About the Division of Pre-College, Continuing Education, and Workforce Development

The Division of Pre-College, Continuing Education, and Workforce Development offers myriad of programs for the community as part of its mission for Learning for a Lifetime. We offer a trimester range of over 500 courses in Professional Development, Prepatory Skills, Personal Enrichment, Recreation & Sports and Kids and Teens College. We are an ideal resource for the young learner wishing to enrich their academic studies while attending our recreation program and summer camp; we are perfect for the newly arrived American who seeks to learn language skills to improve their way of life; we provide the ideal setting for professionals trying to upgrade their skills in computers or attain certifications in new, exciting and growth-industry fields; and our offerings in Personal Enrichment are continuously evolving to meet the dynamic trends that affect and impact our daily world.

Over 10,000 students enroll in our programs every year. Over 100 teachers teach in our programs. We provide outreach with over 500,000 publications to our public. Our entrepreneurial spirit affords us the opportunity to keep growing and providing what the community seeks. We welcome everyone to take part in what we have to offer. From children to seniors alike, we are the source for Learning for a Lifetime.

Many programs are specifically designed for young people, including: Kids College with enrichment and improvement classes, test preparation and specialized high school exams; driver education;  the Oasis Summer Camp & Theatre Workshop, swimming, tennis and other sports training; lifeguard training and competitive swimming and our Chinese Academy.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.