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About Continuing Education

Extensive Course Offerings

The Continuing Education unit of Bellevue College serves the needs of business, industry, and the entire community with high-quality, relevant classes. Our classes are taught by top professionals who bring their experiences to you. They talk about real-world scenarios not theories. We offer the most comprehensive selection of courses among technical and community colleges in Washington State. This selection provides a wide array of opportunities for the lifelong learner to develop business acumen or technical skills or take courses for personal enrichment.

  • More than 1,900 classes are taught each year.
  • Options range from 3-hour workshops to 10-week courses.
  • New courses start throughout the quarter.

If you have an idea for a new course you’d like to teach at Bellevue College Continuing Education, we’d like to see your proposal. Read more. . .


Certificate Programs

Our certificate programs provide a professional credential along with the skills that business and technology firms most often demand. These programs have been designed by working professionals for working professionals and offer hands-on instruction in current skills that transfer directly to the workplace.

  • Programs can be completed in 5–24 months.
  • Classes are offered during the day, evening, and weekend.
  • Take one class a week or attend full-time.

Campus Resources

Continuing Education classes are available at various locations throughout the Eastside, including our North Campus, which also houses the following resources:

  • Customized training programs for the business community provided through our Business Training Institute (BTI)
  • Life Sciences Informatics
  • For adults with cognitive disabilities, the associate degree program in occupational and life skills, which includes an employment internship
  • A test center that provides assessments as well as proctored and ACT tests in a range of fields
  • Tech Prep College Connections
  • TELOS classes for retirees
  • Poppinjay’s Café

We Have So Much to Offer You!

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