the nation’s largest public online community colleges, welcoming nearly 40,000 students per year, including more than 28,000 online in 50 states and abroad. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Rio Salado offers more than 600 online courses, more than 135 diploma and certificate programs, and general education courses. The college also supports dual enrollment, military, and incarcerated students and is the largest provider of adult education in Arizona.
“We are very excited about our new partnership with Rio Salado, which will allow us to offer courses that we would not be able to offer our students otherwise,” said LMC Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs , Leslie Kellogg. “In addition, this collaboration provides the two colleges with excellent opportunities to learn from each other and improve teaching and learning.
The deadline for new students to apply for admission to LMC for the spring semester 2022 is Thursday, December 23. Students must register for courses before Friday January 7, 2022. Spring courses start on Monday January 10, 2022.
For more information or to register, visit lakemichigancollege.edu/admissions, email [email protected] or call / text (269) 927-8626.