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    Continuing Education Non-Credit Courses

SAT Test Prep Course

This 30 hour course prepares students for all question types on the SAT Test and each of the test question areas will be analyzed with special consideration given to math and verbal skills.  Lessons will cover techniques for approaching the reading comprehension passages that appear on the test. Students will practice on actual SAT tests.

Course Fees: $100

Dates: Mon, JUN 9, 2014 - JUL 14, 2014,  6:30pm - 8:30pm (Instructor-Led)

Course Schedule and Registration


GRE Test Prep Course

The GRE exam prep course is designed to provide you with complete preparation for your graduate school entrance examination.  Course components are inclusive of a thorough subject review, problem solving, timed quizzes, practice tests, skill review exercises and actual test simulation.  This course is designed based on a sex step comprehensive approach. 1) Diagnostic Testing and Assessment, 2) Basic skills review, 3) In-class problem solving, concepts and strategies, 4) Practice test reinforcement, 5) Final exam, assessment report and review, 6) Personal study plan.

Course Fees: $425

Dates: Mon and Tues, MAR 3, 2014 - APR 8, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm



Paralegal Certificate Course

This nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers.  Students will be trained to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation.  The instruction is practice-oriented adn relates to those areas in which paralegals are in most demand.  Topics include legal terminology, introduction to evidentiary predicate, identifying relevant authority, introduction to legal research, and legal writing and appellate procedure.

Course Fees: $1,189

Dates: Spring 2014

MAR 3, 5/ 10, 12/ 17, 19/ 24, 26/ 31 and Apr 2

APR 7, 9/ 14, 16/ 21, 23/ 28, 30

MAY 5, 7/ 12, 14/ 19, 21 

Fall 2014

SEP 8, 10/ 15, 17/ 22, 24/ 29, Oct 1

OCT 6, 8/ 13, 15/ 20, 22/ 27, 29

NOV 3, 5/ 10, 12/ 17, 19/ 24, 26


Legal Investigator

This exciting course is designe to teach legal investigation to those interested in pursuing a new career and those presently working in the legal field.  At the end of the course, students will be qualified to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies and private businesses, as well as state and federal government agencies, in the process of civil and criminal investigation.  Students will also be taught how to create a freelance investigation business.  Included subjects: arson investigation, products liability, personal injury and traffic accident forensics, to name a few.

Course Fee: $575 (books inluded)

Dates: Spring Session  MAR 10, 2014 - APR 25, 2014



Pharmacy Technician Course

This comprehensive program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail pharmacy or other pharmacy setting and to take The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam.  Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, basic IV solutions, drug regulation and control, inventory management and and financial issues.  Students will be prepared for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's (PTCB) exam.

Course Fees: $999

Dates: Tues and Thur, MAR 18 - MAY 6, 2014, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Clinical Medical Assistant

The Clinical Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare students to function as Professionals in multiple healthcare settings.  Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing and EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, to name but a few.  This course is desgined to prepare students to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA), Certified Clinical Medical (CMA) and National Certification examination.

Course Fees: $2,399

Dates: Tues and Thur, JUN 10 - SEP 11, 2014, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Medical Billing and Coding

This program teaches students to understand how to code healthcare services and procedures for third-party insurance reimbursement.  Students will also learn physician practices, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, chiropractic practices, physical therapy and other healthcare provider practices.  This course is designed to prepare students to sit for various national certification exams including those from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the American Health Information Association (AHIMA)

Course Fees: $1,799

Dates: Mon and Wed, MAR 10 - MAY 14, 2014, 6:00pm -9:00pm


Home Healthcare Aide Online

This program focuses on teaching students to assit patients in their homes by focusing on specific health and personal needs.  Emphasis is on personal care in a client's home, communications, working with ill persons, basic human needs, eldercare, nutrition, special diets, and home management.  Detailed course topics include the role of a home health aide, client relationships, infection control, hospice care, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, dressing and personal grooming and more.  This is an Online course.

Course Fees: $1,499

Dates: Mon and Wed, JUN 16 - AUG 20, 2014



Social Media "Making Connections" for all ages

Do you want to learn how to text, tweet, blog, send and receive photos electronically, connect with family and friends by Facebook? You are in luck. Those of all ages will be introduced to the basics in texting, tweeting, blogging, web/internet exploration, getting the most use of your cell phone, how to send and receive pictures, video clips and to communicate with others using these media.

Course Fees: $40 (one day sessions)

Dates: Sat, MAR 15, APR 19, MAY 17 (2014) 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Certified Administrative Professional (CAP-OM)

Learn to master the concepts of management and organizational planning, managerial communications, business etiquette protocols, and finance and economic applications.  Get the tools and prep you need for the CAP-OM Exams.  Each section is designed based on five discussion items.  1) Management and Organizational Planning - apply the skills of being effective and efficient in the workplace.  2) Administrative Management - understanding the various forms, importance, and applications of written communications.  3) Managerial Communications - the key ingredient in all management functions.  4) Professional Protocols - business etiquette and protocols.  5) Economics and Financial Application - the way business is influenced by world economics and politics.

Course Fees:  $250 IAAP Members/$300 General Public    
Dates: On
line Course   JUL 14, 2014 - OCT 17, 2014
                                       NOV 17, 2014 - FEB 21, 2015



Lady C4 Safety (Self-Defense) Training

  The Lady C4 Safety System is an exclusive personal empowerment program for women. It is a training program that is designed to teach women mental awareness, personal safety strategies & self-defense training. The program will teach women:

•     How to read Pre-contact Cues. (Intuition)

•     Rape & Assault Prevention.

•     Body & Joint Manipulation.

•     Escapes from Grabs, Headlocks & Choke Holds.

•     Defense against Knives and Guns at close range.

•     Environmental Awareness. (Obstacle Course Training)

The techniques are dynamic yet simple and effective. The concepts of the program have been proven to work on the streets by women from all over the world.  

Course Fees:  $27 Students w/ID  $39 General Public

Dates: JAN - MAR, SAT (2014) 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM  and TUES or THUR (2014)  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Call (302) 857-6820 to Register


Health Passport

The eating and physical activity habits you develop now can contribute to health conditions later in life, but more importantly, those habits play a role in your ability to cope with stress and overall well-being.  This course teaches you various nutrition programs, excercise techniques, and resources to use.

Beginning October 2014

Six week sessions



Microsoft Office Word 2010 - Beginner

Learn how to modify and create your documents using Microsoft Word 2010.  Learn how to change the size and appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run integrated grammer and spelling checker; save, retrieve, copy, organize and print your documents.  At the end of the course, you'll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job.

Course Fees: $70

Dates: Tues, MAY 6, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Tues, MAY 13, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm


Microsoft Office Word 2010 - Intermediate

Learn how to perform a mail merge, and we'll explore shortcuts, styles, and templates.  Templates let you create documents that contain predefined formatting and text.  In this course, you will work with labels, dividing pages, columns, and text boxes.  Whether you need to produce a short letter, flyer, or report, this course will teach you how to get the most out of Microsoft Word 2010!

Course Fees: $70

Dates: Thur, MAY 8, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Thur, MAY 15, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm


Microsoft Office Excel 2010 - Beginner

Learn how to find popular commands quickly on the ribbon. Learn how to use the File Menu (Microsoft Office Backstage view).  Learn essential tasks such as opening existing workbooks, creating new workbooks, setting up a spreadsheet, formatting, saving, and printing.

Course Fees: $70

Dates: Wed, JUN 11, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Wed, JUN 25, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm


Microsoft Office Excel 2010 - Intermediate

This course covers editing spreadsheets, adding headers, footers, hyperlinks, formatting and editing cells, conditional formatting, analyzing data lists, performing calculations, creating, editing and formatting PivotTables, setting Excel 2010 Options and Workbook properties and more.

Course Fees: $70

Dates: Mon, JUN 9, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Mon, JUN 23, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm


Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 - Beginner

This course is designed for students who wish to gain the ability to organize content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with style.  Students will learn how to create a PowerPoint Presentation, text editing, and modifying objects in their presentation.

Course Fees: $70

Dates: Thur, JUN 19, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Thur, JUL 10, 2014, 6:00 - 8:30pm


Microsoft Office Access 2010

In this course, you will be able to create a web database using Access 2010.  You can use a template within Access 2010: assets, projects, events, and charitable contributions.  You can also modify any template, before or after you publish.  When you create a blank new database, you can choose between a regular database and a web database, among many tasks.

Course Fees: $70

Dates: Tues, JUL 8, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Non-Degree Seeking Registration Form


  Online Professional Development Courses


Technology Ed

  • Business & Management (PMP)
  • Information Technology
  • Science & Engineering
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs
  • Webinars (on-demand)

 Course Registration: 

Office of Adult & Continuing Education

Maurice Thomasson Building
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
302.857.6820 Telephone
302.857.6823 Fax




Dr. Eric A. Cheek
Associate VP, Continuing Education & Summer Programs
Sharmina T. Ellis
Assistant Dir., Adult & Continuing Education
Teshenia Hughes
Summer Programs Director