Message from the President

Welcome! Since 1946, Mohawk Valley Community College has been meeting the unique needs of students through career-focused programs, flexible schedules and delivery models, and personalized support. We are especially proud of our legacy of serving students from all backgrounds and helping them earn the degree they need for the career they deserve. We understand the stresses and challenges of...
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Facts and Finds

Are you a creative soul? Do you have the ability to dream up new and useful ideas? Recently Harvard researcher Roger Beaty and his colleagues made two mind-bending (pardon the pun) discoveries:  The whole “left-brain, right-brain” idea we’ve been hearing for years is wrong. It is very likely that creativity can be learned. We should not consider ourselves “stuck” if we...
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Advanced Manufacturing: Next generation industrial careers need high-tech skills

What do many people think of when they imagine a shift change at a factory? Unless they work inside one, they may think of the assembly line of Henry Ford’s day. But within the industry, vast changes in technology and global trade have transformed the way we design and produce things. We live in the era of advanced manufacturing, where workers with a high level of technical skills are needed...

Break the Mold: Choose a career based on passion, not gender

Male-dominated and female-dominated jobs have always been part of the landscape in the American workplace but the barriers have started to fall. The men working in daycare centers and the women working in STEM careers know how it feels to be one of only a few in their position at their place of employment. It takes a certain amount of courage to choose a career that may be viewed as...

The Sky’s the Limit: Aviation maintenance careers soar

In the next two decades, 34,000 new planes will take to the skies, according to aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing. These new-generation planes will be more efficient, safer, and more reliable. They will also be outfitted with high-tech electronics and engines, and require new types of maintenance and testing. From design to construction, from maintenance to flight, aviation is an industry...
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SUNY Applied Learning

Through innovative on-the-job training programs like apprenticeships, internships, and co-op programs across our system, SUNY faculty are working side-by-side with the state's employers to craft new, engaging curricula that integrates classroom study and (often paid) work experience. So our graduates have a significant advantage as they enter the workforce. The goal of The State University of...

Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit Program

Apprenticeship is the time-honored approach to training skilled workers through a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction. The Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit Program (ESATC) encourages the expansion of apprenticeship as a work-based learning model. What is the Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit Program? The ESATC provides tax credits to certified New York State...

The State University of New York’s Apprenticeship Program

The economic health of New York State is reliant on a prepared workforce, enabled by SUNY’s lifelong learning “education to work” career pipeline. To grow a highly skilled workforce, New York State has provided funding for SUNY, via its community colleges, to create one of the largest statewide public/private partnership apprenticeship programs in the country. Along with NYS Department of...

MVCC program list

Program Degree Administrative Assistant AAS Advertising Media Marketing & Management AAS Advertising Photography AAS Air Conditioning Technology: Refrigeration AOS Business Administration AS, AAS Business: Accounting AAS Chemical Dependency Practitioner AAS Chemical Technology AAS Civil Engineering Technology AAS Computer Aided...