Transfer Ready programs are programs designed to fulfill general education requirements and prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution after graduation.
The Early Childhood Education program is for students desiring to transfer to a university and obtain an Illinois Teaching Certificate, or operate a private, home daycare and teach or direct in child care facilities.
Radio/TV Broadcasting provides students with the skills necessary for positions of employment in local and regional radio and television stations. Students receive hands-on training with much of the same equipment found in today’s broadcast industry.
Lake Land College and LSC Communications are offering an eight-week fast track training program leading to a job at the printing facility in Mattoon.
The Massage Therapy Program is designed to prepare students in all areas of massage. Students will master massage techniques and bodywork, anatomy, professionalism with clients and business practices.
Students who start their Teacher Education careers at Lake Land College gain hands-on experiences with an in-school practicum and build a solid foundation for success, all while saving on the first two years of their bachelor degrees. Lake Land College graduates transfer to a variety of universities and colleges with many choosing to attend Eastern Illinois University after graduation. Lake Land and the EIU College of Education and Professional Studies work together to assist students in the transfer process.
Students in this academic major gain the programming skills required to program and operate Programmable Logic Controllers or PLCs, the computer control systems used to automate machinery. The 6-hour program is offered online and face-to-face and can be the beginning of an associate degree.
Office Professional program graduates are prepared to work in any office which needs professional office support to manage office daily activities whether large or small. With more than 11 majors, students can choose to specialize in a specific field. Students will be highly trained to work in a variety of offices performing administrative support responsibilities. They will complete coursework in Microsoft Office software, notetaking, field specific terminology and software, desktop publishing, web design, document formatting and accounting. Students will also develop interpersonal and communication skills.
In Building Construction Technology, also known on campus as BCT, students are trained in the many skills involved in the planning and constructing of buildings in the fast-growing construction industry. With a mix of classroom and hands-on experiences building structures on campus, students enter the workforce with valuable skills. Courses include blue-print drafting, estimating, carpentry, management and other industry skills and tools.
Students in Applied Engineering Technology will gain hands-on experiences in electronics, robotics, drones and PLCs in lab experiences on campus. With this degree, you can enter the workforce immediately or prepare to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree.
The Phlebotomist program will prepare students for the role of a highly skilled professional in the rapidly growing medical field. Students will be trained in all aspects of specimen collection while receiving intense clinical training in a patient care environment where they will achieve the skills necessary to become a competent phlebotomist.
Paramedical Services is an intensive program that includes classroom, skills laboratory, hospital and field clinical experiences.
The Medical Assistant program trains students in both administrative and clinical duties. In this position, duties may include patient care, phlebotomy, injections and assistance with minor office procedures, scheduling and billing. Students who complete the program will take the Registered Medical Assistant exam.
The IT-Web Technology major emphasizes computer programming, software applications and web application skills in front-end, back-end and full-stack development. The degree option for Web Technology is designed to provide students with a well-rounded computer curriculum, one that offers the knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to compete in the rapidly growing web technology field. Students can expect the program to be largely hands-on and project-based.
Ag Power provides hands-on training in a multitude of equipment. Students gain skills in diesel machines, general overhaul, transmissions, electrical and the other skills required to operate as a technician. The program is also designed to develop students’ skills in sales, parts and supplies in machinery dealerships.