Trade Schools--Career Corner

Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) is proud to partner with Black Hawk College (BHC) to offer graduates the opportunity to transfer credits earned at MTI toward an associate-level degree from BHC.

The partnership provides a seamless transition for MTI graduates to advance their education and employment opportunities by earning an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree from BHC.

Through the partnership, BHC accepts credits from select MTI certificates toward an AAS degree in Health Information Management or General Occupational and Technical Studies (GOTS), including:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Coding
  • Dental Assisting
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
  • Journeyman Welder
  • Journeyman Welder II
  • Pharmacy Technician

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Discover a career in the healthcare industry thru one of Black Hawk College's healthcare programs: Nursing, EMS-Paramedic, EMT-Paramedic, Healthcare Information Management, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding Specialist, Patient Care Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant or Surgical Technology.

The best place to start a health care career is Black Hawk College. Our grads are in demand – area health care facilities contact us when they have positions to fill.

Black Hawk College offers programs in health careers to meet the needs of many students. Whether interest is in an eight-week course preparing for almost immediate employment or in a two-year degree program, there is a program to meet all needs.


Black Hawk College trade and technical grads learn to create, repair, install and troubleshoot – all skills that make them highly attractive to local industry recruiters.

These programs cover a wide range of training in technical and trade related fields. Including Criminal Justice Technology, Welding and Engineering Manufacturing.

Students interested in a technical career can tailor their course selection in many areas, including basic science, mathematics, and applied disciplines. Many trade and technical courses which will transfer from high school to college credit. Both day and evening classes are available in most courses, and both full and part-time students may enroll.

Opportunities for employment and earnings are excellent. Graduates in technology based programs are highly sought by industrial recruiters who offer high wages.

Take a look at the trade and technical degree and certificate programs by selecting one to see the catalog description and suggested courses. Not sure what fits your interests? Explore programs using Career Coach to get started.

Explore a career with children through one of Black Hawk Colleges Early Childhood Education Programs. Make a difference in a child's life with an Assistant Teacher Certificate, an Early Childhood Education degree or an Early Childhood Education Certificate.

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