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SEMCA Michigan Works! Young Professionals Program

Healthcare Industry

Michigan Works!

Organizations Involved

SEMCA Michigan Works!

Occupations Involved

Dental Assistants; Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians; Physical Therapist Assistants; Pharmacy Technicians; Medical Assistants; Phlebotomists; Surgical Technologists; Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians; Healthcare, general

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting and training individuals to work in a healthcare profession


The SEMCA Young Professionals Program is a local offering of the Young Professionals Program initiative housed within Michigan Works!. The program's purpose is to prepare young adults to work in high-demand, high-wage industries by increasing their employability and technical skills. The SEMCA Young Professionals Program offers a notable amount of personalized, short-term online skills training for healthcare occupations. Training is free and is provided by MedCerts, which includes a waived fee for taking national certification exams.

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