Continuing Education and Vocational Training

Many highly developed continuing education and vocational training programs exist within Macomb County and the region. Whether you’re looking for a professional development course or have a desire to learn a new technical skill we have a program that will suit your needs.

All together, eight community colleges, four Michigan Technical Education Centers and fifteen private vocational centers exist within the region to provide the specialized training needed for a variety of careers in today’s economy.

Here are a few of the many vocational training and continuing education programs that are available to Macomb residents and employees:

Baker College

Unlike other colleges and universities, Baker is a career college with one mission: provide students job specific training so they can enter a more personally rewarding career. Baker College offers a full array of both associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Specialty offerings include programs in Nursing, Surgical Technology, Radiological Technology, Therapeutic Massage, Microsoft Authorized Academic Training Program in Computer Networking Technology, and Teacher Preparation.

Davenport University

Established as a business college in 1866, Davenport University now offers over 100 different degrees, diplomas and certificates in three major areas of study: Business, Technology, and Health Professions. All programs emphasize practical and extremely marketable skills, and many courses are taught by instructors who are working professionals in their fields.

Macomb Community College’s Center for Continuing Education

The Center for Continuing Education extends the college's tradition of education and service by providing lifelong learning opportunities that measurably improve the quality of life for individuals in the Macomb County region.

Macomb Intermediate School District

Vocational training for youth 18 - 21 years is available through all local school districts. Training is available in a number of occupational areas such as: auto mechanics, medical office procedure, electronic repair, and machinist training. Coop classes are also available in some districts as well as on-the-job training opportunities.