Thursday, May 12, 2016

MxCC Now Offering 100+ Online Career Training Programs

In an effort to help residents prepare for a new career or advance in a current position, Middlesex Community College’s Continuing Education department has made more than 100 high-quality online career training courses available through its partnership with Residents can enroll in these affordable courses and begin taking them anytime from any internet-enabled device or computer.  Course lengths range from three to six months and many programs include an industry certification exam, an internship or externship, or other real-world training.

Students have access to in-demand programs for such varied careers as: clinical dental assistant, fitness business management, physical therapy aide, certified wedding planner, floral design, grant writing, display advertising, web analytics, certified indoor air quality manager, certified mediator and conflict resolution specialist, certified sustainability professional, carpentry, and power plant operations. Students also can become expert in IT and software such as Microsoft Access, Outlook, and Office, or they can earn a high school diploma along with specialized training in areas such as child care, homeland security, and customer service.

All courses are entirely web-based, accompanied with instructors’ office hours and quick responses to student questions.  Tuition includes textbooks and other materials that are delivered to students’ homes or offices.

For a full list of classes and enrollment information, visit, or call 860-343-5865. programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field. Instructors and mentors are actively involved in the online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating students.  Each program utilizes quizzes, tests, and assignments to reinforce the learning. Courses are offered to the public through a network of more than 2,100 top colleges, universities, and other organizations, including MxCC.

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