BMCC: Provider of Adult Education
The BMCC Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development through the City of New York offers a wide variety of classes in business management, career planning, personal development, and English language development. Career training classes offer programs in construction, real estate and computer software; business management offers classes in project management, entrepreneurship and finance; career planning offers assistance to people who need to develop interview or resume-writing skills; personal development offers classes in modern languages and local history; and ESL offers help with second language development and college preparation. The tuition rates vary depending upon the class that is being taken. Some of the classes are free of charge, such as the ACT Math, Reading and Writing workshops that are designed for college students who need help with basic college skills. Other courses are reasonably priced, such as “Writing an Effective Resume & Cover Letter,” which is only $20.00. Some courses are priced considerably higher, such as “Phlebotomy Technician Training,” which is $1,500.00. These courses are open to any adult who is interested in continuing his or her education.
They have programs specifically designed for seniors, such as adult or senior lap swim, and they have a wide range of classes for both ESL teachers and second-language learners. The BMCC offers classes that satisfy a wide range of adult learning needs, from personal interest to college and career development.
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