On behalf of Medgar Evers College, School of Professional and Community Development, we want to welcome you to the Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program…a journey to the next great step in your life. We are expanding our programs to make your professional development experience an enriching endeavor.

Our courses will offer you a broad spectrum of educational and career acceleration learning experiences and we hope that you can join us. We encourage you to explore our programs and certificates that can fuel the changes you most want to make in your career, your future, and your life.

Bookkeeping and Accounting
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bookkeepers and Accountants record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks typically do the following: use bookkeeping software, online spreadsheets, and databases, enter (post) financial transactions into the appropriate computer software, receive and record cash, checks, and vouchers, put costs (debits) and income (credits) into the software, assigning each to an appropriate account, produce reports, such as balance sheets (costs compared with income), income statements, and totals by account, check for accuracy in figures, postings, and reports and reconcile or note and report any differences they find in the records.

Workers in this occupation have a wide range of tasks. Some are full-charge bookkeeping clerks who maintain an entire organization’s books. Others are accounting clerks who handle specific tasks.


Bookkeeping and Accounting     BI-OS4000            Tue and Th            6:00pm-9pm      Feb 28 – May 25


Business of Real Estate
Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs and Auctions: Tools for Success in Today’s Market  Attention Agents and Homeowners: With the number of homes going into foreclosure and short sales reaching unprecedented highs, it is increasingly important for licensees and homeowners to stay current on these topics so as to remain competitive and successful in the market. This 3 hour class discusses four hot topics in today’s market: foreclosures, short sales, REOs, and auctions. Focusing on the legal ramifications of these topics, this title also reviews how agents can successfully market these properties. $110 (Textbook is included in course fee.)

RE Short Sales                       BI-RE1000             Thur        6:00pm-9pm      Feb 16, Mar 23, Apr 20 or May 18



Business of Sports
The financial impact of modern sports is a global phenomenon driving business opportunities on many levels. Globally it accounts for more than $14 billion of economic activity. Through lecture, individual and group projects, this course analyzes the historical and economic impact of the business of sports, in a national and global context consisting of three distinct sections;  1) Foundations of American Sport, 2) The Big Four: NBA, NFL,MLB, NHL and 3)Sports Business. Designed for aspiring professionals, our program will provide you with a foundational understanding of the business of sports so that you can better evaluate if this is a viable career choice for you. No textbook required. (25 hrs.)

Business of Sports              BI-BS100               TBA        TBA         TBA


Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
The CASAC Certificate program at Medgar Evers College, CUNY is designed to appeal to substance abuse counselors, social workers, and other health care professionals.  The full 350 hour program covers the full range of knowledge, skills and professional techniques related to becoming a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor.

Students who are pursuing a college degree or who have earned an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degree, please be advised that some of the course work associated with your degree may be claimed toward satisfying some or all of the CASAC education and training requirements.  In order to determine which coursework may be applicable, your college transcript(s) should be submitted with your New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) CASAC application.  The application may be found by clicking on this link:

CASAC                     HC-PD600             Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat            6pm – 9pm | 10am – 2pm              Begins Feb 13


Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist
Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to ashealth information technicians organize and manage health information data. They ensure that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper files and electronic systems. Our training program is designed to provide you with the competence and expertise to full this function and attain the (NHA) National Health career Association’s certification as an Electronic Health Records Specialist.  Our program consists of the following sections:  Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Medical Records Analysis and Introduction to ICD-10, and Computer Basics for Medical Billers.  (100 hrs.) Textbook and related exam fees not included in tuition.

CEHRS                      HC-MB0001A     Mon and Wed                      6:00pm – 9:00pm                                Feb 27-June 7

CEHRS                      HC-MB0001B     Sat                                               9:30am – 3:30pm                                TBA



Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency situations. People’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care. Through our hands on training, you will learn how to respond to 911 calls, wound care, assessing a patient’s condition, patient transport, etc. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to earn your EMT Certification from the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. (170+ hrs.)  Tuition does not include text or exam fees.

Instructor: TBA.

Program Accredited by: New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

Entry Requirements:   High School Diploma or HSE.

Full Program Tuition: $1195.   

EMT        HC-EM1000         TBA         6:00pm – 9:00pm              TBA



MS Office Advanced
This certificate program is designed for the professional who wants to gain a comprehensive level of training in Microsoft Office.  Taught by a Microsoft Certified Instructor, this program provides intermediate and advanced users with a hands-on approach to word processing, spreadsheet analysis and computer-based presentations, using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.  (100 hours) Textbook fee not included in tuition.

Program Accredited by: Not applicable.

Entry Requirements:  Computer Basics and Keyboarding course or a minimum of 2 years’ experience using Microsoft Office.

Full Program Tuition:  $1550

MS Office Advanced        CT-M20001         Mon and Wed    6:00pm-9:00pm                 Mar 22-Jun 14




MS Office for Beginners
Our certificate program is designed for the novice or beginner user of computers and the Microsoft Office suite.  Through a combination of in class lecture, hands on training and projects, you will gain a foundational level of training designed to prepare you to effectively use MS Office for a variety of applications.  The full program consists of the following courses: Computer Basics, Keyboarding Basics, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access. Textbook fee not included in tuition.  (100 hours)


Instructors:  Ms. Linda Gaddy, MS, Ed., Certified Educational Technology Specialist, Ms. Diane Martin, MS, Instructional Technology, Microsoft Office Certified Specialist.

Accredited by:  Not applicable.

Entry Requirements:   None.  

Full Program Tuition:  $1195 (If you register into the entire 6 section program.)



Patient Care Technician
Pre-Certified Nursing Assisting (Pre-CNA): Our Pre-CNA course is designed for students who require basic skills support before they enroll in our Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program.  This course will provide you with an overview of the essential elements of the CNA training with a focus on improving basic reading comprehension and writing skills.  This course introduces basic word structure and terminology pertaining to body systems. It includes spelling, pronunciation, word usage, introduction to medical terminology and review of daily writing samples. (21 hours). Pre-req: HS Diploma or HSE. No textbook required. Instructor: TBA. $225

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): A CNA works under the supervision of a RN or LPN, providing assistance to residents with activities of daily living. Upon completion of our certificate bearing program, which is delivered via a combination of lecture, practical and job skills training, you will be able to perform skills such as: feeding, bathing, personal hygiene, exercising, transferring, infection prevention and maintenance of residents’ safety.  At the conclusion of this course, you will be prepared to successfully attain your NYS certification. (120 hrs.) Pre-req:  HS Diploma or HSE.  Textbook, uniform, exam fee not included in tuition. Instructors:  Ms. Clementine Hardy-Howard, RN, Ms. Tanya Morris, RN and Ms. Kelynne J. Edmond, RN BC, MSN, APRN-BC. $1320

Patient Care Technician with CNA: Our certificate bearing program will prepare you to work as an entry-level Patient Care Technician in a clinic, hospital, wound care center or long-term care facility. This training prepares you to work alongside other medical professionals, performing duties such as: basic patient care, safety monitoring, obtain EKG readings, general patient care and related duties. The full program consists of the following sections: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Phlebotomy, EKG, BLS, (Basic Life Support) and Job Search Strategies, (JSS).  This program is designed to prepare you to earn your NHA credential. (200 hrs.) Pre-req: HS Diploma or HSE. Textbook, uniform, exam fee, etc., not included in tuition.  Instructors:  Ms. Clementine Hardy-Howard, RN, Ms. Tanya Morris, RN and Ms. Kelynne J. Edmond, RN BC, MSN, APRN-BC. $2610


Pre-CNA (Weekday)                             HC-RC10A             Mon-Th                   9:30am-11:30am               Mar 20-Apr 4

Pre-CNA (Weeknight)                         HC-RC10B             Mon-Th                   6:00pm-8:00pm                                   Mar 20-Apr 4

PCT (Weekday Session 1)                  HC-PC200A          Mon - Thu              9:00am - 5:30pm               Feb 23-Apr 24

PCT (Weekday Session 2)                  HC-PC200B          Mon - Thu              9:00am - 3:30pm               Apr 3-Jun 22

PCT (Evening Session)                         HC-PC200C          Mon - Thu              6:00pm – 9:15pm              Feb 23-Jun 12

CNA (Weekday Session 1)                 HC-CN101A          Mon - Thu              9:00am – 2:00pm              Feb 23-Apr 6

CNA (Weekday Session 2)                 HC-CN101F          Mon - Thu              9:00am – 12:30pm           Mar 27-Jun 1

CNA (Weekday Session 3)                 HC-CN101C          Mon - Thu              9:00am – 2:00pm              Apr 3-May 11

CNA (Evening)                                         HC-CN101D         Mon-Thu                6:00pm-9:15pm                                   Feb 23-May 4

CNA (Weekend)                                      HC-CN101E          Sat                             9:30am-5:30pm                                   Feb 11-May 6






Pharmacy Technician
A skilled Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), assists pharmacists with dispensing prescription medicine at independent and chain pharmacies and drug stores.  As a Pharmacy Technician, you may assist patients, receive prescriptions, retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and mix or compound medications; establish and maintain patient profiles, prepare insurance claim forms and manage inventory.  Our program is designed to prepare you to earn your National Health career Association credential.  (24 hrs.)

Questions requiring clinical knowledge, such as prescription and health questions, are always referred to a licensed pharmacist.

Program Accredited by: National Health Career Association,

Entry Requirements:  High School Diploma or High School Equivalency.  

Total Program Tuition:  $910, Tuition does not include textbooks or related program fees. 

Instructor:  Dr Sophia Mason, PhD, MBA, FNP, CNP.

PTC          HC-PD502             Thu          6:00pm-9:00pm                 Feb 23-Apr 13



Phlebotomy Technician
As a CPT, you’ll draw blood from patients in hospitals, blood centers, or similar facilities for analysis or other medical purposes. As a CPT, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

Perform basic phlebotomy procedures

Evaluate patients for ability to withstand venipuncture procedure

Explain the venipuncture procedure and answer patient questions

Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients

Prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards

Benefits to obtaining a Phlebotomy Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise

Program Accredited by: National Health Career Association,

Entry Requirements:  High School Diploma or High School Equivalency.

Total Program Tuition:  $1375 (Tuition does not include textbooks or related program fees)

CPT          HC-PHC20             Fri            10:00am-4:00pm              Feb 24-Jun 16



Real Estate
Under the supervision of a licensed real estate broker, a real estate salesperson facilitates the purchase and sale of property on behalf of customers, obtains lists of property for sale with employing broker; assists buyers (customers) of real estate to locate and purchase property (listed with employing brokers or another broker). A real estate salesperson is associated with a real estate broker to list and negotiate the sale, lease, or rental of real estate property for others for compensation, under the direction and guidance of a responsible broker. A salesperson cannot operate independently. (75 hours)

Our New York State Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course meets the 75-hour requirement and is the mandatory prerequisite to taking the NYS Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

Textbook is not included in tuition.

Program Accredited by: NYS Division of Licensing Services,

Entry Requirements:  High School Diploma or HSE.

Total Program Tuition:  $485

RE Salesperson                    BI-RE101                Mon and Wed    6:00pm-9:00pm                 Feb 27-May 29



Wedding and Event Planning
Wedding and Event Planning Certification is designed to help you get started in the wedding and event planning industry. This hands-on program covers everything a successful event planner needs to know; including vendor and supplies contracts, negotiation and business planning.  Graduates will receive an internationally recognized certification, post graduate support and customized internship opportunities.

This Program is offered in partnership with The Wedding Planning Institute.

Registrations for Wedding & Event Planning (CWEP) will be processed by the Wedding Planning Institute. To register call Mary or Dean at 1-916-780-1222 or 888-221-9988.

Entry Requirements:  None.

Total Program Tuition:  $1495 (Tuition does not include textbooks or related program fees.)

Event Planning                    BI-CW101             Tue and Th            6:00pm-9:00pm                 Feb 23-Apr 11