Mineral Area College (MAC) in Park Hills, Missouri is a two year comprehensive college that offers associate’s degrees and certificates in a variety of fields including degrees in science, applied science and the arts. Areas of study include medical technology, culinary arts and radio TV broadcasting.
Mineral Arts College offers a Career Technical Division that focuses on hands-on training and real life experience to get students the job skills necessary to succeed. The Career Technical Division offers Associates of Applied Science degrees in welding technology and child development. MAC also partners with many career centers in the area to provide convenient locations for vocational study.
Mineral Area College offers an Associate’s degree in Nursing. Students may choose from a one-year Practical Nursing program or a two-year Registered Nursing program. Entrance requirements to the program include:
- a high school degree or equivalent,
- basic computer knowledge with evidence of classes taken
- prerequisite courses including Algebra and Chemistry with a grade of C or higher
- ACT scores
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- a non-refundable application fee
- a 3-5 page handwritten autobiography.
- A personal interview may be required. All prerequisites must be met prior to selection in the nursing program.
The Occupational, Safety, Health and Environmental Technology degree at Mineral Area College is offered in partnership with Eastern Iowa College’s web-based program. General Education requirements may be obtained through Mineral Area College. Students may complete the computer work from home or the computer lab at Mineral Area College.
The Division of Arts and Sciences at Mineral Area College offers an Associate’s of Arts degree, and Associate’s of Arts in Teaching and an Associate’s degree in General Studies.
The Associate of Arts in Teaching at Mineral Area College is geared toward students looking to gain a step in teaching education. The Associate of Arts degree is transferable to all four=year public schools and most private schools in Missouri.