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Accreditation and Compliance
The Office of Accreditation and Compliance (OAAC) serves as a resource on regional and specialized regulatory and accreditation matters for the Health Sciences and “Colleges to Careers” Programs at Malcolm X College (MXC).
We are excited that you have chosen to begin your academic journey with us!
Adult Education is a comprehensive program of free classes for adult students who need to learn or improve their English language or basic literacy skills, obtain a GED® certificate, or prepare for the Citizenship exam.
Advanced Massage Therapy
The Advanced Massage Therapy Program at Malcolm X College (MXC) offers an exciting and rewarding career training in the healing arts. The student will learn about developing a business and retaining clients.
Academic Advisors are available to assist you at every stage of your education at Malcolm X College -- from clarifying education and career goals, to academic planning, to helping you succeed along your journey, to applying for graduation.
Alternative High School (16 to 21 years old)
Did you drop out of high school? Are you 16 to under 21 years of age? You can earn a high school diploma at the City Colleges of Chicago! Apply at Olive-Harvey Middle College, Truman Middle College, or one of the alternative high schools listed below.
So you've left City Colleges of Chicago and your life has taken you in other directions. No matter when you earned an associate degree, a certificate, completed 30 or more hours, or prepared for a GED at City Colleges, we want to reconnect with you.
Assessment at Malcolm X College
Assessment is considered a systematic and ongoing process that collects aggregate data about what students know and can do based on measurable student learning outcomes.
Oversees the day-to-day operations related to campus building management and operations in an effort to provide an efficient, safe and well-maintained environment for students, faculty, staff and the general public.
General Business is the study of basic business administration which can lead to employment in management positions in business, industry or government such as accounting, economics, finance, labor economics, marketing, and personnel management.
Business Services is responsible for protecting the assets of the college by ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to while maintaining the financial integrity of the college.
Career Planning & Placement Center
Malcolm X Career Planning & Placement provides comprehensive services and resources to help you make informed decisions about careers. We also help you successfully transition to the workforce. Email or call to make an appointment.
The mission of the Malcolm X College Child Development Program is to prepare students of diverse backgrounds and abilities with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to foster developmentally appropriate experiences for young children.
Child Development Laboratory Schools
The City Colleges of Chicago operates Child Development Laboratory Schools at five of its campus locations that allow students to take classes knowing their children are well attended.
The Dental Hygiene Program is a 2 year program, in which upon successful completion, awards an Associates in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene.
Disability Access Center
The Disability Access Center provides coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities.
Emergency Medical Services
Malcolm X College offers educational programs in the field of Emergency Medical Services. These include courses for licensed Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), and Paramedic, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), First Aid & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)
Malcolm X College, Health Careers offers EMT training during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. This course is a comprehensive introduction to the emergency medical services and the treatment of the sick and injured.
The Facilities department manages space acquisition and responds to inquires related to the Main Campus and West Side Learning Center.
Malcolm X College offers a number of courses within the Fire Science Curriculum.
Fire Science Management
The Fire Science Management degree is designed to concentrate on management and officer training with a target population of those who are already employed in the fire service.
Fire Service Operations
The Fire Service Operations degree focuses on fire suppression, prevention and general emergency response operations.
Health Sciences and Career Programs
As the designated healthcare hub for City Colleges of Chicago, Malcolm X College is at the forefront of meeting the growing needs for healthcare professionals. Malcolm X College offers an array of Health Science Programs.
The mission of the Honors Program at Malcolm X College is to provide learning opportunities to accomplished students who seek intellectual, social, and cultural growth through enrichment academic experiences and civic engagement.
Malcolm X supports the District Human Resources' mission to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most highly qualified and diverse workforce that will support and deliver on the City Colleges of Chicago's Reinvention and Strategic initiatives.
Humanities & Fine Arts Department
We are an interdisciplinary department that emphasizes the study of society, ideas, communication, and cultures through various languages.
The Office of Instruction provides oversight and direction for the General Education curriculum at Malcolm X College.
The department of Instructional Design and Technology supports students, faculty and staff by providing Instructional Design, Educational Technology solutions and technical support for the new distance learning lab.
Interdisciplinary & Applied Sciences
Students new to college enroll in the College Success Seminar to develop the skills that will help them achieve their academic and career goals.
International Student Services
International Student Advisors at Malcolm X College support all of the educational needs and immigration requirements of international students.
The simulation technology helps allow students to practice and perfect skills, tasks and communication in a safe environment.
The Janitorial Services department provides support services for the purpose of maintaining a well functioning and safe facility that is conducive to a quality learning and work environment for all who come in contact with the College.
Learning Communities Program
Learning Communities are collaborative teaching and learning experiences that team two or more classes taken together around a common theme.
Library (Carter G. Woodson Library)
Welcome to the new C. G. Woodson Library. Your CCC ID is your library card. Students and faculty have access to Library faculty/staff assistance, library instruction, research resources, and study/computing space.
The Life Sciences Department encompasses the disciplines of anatomy and physiology, molecular and cellular biology, and microbiology, as well as related sub-disciplines such as ecology and evolution, medical terminology, nutrition, and genetics.
Malcolm Xpress Student Newspaper
The Malcolm Xpress newspaper is a public forum for expression by the student journalists at Malcolm X College. It is managed, staffed and produced by students.
The Math Department welcomes students at all levels of mathematical background. We work to develop their math skills, problem-solving abilities, and an appreciation for the beauty of mathematics in the world around us.
Medical Assisting Program
The program prepares students to become multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures in a doctor’s office, clinic, hospital or another medical setting.
The Medical Billing Program-BC program is designed to provide the student with the suitable education and hands-on skills necessary for entry-level positions as medical insurance billers for offices, clinics, billing services, and other facilities.
The Medical Coding Program-Advanced Certificate is intended to provide the student with the necessary education and hands-on skills required for entry-level positions as medical coders for a variety of healthcare settings.
The Mortuary Science Program trains students to facilitate every phase of funeral service.
Nephrology Renal Technology
Nephrology Renal Technology Dialysis Training Program at Malcolm X College teaches and trains students to become entry level Dialysis Technicians/ Technologists.
The Nursing Program is a two-year, 69-credit hour program. Graduates of the Nursing Program successfully meet the requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing (A.A.S.) and qualify to take the National Council Licensure Examination.
Office of Registrar Services
The Office of Registrar Services monitors the enrollment of students, maintains student records, and works with faculty, administration and staff on academic matters.
Malcolm X College (MXC) offers an educational program for licensed Emergency Medical Technicians looking to expand their career as a Paramedic.
Personal Fitness Training
A PFT can work in a membership based fitness setting, corporate fitness and wellness centers, private personal training studios, in home with clients and also at rehabilitation and weight loss environments.
Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients.
Phlebotomists draw both venous and arterial blood specimens from patients and send blood to the laboratory. In some cases physician approval is required.
The Physical Sciences Dept. encompasses courses in the fields of physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and general physical sciences. We offer courses serving as prerequisites for Health Career Programs, as well as fully transferrable credit courses.
Physical Therapist Assistant
A Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) works under the direct supervision of a physical therapist in a variety of settings to assist patients regain functional mobility to return to meaningful athletic, home, work, and community activities.
The Department performs inspections, investigates campus building complaints such as storm drainage and power outages; provides technical assistance/advice to project developers.
President - Malcolm X College
The President of the College is the chief executive, administrative, and education officer and derives authority from, and is responsible to the Chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago and the Board of Trustees.
The radiographer uses procedures by which x-radiation is used to obtain radiographs for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Procedures can show internal organs—heart, blood vessels, stomach, intestines, kidneys, and abnormalities of the bones.
Reprographics (Print Shop)
As part of the Facilities Management team, the Reprographics department manages print material requests for copies over 40.
The A.A.S. in Respiratory Care will offer the study of theory and techniques instrumental in diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventative care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems.
Safety & Security
Campus Safety & Security is available 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City Colleges of Chicago students, staff, and visitors.
Social & Behavioral Sciences
The Social Sciences Department empowers students to become life-long learners and critical thinkers by developing their analytical skills, teaching from a global perspective and promoting creative problem-solving skills.
Speech & Fine Arts
The Department of Speech & Fine Arts curriculum serves students with courses that are transferable.
Sterile Processing Technician
The Sterile Processing Program provides the student with classroom and onsite Sterile Processing Department experience. It focuses on the necessary specialized education and working in the operating room.
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association represents all students and serves as a liaison between the student body and college administration and the Board of Trustees.
The Student Services Department provides a broad range of services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals.
The Associates in Applied Science Degree in Surgical Technology is a full time, two-year program with the core courses in Surgical Technology beginning each Fall semester. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Board Certification Exam.
Testing Resources Center
The Testing Resources Center provides a variety of testing services to assist students as they pursue their academic goals.
Transfer Resources Center
Our Transfer Resources Center helps students create a plan for a seamless transition to 4-year institutions. Watch CCC transfer students Taylor and Bogdan discuss their love of student life and study at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
TRIO Student Support Services
The TRiO Student Support Services program provides help to low-income, disabled or first-generation college students achieve a college education.
Tutoring Services - Academic Support
Tutoring services in the Academic Support Center are free and available to all students who seek assistance in achieving personal and academic success. Tutors are available in a wide variety of subject areas, for one-on-one and group tutoring sessions.
Veterans Services Center
City Colleges of Chicago serves thousands of U.S. military veterans each year. Our veteran services team provides a wide range of services to ease your transition from the military to college life and to help you succeed.
Vice President - Malcolm X College
The Vice President is responsible for the administration of academic programs (General Education, Foundational Studies, Continuing Education, Adult Education, and Career Programs) and the coordination of these with other college functions.
To make an appointment, walk in to Room 2211 or call us at (312) 850-7122.
West Side Learning Center
The West Side Learning Center is the satellite location for Malcolm X College. It is also an alternative location for internal and external space reservations through Facilities Management.