Continuing Education

Continuing Ed
Through its non-credit offerings the College provides workforce training, professional development and enrichment programs to thousands of adults and children every year.

Please see important updates about credit-free classes (last updated 5/20).

Please check this page for additional campus-wide updates.

DCC's Office of Community Services and Special Programs serves thousands of individuals each year through a variety of non-credit classes in areas including career preparation, workforce and professional development, group and private music instruction and youth programs. High school equivalency and English as a Second Language classes are offered at the Family Partnership Center in Poughkeepsie and throughout Dutchess County.

Those interested in preparing for a new career should explore vocational offerings, which typically can be completed in weeks or months. Many programs offer certifications upon completion. Tuition for non-credit classes varies by course type.

The Office also provides customized workforce training to local business and industry, government and the nonprofit sectors and partners with Dutchess County on economic development initiatives, including START-UP NY.


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Office of Community Services

Bowne Hall, Room 220/223
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (845) 431-8900