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Continuing Education and Workforce Development

Current Catalog

MCTC Continuing Education Professional Development and Lifelong Learning January-July 2017

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Why MCTC...

"Our condominium overlooks the campus, and MCTC has been a very good neighbor to us. So, as an art lover, I took a painting course which allowed me to sharpen my technical brush stroke skills and let my creative energies flow."

–Sylvia Sabo, MCTC Continuing Education Student

“I feel MCTC is one of the best options for computer training. It has been a great experience and MCTC is an organization that we will use in the future.”

–Julie Droegemueller, Caribou Coffee

“MCTC was great to work with. Our customized training director understood our request and was always responsive to our needs. I appreciated the partnership.”

–Betsy Hearn, Liberty Diversified International

Program Areas and Certificates

An education doesn't end with a diploma or degree — it prepares you for a lifetime of learning.

MCTC’s selection of noncredit continuing education courses are designed for you! Whether you are preparing for a new career, looking to build your skills and earn CEUs, or just want to have some fun learning at our convenient downtown Minneapolis location, you will find our courses relevant, flexible and affordable.

We offer day, evening and weekend classes on campus or online to meet your needs. When you enroll in MCTC continuing education, you will learn from leading practitioners in art, business, technology, healthcare and manufacturing.

Our current areas of study include:

Arts, Culture and Enrichment

Art & Design Illustration
ASL Photography
Dance Theater and Performance
ESL Welding
Fitness World Languages

Business and Communications

Accounting Finance
Administrative Professional Management
Business Writing Social Media
Data Analysis  

Computers and Technology

Architectural Technology Information Technology
Computer Support & Networking Microsoft Applications
Database Development Software Development
Game Development Web Design & Development
Graphic Design

Healthcare and Human Services

Allied Health Fitness
Basic Life Support / CPR Nursing
Counseling and Social Work Nursing Assistant (CNA) Test Out
Electroneurodiagnostic Therapy Reiki

Manufacturing and Skilled Trades

AutoCAD Welding
Metal Working  

Learn More!

Browse our online course schedule to see what we have currently open for registration.

Please contact us at continuinged@minneapolis.edu with questions or to get more information about regular course offerings.

CECT Instructor Paints with Kids

Yuya Negishi

Continuing Education and Customized Training (CECT) art instructor Yuya Negishi visited fourth and fifth grade students to show them some of the skills he teaches in his Japanese Sumi-e Ink Painting and Calligraphy class at MCTC. "I see beauty through working with kids. I’m a teacher, but at the same time those students taught me a lot," he said.

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$3.3 Million Grant Means Customized Training for Pioneer Press, Gedney Foods

Training at MCTC.

With help from a $3.3 million MN Job Skills Partnership grant to MnSCU, MCTC's Division of Continuing Education and Customized Training will provide uniquely designed programs for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Gedney Foods.

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