Jeremy W. Sutton, Site Coordinator for Ranken Technical College's Wentzville location, spoke at the board of aldermen meeting to update the board on plans for Ranken to phase in its coursework at the new Wentzville campus in the spring of 2013.
Sutton said that Ranken was very grateful to be a member of the community. "We're excited about the opportunity. We feel the need for skilled technicians in the area."
Currently, Sutton said, they are in the early stages of setting up shops and labs, and the IT instructor is setting up computers in preparation for the opening of the campus in early 2013.
Ranken will kick things off with an open house on March 14. Sutton urged everyone to attend.
On April 16, the school will offer an orientation to the Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM) program, which includes online coursework that will begin on April 28.
On May 14, Microsoft Windows Server Certificate program classes begin. These classes are only offered in the evening, two nights per week.
June 3 marks the beginning of three programs:
- Automotive Maintenance Technology Associate Degree program begins, with both day and evening sections offered. Courses run Monday through Thursday.
- Network Systems Management Technology Associate Degree program begins. This program is only offered during the day, and courses run Monday through Friday.
- General Education courses begin.
In August of 2013, the following programs and slated to begin:
- Automotive Maintenance Technology combined first and second semester courses
- Network Systems Management Technology combined first and second semester courses
- Microsoft Windows Server first and second semester courses
- Advanced Manufacturing Technology Associate Degree program
- Building Systems Engineering Technology Associate Degree program
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