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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Humanities & Fine Arts Department
We are an interdisciplinary department that emphasizes the study of society, ideas, communication, and cultures through various languages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Surgical - Sterile Processing Technologist
Surgical Technologists act as the scrub person, the circulator, and as the first assistant on the surgical team. Sterile Processing Technicians are the surgical team's expert.