Finding Your Way

Finding the Right Program

MCC has launched a degree program designed specifically for adult learners. It is an online general studies degree that offers the convenience and support that you need to make your college goal a reality.

With features like: accelerated learning, campus-based options, incredible flexibility and a dedicated college liaison, this program is just what you've been looking for.

Online Learning

If you started your associate degree, but have yet to finish it, the online general studies program may offer you the most flexible and most direct route to completing your degree.

MCC also offers several other accelerated certificate programs that are perfect complements to a busy lifestyle:

Computer Programs

MCC currently offers ten computer credit-free certification programs, including:

  • A+ Essentials Certification Preparation
  • AutoCAD Certification Preparation
  • Microsoft Office Certification
  • Microsoft Access Certification
  • Microsoft Excel Certification
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Certification
  • Microsoft Word Certification
  • Network+ Certification Preparation
  • Oracle DBA Associate
  • Web Communication and Design


Through its Continuing Education division, the college also offers several career-focused, credit-free certificates:

For a full list, visit Continuing Education on the web.


The full range of MCC's more than 60 degree and certificate programs are also available to adult learners. And for those not interested in earning college credit at this time, our Division of Continuing Education offers a variety of credit-free programs that will get you job-ready.

If you are planning to continue your education after your associate degree, MCC partners with area colleges and universities to ensure a smooth transfer. Additionally, counselors are available to help you transfer to any institution of higher education, not just those with which MCC has a transfer agreement.

Finding the Time

MCC can help make the time commitment of returning to school a manageable one. With short-term training programs and credit for work you have already accomplished, your path to a college degree or certificate may be shorter than you think.

Finding the Money

According to The Connecticut Economy, Connecticut residents with an associate degree earn an average of $45,400, 26 percent greater than those with a high school education or less. And, associate degree holders are 10.5 percent more likely to be employed either full- or part-time than those with a high school diploma or less. So don't let today's finances keep you from making your college dreams come true tomorrow.

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Last Update: June 05 2012
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