If you want to get a job quickly and spend two years or less in college, a career technical school may be for you. There are several options within a couple hours of home.
MI Career Tech - Here is a resource created by Michigan College Access Network that lists Career Tech schools in the state along with programs offered.
Our local Community Colleges also offer many certificate and career tech associate degrees. Check them out at: http://www.lakemichigancollege.edu/ and http://www.swmich.edu
Your Career Tech teacher may also have resources and connections with local technical programs.