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Educational Programs in Collaboration (EPiC)

Michigan Workforce Training and Education Collaborative (MWTEC)


Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists; Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians; Medical Assistants; Surgical Technologists; Radiologic Technologists and Technicians; Other: EEG Technologists; Other: Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issue Addressed

Increases training available to individuals not yet in the workforce to work in a healthcare profession


The Educational Programs in Collaboration (EPiC) is a collaboration between the Michigan Workforce Training and Education Collaborative and 16 Michigan community colleges. EPiC allows community college partners to continue offering high-cost, low-enrollment programs by cost-sharing. Students take didactic coursework online and do their clinical work regionally. The programs that are currently running are: MRI tech associate degree, CT tech certificate and EEG tech associate degree, Surgical Technology associate degree, Medical Assistant certificate, Cardiovascular Technology associate degree, Anesthesia Technology associate degree and a Radiography associate degree.

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