• High-Demand Careers

    Futures for Frontliners covers any Pell-eligible associate degree or industry-recognized certificate programs at Michigan's public community and tribal colleges.

    Are you ready to go back to school but not sure what you would like to study? Take a look at some of Michigan's high-demand careers in your region and reach out to your local community college to learn more about the programs they offer.

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Statewide Data

  • Credential Occupation Median Wage
    Automotive Service/Technology Certification or Associate Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics  $ 19.76
    Associate in Computer Systems Computer User Support Specialists  $ 22.78
    HVAC Certification/Associate Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers  $ 22.85
    Licensed Practical Nurse Certification Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses  $ 24.23
    Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Certification/Machinist Associate Machinists  $ 20.16
    Nursing Assistant Certification Medical Assistants  $ 16.12
    Nursing Assistant Certification Nursing Assistants  $ 14.79
    Associate in Nursing Registered Nurses  $ 34.74
    Associate in Respiratory Therapy  Respiratory Therapists  $ 28.14
    Welding Associate/Certificate Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers  $ 18.64