Do you consider yourself a “lifelong learner”?  Do you enjoy exploring different topics and interests? Do you want to improve your job skills or even find a new career? Do you want to meet others who have the same interests and goals as you? If YES, welcome to Continuing Education’s non-credit programs at Middlesex Community College, where learning adventures await you to bring you success in your life, your career, and your future. MxCC offers numerous opportunities year-round for your personal and professional development.
Change Your Life, Change the World.
At MxCC, Continuing Education has many roles – from developing the workforce and serving the greater community, to offering numerous diverse subject areas in our credit-free courses. But one thing remains certain – Continuing Education offers the depth of programming, flexibility of delivery, and customized content that will meet your needs for change, growth,  and success.

Increase Performance and Efficiency. Build Powerful Job Skills.
You can do the job better – we can help. Let MxCC train you to meet the continuous demands for job growth and development of today’s high performance organizations. Continuous professional development is critical to conducting business today. We have the programs, the professional faculty and staff – and the experience to help you meet and exceed the demands of today’s business world. We offer you a wide range of professional development and workforce training programs. These include brief courses in improving a specific skill, state certifications in healthcare, and longer-term technical certificates.  In addition, over 500 online courses are offered every month. Training programs to meet company and not-for-profit organizations’ needs can be customized and conducted at your site, at one of our campuses, or even online.

Vision & Mission

MxCC’s Continuing Education Division is committed to excellence through developing or enhancing knowledge, skills, and creative expression. We work to meet the community’s educational needs every day – with a focus on providing accessible, affordable, high-quality education.

Our vision is to take the college to the community and be recognized as a valued and respected leader in providing essential continuing education. We are committed to integrity, communication, and partnership. Our primary goal is to provide high- quality instructional opportunities for adult learners in a variety of areas, ranging from professional development to personal self-improvement and life-enrichment.

Our mission is to link the College with people and businesses in our community to help everyone improve and achieve success.The College is committed to responding to the changing educational and training needs of business, technology, government, and changing populations with credit courses, non-credit training, and skill development for workers and employers.

How Does Continuing Education Work?

MxCC’s Continuing Education Division brings a variety of courses, programs, services, and other educational opportunities designed to improve the quality of life for residents living throughout the communities we serve. We take pride in building partnerships – with business, industry, organizations, and agencies. Collaborations bring us strong community ties and richer opportunities to offer workshops, seminars, specialty programming, and consultations.

While the majority of courses and classes are conducted on the Middletown campus, course offerings are also available at the Meriden Center and Shoreline locations. For more information about courses, programs, and services, call the Continuing Education Division at (860) 343-5865 or email at mx-cehelp@mxcc.commnet.edu.

Focus on the Future

Continuing Education will grow in the future, to include:

  • More customized training programs with companies and organizations
  • Through the college’s Center for New Media, offering film & television industry training programs to support “Hollywood East”
  • Expanded healthcare programs to provide state credentialing in the growing healthcare industry
  • More collaborative opportunities with workforce agencies to provide training to move people into new jobs
  • More collaborations with MxCC academic programs to provide career ladders from entry-level skills to degrees
  • More basic skills education to build college readiness for entry-level students
  • More innovative programs to keep on top of developing trends
  • More accessibility and opportunities to attain education and training, including online programs

Points of Pride

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training program
  • Veterinary Assistant training program
  • Over 500 online courses offered every month