August 2, 2018
Classes start August 25, for the 2018 fall semester at Delta and right now is the perfect time to register for classes and begin pursuing an associate’s degree. A person who earns an associate’s in the Great Lakes Bay Region makes an average 35 percent than someone with only a high school diploma.
Nestled in the Saginaw Bay region, Delta College has been recognized as one of the top community colleges in the nation and is ready to help you further your education and give you a one-of-a-kind experience. Going to Delta will cost you less than half the cost of attending a public university, and has the convenience of smaller class sizes allowing you to connect more with your professors and fellow classmates.
"It feels more like part of your family and more comfortable. Delta is like my second home," Robert Logan, a graduate of the Chemical Process Technology program at Delta, says of the smaller class sizes.
Delta works as a great stepping stone from a high school to a university and with great faculty and a plethora of resources to help you succeed, Delta is ready to help you pursue your dreams and learn more about the world around you.
"Hopefully I’m going to be able to give back to Delta, for allowing me to get a degree and become employed right away," says Delta Water Environmental Technology graduate Kimberly Wahl.
“Delta helped me by surrounding me with people who really believed in me and believed in my potential when I often couldn’t see it myself,” says Delta Journalism & Emerging Media graduate Josie Norris.
Life can get busy and this can make going to college intimidating, but Delta has your back with online, night, and weekend classes to better fit your busy schedule. Delta also has off campus centers in Saginaw, Bay City and Midland with so you can stay closer to home while taking classes.
“If you are having any apprehension about attending Delta, just call and make an appointment to see an advisor,” says Connie French, a graduate of the Youth Services program at Delta. “They will help you get over that hurdle of being nervous or scared.”
Delta has four new exciting programs coming this fall semester geared toward helping students succeed in their respected specific areas of study.
Journalism & Integrated Media
Classified under an associate’s in applied arts, this new degree was created to help align Delta’s offerings to better meet the needs and demands of the new journalism landscape. This program will prepare you to flourish in the changing and dynamic digital media environment. You will develop and learn skills and knowledge in traditional journalistic principles, the latest technology, and authentic media production experiences.
This associate’s in applied science degree is a result from the moving of the Criminal Science and Technology - Criminal Technology program from the Business and Technology division to the Social Sciences division. The Digital Forensics programis designed for those desiring to enter a career in computer science related fields like malware analysis, or transfer into a baccalaureate program in fields such as cyber security or digital forensics.
Office Professions - Virtual Assistant
Virtual assistants focus on supporting clients in an administrative capacity in a virtual setting. They are tasked with various complex responsibilities such as conducting market research, operating web presence technology, using software and web-based applications to fulfill the demands of remote clients and managing multiple priorities.
Students who choose to go into this new and exciting programwill learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a virtual assistant. It is set up as a 26-credit advanced certificate program that can be delivered completely online.
Medical Office Professions - Medical Scribe
Students who enroll in the Medical Scribeprogramwill gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a medical scribe and work the medical field. Medical scribes work as data care managers, allowing medical staff to focus on patient in-take and care during clinic hours. This is a 36-credit advanced certificate program.
If you are interested in attending Delta this fall semester today is the perfect time to apply and discover the opportunities awaiting you.
If you are already enrolled at Delta, but need help getting scheduled for fall contact the Registration Office, Counseling, Academic Advising, or Financial Aid, to answer your questions and help you get started.