Rather than readying you for transfer to a four-year college or university, certificate and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs prepare you for employment after Moraine Valley. Some career programs also transfer to some universities. Talk to an academic advisor for more information.
Generally, if you attend college full time you can complete a certificate in one academic year or less, or an Associate in Applied Science degree in two academic years or less. Most programs can be completed on a part-time basis, giving you the chance to fit classes into your busy lifestyle. If you are uncertain which route will work best for you, we can offer tips on planning your course schedule. Some programs have specific requirements for admission and some begin at only certain times of the year, so check early.
For a directory of the career programs offered and requirements information, please consult the college catalog and appropriate Career Program Course Requirement Guide.
Noncredit Courses for Personal Interest or
In addition to credit classes, Moraine Valley offers noncredit courses for individuals who would like to learn specific skills but aren't interested in earning college credit. The noncredit course offerings are listed in each semester's class schedule. It is mailed to all residences within the district prior to the start of each semester—generally in April for summer term classes, in July for fall semester classes, and in December for spring semester classes. For more information on non-credit courses, contact Corporate, Community, and Continuing Education.