Health Science Institute

Where healing hands get hands-on experience.

MCC's state-of-the-art Health Science Institute (HSI) is a unique learning facility. True-to-life simulation stations in this 190,000 sq. ft. building takes hands-on learning opportunities, clinical skill practice and patient care teamwork to the next level.

Your home for health care education:

  • If you want to begin a health care career, you can choose from certificate and degree programs in a vast variety of nursing and allied health fields.
  • If you are already in the field, you can choose from many professional development options and can earn continuing education units (CEUs).
  • If your health care organization needs help in human resources, process improvement, health information technology, health and safety management or clinical practice for employees, we provide customized training and consulting services.

Retiring professionals coupled with the rise of the aging baby boomers makes healthcare one of the fastest-growing career fields in the country.

Training, classes and consulting

True-to-life education suites

In addition to the virtual hospital, six other hands-on learning areas throughout the Health Science Institute create a simulated clinical environment where students use real clinical equipment and tools to practice patient care scenarios.

Student success

In addition to opportunities for hands-on clinical practice in the simulation suites, students also learn valuable skills in the Health Science Institute's Health Resource Center.

  • Anatomy laboratory
  • Small group study rooms
  • 10-seat computer station
  • Student and faculty interaction
  • Learning specialists
  • Technology

Resources and policies

Most of our resources have open availability (first-come, first-serve basis) for use within our facility at any time. Some materials, such as those on loan from instructors, may be held at the front desk. A valid student ID or driver's license must be presented to use laptops or X-ray light boxes. Please see HRC staff for assistance.

HSI student resources and policies