Continuing Education

Muskegon Community College’s Continuing Education department is the perfect place to develop and enhance your curiosity into new skills. We offer a variety of classes to members of our community. Classes are non-credit courses, yet the skills you will learn will be priceless.


MCC STEM Camp

When: July 8th-11th and July 15th-18th 2024

Where: 388 W. Clay Ave Muskegon, MI 49440 – Sturrus Technology Center

Time: 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Who: Students entering 1st – 8th grade (fall 2024)

We are thrilled to announce that Muskegon Community College will be hosting a MCC STEM Summer Camp. Muskegon Community College is excited to announce our first annual STEM Camp! School is almost out and what better way to get your kids excited about learning, than to enroll them in our very first STEM Camp.

For more information click here


MCC Pitch Competition 

When: Spring 2025

Where: 221 S. Quarterline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49442

Time: TBD

Who: Current MCC Students (registered for the winter semester), must be at least 18 years old

We are thrilled to announce the 2024 MCC Student Pitch Competition! Are you a current MCC student that has a business or an idea and funding could help you grow your business?  This pitch competition could be just the thing you need.

For more information and/or to complete the application please click here.


Current Continuing Education Classes

Please check back frequently as new classes are constantly being added

Basic Excel Training

When: March 26 – April 16th, 2024 (Tuesdays)

Where: Muskegon Community College, 221 S. Quarterline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49442

Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Cost: $60.00

During this 4 week training, participants will gain knowledge surrounding navigating, manipulating, and creating worksheets and workbooks.  Topics will include: formulas, functions, data entry, cell formatting, charts, etc. This course is being taught by Sarah Pearson.

Registration is required. Please click here to confirm your spot

For in person registration and payment please contact Shameika Johnson at 231.777.0375 or email shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu.


Implicit Bias Training 

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Where: Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay Ave. Muskegon, MI 49440

Time: 8:00am

Cost: $50.00

This session will help organizations build a better cultural workplace. All attendees will learn the following of Implicit Bias:

  • Evolution of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
  • Impact of first impressions
  • Define Implicit Bias and understand the different bias types
  • Understand where biases originate
  • Understand how the unconscious mind works
  • Tips for countering Implicit Bias

For Michigan healthcare professionals, this training fulfills the State of Michigan requirements for Implicit Bias training. All participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

Continental Breakfast 8:00 AM

Training 8:30 AM-10:30 AM

Registration is required. Please click here to reserve your spot… spots are limited!

Questions? Please contact Shameika Johnson at 231.777.0375 or email shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu.


Inclusive Leadership Academy

When: April 9th – May 28th 2024

Where: Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay Ave. Muskegon, MI 49440

Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: $100.00

Have you ever had an opinion about the decisions made that effect your community? Do you have ideas of how things could be done differently? Are you unsure as to how you might be able to make sure your voice is heard beyond your friend group? If yes was your answer to any of these questions, you would greatly benefit from this training. Here, you will learn how to function in decision making roles on boards and committees in your community, and how to put your good ideas to practice to impart the change you wish to see!

Registration is required. Please click here to confirm your spot

For in person registration and payment please contact Shameika Johnson at 231.777.0375 or email shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu.


Mitigating Microaggressions

When: Tuesday, April 16th 2024

Where: Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay Ave. Muskegon, MI 49440

Time: 8:00am

Cost: $50.00

Whether intentional or unintentional, microaggressions feed into stereotypes and stigmatizations of gender, race, orientation, religion, or other marginalized groups.

In this session, participants will understand the following of Mitigating Microaggressions

  • What they are
  • How to respond to them
  • The harmful impacts that result
  • Steps to speak up

Continental Breakfast 8:00AM

Training 8:30 AM-10:30 AM

Registration is required. Please click here to reserve your spot… spots are limited!

Questions? Please contact Shameika Johnson at 231.777.0375 or email shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu.


The Benefits of Inclusion

When: Tuesday, May 21st 2024

Where: Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay Ave. Muskegon, MI 49440

Time: 8:00am

Cost: $50.00

In this session, the participants will understand why culture is key to retention. Practical examples will be provided so that organizations working to implement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives can better meet objectives through a more explicit purpose and understanding of culture.

Continental Breakfast 8:00AM

Training 8:30 AM-10:30 AM

Registration is required. Please click here to reserve your spot… spots are limited!

Questions? Please contact Shameika Johnson at 231.777.0375 or email shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu.


3 Part Series: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging

When: Tuesdays, March 19th, April 16th, May 21st

Where: Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay Ave. Muskegon, MI 494400

Time: 8:00am

Cost: $120.00

Take advantage of all 3 trainings, for a bundled rate. A cost-effective personal and professional development series offered in the following topics:

  • Implicit Bias

-What implicit bias is.

-How to combat it.

-How to continue to tackle it moving forward.

For Michigan healthcare professionals, this training fulfills the State of Michigan requirements for Implicit Bias training. All participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

  • Mitigating Microaggressions

-What are microaggressions.

-How to respond to microaggressions

-Harmful impacts of microaggressions

-Steps to Speak up

  • Benefits of Inclusion

During this session, participants will learn:

-How culture is key to retention.

-Understanding culture and its link to a greater sense of belonging.

-Recognizing how knowledge gaps around race, class, language, body language, etc., impact organizational culture.

-Tips to align organization values, vision, and mission with employees and stakeholders.

Practical examples will be provided so that organizations working to implement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives can better meet objectives through a more explicit purpose and understanding of culture.

Provided by Muskegon Community College’s DEI Department.

Continental Breakfast 8:00AM

Trainings 8:30 AM-10:30 AM

Registration is required. Please click here to reserve your spot… spots are limited!

Questions? Please contact Shameika Johnson at 231.777.0375 or email shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu.


Click on the links below to learn more about other programs offered by the Continuing Education department:

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For more information about Continuing Education at MCC, please contact:

Shameika Johnson
Workforce Program Coordinator
388 W. Clay
Room 120A
Muskegon MI 49440
Phone: (231) 777-0375
Fax: (231) 777-0452
E-mail: shameika.johnson@muskegoncc.edu

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