Looking to learn a new language, start an exercise routine, enrich your kids, or fill the extra time you finally have in retirement? Community Education provides professional, business, and leisure learning opportunities that can help you open doors, satisfy curiosities, and meet the challenges of living and working every day in the Mohawk Valley. Classes are for all ages and are all non-credit. Locations include MVCC's Utica and Rome campuses and various locations in Oneida County.
Let MVCC help you get (or stay) in shape by signing up for one of our health and wellness classes. Choose from several yoga classes, palates, HIIT yoga, Cardio Hoop, and many more. Classes are offered on the MVCC Utica Campus and at the Jewish Community Center.
Our variety of adult swim programs will help you get fit while having fun. Choose from Aqua Zumba, Water Aerobics, and Water Running. We also have adult swim classes for all skill levels. All classes take place on the MVCC Utica Campus.
Interested in working at a pool or lake? Whether you want to become a lifeguard, a swim lesson instructor, or just get recertified in CPR, MVCC has the class for you.
Get your kids ready for safe swimming! Our highly regarded swim lesson program will make sure they are safe by the beach, pool, or lake. From ages 12 months to 12 years, we offer a variety of classes for all swim levels.
Enrollment is limited in all levels and will be taken on a first-come basis. All classes take place on the MVCC Utica Campus. There are several sessions to choose from to suit your schedule.
Parents are expected to place their child into the correct class. Students must have the prerequisite levels or be able to master all previous level expectations before going to the next level. Because classes become full, instructors may not be able to move your child into their proper level. Please evaluate your child based on American Red Cross levels. Goggles (not face masks) are recommended for all levels beginning with Level 1.
Some of the nation's fastest growing professions are in the healthcare industry. Get the training and certifications you need to change careers, get in line for the next promotion, or just update your skills. We offer a variety of classes to help you jumpstart your healthcare career.
- Barrier Protections/Infection Control
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Personal Care Aide (PCA)
- Surgical Tech Test Prep
- CPR, AED, and Blocked Airways for Healthcare Professionals
- Heart Saver and First Aid (AHA)
- Veterinary Assistant
- Patient Care Technician
- Medical Administrative Assistant and Electronic Health Records
- Pharmacy Technician
- Personal Care Aide Bootcamp
- Allied Health Career Bootcamp
MVCC offers a variety of pre-licensing and continuing education courses for licensed insurance agents, brokers, consultants, and public adjusters in New York. These courses are being held on the Rome Campus or at your location upon request. Online options are available, as well!
This popular series offers a certificate for new professionals, people looking to become professionals, and avid home brewers. Instructors are industry professionals with years of experience. This hands-on program takes place at MVCC's Utica Campus in a science lab and consists of seven classes on topics such as Barley 101, Water Chemistry, Hops 101, Quality, and Off-Flavors & Characteristics. This series is offered in the Spring and Fall.
All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funds.