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Other Programs/Educational Services

As a comprehensive community college, Moraine Valley is dedicated to helping adults achieve their academic goals. Various services and programs, both credit and noncredit, are available to students.

Academic Skills—Courses improve basic skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and study skills.

Achieved Prior Learning—Earn college credit for what you already know from prior learning or work experience.

Adult Basic Education—Basic skills to prepare for GED instruction.

Adult Learner Program—Helps adult students transition back to the college classroom.

Advanced Placement Credit—Possible credit for participation in the College Entrance Examination Board Advanced Placement Program in high school.

College Level Examination Program—Students may take CLEP tests at authorized test centers, including Moraine Valley, in subjects such as English, humanities, mathematics and social sciences. Up to a full year of college credit may be earned by passing these tests.

Cooperative Programs—Agreements with other community colleges that allow district residents to enroll in occupational programs not currently offered by Moraine Valley.

English as a Second Language—ESL courses for students whose native language is not English.

Extension Center Courses—Credit courses for the working adult at locations throughout various neighborhoods.

General Educational Development—An alternative to earning a high school diploma.

Illinois Virtual Campus—Assists students in locating, enrolling in and studying at baccalaureate and graduate institutions across the state via a variety of distance learning formats, including online.

Intensive English Language Program—Serves students whose native language is not English and who are interested in improving their English skills.

International Education—Comprehensive academic and support services for international students who enroll at the college.

International Host Home Program—An opportunity for international students to live with a local family.

Internet/Hybrid—Students come to class periodically, but a significant amount of class activities, such as assignments, exams, etc., take place using the class website.

Literacy Volunteer Program—Addresses the needs of adults who want to learn to read or improve basic reading, writing and mathematics skills.

Moraine Area Career System (MACS)—Provides students with the opportunity to develop a seamless career pathway and to acquire advanced academic, technical and workplace skills that link education and business.

Online Courses—Access class materials, participate in discussions and interact with the instructor online.

Proficiency Credit—Qualified students may convert vocational or noncredit courses or professional examination certificates to college credit.

Public Assistance Coordination Program—Assists economically disadvantaged individuals identified by the Illinois Department of Public Aid in meeting their academic, personal and social needs.

Study Abroad—Allows students to enjoy foreign travel and earn college credits.

Dual Credit Program—Provides students the opportunity to earn college and high school credit for select college courses offered at the high school.

Weekend Classes—Option for students devising their own fast-track schedule leading to a certificate or degree.

Women in Technology Program—Helps make women feel more comfortable about entering various technology careers.

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