Upgrades. Innovations. Opportunities.

In today’s world, students need skills that allow them to tackle real-world projects, turn ideas into realities, and create exceptional solutions using the latest technologies. At Mid Michigan College, we understand industry needs and standards and prepare our students for in-demand careers as we continue to evolve in and out of the classroom.

“We know that our students need to get the best education and opportunities possible in ways that fit their lives,” shared Tim Hood, President of Mid Michigan College. “That’s why we strive to continue innovating, to continue to meet students where, when, and how it works best for them so they can achieve their goals.”

Mid has continued to expand flexible learning options with 8-week courses, fast-track degrees, and online learning options. New pathways have been launched that connect with the needs of employers, alongside lab and classroom upgrades to deliver dynamic, hands-on learning experiences.

New & Improved Pathways

  • The Administrative Assistant Professional-Virtual Office Pathway features 8-week courses, is 100% online, and prepares students to succeed in a virtual career.
  • The new Engineering Technology Pathways offer chemical, electrical, manufacturing, and mechanical engineering tracks and prepare students to work as engineering technicians, assisting engineers in designing, testing, and manufacturing products.
  • The Early Childhood Development Transfer Pathway is over 80% online and transfers over 50 credits directly into Central Michigan University's Bachelor of Early Childhood Development & Learning Program.
  • The Land Title Training Credential is 90% online and prepares students for entry-level careers in the abstract and title industry.
  • The Automotive & Diesel Service Pathway allows students to earn industry-recognized certifications from partners like Snap-on, and take advantage of late-afternoon and evening courses. Plus, fast-track options allow students to complete a training credential in just 8 months or 2 semesters.
  • Mid’s Physical Therapist Assistant Pathway meets workforce needs, prepares students to sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) after graduation, and 100% of licensed Mid graduates are employed within one year of graduation.

student-using-lyseon-printer.jpgFacility & Lab Upgrades

  • The College’s Computer Aided Drafting & Design and 3D Printing Lab has recently been upgraded with nearly $1 million of professional-grade 3D printers and materials in a partnership with Lyseon Additive Manufacturing.
  • New technology in the Computer Information Systems Lab allows students to access routers and switches remotely, expanding online learning opportunities within these pathways.

New Opportunities & Support

  • This year, Mid added new co-ed teams for bass fishing and clay target shooting. In the Fall of 2023, cross country is slated to make a comeback to Laker Athletics.
  • The College added a Director of Student Counseling & Wellness who will support student mental health, provide wellness resources, and offer professional counseling services.
  • The Library & Learning Services team continues to offer hotspot internet access devices and technology rentals.
  • The Campus Cupboard Food Pantry is available to students facing food insecurity.
  • Lifelong Learning classes offer opportunities for community members to explore new hobbies, stay informed, and enjoy Mid’s campuses with a variety of personal interest topics.
  • The College plans to launch an Agricultural Science Program this Fall.


"As we all continue to learn how to navigate a world that has been undeniably changed over the past few years, it’s important that we continue to strive to learn in new ways as we work through new challenges,” shared Hood. “At the same time, it’s equally important to strive to see past those challenges, to see the opportunities, and to see that others are there to help us succeed. — Tim Hood, Mid President

New at Mid

Learn more at midmich.edu/newthings