Registration open for Middlesex County College Continuing Education courses

Middlesex County Freeholder/Director Ronald Rios greets the crowd during Middlesex County College’s 50th commencement ceremony held at the NJ Convention and Expo Center on May 23.

Middlesex County College is offering numerous Continuing Education courses for the spring semester.

“We offer certificates and courses that can lead to new careers, such as those in our Allied Health programs,” Alberta Jaeger, interim director of Lifelong Learning, said in a statement provided by the college. “Many students who take our courses in Phlebotomy, EKG, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding and Billing, Pharmacy Technician and others are able to move toward a more fulfilling career in the healthcare industry. We also have certificates and programs that enhance skills in other industries, such as business and computer technology, and programs in Construction and Industrial and Electrical Maintenance.”

Continuing Education Certificates in Project Management, Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, and Six Sigma Green Belt offer students the opportunity to upgrade their business management skills, which may lead to new job opportunities or promotions, according to the statement.

While Continuing Education offers traditional computer training in Microsoft Office, unique programs in COBOL and a PHP Programming/Database Certificate are also offered for those who want to enhance their computer programming and web development skills, according to the statement.

Culinary demonstration courses are offered throughout the semester showing how nutritious meals can be created and include a generous tasting of food prepared by the chef along with a copy of the recipes. Hands-on cooking and baking courses are also offered.

“Cook side-by-side with a professional chef and learn from an expert,” Jaeger said in the statement.

MCC’s Continuing Education Department offers courses in understanding Social Security, Medicare, and Financial Strategies for a Successful Retirement. New this semester is a course on how to better manage your life after you retire, Designing Your Retirement – Act Two.

Or, take a course that will bring out creativity, such as Watercolors, Ceramics, Drawing and Sketching, Photography, and Creative Writing.

Test Preparation, ESL, American Sign Language, Spanish and other courses are also available.

While courses are offered throughout the spring semester, some begin in January. Contact 732-906-2556 or visit www.middlesexcc.edu/continuing-education/ for specific course and registration information.

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