Cosmetology, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology
The cosmetology, dental and medical assisting and surgical technology programs are ten months in length with the academic year divided into two semesters, fall and spring. Classes are regularly scheduled Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 2:45 PM. Clinical externship components are scheduled with consideration for optimal learning experiences, therefore, hours will vary. School holidays and vacations follow the schedule of surrounding secondary schools. Students enter the program of choice in the fall semester, with orientation and first classes being held during the early part of September. Graduation takes place during early June. Semester course loads vary by program.
The practical nursing program is a 10-month program, consisting of three terms with classes starting in January and graduation taking place in November. Classes are held at the Berkshire Medical Center North Campus, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 2:45 PM. Some clinical rotations may be held in the evenings or on weekends.