WCC, UMCU partner to grant students access to Fast Track Job Training

June 17, 2024 Fran LeFort


Washtenaw Community College and the University of Michigan Credit Union have partnered to provide affordable financing options for students seeking non-credit Fast Track Job Training.

UMCU-WCC partnershipFast Track Job Training programs are aligned with industry certifications, offering community members a way to quickly earn the skills and/or credentials that employers want, sometimes in as little as a few weeks. 

WCC offers more than 40 non-credit flexible classes – most of which are online – to quickly train for a promising career. For example, the mean annual pay is $89,460 for a certified network administrator with labs, $45,600 for a certified personal trainer or wellness coach and $41,600 for a data technician.

UMCU is offering students financing to pay for any Fast Track Job Training program offered by WCC. It can be combined with other scholarship and funding options. 

“At UMCU, we strive to have a positive impact on students,” said Marcus English, Chief Operations Officer of UMCU. “We provide them with the tools they need to be successful, not only in a financial sense, but in all aspects of life. In addition to student financing for the Fast Track Job Training program, UMCU offers students free financial wellness workshops, resources, and products that provide the flexibility they need while in school.”

“Our joint goal is to provide an affordable option for community members to quickly get the credential they need to enter the workforce with a promising job,” said Dr. Michelle Merusi, Vice President of Economic & College Development at Washtenaw Community College.

Visit WCC’s non-credit financial assistance page for more information about UMCU affordable loans for the Fast Track Job Training program.

Tags: Fast Track Job Training, Non-Credit, Partnership, professional development

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