Continuing Education E-Learning Courses

Welcome to Continuing Education's On-Line Learning Programs. The Continuing Education Department at Bucks County Community College  offers a variety of programs in this flexible and convenient learning format. Join the fast growing number of students who are taking advantage of online classes. Gain new skills to help advance your career by completing a certificate program or learn a new skill.

On-Line Learning provides a convenient, standardized and economical approach for students to learn. Students attend class from anywhere - in the office, at home, at school, or on the road, and study at a pace that's right for them. With courses that are either instructor-led or self-paced, with or without a live chat or web conferencing component, Bucks can assist you with your educational needs.

 

Act 48 Process Change for Continuing Education Courses as of July 1, 2016

As of July 1st, 2016 the Department of Continuing Education at Bucks County Community College will no longer be approving Act 48 non-credit courses and/or programs. This change is due to new rigorous guidelines from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the decision of the College to have the courses be directly approved by the School Districts in Bucks County, and/or other entities that provide Act 48 approved programming.

If you have any questions regarding Act 48 please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education (717) 783-6788. If you have any questions about the new process change from the Department of Continuing Education, please email ConEd@bucks.edu or call directly (215) 968-8409.

To get credit courses approved for Act 48 please email Rosalie.Flemke@bucks.edu

 

Online Learning Partners

Bucks partners with the best online providers so that we can bring you the best programs! For a complete listing of our noncredit online opportunities, visit the websites below:

For more information, contact the continuing education office at 215-968-8409.


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LERN

Skills for the 21st Century

Get skills for the 21st century. Demonstrate your knowledge.  Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line.  

  • Online learning is easy. It’s fun!
  • Participate anytime day or evening, from any computer.
  • Most courses are offered 4 times a year.
  • Classes start the first Monday of the month.

Technical requirements:

  • Internet access with Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari web browser.
  • Audio software such as Windows Media, Real, Quicktime, or Flash
  • Speakers to listen to audio.

For information and course descriptions, go to www.LERN.org/ugotclass. To register for LERN classes, call 215-968-8409 (Option #6).  All LERN classes are held on line. 

Business Research Certificate

Three one-month courses. Certificate available for successful completion. $495 total for all 3 courses.

Courses cannot be taken individually.

Online/ $495/ ESMCE 4330 C30/

• Section 1: Introduction to Business Research, C30/ 9/5-9/29  

• Section 2: Business Statistics, C30/ 10/2-10/27

• Section 3: Qualitative Business Research, C30/ 11/6-12/1

Certificate in Data Analysis

$195 each/ take all three for $495.  Must take all three courses for certificate. Must register for all three courses at the same time in order to get the bundled price.

Introduction to Data Analysis  
Online/ $195/ ESMCE 0226 C30/ 9/5-9/29  

Intermediate Data Analysis
Online/ $195/ ESMCE 0227 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Advanced Data Analysis
Online/ $195/ ESMCE 0228 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Certificate in Customer Service

Available separately or as a certificate. $145 per course or $245 for certificate. Must register for both classes at the same time to get the bundled price.

Keys to Customer Service
Online/ $145/ ESMCE 4312 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Extraordinary Customer Service
Online/ $145/ ESMCE 4321 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Digital Marketing Certificate

$195 each/ take all three for $495.  Must take all three courses for certificate. Must register for all three courses at the same time in order to get the bundled price.

Improving Email Promotions
Online/ ESMCE 4303 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Boosting Your Web Site Traffic
Online/ ESMCE 4304 C30/ 10/2-10/27  

Online Advertising
Online/ ESMCE 4305 C30/ 11/6-12/1 

Social Media for Business Certificate

$195 each/ take all three for $495. Must take all three courses for certificate.  Must register for all three courses at the same time in order to get the bundled price.

Introduction to Social Media
Online/ ESMCE 4300 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Marketing Using Social Media
Online/ ESMCE 4301C30/ 10/2-10/27   

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization
Online/ ESMCE 4302 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Certificate in Non-Profit Administration

Take both courses for $595 Must take both courses for certificate.  Must register for both courses at the same time in order to get the bundled price.

Revenue Generation for Nonprofits
Online/ $495/ ESMCE 4340 C30/ 9/5-10/27

Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Professionals
Online/ $245/ ESMCE 4341 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Entrepreneurship Certificate

Boost your chances of success for your new or small business and reduce your risks. Get the latest on planning your business, brainstorming business ideas and a success checklist, learn how to create a business plan, then take home a step by step approach to attract and keep customers, with an emphasis on customer-driven marketing decisions and building a strong brand. At the end of this certificate, you will be able to identify the abilities required of successful entrepreneurs and how to acquire them, develop goals to help establish your business, develop an outline for your plan, and take home techniques to success-fully manage and market your new business.

$195 each/ take all three for $495. Must take all three courses for certificate. Must register for all three at the same time to get the bundled price.

Entrepreneur Boot Camp
Online one month course / $195 / ESBEN 0210 C30/ 9/5-9/29

The Business Plan
Online one month course / $195/ ESBEN 0219 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Entrepreneurial Marketing
Online one month course / $195 / ESBEN 0222 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Entrepreneurship Finance Certificate

Finance is a key to entrepreneurial success. The lack of financial knowledge about business and business start-ups is also and one of the leading causes of failure for entrepreneurial ventures. As an entrepreneur, you have limited time, and you certainly have limited resources. So knowing where to put your valuable time, and your limited resources, is critical to the success of your new venture.

$195 each/ take all three for $495. Must take all three courses for certificate. Must register for all three at the same time to get the bundled price.

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Online/ $195/ ESBEN 0225 C30/9/5-9/29

Cash is King
Online/ $195/ ESBEN 0224 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Funding Your Business

Online/ $195/ ESBEN 0223 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Management Certificate

Take all 3 one-month, online courses for $595.  Must complete all 3 classes for certificate. Must register for both classes at the same time to get the bundled price.

Management Boot Camp
$295/ ESMCE 4333 C30/ 9/5-9/29

New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity and Time Management
$195/ ESMCE 4337 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Managing Generations in the Workplace
$175/ ESMCE 4306 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Certificate in Workplace Communication

Three one month online courses. Take all 3 courses for $595. Must complete all 3 classes for certificate. Must register for all 3 classes at the same time to get the bundled price.

Conflict Management
$245/ ESMCE 4328 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Negotiation: Get What You Want
$195/ ESMCE 4329 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Using Personality Profiles for Better Work Performance
$295/ ESMCE 4332 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Business Coaching Certificate

Only available as a certificate.
$395/ ESMCE 4335                      

Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 1 & 2
C30 9/5-10/27

Certificate in Sales

$195 each/ take all three for $495

Strategic Selling with Social Media
ESMCE 4346 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Getting Started in Sales
ESMCE 4347 C30/ 102-10/27

Power Selling
ESMCE 4348 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Presentation Skills Certificate

$195 each/ take all three for $495

Powerful Presentations & Effective Speaking Techniques
ESMCE 4349 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Presentation Skills
ESMCE 4350 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Effective Electronic Presentations

ESMCE 4351 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Certificate in Basic Game Design

$245 each/ take both for $395

Introduction to Game Design
ESMCE 4352 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Intermediate Video Game Design

ESMCE 4353 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Certificate in Learning Styles

$145 each/ take all three for $395

Students with ASD
ESMCE 4354 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Gender in the Classroom

ESMCE 4355 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Generational Learning Styles
ESMCE 4356 C30/ 11/2-12/1

3D Printing for Educators

$195 each/ take both for $345

Introduction to 3D Printing
ESMCE 4357 C30/ 9/5-9/29

NEW! 3D Printed Science and Math: Visualizations and Experiments
ESMCE 4358 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Product Prototyping on a Budget Certificate

$395 for both courses

Introduction to 3D Printing - $195
ESMCE 4357 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Protyping with Maker Electronics - $245
ESMCE 4359 C30/ 11/6-12/1

Identity Theft
$195/ESMCE 4360 C30/ 10/2-10/27

Introduction to Coding
$195/ESMCE 4361 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Retire Rich: Smart Retirement Steps for 20 and 30-something
$195/ESMCE 4362 C30 / 9/5-9/29

Online Courses for Teaching Professionals

Certificate in Teaching Adults 

This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life - passing on knowledge and skills to others.

$295/ ECPED 1505 C30/ 9/5-10/27

Certificate in Online Teaching

$195 each, or $495 for all 3 courses (certificate), or $795 to become a Certified Online Instructor*(COIMust register for all three classes at the same time to get the bundled price.

Advanced Teaching Online 
ECPED 1500 C30/ 9/5-9/29

Designing Online Instruction
ECPED 1501 C30/10/2-10/13

Fostering Online Discussion
ECPED 1503 C30/ 11/6-12/1

*Online Instructor (COI) requires the registrant to take a 50 question exam. The registrant will have their students evaluate one of their online courses, and the Chair of the LERN Faculty Advisory Board will critique one of the registrant’s online courses.

 


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ed2go

Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners. It's no wonder that many long-lasting friendships have formed in our lively and intelligent discussion areas. All courses run for six weeks (with a two-week grace period at the end). Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.

 

For more information on how to register and a complete list of ed2go classes, visit our website at www.ed2go.com/bucks

A new section begins each month:
•September 13
• October 18
• November 8
• December 13

Classes are 6 weeks long
• Creating a Classroom Web Site
• Creating K-12 Learning Materials
• Creating the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success
• Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom
• Generational Learning Styles for K-12 Teachers
• Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement
• The Differentiated Instruction & Response to Intervention Connection
• Guided Reading: Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom
• Microsoft Power Point 2010
• Microsoft Excel 2010 in the Classroom
• Response to Intervention: Reading Strategies That Work
• Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6
• Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies
• Singapore Math Strategies: Advanced Model Drawing for Grades 6-9
• Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
• Solving Classroom Discipline Problems II
• Spanish in the Classroom
• Students with Asperger’s Syndrome
• Teaching Preschool: A Year of Inspiring Lessons
• Teaching Science: Grades 4-6
• Teaching Smarter with SMARTBoards
• Teaching Students with Autism: Strategies for Success
• Teaching Students with ADHD
• Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6
• The Creative Classroom
• Understanding Adolescents
• Integrating Technology in Classrooms
• Using Social Media in Business
• Marketing Your Business on The Internet
• Effective Business Writing
• An Introduction to Teaching ESL/EFL
• Teaching ESL/EFL Reading
• Teaching ESL/EFL Grammar
• Spanish for Law Enforcement

 

Online Course Bundles

• 6-week format
• 24-hour access
• Discussion areas
• Monthly start sessions
• Expert instruction
Series and Suite bundles allow you to take multiple courses at a discounted price while gaining an in-depth understanding of the subject area. All online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive.
Series

Teaching ESL Series ($349)
Explore what it means to be a teacher, how to understand who your students are and the needs they have, and how to choose the most appropriate materials and activities for your ESL classroom.

Java Programming Series ($174)
Learn Java programming, one of the most widely used computer languages, in this discounted series of courses.

PHP and MySQL Series ($174)
Learn how to create interactive websites, including how to create an interactive online store complete with online product catalog.

SQL Series ($174)
Learn one of the most requested skills from today’s data-driven employers. Learn the coding language in these easy to follow online courses.

Supervision and Management Series ($174)
Brush up on your leadership and interpersonal communications skills, to help you lead your team to success.

Grammar Refresher Series ($174)
These online courses will help you gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work.

Suites

Leadership Suite ($349)
Leading a team requires a unique ability to manage teams, make decisions, and work with a variety of personalities.

Grant Writing Suite ($261)
Learn everything you need to know to start writing grant proposals and consult or volunteer for non-profit, public foun-dations.

Microsoft Office 2016 Value Suite ($324)
Learn to use the basic features of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint 2016.

Real Estate Suite ($261)
This suite will help you understand what it takes to build wealth, how to invest in real estate, and legalities surrounding real estate.

Supply Chain Suite ($261)
Discover and master the fundamentals of purchasing and supply chain management with this group of online classes.

Writing and Editing Value Suite ($261)
Brush up on your grammar, writing, and editing skills with this discounted bundle.

Workplace Law Essentials Value Suite ($174)
Whether you’re an aspiring paralegal or human resources professional, these courses will teach you the fundamentals of workplace legalities.

ED2go Online Test Prep

Certified Information Security Manager – $1,395 with voucher (exam cost included) or $795 without voucher.
CISM is one of the most valued certifications in the IT security industry. This online program will prepare you to sit for the CISM certification exam; includes exam cost. (voucher included)

PMP® Prep Series ($183)
Learn how to prepare for the Project Management Institute’s prestigious PMP® certification exam.


ed2go Career Training Programs

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Bucks County Community College, in partnership with ed2go Online Career Training Courses, offers online, open enrollment, self-paced programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, who work to provide the most effective web-based learning experience available today. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience. They respond to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Each program includes a set of lessons and evaluations; grades are a combination of the instructor/mentor's evaluation of students' work and computer graded tests. We know you'll appreciate the quality as well as the convenience of anytime, anywhere.

• Open enrollment - register at any time.
• Financing available for students who need assistance.
• Instructors for one-on-one assistance.
• All materials are shipped directly to you upon registration.
• Most courses designed to be completed in 90-180 days.
• BCCC certificate of completion upon successful completion of the program!