Advised to Register Early for Mercer County Community College's Spring
Semester, Beginning Jan. 25
WINDSOR, N.J. --
With high enrollment expected this spring at Mercer
County Community College, students are advised to register early to be
sure to get into their preferred classes. Again this semester, in addition
to welcoming traditional college-age students, Mercer is set to serve
many adult students who are out of work and seeking retraining, and those
interested in updating their skills for career growth.
Credit classes for the spring semester begin Jan. 25 at the West Windsor
Campus, the downtown Trenton James Kerney Campus, and online through The
Virtual College. Previously-registered students can sign up online.
New this year are options in Solar/Energy Technology, Digital Film, Game
Design, Global Business, Physics, and Insurance and Finance. Mercer’s
nearly 70 associate degree
programs include specialized majors in Aviation Flight Technology,
Funeral Services and Horticulture/Plant Science, which attract students
from throughout the region.
Three baccalaureate colleges now offer bachelor’s
degree programs right on Mercer’s campus,
and MCCC students can transfer seamlessly into these programs. William
Paterson University (WPU) offers degrees in Education, Liberal Arts and
Psychology. Fairleigh Dickinson University offers Business, Hospitality
Management, Communications and Criminal Justice, and Felician College
offers a BS in Nursing.
Many students transfer locally to Rider University, The College of New
Jersey, or Thomas Edison State College. Recent New Jersey legislation
ensures that community college credits will transfer easily to all four-year
state colleges, and Mercer also holds dual admissions and transfer agreements
with other colleges nationwide.
those who wish to begin a career right after graduation, choices include
programs such as Nursing, Medical Lab Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant,
Law Enforcement, Entertainment Technology and Graphic Design.
Mercer offers many services to assist students, such as free tutoring,
academic advisement and assistance with financial aid. Highly motivated
students may be eligible for the Honors Program, which provides an enriched
detailed information about Spring 2010 classes click
here. Students may register in person at the West Windsor or James
Kerney campuses from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and
on Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The college is closed for Winter Break
Dec. 24 through Jan. 3. More information is available at the Enrollment
Services office, 609-570-3795.