Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Turn your dream into a skill. MC offers hundreds of noncredit career and job training courses.


MC offers a wide range of noncredit classes designed to meet the needs of county residents and businesses.

Individuals in career transitions, those reentering the workforce, and those updating technical skills, as well as those seeking knowledge enrichment, are among the 25,000 students each year. WDCE is certified by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), an international association in lifelong learning. 

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Business, Information Technology & Safety

Learn from faculty who are top industry experts. Update your skills and gain in-demand professional certifications in: IT,  Management & LeadershipSmall Business & Entrepreneurship, or Transportation & Public Safety

Community Education

Enrichment courses for everyone in the community including Youth Programs, Driver Ed classes, and Lifelong Learning for students age 50+.

English Language Skills & GED

English skills for adult speakers of other languages. Classes range from very basic English language communication skills to more advanced pre-academic levels.

Gudelsky Institute for Technical Education

Learn a trade, from Automotive to Building & Construction, and more.

Health Sciences Institute

Entry level health career training courses, and nurse refresher classes.

Community Arts

Learn art in a community of artists.

Job Skills, Career Paths, Licensure, & Certifications

Looking for job skills or a career path? Find classes or a series of classes which can help you prepare for a career, professional licensure, or certification in your chosen field.

Scholarships may help! Visit WD&CE Scholarship Opportunities to learn more. 

MC Business Solutions

We can analyze your business or organization’s training needs and design a training program that addresses your unique requirements.

Online Courses

No time to come to campus? We offer hundreds of noncredit online classes to fit your needs and your budget.

MC Youth Programs
Youth Programs
Find out today what Montgomery College can offer your child or teen, in a variety of educational and social settings.
MC 50+ Learners, and Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Learning Institute
MC provides a wide range of opportunities for 50+  Learners. One in four students at Montgomery College is 50+, join your peers seeking lifelong enrichment experiences.

What can Workforce Development & Continuing Education do for you?

We offer affordable, practical, and convenient classes at locations throughout the county and online.

Are you looking for a class to update your work skills? WDCE offers noncredit classes that can be as short as a few days, a week or two, or as long as a semester. These classes can enhance your business or technical skills, offer opportunities for you to learn something new, or gain industry certifications. Some semester-long credit classes are co-listed with noncredit, which gives you the opportunity to take a semester-long class without having to worry about a grade.

Not quite sure what career path to take? Noncredit classes can give you the opportunity to explore career options and provide options to further your career. You may want to continue with noncredit courses leading to industry certifications or you may find that applying to Montgomery College as a degree seeking student is better for you. Some students take a combination of both credit and noncredit classes.

Community Education enrichment courses are for everyone in the community. The arts, sciences, languages, history and current events, personal enrichment, technology, finance, and more. There are programs for all ages including Youth Programs & summer camps, driver education for teens, courses for adults with developmental disabilities, and many lifelong learning courses for students age 50+.

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What People are Saying
Your careful listening to our needs and your ability to be flexible has made it possible for us to serve the technology training needs of approximately 270 employees during their workday... Employees who were sure they could not learn to use a computer have left the introductory classes with the confidence to continue their learning experience.
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