Finding the Right Program
Whether you’ve started your associate degree but have yet to finish it or have decided to go back to school to learn new skills, MCC offers you the most flexible route to continue your education.
With features like: accelerated learning, campus-based and online learning options, credit and credit-free programs, incredible flexibility, support services and a dedicated college liaison, MCC is just what you’ve been looking for to further your education. For example:
Interested in Acquiring New or Existing Skills?
MCC offers accelerated certificate programs for credit that are perfect complements to a busy lifestyle, such as:
And, MCC also offers a number of computer credit-free certification programs, including:
- A+ Essentials Certification Preparation
- AutoCAD Certification Preparation
- Microsoft Office Certification
- Microsoft Access Certification
- Microsoft Excel Certification
- Microsoft PowerPoint Certification
- Microsoft Word Certification
- Network+ Certification Preparation
- Oracle DBA Associate
- Web Communication and Design
Interested in a Career?
For those not interested in earning college credit at this time, the college’s Division of Continuing Education offers several career-focused, credit-free certificates that will get you job-ready, including:
- Certified Nurse Aide
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Personal Trainer and Yoga Teacher Certification
- Pharmacy Technician Certification
- Phlebotomy Certification
- Precision Machining
- Veterinary Assistant
For a complete list, visit Continuing Education on the web.
Interested in Academics?
The full range of MCC’s more than 60 degree and certificate programs are also available to adult learners.
If you are planning to continue your education after your associate degree, MCC partners with area colleges and universities to ensure a smooth transfer. Additionally, counselors are available to help you transfer to any institution of higher education, not just those with which MCC has a transfer agreement.
Finding the Time and Resources
MCC can help make the time commitment of returning to school a manageable one. By taking advantage of some or all of the support services and programs below, your path to a college degree or certificate may be shorter than you think.
- Short-term Training Programs
- Credit for Life and Work Experience
- Distance Learning and Online Courses
- Help with Financing Your Education
According to economic reports, Connecticut residents with an associate degree earn on average $45,400 per year or 26 percent more than those with a high school education or less. And, associate degree holders are 10.5 percent more likely to be employed either full- or part-time than those with a high school diploma or less. So don’t let today’s finances keep you from making your college dreams come true tomorrow.