Academic Departments

  • Discover a New Career

    MHCC’s has more than 90 Associate of Applied Science Degrees and Certificates designed to prepare students for the workforce.

    Many two-year degree programs have related certificates that students may earn as they progress through their curriculum.

    Some programs require students to be admitted.  Applications and information guides for these programs can be found on the Limited and Restricted Entry Programs page. Be sure to prepare early.

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  • Administrative Office Professional

    Administrative Office Professional (AOP) is a statewide Associate of Applied Science degree. The AOP degree offers variations for two career paths: Human Resources and Web administration.

    Adult Basic Skills

    We are ready to help you reach your goals, whether it is improving your English to enter college or the workplace, earning your GED, or improving your basic skills to be successful in your next educational endeavor.

    • ABE-GED
    • ESL
    • IECC
    • I-BEST

     

    Automotive Technology

    The Automotive technology programs at Mt. Hood teach everything from basic maintenance procedures in the Maintenance and  Light Repair program to the most complex engine performance diagnostic methods in our three two-year degree programs, the Ford ASSET, Chrysler MCAP and IMPORT automotive technology programs.

    Business Management

    Develop a foundation in communication, technology use, accounting, economics, human relations and leadership.

    Computer Information Systems

    Computer Game Development, Information technology, Health informatics, Network and Operating Systems and Web Management.

    Cosmetology

    Learn the necessary skills to enter the field of hair design, nail technology and esthetics. 

    CyberSecurity and Networking

    CyberSecurity is rapidly becoming a critical element in a wide variety of business and government settings. This program provides the preparation necessary to sit for several industry-recognized certifications.

    English

    MHCC prepares students planning to major in English at a transfer institution by offering a range of classes that cover classical to modern literature.

    Fisheries

    Prepare for a career as a private, federal or state agencies fish culturist or a fishery technician.

    Funeral Service Education

    The Funeral Service Education program at Mt. Hood Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

    Health Professions

    Interested in a career in the health care field? We offer a variety of options including Dental Hygiene, Funeral Service Education, Mental Health, Social Service and Addiction Counseling, Nursing, LPN to RN Advanced Placement, Physical Therapist Assistant, Practical Nursing, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology.

    Hospitality and Tourism Management

    Hospitality and Tourism Management is an associate degree program designed to prepare students for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry

    Integrated Media

    Experience the interrelationship between media and technology: Broadcasting, Graphic Design, Photography and Video

    Integrated Metals

    This program prepares students to confidently enter the machine tool and welding technologies workforce.

    Mathematics

    The Mathematics curriculum at MHCC is focused on real applications, problem-solving, appropriate technology use, conceptual understanding, mathematical skills and a discovery/experiential approach to math. We enthusiastically welcome mathematics majors entering at all mathematical levels.

    Medical Office

    This diverse profession allows students to work in many different areas within the healthcare system and is an integral part of the team and overall functionality of the office. 

    Modern Language

    In a world that is increasingly interdependent, knowledge of other cultures and languages is crucial. MHCC offers : ASL, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.

    Performing Arts

    Whether you're an actor, singer, guitarist, drummer, set designer, keyboardist, brass or woodwind player, MHCC's respected Performing Arts program has exciting opportunities to help start or advance your journey as a musician, actor or stage technician.

     

    Science Department

    Science

    The Science Department seeks to inspire an attitude of discovery, critical thinking and inquiry offering a broad-range of classes, from biology and chemistry to astronomy and geology. Whether transferring to a four-year college or completing your studies at MHCC, the science curriculum provides graduates with the knowledge and skills they need to become competitive candidates for today’s rapidly shifting career landscape.

    Social Science

    To provide students and the local community with the skills to understand the wide range of human activity in the local and global communities.

    Sustainability, Health and Safety

    The Sustainability, Health and Safety program provides students a basic understanding of sustainability, health and safety issues. The technical nature of this field requires basic courses in math and chemistry in order to understand and work more effectively in this field.

    Visual Arts

    Our award-winning faculty maintain active professional careers and represent a richly diverse ecosystem of philosophies and practices.

    Welding Technology

    The courses and certificate options under the  Integrated Metals: Welding Technology  programs are designed to prepare the person with little or no welding skill to enter the welding field with skill, knowledge and confidence.