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  • Community Education

  • HCCC provides residents of Hudson County with personal enrichment and professional development opportunities through Non-Credit programs in collaboration with academic divisions and in partnership with local organizations. Non-credit offerings may take place during daytime hours, in the evenings or on weekends. Programs run throughout the year. Participants may take advantage of multi-session courses, certificate classes and training programs in person or online.

    Non-Credit Course Offerings are listed in the following areas:  

    Personal Enrichment
    Culinary Arts Courses, Creative Arts, Wellness, and Languages.

    English as a Second Language
    Speak American English and Grammar, Reading and Writing.

    Life-Long Learning
    Ideal for Seniors, these courses are open to participants of all ages, but are delivered at a leisurely pace, usually during daytime hours.

    Professional Development
    Designed for those seeking to enhance or update career skills; offerings include courses such as New Pathways for Teaching (an alternate route to teaching certification), Certified Nursing Assistant, Certificates in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Bookkeeping and more.

    Business & Entrepreneurship
    Office Management, QuickBooks, Social Media Marketing, Job Search and more.

    Computer Technology
    Various software applications including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as, Computers for Beginners.

    High School Youth on Campus
    Summer programs include career exploration programs like culinary arts, allied health careers, creative arts or computers instruction.

    Test Prep
    Prepare for TOEFL or the Pre-NLN. Other test prep opportunities are added continuously

    Online Courses
    Go to this link for more information: http://www.hccc.edu/CommunityEdOnline/. Click either the “Online Development Center” for shorter online offerings or the “Online Career Training Programs” for longer-term certification courses.

    For more information or to register for these offerings and more, click the links above or call us at (201) 360-4224/4246.