Continuing Education Departments

HCC is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering opportunities for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning. Our goal is to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.

To determine what Houston needs and wants, we are conducting critical economic analysis of the metropolitan areas—then moving to meet those needs by delivering high-quality educational opportunities.

In addition to offering more individual classes tied directly to the needs of Houston’s economic sectors, the HCC School of Continuing Education will offer more on-line courses and more certificate programs that will launch our students—you—into high-pay, high-demand jobs.

HCC’s School of Continuing Education is your pathway to a brighter tomorrow for you and your family.

The School of Continuing Education offers more than 30 short-term career training certificates in the fastest growing job markets in the greater Houston area. You can increase your earning potential in as little as two to nine months. According to the Texas Highed Education Coordinating Board, over a lifetime an advanced certificate is worth more than $250,000 in additional income.