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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. 

Get a College Degree or Certification, or take a Credit Course for Professional Development.
Raptor Central

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 Raptor Centrals. 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.
  • Raptor Central 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?
Get Credit for Prior Learning

You may qualify for transfer credit and credit for prior learning. 

Workforce Development and Continuing Education Noncredit  Classes 

Continuing Education - Noncredit Courses. Workforce Development and 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
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 and Continuing Education division offers a wide variety of noncredit online courses to fit your budget, your schedule, and your learning style. 
  • Learn More About Noncredit Online Courses.
Enrichment/Personal Interest Noncredit Classes
Paying for College
  • 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 WDCE noncredit classes that may improve your career path. Learn More about Career Path Scholarships.