2021-2022 College Catalog

Online Catalog

Continuing Education and Workforce Development

The division of continuing education and workforce development offers a variety of classes to enhance employment opportunities and advancement and foster personal enrichment.

In addition to adult education, parents and guardians can enroll their children ages 6 to 17 in our Kids on Campus program.

Training and Development Solutions by Howard Community College, offered through the division of continuing education and workforce development also provides training for business, nonprofit, and government agencies. Employee training can be held on the company's site or at the college’s business training facilities. Existing courses can be taught, or we can create customized training tailored specifically to an organization and its industry.

Hundreds of classroom and distance education courses are available in the following categories:


Biomedical Engineering Technology

Construction Management


Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration 

Information Technology 

Software Development

Business and Other Occupations

Accounting & Finance

Business Skills/Writing & Speaking 

Career Preparation

Customer Service

Data Analysis 

Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment & Small Business

Event Planning

Human Resources Management (includes SHRM certification prep)

Leadership & Supervision

Marketing & Social Media

Mediation & Law

Project Management (includes PMP & CAPM certification prep)

Real Estate


Trade Occupations: Certifications & Licenses

Computers & Information Technology

Computer & Technology Basics


Desktop, Photo Editing & Graphic Design

IT & Cybersecurity Certifications

IT Help Desk

Office Applications & Office 365

Mobile Technology & Web Development



Developmental Disabilities

College Opportunities for Readiness Education (CORE) Program

Early Childhood Education & Child Care

Child Health & Wellness

Core Requirements

Online Credential Boosters Courses

Social-Emotional Learning

English as a Second Language, World Languages & Cultural Competency

ACTFL Proficiency Testing

Critical Languages

Customized English Language Programs

English for Career Preparation

English Institute for F1 Students

English as a Second Language classes for seven levels of ability 

Professional English Programs

Health Care Careers

Advanced Patient Care Skills (Patient Care Technician) 

Audiology Assistant

Cardiac Electrophysiologist Technologist Certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

CT & MRI Certificates

Dental Assisting and Radiology

Dental Hygienist Continuing Professional Education

Diagnostic Medical Vascular Sonographer Program

Dispensary Technician

Health Care Interpreter 

Health Information Technology

Home Care Provider Training

Medical Billing & Coding

Medical Scribe

National Safety Council Emergency Preparedness 

Nursing Assistant Instructor Training

Ophthalmic Technician Assistant

Orthopedic Technician Assistant

Pharmacy Technician Training & Externship 

RN Case Manager

Veterinary Assistant

High School Diploma Programs & Adult Basic Skills

Basic Math, Reading & Writing, Science & Social Studies

Career Development

College Readiness

High School Diploma Programs (GED/NEDP) 

Motorcycle Safety (The Rider School)

Absolute Beginner Basic Rider Course

Basic Rider Course

Basic Rider Course 2

Personal Enrichment and 60+


Arts, Crafts & Photography 

Cooking, Beer & Wine Appreciation

Dancing & Music


Environmental Learning

Finance & Investment


History & Culture

Home & Garden 

Makeup & Shopping

Midday Master Class 

Retirement Preparation

Special Interests

Wellness: Body, Mind & Spirit


Test Preparation

College Placement

Graduate School Entry Exams 


Teacher Education 

Kids on Campus

Enrichment classes for youth ages 6-17.


Additional online courses for personal enrichment and professional development are offered through vendor partners. In addition, individuals can take certain courses in the credit catalog as a noncredit class by registering for it using the “CustomClass” option. For more information on the division of continuing education and workforce development, call 443-518-1700 or visit