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Workforce Development and Community Education

Fall 2023 Course Registration is Now Open!

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New Cannabis Courses Starting September 2023!


Beginning Fall 2023: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

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Get started in this growing healthcare career! There is a growing need for Certified Clinical Medical Assistants across all disciplines in healthcare: hospitals, general practitioners and specialists are all seeking trained Medical Assistants to work in their practices. With 4 certifications in our program you will be equipped to pursue a number of different pathways as you build your career.

Earn four national certifications in under a year as a part of this program:

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Clinical Medical Assistant

Technology Career Training Offered 

SUNY Schenectady is excited to begin partnering with Upright to offer the following online classes:

  • Software Development Bootcamp
  • UX/UI Design Bootcamp
  • Tech Sales Bootcamp - Coming Soon!
  • Digital Marketing Bootcamp - Coming Soon!
  • Data Analytics Bootcamp

Upright's Career Bootcamps teach adult learners the skills they need to enter a new career in tech. The purpose of these courses is to take students from beginner to employable. Career Bootcamps include Career Services and access to Upright's Employer Network. Through hands-on learning through projects, labs, and exercises, build foundational skills to reach new career goals!  Find more information on our Upright webpage.

Online Healthcare Training Offered 

In addition to our partnerships with Ed2go and MindEdge, SUNY Schenectady is excited to begin partnering with CareerStep to offer the following online classes:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Hemodialysis Technician
  • Medical Scribe
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician

Learning is Lifelong

At SUNY Schenectady County Community College, we offer something for everyone from craft beer to healthcare to computers and art with a focus on career and personal development programs as well as enrichment offerings.

Workforce development training helps you thrive in our economy. Choose from a variety of career programs to prepare you for jobs in healthcare, logistics or business. Classes are led by expert instructors, many who work in the fields they teach. We also partner with local and regional businesses to fulfill training needs by offering customized classes to develop employees’ knowledge, skills, and abilities or prepare them for advancement into more challenging roles.

Experience creative programs for kids and teens or personal enrichment classes that are fun, affordable, and designed for adults and seniors with varying interests. Whether your interest is in music, culinary, fitness, or sewing, meet others with similar passions and expand your horizons.

Checkout our Tools for Success boxes below for more details!


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We offer diverse trainings aligned with current business and industry needs.


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Improve efficiency, develop your workforce and increase productivity through affordable and personalized training.


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Take high-quality online courses no matter where you are!


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Build your career in healthcare through our trainings that can lead to jobs in entry and mid-level positions in healthcare.


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Tap into your creative side, teach new skills, and open your eyes to new possibilities through our Community Education programs.


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Register now for Workforce Development and Community Education courses through the first day of class.