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Business & Community

The Kittredge Center for Business & Workforce Development is home to the college's Business and Community Services Division. A resource for businesses, organizations, and individuals, offerings range from training and consulting to adult basic education classes.

Center for Business and Professional Development

Center for Business and Professional Development

We offer a wide range of Career Development, Certificate & Continuing Education programs focused on workforce skill enhancement for current & new employees, small business development programs for current & new entrepreneurs, professional development for certified and/or licensed individuals as well as continuing education (CEU) programs.

Personal Enrichment Courses & Programs

Personal Enrichment Courses & Programs

Whether you’re looking to continue a hobby or try something new, HCC’s Personal Enrichment courses offer something for everyone at an affordable price. These courses don't have grades or exams--just engaging experiences in a fun, “small-class” environment.

For Veterans: Vet2Vet


Holyoke Community College, in collaboration with the Springfield Vet Center, the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, and the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, is launching a series of free classes for Fall 2015 specifically for veterans.

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adult Basic Education

Holyoke Community College's Adult Basic Education (ABE) Programs provide basic skills instruction in math, writing, and reading to adult learners in order to prepare them for the HiSET test, jobs, or higher education. These programs can be found at a number of locations throughout Western Massachusetts.

Testing & Test Preparation

Testing & Test Preparation

The Center for Business and Professional Development offers a range of testing and test preparation services to help advance your academic and career goals. From HiSet preparation courses to CLEP exams for college credit to High Stakes Testing opportunities, the Center is Western Mass's premiere resource.

Training & Workforce Options (TWO)

Training & Workforce Options

TWO is a one-of-a-kind collaboration between Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College that provides affordable custom contract training for your business—at your business, on your schedule and customized to fit your company's needs.


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040