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To make an appointment with the Perkins Counselor Call: 734-384-4167.

The POPSS Office is located in the Learning Assistance Lab (C-218 on the second floor of the Campbell Learning
Resources Center).

Jessica Edwards, M.A., L.L.P.C., N.C.C. - 734-457-6027 jjedwards@monroeccc.edu

POPSS (Perkins Occupational Populations Support Services) is funded through the Carl D. Perkins Grant.

Are you enrolled or intending to enroll in one of these programs:

To qualify students must be enrolled or intending to enroll in one of these state-approved occupational programs and meet one of the POPSS Qualifications.

Program Name
High Wage, Demand or Skill
Non-Traditional

Accounting

DS

M

Administrative Office Assistant Certificate

WDS

M

Administrative Office Specialist Certificate

WDS

M

Administrative Professional

WDS

M

Automotive Engineering Technology

WDS

F

Construction Management Technology

WDS

F

Culinary Skills and Management

DS

F

Electrical Engineering Technology

WDS

F

Mechanical Design Technology

WDS

F

Mechanical Engineering Technology

WDS

F

Metrology Technology

WDS

F

Registered Nursing

WDS

M

Practical Nursing

WDS

M

PC Support Technician

WDS

Product and Process Technology

WDS

F

Respiratory Therapy

WDS

Welding Technology

WD

F

D = High Demand
Occupations having more than an average employment growth rate of 7.7% (reported by Michigan Dept.. of Labor for all occupations, 2004-2014), or above the median annual openings (224).

W = High Wage
Occupations paying at or above the median hourly wage of $15.86 or the mean annual wage of $41,230 or more(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, 2006).

S = High Skill
Occupations with a minimum educational requirement of postsecondary training or above or those occupations with long-term on-the-job training or related work experience as a minimum educational requirement, and postsecondary training or above as a competitive educational requirement.

Non-Traditional
Occupations for which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25% of individuals employed in each field of work.

M=Non traditional occupation for males

F= Non traditional occupation for females