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Professional Licensure and Certifications State Authorization

Professional Licensure and Certification Students considering a program or course that leads to a professional license or certification should seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency where you are located before beginning a program at Grand Rapids Community College.

The following programs prepare students for professional licensure, certification or endorsements within the state of Michigan:

  • Automotive Technology, AAAS
  • Automotive Technology, Certificate
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Certificate
  • Corrections Academy, AAAS
  • Corrections Academy. Certificate
  • Dental Assisting, Certificate
  • Dental Assisting, AAAS
  • Dental Hygiene, AAAS
  • Medical Assistant, Certificate
  • Nursing, ADN
  • Practical Nursing, Certificate
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant, AAAS
  • Police Academy
  • Radiologic Technology, AAAS
  • Computed Tomography Technologist, Certificate
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Certificate
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, AAAS

There may be a need for additional education requirements or special authorization from the professional licensing or certification agencies located outside the state of Michigan. Grand Rapids College has not made a determination of whether the programs or courses meet the prerequisite requirements for professional licensure, certification or endorsements in any location outside the state of Michigan. Additional information and resources can be found at the CareerOneStop website, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.