Personal & Professional Development

Personal & Professional Development offers non-credit courses to the community so that all students have the opportunity to upgrade present skills, pursue new ones or explore a hobby in these special courses. All age groups are represented in these credit-free courses and are registered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Personal & Professional Development Programs offered by BCC include but are not limited to:

Fall 2014 Personal & Professional Development Programs Brochure
Summer 2014 Personal & Professional Development Programs Brochure

  • Business Seminars
  • Certificate Programs
  • Online Courses
  • Computer Courses
  • Microsoft Office Training Seminars
  • Notary Public & Loan Signing Agent Training
  • Fitness & Health
  • Sporting Interests
  • Languages
  • Special Interests
  • Music & Dance
  • Test Preparation
  • Youth Courses
  • Summer Camps
  • Arts & Crafts

Professional Licensing/Certificate Programs


Allied Health, please contact:
Maria Dewar
Coordinator, Professional Development Programs Corporate College and Workforce Development
(856) 222-9311 Ext. 2537

Certification Programs and Courses

What is a Certificate? Certifications speak volumes on your resume. They offer third-party, objective proof that you have mastered a specific professional field of study and are ready to hit the ground running productively for your employer. A Certificate of Achievement or Participation and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded upon the successful completion of certificate courses/programs. In certificates where multiple courses are offered, you may take individual courses or work toward the total program.

  • Leadership Certificate Program
  • Entrepreneur Certificate Program
  • Professional Coaching Certificate
  • Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management Certificate
  • Project Management Certificate
  • Nonprofit Management Certificate
  • Supervisory Certificate
  • Professional Coaching Certificate
  • Banking Certificate
  • Marketing Certificate
  • Web Design Certificate

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs are a nationally recognized system for providing students with a permanent, official record of participation in significant credit-free learning experiences. To learn more about getting CEUs for appropriate seminars and non-credit career development programs, call or email the contact person or department listed for each program.

Caring for Preschool Children (CDA Part I & II)

Child Development Associate (CDA) training provides candidates with 120 hours of classroom instruction toward the national CDA credential. The course is divided into two modules and includes in-service and on-the-job experience. Candidates must be high school graduates. In New Jersey, the CDA credential is recognized as the equivalent of the Group Teacher title.

Personal Trainer National Certificate

Start a new career by becoming a certified personal trainer. This combination lecture and hands-on program prepares you to work one-on-one with clients. Core topics include: anatomy, exercise, physiology, nutrition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardio respiratory fitness, musculoskeletal injuries, weight control, health screening, motivation, teaching techniques, and more. This course is taught over a 5-week period for better retention and skill competency. The national certification exam is held on the sixth week. This is unlike any other certification program available. Career opportunities exist in fitness centers, gyms, spas, or start your own business. Proof of CPR required for certification to be issued. Exam results will be issued but no certificate without proof of CPR. CPR may be taken before or after course.

Online Courses

Education to Go

Offers over 300 affordable online courses every six weeks. Youre just a click away!

Gatlin Education Services

Offers online certificate program s that will prepare you for many in-demand occupations. Find the certificate program right for you!

Achieving Teller Excellence (offered in partnership with The Edcomm Group Bankers Academy)

This comprehensive online teller training program will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to be a successful Teller at any bank.
Topics include:

  • Orientation to Banking
  • The Job of the Teller
  • Products and Services
  • Teller Procedures
  • Customer Handling
  • Security and Risk

Course #: BID 411-17
Cost: $595
To register for Achieving Teller Excellence contact:

Maria Dewar
Coordinator, Professional Development Programs Corporate College and Workforce Development
(856) 222-9311 Ext. 2537

New Jersey FamilyCare Training

Community Based Organizations are invited to register for the NEW NJ FamilyCare Training which includes:

  •     The New Online Application
  •     Customer Service
  •     And more...

For more information and to register with NJFamilyCare Training, click here.


Check the description of the program(s) in which you are interested. Unless otherwise specified, contact:

Ann McCollum
Corporate College Coordinator
(856) 222-9311 Ext. 2520

Maria Dewar
Coordinator, Professional Development Programs Corporate College and Workforce Development
(856) 222-9311 Ext. 2537

Bianca Taylor-Davis
Coordinator, Personal Development Programs Corporate College
(856) 222-9311 Ext. 2530