Continuing Education: Popular, and for good reason

Continuing education courses are so popular these days that HCC has an entire school that carries the name. HCC’s School of Continuing Education is the third largest such program in the United States, behind such national powerhouses as Miami-Dade Community College in Florida and CUNY (City University of New York). At HCC, that means nearly 29,000 students are expected to enroll in one or...

Five Ways to Fund a Career Change

If you think you can’t afford to re-tool, think again. Continuing Education courses at Houston Community College are to workforce education what the Autobahn is to high speed transportation in Germany. Or what a bullet train is in Japan. Super-fast, efficient—and affordable. They are fast because they don’t require two years or four years to complete. They are efficient...
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HCC School of Continuing Education Ranks Among Nation’s Elite

Between September 2016 and August 2017, a projected 29,000 area residents will have enrolled in one or more non-credit workforce training or English as a Second Language (ESL) course at Houston Community College. That’s headcount, not total enrollment. Enrollment figures are higher than headcount because many students take several courses at a time throughout the year. College officials...

No Degree? No Problem!

Not every job requires a college degree. So isn’t it time to make your move? Congratulations! If you live in or near Houston, Texas, you enjoy one of the nation’s premier and most robust metropolises. Houston is the nation’s fourth largest city, home of the Johnson Space Center, the Texas Medical Center, the Port of Houston, and 26 Fortune 500 companies. It’s the energy...