Through the courses, programs and services of its Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division, the college offers a wide variety of educational and learning opportunities designed to improve the quality of life for the citizens of its service area. In response to the changing educational needs of businesses and industries, non-credit training and skill upgrading for workers and employers is provided. The concept of learning as a lifelong activity is a central focus of the mission/vision of Middlesex Community College. The WDCE Division addresses the diverse educational and training needs of the community and its learning public through its broad variety of offerings, including:
- Non-credit courses and programs in Middletown, Meriden, Old Saybrook, and online
- Customized training programs for businesses and organizations
The WDCE Division promotes a broad range of non-credit courses and programs designed to provide professional development, entry-level career training, skill-building, career exploration, and personal enrichment. MxCC has developed cooperative partnerships with numerous area organizations, agencies, businesses, and industries. Because of these collaborations, the college is able, through consultations, workshops, seminars, and specialty programming, to assist in meeting the training and educational needs of the community. Non-credit courses enable students to pursue studies pertinent to their special interests, personal development, job-skills upgrading, and career development.
Non-credit certificates are offered in:
- Certified Nurse Aide
- Patient Care Technician
- Human Services Assistant
- Medical Billing & Coding
- Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
- Personal Trainer
- Pharmacy Technician
- Veterinary Assistant
Fully online non-credit courses and online Career Training Programs are also available in partnership with Ed2Go. While the majority of courses and classes are conducted on the Middletown campus, courses may also be offered at the Meriden Center and Old Saybrook. For more information about courses, programs and services, call the Continuing Education Office at 860-343-5865.