Kennebec Valley Community College

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Kennebec Valley Community College
Established 1969
Type Public, two year
President Richard R. Hopper
Vice-president Karen White
Location Fairfield, Maine, USA
44°35′39″N 69°36′42″W / 44.5942°N 69.6117°W / 44.5942; -69.6117Coordinates: 44°35′39″N 69°36′42″W / 44.5942°N 69.6117°W / 44.5942; -69.6117
Campus Suburban
Website www.kvcc.me.edu

Kennebec Valley Community College, one of the seven colleges in the Maine Community College System, is a community college located on a sixty-four acre campus in Fairfield, Maine. The college is also developing a second campus on 600 acres of land in Hinckley on a portion of property previously owned by the Good Will-Hinckley School

Overview[edit]

Kennebec Valley Community College was organized in 1969 by the 104th Maine Legislature and first classes began in the fall of 1970, with 35 full-time and 131 part-time students. Since then, KVCC has undergone many changes and has grown to an enrollment of approximately 2,500 full and part-time students enrolled in credit courses for the fall semester, 2012. In addition, KVCC offers a comprehensive schedule of continuing education courses and business and industry outreach programs. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and offers more than 30 degree, diploma and certificate programs.

Programs of Study[edit]

  • Advanced Emergency Care
  • Applied Electronics & Computer Technology
    • Engineering Technician option
  • Associate in Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Business Administration
    • Accounting option
    • Marketing/Management option
  • Career Studies (formerly General Technology)
  • Computed Tomography
  • Computer Information Systems
    • Computer Aided Drafting and Design option
  • Education Program
    • Early Childhood Education option
    • Speech/Language option
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders Studies option

Infant and Toddler Caregiving advanced certificate

  • Electrical Lineworker Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Energy Services aand Technology
  • General Sciences
    • Health Occupations option
    • Biological Sciences option
    • Pre-Pharmacy option
    • Physical Sciences option
  • Health Information Technology
  • Mammography
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Coding
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing (ADN & LPN to ADN)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Phlebotomy
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Precision Machining Technology
  • Pulp & Paper Technology
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Trade & Technical Occupations
  • Sonography

Student body[edit]

In 2012, the total enrollment was 2,436. 33% were men and 67% were women.

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