- Workforce Development and Continuing Education
- Lifelong Learning, Programs for 50+ Learners at MC
- Take a Class or Earn a Degree
Take a Class or Earn a Degree
Thinking of going back to school? Not sure where to start?
Going back to school could be as simple as taking a class for fun or to learn a new skill. You may want to take credit classes with the goal of completing a Degree or Certificate. Or you just need to take a class or two to update your skills for professional development. Which path is right for you? It depends on you, and what your goals are! You have many choices.
If you are planning to attend MC and get started on your degree or take a class for credit, your first stop should be one of our three campus Welcome Centers. Here, our specialists will eagerly assist you in navigating the admissions and registration process.
- You will find information about placement tests, financial aid, tuition and fees, textbooks, and more.
- Welcome Center Locations and Hours.
- Explore our campuses videos may help you find your way around.
Ready to start toward a degree or take a credit class?
- New Students visit: Getting Started / How to Apply and Register for Credit Classes. Follow the directions to be admitted to the College.
- Educational Opportunity Center, may be able to provide guidance if you wish to re-enter college or a vocational program.
- Please note that noncredit Workforce Development & Continuing Education students do NOT have to apply for admittance, most WD&CE classes are open enrollment.
- Returning Students may log in to MYMC and register for classes.
- Check out the Schedule of Credit Classes
Get Credit for Prior Learning
You may qualify for transfer credit and credit for prior learning.
Continuing Education - Noncredit Courses. Workforce Development & Continuing Education courses are for individuals in career transitions, those reentering the workforce, and those updating technical skills, as well as those seeking knowledge enrichment. These courses do NOT require you to be admitted to the College.
Online Learning and Distance Education
Online Courses for Degree Seeking Students
- Take a class or Earn an Associate's degree Completely online.
- Online Degrees and Credit Classes
- As a distance learner at MC, you'll have access to online counseling, advising, library resources, tutoring, and more, and you're also welcome to use our on-campus facilities anytime.
- Learn More about Online Courses for Degree Seeking Students. .
Noncredit Online Courses
- MC's Workforce Development & Continuing Education division offers a wide variety of noncredit online courses to fit your budget, your schedule, and your learning style.
- Learn More.
- Lifelong Learning Institute Courses for adults age 50+. Lifelong Learning Institute is committed to creating and fostering a variety of intellectually stimulating opportunities for Montgomery Country residents age 50 and over. These classes are non-credit and cover a variety of topics such as Archaeology and World Culture; Art and Art History; Brain Fitness Institute; Careers and Employment; History and Current Events; Literature and Writing; Wellness; and more.
- Workforce Development and Continuing Education Schedule of Noncredit Classes. There is a wide variety of classes available ranging from Computer Training, World Languages, Community Arts, Adult ESOL, and more.
- Registration Information for noncredit classes.
- Are you working toward a Degree? Visit Paying for College to learn more about the costs of a degree.
- Financial Aid may be available it you are working toward a degree. Learn more.
- Are you military, a veteran, or dependent? Access Benefits.
- Noncredit classes are not eligible for Financial Aid. However there are limited funds available for WD&CE noncredit classes that may improve your career path. Learn More about Career Path Scholarships.