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Whether you are taking college courses for the first time, you're returning to continue your education, or you simply desire to take classes for personal enrichment, you can get started towards your goals today. Wayne Community College offers courses during the day, at night, and online to assist you with pursuing your education. From here, you can enter the workforce, start a new career, or transfer to a four-year college.

Credit or Non-Credit

WCC offers both credit and non-credit courses to assist you with pursuing your educational goals. Credit courses are required to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate in WCC's curriculum programs. Non-credit courses can be taken through our Workforce Continuing Education Services department, and range from computer classes to floral design to workforce preparedness, and almost everything in between.

Career Coach

If you're not sure what Career Pathway is right for you, then feel free to take a few minutes to discover what career is right for you. Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Types Of Students - Apply Now

New Student

A new student is a high school or GED graduate (OR is currently completing the last semester of high school) who has never attended a college or university. Current Career and College Promise students who are graduating high school are also considered new students.

Returning Student

A returning student is a former WCC student who is returning to school after an absence of two consecutive semesters or more. If you have not attended within the past five years, you will need to complete an application as if you were a new student.

Transfer Student

A transfer student is one who has attended another college or university and is now seeking a degree, diploma, or certificate at WCC. Students seeking to take courses to transfer back to their home institution are visiting students.

Career and College Promise

Career and College Promise students are qualified high school students interested in enrolling in college courses while still enrolled in high school.

Allied Health Student

The Allied Health Programs at WCC have additional admissions requirements. Students interested in pursuing an Allied Health Career should follow application requirements specific to their program of choice.

Basic Law Enforcement Training

The Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at WCC has additional admissions requirements. Students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement should follow the application requirements listed on the BLET program page.

Visiting/Special Credit Student

A visiting student is a student at another college or university who desires to take classes at WCC to transfer back to their home institution. A special credit student is one who desires to take classes without the intentions of receiving a degree, diploma, or certificate at WCC.

Military Student

Wayne Community College can help an Active Duty student complete the CCAF and exceed the standard on the EPR, or we can assist a Veteran with a career change, or provide a degree to the spouse or dependent of an Active Duty military service member.

International Student

Wayne Community College is not approved for attendance of non-immigrant students with F, J, or M visas. Students who hold a United States residency card may apply for admission to WCC.

Non-Credit Student

Short-term workforce training. Personal enrichment classes. Computer skills. Career development. The Workforce Continuing Education Services department of Wayne Community College is ready to help you succeed.