About Online Continuing Education

What’s your reason for taking an online class? Interests in lifelong learning to maintain and improve professional competence, to enhance career progression, to keep informed of new technology and practices, to maintain licensures/certifications, or simply to fulfill your personal pursuits.

Online is a fast and convenient way for you to learn new skills. All courses can be completed in one week to six months; success is just a mouse click away!


Certification Preparation
Professional Development
Career Training
Personal Enrichment

Content Area

Content Areas

  • Certification Preparation: Training to measure subject matter competency by passing an industry certification exam.
  • Professional Development: Courses designed to advance professional goals and increase job performance effectiveness.
  • Career Training: Courses designed to provide individuals with the most current in learning and give one the skills necessary to compete for jobs in many high-demand occupations.
  • Personal Enrichment: Courses to enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations.

Online Continuing Education

Mission Statement:

Institution Vision: Houston Community College will be the most relevant community college in the country. We will be the opportunity institution for every student we serve – essential to our community’s success. 

Program Mission: Provide students an educational experience that is relevant, effective, engaging, cost-effective, and accessible.

Take the Test:

  1. Do you have access to a computer?
  2. Do you have access to the Internet?
  3. Do you work well independently?
  4. Are you self-driven and focused?
  5. Do you have 5-8 hours a week to commit to an online class?

Congratulations you have passed the test – if you have answered yes to all the questions – you are ready to take an online class and will be successful!

Enroll in your class today, call (713) 718-5149 or (713) 718-5303 to speak with an enrollment specialist or simply click on the course category link under the page heading to get started.


New Student

  1. Complete Houston Community College Continuing Education Admission form, Click Here
  2. Return to Online CE homepage to view course offerings
  3. Select and click on Course
  4. Click on Enroll Now
  5. Select a Start Date
  6. Follow prompts
  7. Select Payment Option

Returning Student

  1. Click on a Course Topic, Click Here
  2. Return to Online CE homepage to view course offerings
  3. Click on Enroll Now
  4. Select a Start Date
  5. Follow prompts
  6. Select Payment Option

Webinar Information:

To learn more about Houston Community College’s Online Continuing Education Program, join us at one of our free online webinars for a comprehensive overview of how the Online Continuing Education Program works with its 450+ courses to choose from!

The free webinar covers course topic areas, the registration process, tuition and much more – get started today!

Please RSVP by e-mail to onlinece@hccs.edu  for webinar access details.


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