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New A.A.S. in agriculture degree expected to be offered starting in 2020-21

A new associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree in agriculture, with emphasis areas of agribusiness, animal science and plant science, has been approved by Metropolitan Community College’s Board of Trustees. The new degree option is expected to be available to students starting in 2020-21. The agriculture degree program was developed by MCC veterinary technology faculty …

MCC’s director of distance education earns position on Higher Learning Commission council

Leo Hirner, Ph.D., director of distance education at Metropolitan Community College, has been appointed to the Institutional Actions Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission for a four-year term starting Sept. 1. Hirner has been with MCC for 26 years. He currently oversees distance education (online) programs. MCC offers a full online program with the same quality instruction …