Odessa College Continuing Education

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Our students range from individuals seeking personal enrichment to persons training for a new job skill. We also serve business and industry by retraining for their employees through customized training or existing continuing education offerings.

We invite you to review our offerings in the areas of Community Services, Health Careers and Workforce Development. We encourage you to contact us with any questions.

Registration for Continuing Education is ongoing until the start of class. Early registration, however, is recommended as classes do fill quickly. Registration can be done in the following ways.

For more information about our Continuing Education program, click here: http://www.odessa.edu/catalog/ce_schedule/SP13/CE_2013_Spring_pg1.pdf.


Community Services is your partner and resource when you wish to enhance your personal life’s enjoyment or your professional skills for employment.

Our courses reflect community needs and run the gamut from driver’s education to commercial truck driving, from child development to summer camps for children. For our busy community members, we are also your source for online classes.

If you are 55 years of age or older, you qualify for a discount in many of our personal enrichment classes. Call 432-335-6652 for more information.



Are you ready to begin a new career in the growing field of healthcare? Health Careers at Odessa College offers a variety of certificate programs that will get you started. These programs are: Certified Nursing Assistant, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Office Skills, Medication Aide, Pharmacy Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician. Health Careers will also be offering medical office skills classes starting Fall 2012. Other offerings include CPR training, EMT training, and medication aide renewal classes.



For Business and Industry
Your company’s employee training needs, like its products, are unique. Odessa College Continuing Education works with you to provide training and education to meet those needs. We provide quality, cost-effective workforce training that can be customized around your industry and your employees. You can enroll employees in courses taught at one of our many locations or we can bring the course to your business site. Odessa College also customizes training to meet the training needs of your company and your employees.
Call 432.335.6334 to discuss your options.

For Individuals
Individuals seek workforce training for a number of reasons—to prepare for their first job, to learn new skills for their current job, or sometimes, to change careers altogether. So, whether you have been in the workforce a few years or are embarking on specialized training straight out of high school, Odessa College Continuing Education can prepare you for the career path you seek. Among our most popular courses are for those careers that are high demand in the Permian Basin area. They include commercial truck driving, childcare development, and computer skills.

We also offer a number of workforce development certificates, which are a group of classes that will prepare you for entry in a career field. They include:

Commerical Truck Driving
Marketable Skills
Workplace Skills
Health Careeers
Dr. Floretta Bush
Executive Director for Workforce and Continuing Education
Office: Deaderick Hall (DH) 101C
Phone: 432.335.6334
E-mail: fbush@odessa.edu

Cindy Weatherford
Continuing Education Secretary
Office: Deaderick Hall (DH) 101
Phone: 432.335.6583
E-mail: cweatherford@odessa.edu

Kukina Hernandez
Continuing Education Secretary
Office: Deaderick Hall (DH) 101
Phone: 432.335.6652
E-mail: khernandez@odessa.edu

Sharon Mayfield
Continuing Education Secretary
Office: Deaderick Hall (DH) 101
Phone: 432.335.6579
E-mail: smayfield@odessa.edu
Community Education

Tracy Austin
Office: Deaderick Hall (DH) 101D
Phone: 432.335.6305
E-mail: taustin@odessa.edu
Health Services

Katherine Fitch
Office: Deaderick Hall (DH) 101E
Phone: 432.335.6539
E-mail: kfitch@odessa.edu

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