The Continuing Education Labor Market

GULF COAST WAGE AND JOB GROWTH EXPECTANCY PROJECTIONS Annual wage and job growth data is from the publication, "Gulf Coast WDA Long-term Occupation Projections," authored by the Texas Workforce Commission, Labor Market and Career Information, www.tracer2.com. If the annual wage data is annotated a single asterisk, then the data given is associated with a Bachelors...

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...

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...