School of Extended Learning

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Welcome to the School of Extended Learning

School of Extended Learning offers tuition-free programs and courses designed to advance career and life skills, and offer bridges to credit. 


Classes and programs are tuition-free (but may have materials fees). Classes are offered in the areas listed below. Please click here for fee-based life enrichment courses. (Red asterisk* indicates courses that are part of the Career Skills Institute.
Click here for more information on the Career Skills Institute.

  • Adult High School Diploma Program
  • Allied Health (Medical Assistant; Personal Care Attendant; Restorative Nurse Aide)
  • Computer Applications and Office Management*
  • Computer Network Engineering*
  • Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts (ServSafe Food Safety)
  • Early Childhood Education (Parent Education in a Cooperative Preschool)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • English as a Second Language Vocational
  • Environmental Horticulture (Green Gardener)
  • General Education Development (GED®)
  • General Education Development (GED® Bilingual)
  • Graphic Design / Photography (Digital Design Techniques; Digital Cameras, Digital Photos)*
  • International Business*
  • Library*
  • Multimedia Arts and Technologies*
  • Marketing*
  • Photography*
  • Professional Development*


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