Are you considering a career change, seeking advancement or professional development? The Workforce Development & Continuing Education Department in the School of Professional Development Community Development at Medgar Evers College offers a wide array of industry accredited certifications, professional certifications, and personal development courses through our various institutes that will help you reach your goals.

Institutes @ WDCE

The Institute of Allied Health /Health Services offers a wide array of NYS or nationally accredited post-secondary certificate courses in the expanding health services areas with great employment opportunities and pay livable wages at the entry-level. Our class offers the perfect blend of classroom and hands on clinical experience that prepares participants to successfully pass all credential examinations.
Certified Nursing Assistant

(CNA)
Professional Pharmacy

Technician Certificate (CPhT)
Emergency Medical Technician

(EMT) Preparation
Patient Care Technician

(PCT)
NYS OASAS Credentialed Alcoholism

& Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
Certified Phlebotomy Technician

(CPT) Certificate
Certified Medical

Coding Specialist
Certified Electronic Health

Record Specialist (CEHRS)
Emergency Medical Technician

(EMT) Refresher
Medical Billing

& Coding
Certified Medical

Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
The Institute of Accounting, Business & Entrepreneurship offers a series of entry level accounting courses, business and entrepreneurial courses expected to expand your career and teach you to develop and grow your business. Special emphasis is placed on bring the underground economy into compliance with normalized business practices. Excellent for small business start-ups.
Property Management Principles Bookkeeping & Accounting for Beginners The Business of Music
Introduction to Real Estate Concepts & Careers Commercial Real Estate Basics & Practices Notary Public Seminar
New York State Real Estate Salesperson Financial Sustainability
The Institute of Science & Technology offers a series of accredited certificates and non-certificates course that prepare participants to enter the fast paced technology and emerging green technology sectors. The technology sector is expanding and employment opportunities are projected to grow above the national average over the next 10 years.
Computer Basics Microsoft Office for Beginners Graphic Design Basics
Notary Public Seminar The Business of Music Artificial Intelligence
UNIX System Programming Cloud Computing Computer Networks Security from Scratch to Advance
Mobile Application Development Network Programming
The Institute of Fine & Performing Arts offers a series of connected media, dance and fine art courses for personal development as well as honing of professional skills. These course are foundational to their various art forms and can be for personal enjoyment and development but can be used to gain entry into the various art sectors.
Intro to Drones I Intro to Drones II Painting Techniques
Guitar for Beginners Piano for Beginners Intermediate Piano
Art of Acting-The Chair Writing Fundamentals 1 Fiction Writing
The Executive Leadership & Management Institute offer a series of Leadership Certificates, Seminars & conferences tailored to equip participants with the skills needed to find solutions to complex challenges and to contribute to their personal and organizational growth

Project Management Executive Leadership Certificate Program (ELCP)
Smart Career Advancement Pathway Program (S-CAPP) is a MEC WDACE program designed to partner with alternative high schools in NYC. S-CAPP is an immersion program in these high school that enable students to graduate with their HS diploma and an industry accredited certificate or portfolio. SmartCAPP (S-CAPP) is the equivalent of the College NOW program for transfer schools and YABCs. S-CAPP is envisioned as a partnership between Medgar Evers College (MEC) Workforce Development-& Continuing Education Department (WDACE) and DOE’s alternative high schools (Transfer schools & YABC’s) to promote skilled based certification in high needs areas with expanding employment prospects in the healthcare, business and computer technology and arts and the development of mission critical work standards skills in conjunction with the Learn to Work program.

TASC/High School Equivalency (Formerly GED) Writing Fundamentals 1