Windsor, N.J. - MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies (CCS)
will host four information sessions in January, one for adults
seeking general advice and course descriptions for new careers
and three others designed for career preparation and enhancement
in specific, high demand fields. All sessions are free and
are held at The Conference Center on the college's West
Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
For those exploring new careers, planning to reenter the workforce,
or seeking insights into emerging career trends, "Back
to School Night for Adults" will be held Wednesday,
Jan. 11, starting promptly at 6 p.m. CCS staff and instructors
will be on hand to offer individualized information and advice
about short-term, noncredit certificate programs and classes.
Mercer's myriad options include computer training from beginner
to advanced, business and management, numerous health careers,
and continuing teacher education, plus hundreds of courses
online. Many classes are offered for continuing education
units. Attendees will receive a coupon waiving the $10 registration
fee for spring courses.
On Wednesday, Jan. 4, starting at 5:30 p.m., the Center will
host a required information session for the Certified Nurse
Aide program. This 90-hour course is approved by the N.J.
Department of Health and Senior Services and prepares students
for the certification exam. Twelve sessions will meet Saturdays
from Feb. 11-May 5, including clinical sessions at a local
senior care facility.
On Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m., the Center invites those
with a bachelor's degree in the sciences or related fields
to learn more about its "Clinical Development and
Regulatory Affairs" certificate program, which prepares
students for careers in the pharmaceutical and medical device
industries. The program, which starts off with "Foundations
of Clinical Development" Jan. 18-Mar. 14, includes three
required classes and one elective. Through an articulation
agreement with Drexel University, students may earn up to
nine graduate credits for Drexel's master's degree program
in Clinical Research Organization and Management.
On Thursday, Jan. 26 at 5:30 p.m., the center will host an
information session for "New Pathways to Teaching
in New Jersey," an alternate route program to teacher
certification for those who already have a bachelor's and/or
No preregistration is required for information sessions. For
further information and/or to register for noncredit courses,
call (609) 570-3311 or e-mail ComEd@mccc.edu. The January-May
course bulletin is available online at www.mccc.edu/ccs or
by calling the office for a print copy.
Those interested in being added to the Center's monthly e-mail
newsletter list should e-mail ComEd@mccc.edu.
The center continues to expand its online course options,
with hundreds of offerings that run for six weeks and can
be completed at any time of day or night. See the online course
information on noncredit computer classes and programs in
business and management, call the MCCC Center for Continuing
Studies at (609) 570-3311 or visit the webpage here.
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