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Register Now to Take Continuing Education Courses This Summer at UCC


CRANFORD, NJ – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College has posted the summer 2017 brochure online and registration is now open.  Classes are offered for adults as well as youth ages 11-18 and programs run from early June through August. The Continuing Education Department offers non-credit classes for professional development and career enhancement, leisure and personal enrichment, English as a Second Language (ESL), and courses in Spanish.

Professional development classes offered this summer include Career Planning and Exploration; Certified Bookkeeper; Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA); EKG Technician; Human Resource Management; Microsoft Office Suite 2016 including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; Personal Trainer National Certification; EMT Technician; Pharmacy Technician; and Phlebotomy Technician.  

Leisure and personal enrichment classes include CPR/AED, Guitar I and II, Spanish I and II, Abdominal Core/Strengthening, and Zumba Toning. 

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Youth programs begin the week of June 26 and feature creative and innovative summer enrichment workshops for both boys and girls including Acting; Advanced Minecraft Flix; Algebra Review; Better-Thinker, Better-Writer, Better-Grades; Chemical Wizardry; Design your Own Comic Book; Game Labs; Introduction to Film and TV; Junior Physicians; Middle School Math Review; Photography Art Camp; Code Breakers; Make Your First 3D Creation; Minecraft Animators; STEM Challenges; The Writer Within: Creative Writing; Virtual Reality; and SAT Exam Prep classes.   

For more information on these classes, please view the Continuing Education catalog online at To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, go to One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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