Welcome to Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division! Our mission is to provide quality non-credit professional workforce and personal training development to meet corporate and community educational needs in areas such as: Health Professions, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Communications, Leadership, Human Resources, Accounting, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Workplace Effectiveness, SubSea Robotics, Manufacturing , Trades, and Crafts.
We partner with business and other organizations within our service area to:
- Identify specific employee or team development needs
- Create a targeted plan for addressing these
- Find the right facilitator to lead the sessions
- Measure the results
- We can host classes on campus or come to your location
For more information about customized services to fit your needs, contact:
Gracie Conner, Division Director at 254-298-8623
Dennis McDonaugh, Director of Workforce Development at 254-298-8639
Open Enrollment Courses
Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education offers open-enrollment classes to the general public as another strategy for enhancing the workforce skills of our region.
These open-to-the public classes are designed to give adults an opportunity to:
- Keep up with new developments related to their present occupations
- Train For new career paths
- Explore activities for personal and professional growth
Many of our courses are open to interested persons without specific admission requirements. Persons who register for and successfully complete these courses are awarded Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).
Many courses offered meet the mandatory continuing education requirements for re-licensure and educational advancement in professions.
For more information about open enrollment courses contact:
BCE Staff at 254-298-8625
Did you know that you can take some college credit courses as continuing education credit (CEU) classes? These are called mirror classes.
Mirror classes provide a number of benefits for those who want to build their work-related knowledge and skills without working on a degree plan.
Call us at 254.298-8625 to learn more about this option.
Temple College offers classes that can be taken entirely over the Internet.
Led by expert instructors, a wide variety of topics are presented in an engaging manner for improved on-the-job performance. The fee for most classes is $95.
Upon written request to the Division of Business and Continuing Education and
- For classes meeting more than two sessions prior to the second class meeting, a 100% refund will be granted. After the class has met a second time, no refund will be granted.
- For classes meeting only one or two sessions prior to the start of class, a 100% refund will be granted.
Courses that incur administrative and materials costs may only be eligible for reduced refunds, depending on costs incurred by the College.
An Administrator must approve exceptions to the tuition refund policy.
If Temple College cancels the class, a one hundred percent (100%) refund will be granted. A class is cancelled when insufficient enrollment occurs. To help avoid class cancellations, paid registrations are required at least 48 hours prior to the first class day. The Business and Continuing Education Division makes every effort to notify students if a class will not be held due to insufficient enrollment. It is recommended that students call to verify that the class will be held as scheduled. Refunds are processed automatically.
Q: Who is eligible to take Business and Continuing Education classes?
A: Our classes are open to the general public without regard to gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin or veteran status.
Q: What are the class requirements?
A: This varies from class to class. Some classes do have pre-requisites and pre-assessments, so be sure to check before registering.
Q: Where are classes held?
A: Most of our classes are held at TC’s main campus in Berry Hall. Class location will be noted at time of registration.
Q: What are CEUs?
A: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are nationally recognized to record satisfactory completion of certain approved occupationally-related programs. Generally one CEU is awarded for each 10 contact hours of instruction included in a specified continuing education program or activity. Successful completion is grade and attendance-based. Eighty percent attendance is required for most classes. Some classes require 100% attendance.