Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

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Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

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Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College
Due to poor air quality, and in the interest of your health, Modesto Junior College is closing at 4 p.m., November 15, and will remain closed through Sunday, November 18. All classes and extracurricular activities on campus are cancelled during this time frame. The college will reopen and classes resume on Monday, November 19.

Strong Workforce

Strong Workforce funding is aimed at creating more and better CTE - more enrollments, more completions, more students employed in their field of interest.
The proposal cycle for 2019-20 projects begins in fall 2019.

 Instructions for 2019-20 Proposals

The timeline and specific instructions for proposals in the 2019-20 year are now available.

August 22, 2018                Kickoff meeting for CTE Faculty: Strong Workforce Proposal Process
September - November    Technical Assistance for proposal development (workshop on October 17th, 2018)
December 4, 2018            Proposals and budgets due to deans for review/revision
December 10, 2018          Proposals and budgets due to Office of Institutional Effectiveness
December-January           Review and ranking of proposals (SW Review Committee)
January 25, 2019              Final projects determined for submission to State Chancellor's Office

 Steps to developing a Strong Workforce Proposal

1. Review labor market information
2. Complete the project proposal form and budget worksheet
Nineteen innovative projects have been funded in the last three years.

2016-17 Strong Workforce Projects

  • Agriculture Irrigation Lab. Establishing a fully operational outdoor irrigation lab with small reservoir, pump systems, sprinkler systems, and technical measurement equipment.
  • Sustainable Agriculture Program. Enhancing solar and wind power, sustainable gardens, water conservation, and bee habitat.
  • Associate Degree Nursing. Equipment to enhance ADN program: intravenous simulator, mobile medication workstations.
  • Business. Cross-disciplinary redesign of Business Administration and Office Administration programs to improve alignment with industry needs and develop student internship opportunities
  • Fire Science. Equipment to enhance Fire Training Center Burn Room.
  • Career Services Center. Establishing a dedicated career services center to provide services to students in four areas: exploration, preparation, workplace learning, and job placement assistance
  • Marketing. Marketing to promote CTE programs: billboards, television ads, social media

 2017-18 Strong Workforce Projects

  • Dual Enrollment. Increase dual enrollment opportunities for high school students in the community.
  • Welding Expansion. Update welding equipment and infrastructure; increase course offerings at MJC and Columbia College.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Expansion. Increase program courses to students at MJC and Columbia College.
  • Agriculture Fabrication. Enhance and replace fabrication/welding equipment in the Power Mechanics program.
  • Allied Health Multi-Purpose Lab. Establish a working lab for multiple health oriented programs.
  • Paramedics. Establish a paramedics program at MJC.
  • Fire Science Satellites. Establish satellite fire science programs in multiple locations throughout the county.
  • Cohort Completion Model. Pilot a hybrid, compressed, cohort delivery model of CTE programs. Targeted toward adult learners to earn a certificate within 12-15 months with consistent times and delivery methods.

2018-19 Strong Workforce Projects

  • Construction. Partner with Stanislaus County Office of Education to establish a construction program (carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, inspection skills). Students will build tiny houses.
  • Cyber Security. Develop curriculum and establish a cyber security program that includes partnership with local K-12 schools in a "Cyber Patriots" program, a summer academy, and national certification.
  • Gaming/Interactive Design. Expand computer graphics/computer science program to incorporate game engine technology for production of video games and interactive applications.
  • Television/Digital Media. Develop a certificate in TV and Digital Media.


Jenni Abbott