Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Millard Fillmore College * - Degrees & Policies

Advisement

Course Substitutions/ Waivers Due to the brevity of these programs, no more than one course may be substituted or accepted in transfer toward a career specialization program. To waive a program requirement, an MFC Career Specialization - Waiver Form must be submitted for approval to Millard Fillmore College. A complete course description and unofficial transcript should be attached for any course completed at another institution. Students should contact Millard Fillmore College at (716) 829-3131 for additional information.

Students can receive documentation verifying completion of career specialization program by written request to Millard Fillmore College during the semester in which the final course requirements are being completed. Students should contact Millard Fillmore College at (716) 829-3131 or refer to www.mfc.buffalo.edu for details. All career specialization courses must have been completed for conventional letter grades, and an overall average of C must have been earned in the program.

Grandfather Clause Students who start a program and are continuously enrolled (one course per academic year) will be bound by the requirements under which they began the program.

Future Changes Clause Millard Fillmore College career specialization programs meet the changing environment of the marketplace. Changes may be made to programs listed here without notice to accommodate market demand.

Career Information

Millard Fillmore College career specialization programs join the standards of the university with the educational requirements of the marketplace. Our career specialization programs are designed by both industry leaders and academic faculty in order to provide learning opportunities that meet high academic standards and help professionals advance their careers. Although our career specialization programs are not substitutes for degrees, they are highly valued by employers. Because they are structured for adult learners who in most cases are working toward their degree or may already have degrees, and because they are taught by expert practitioners, they are widely recognized for producing professionals of exceptional quality.

In many instances, MFC career specialization programs offer education and training that is not locally available at either the graduate or undergraduate level. And MFC career specialization programs allow adult students to continue working full time while they pursue their studies. Students earn an MFC career specialization credential to make a career change, seek a promotion, explore new fields, document formal application-based education, and stay current with new technologies. These programs also may fulfill license or certification requirements of professional associations, industry groups, state agencies, or specific corporations. Costs, guidelines, and requirements vary by program.

Undergraduate students chose MFC career specialization programs to concentrate in an area of study and add breadth and depth to their existing knowledge and skills. Completion of an MFC career specialization program provides documentation of specific, formal study and career-oriented training to complement their university degree.

MFC career specialization programs give students the edge in an increasingly competitive job market. In today's competitive job market, specialized knowledge and skills are at a premium. Most importantly, students will gain knowledge and skills that will qualify them for entry-level positions in a tough job market -the more you know and the more you can do, the more attractive you are to an employer.

Career Specialization Programs include: Computing and Network Management, Entrepreneurship, Paralegal Studies and The Regulatory Environment of Medical Devices and Implants (REMeDI).

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