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College Offices Closed Tuesday, Aug. 16
The continuing education office in the Hickory Ridge Building will remain open to support the Kids on Campus program, which will continue as scheduled. Please use the website to apply and register for fall classes. 
HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Training & Development Solution
Maryland Innovation Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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English for Work and Careers

At the English Language Center, you can learn more than just English. The English for Work and Careers program consists of four tracks of courses and/or training that are taught by field experts and professionals who can help you learn the language you need to thrive in a new career path.

elc students talking

English for Work Classes

Develop your English, learn vocabulary and workplace skills and receive training for a specific career.

a group of ELC students

Skilled Immigrant Program

Use your international education and professional experience to restart your career here in the United States.
a student getting her GED with HCC president, Kate Heatherington

Professional English Programs

Build your written and oral communication competencies while gaining valuable knowledge and skills to succeed in the workplace.

an elc student learning

Health Care Interpreter Training

Earn a certificate in a few months and be ready for a career as a staff medical interpreter.

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