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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.


We are excited that you have chosen to begin your academic journey with us!

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Adult Education

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.

Advising Center

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.

Alumni Association

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

An essential component of Malcolm X College’s effort to improve student learning.

Auxiliary Services

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.

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​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

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.

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Child Development

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.

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Communication Department – Writing, Reading, Literature

Written communication encompasses the disciplines of English, Reading, Literature.

Dental Hygiene

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.

Early College

City Colleges of Chicago Early College / Dual Credit & Dual Enrollment Program Malcolm X College Campus

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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.

Facilities Management

The Facilities department manages space acquisition and responds to inquires related to the Main Campus and West Side Learning Center.

Financial Aid

At Malcolm X College, we believe your education is an that pays dividends throughout your lifetime. That's why The Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping students get the assistance they may need to attend.

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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 need for healthcare professionals. Malcolm X College offers an array of Health Science Programs.

Honors Program

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.

Human Resources

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.

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Humanities & Fine Arts Department

We are an interdisciplinary department that emphasizes the study of society, ideas, communication, and cultures through various languages.

Information Technology (IT)

Welcome to the Malcolm X Office of Information Technology website.


The Office of Instruction provides oversight and direction for the General Education curriculum at Malcolm X College.

Instructional Technology

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.

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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.

Janitorial Services

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.

Level UP - Office of Instruction

Level UP is a free program that prepares students for college-level coursework in Math and English

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.

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Life Sciences

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.

Mail Room and Central Stores

Central Stores is responsible for the distribution, collection, and processing of the College’s mail.

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.

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Massage Therapy

The Advanced Massage Therapy Program is a four semester program. Each semester is 16 weeks. The massage therapy program at MXC offers men and women an exciting and rewarding career training in the healing arts.

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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.

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Mortuary Science

The Mortuary Science Program trains students to facilitate every phase of funeral service.

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Nephrology Renal Technology

Nephrology Renal Technology Dialysis Training Program at Malcolm X College teaches and trains students to become entry level Dialysis Technicians/ Technologists.

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Nursing Assistant (Basic)

This Illinois Department of Public Health approved certificate program for Basic Nursing Assistant (BNA) prepares students to work in the health care industry as a CNA.

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Nursing Department

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.

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Pharmacy Technology

Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients.

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Phlebotomists draw both venous and arterial blood specimens from patients and send blood to the laboratory. In some cases physician approval is required.

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Physical Sciences

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.

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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.

Plant Maintenance

The Department performs inspections, investigates campus building complaints such as storm drainage and power outages; provides technical assistance/advice to project developers.

Practical Nursing

Licensed Practical Nursing Program

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.

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Professional & Personal Development (Continuing Education)

Starting Spring 2015, Continuing Education is now “Professional and Personal Development” at CCC. Professional and Personal Development non-credit courses are available for students seeking occupational skills or personal enrichment.

Public Relations and Marketing

The Public Relations Department at Malcolm X College is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of internal and external communication efforts that promote City Colleges of Chicago's programs and services.

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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.


The Office of the Registrar administers the enrollment of students, maintains student records, and works with faculty, administration and staff on academic matters.

Reprographics (Print Shop)

As part of the Facilities Management team, the Reprographics department manages print material requests for copies over 40.

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Respiratory Care

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 and Security is available 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City College students, staff members, and visitors.

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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.

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Speech & Fine Arts

The Department of Speech & Fine Arts curriculum serves students with courses that are transferable.

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.

Student Services

The Student Services Department provides a broad range of services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals.

Summer Pre-Clinical Internship At Rush Hospital

An 8 weeks, one credit hour summer course where students will observe assigned health clinicians/researchers at Rush Medical School, attend presentations or seminars on site and participate in healthcare/research team activities as needed.

Supportive Intervention Team (SIT)

SIT is the College's behavioral assessment team.

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Surgical - Sterile Processing Technologist

Surgical Technologists are the scrub person, the circulator, and as the first assistant on the surgical team. Sterile Processing Technicians are the core support team for the surgical department..

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 Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center assists adults seeking to advance their educational credentials.

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.

TRiO Talent Search

TRIO Talent Search is an academic outreach program designed to identify and select qualified youth who, with support, will enroll in a post secondary institution and select a career.

TRiO Upward Bound

TRIO Upward Bound program strives to create a motivating, supportive environment in which students can learn and demonstrate their learning without fear of failure, loss of self-respect, negative peer pressure, or concern about their personal safety.

Tuition Free ESL

Learn English as a Second Language

Tutoring Services - Academic Support Center

Malcolm X College is pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring.

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.

Wellness Center

To make an appointment, walk in to Room 2211 (use Elevator 6 only) 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.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

Malcolm X College is a Certified Training Provider for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program.