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Career Quest Learning Centers

3 Campuses
11 Programs

New Direction. Real Career. Better Life.

Since 1995 Career Quest has provided ambitious students with new opportunities in career education. We use the Blended Learning Format in all of our IT, Healthcare, and Business programs. This involves two days of face-to-face training, with the rest of the classes done online. We also offer programs in Child Care and HVAC-R.

Financial aid available to those who qualify.


Available Programs

  • HVAC-R
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Career Quest Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration diploma program was developed to train a new generation of HVAC-R technicians to meet the increasing demand for qualified professionals. In as little as a year, students can become proficient in the installation and maintenance of HVAC-R systems.

    Skills you’ll learn in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program

    • Installation and operation of residential heating and air conditioning systems
    • Principles, practices, and uses of basic electricity related to HVAC systems
    • Diagnose and repair domestic and commercial refrigeration systems, refrigerant recovery, reclamation, and recycling
    • Sheet metal fabrication and installation
    • Blueprint reading Field inspection of mechanical systems, including Michigan Mechanical Code

    Enroll today and prepare for a new, fast-paced career in HVAC-R in as little as a year.

    Available at this location

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

  • Administrative Assistant
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Career Quest Learning Centers' business administration training program can be completed in just eight months. By the end of training, you should be able to create publications, documents, worksheets, and financial reports vital to the daily operation of any office.

    Computer skills are a necessity in any modern office. Fortunately, students get to learn a wide range of business software tools, including desktop publishing, QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

    Once these technical and administrative skills are acquired, students can focus on cultivating valuable interpersonal skills. Time management and professional communication skills (including mail, email, and telephone) ensure smooth business correspondences.

    Possible business administration careers include:

    • Human resources assistant
    • Administrative assistant/executive assistant
    • Payroll processor
    • Sales associate
    • Accounts payable and receivable

    Available at these locations

    Jackson, MI

    209 E Washington Ave, Suite 241
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

    Mt. Pleasant, MI

    2116 Mission St.
    Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

  • Business Administration (AAS)
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    An Associate Degree in Business Administration can help prepare you for employment in today’s office setting. Business professionals are responsible for human resource management, accounting, managing payroll, and training and developing new employees.

    You will learn the fundamentals of business software, including Microsoft Office and QuickBooks, project management and professional communication.

    Students who complete our Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration Degree are prepared for employment in such positions as:

    • Executive assistant
    • Accounting assistant
    • Human resources assistant manager
    • Bookkeeper
    • Sales associate

    Available at these locations

    Jackson, MI

    209 E Washington Ave, Suite 241
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

    Mt. Pleasant, MI

    2116 Mission St.
    Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

  • Network Administration (AAS)
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Administration can prepare you for employment and career advancement in a variety of IT occupations. The Network Administration Degree program will help prepare you for entry-level employment in end-user computer support occupations in as little as 15 months. As a student in the Network Administration Degree program, you will develop skills in computer hardware and software troubleshooting and support and in Local Area Networks (LAN).

    Possible career fields available to Career Quest graduates with our Network Administration Degree include:

    • LAN Administrator
    • Support Technician
    • Computer Forensics
    • IT Help Desk Support
    • Cloud Computing

    Available at this location

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

  • Network Administration
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    At Career Quest Learning Centers, you can become proficient in a wide range of technology applications considered highly valuable by employers. Your education as a Network Administrator will help put you in a strong position to advance to other exciting opportunities.

    Possible career fields include:

    • Help Desk Support Specialist
    • LAN Administrator
    • Computer Hardware Technician
    • IT Repair Technician

    Available at this location

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

  • Child Care Assistant
    Education and Human Services

    A child care assistant is a person who teaches children in a daycare or preschool setting. They ensure the children's needs are met, milestones are obtained, and educational activities are available to stimulate growth and development. Like all Career Quest programs, Child Care Assistant curriculum is hands on. Students take knowledge and skills from their text book and lecture and apply it in the lab the next day, building on retention and employability.

    Child Care Assistant program curriculum:

    • Developmental stages of different age levels
    • Classroom environment
    • Health and Safety
    • Daily challenges working with children
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Child Guidance and Prep
    • Understand behaviors and background of children

    Available at this location

    Jackson, MI

    209 E Washington Ave, Suite 241
    Jackson, MI 49201

  • Medical Billing & Coding
    Medical Administration

    Are you interested in a career that helps provide patients with the healthcare experience they deserve? The medical billing and coding training program from Career Quest Learning Centers can be completed in just eight months!

    The medical billing and coding training program will teach you how to perform the tasks necessary to ensure smooth healthcare operations. Learn the fundamentals of electronic medical recordkeeping as well as medical coding and billing.

    In addition to these skills, the program dives into anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology along with government regulations, such as OSHA and HIPAA.

    Most medical billing and coding professionals work full time and can work in a variety of settings, such as physicians’ offices, hospitals, and more. Popular roles include:

    • Medical office receptionist
    • Health insurance processor
    • Billing/coding specialist
    • Medical records and health information technician

    Available at these locations

    Jackson, MI

    209 E Washington Ave, Suite 241
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

    Mt. Pleasant, MI

    2116 Mission St.
    Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

  • Medical Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    If you want to work alongside physicians and play a key role in patient satisfaction, explore the Medical Assistant certification from Career Quest Learning Centers.

    In the Medical Assistant program, you can learn to assist physicians during examinations and treatments.

    Everyone learns a little bit differently, and our Medical Assistant program is designed to cater to individuals. We pride ourselves on our hands-on curriculum and small class sizes. With 25 students or less in a class at one time, you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve.

    Students can finish the Medical Assistant program in just eight months! Upon completion, you’ll be prepared for employment in rewarding positions such as:

    • Medical assistant
    • Phlebotomy technician
    • Medical technician
    • EKG technician
    • Laboratory assistant

    Available at these locations

    Jackson, MI

    209 E Washington Ave, Suite 241
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

    Mt. Pleasant, MI

    2116 Mission St.
    Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

  • Medical Office Administration (AAS)
    Medicine and Health Care

    Career Quest Learning Center's Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Medical Office Administration Degree program is your ticket to the fast-paced world of medical work, in as few as 15 months.

    Medical Office Administration Degree graduates learn communication, presentation, and time management skills—all of which are a necessity to aid in the smooth operation of medical offices.

    The hands-on program, which can be completed through online and in-person blended courses, also teaches knowledge of data privacy regulations as applied to patient records. Beyond simply learning medical administration, you’ll learn the basics of medical law and ethics.

    This Medical Office Administration Degree program offers the following concentrations:

    • Medical assistant
    • Medical billing & coding
    • Ophthalmic assistant

    Available at these locations

    Jackson, MI

    209 E Washington Ave, Suite 241
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

    Mt. Pleasant, MI

    2116 Mission St.
    Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

  • Ophthalmic Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    Career Quest's Ophthalmic Assistant training program prepares you for a successful career in the eye care field in as little as 8 months. Your knowledge will put you in a strong position to get an entry-level job in eye care clinics and offices.

    The ophthalmic assistant training program includes an externship in an eye care facility, providing real world work experience prior to graduation.

    Upon completing our ophthalmic assistant training program, graduates are proficient in the basics of eye exams, ocular testing, eye anatomy and administrative office functions positioning them for the best ophthalmic assistant jobs.

    Skills you’ll learn in the Ophthalmic Assistant program:

    • Ocular anatomy and pathology of eyes
    • Taking ocular measurements and pressures
    • Ocular imaging
    • Ocular pharmacology
    • Obtain ocular, medical and family history
    • Perform basic eye exams
    • Medical ethics, terminology, legal and regulatory issues
    • Microsoft Office, office admin, billing and coding basic

    Available at this location

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
    Nursing

    At Career Quest Learning Centers, you can become proficient in a high-demand field: Certified Nurse Aide. Greater need for services and rapidly evolving healthcare regulations mean more opportunity for employment in this exciting area. Your knowledge will put you in a strong position to help get the job you want and advance your career and your life.

    Upon graduating from Career Quest's three-week Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) program, you will have the skills to assist residents in attaining and maintaining functional independence. You will have a good grasp of basic nursing skills and will be able assess a resident's health and well-being. Recent CNA graduates have found jobs at Right at Home, Burcham Hills and Chelsea Retirement Center, among others.

    Possible Career fields with this program include:

    • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
    • Home Health Aide
    • Direct Care Worker

    Available certifications offered from this three-week* program include:

    • Michigan Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
    • CPR
    Please note: Program is offered at the Career Quest Lansing campus and the Career Quest Jackson campus.

    *To qualify, applicants must meet the requirements listed in the Career Quest Learning Centers Catalog.

    Available at this location

    Lansing, MI

    3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910

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