Ossining Extension Center
Westchester Community College Is Right Next Door!
With a Convenient Extension Center in Ossining – AND OnlineWCC offers not only the most affordable education in the county, but we are the most convenient. Whether our courses are offered in our local center or online, WCC is here for you. By registering for classes through our Ossining Extension Center, you will join our community of learners side by side with your neighbors. So, even in our remote classes, you can create study groups with people you already know, or see around town.
WCC Extension Centers Offer the Same Quality Education and Services as the Main Campus
When you register for courses at Ossining, you will enjoy:
- Outstanding non-credit professional and personal opportunities, as well as English as a Second Language Programs
- Access to academic support, financial aid counseling, academic counseling, and career & transfer advisement
- Student leadership opportunities and meaningful experiences through co-curriculum programs, workshops and student clubs
- Administrative support to assist with class registration, tuition payments and more.
PLUS these benefits unique to our Extension Centers:
- Convenient locations so you never have to travel far
- Small, friendly, state of the art facilities
- Convenient course scheduling, with courses available in evenings and weekends
- Added flexibility with courses starting one week after the main campus classes
- Small class sizes with personalized instruction
- A welcome feel inviting you to study with your neighbors in our close-knit community
PLUS these benefits unique to our Ossining center:
- Workforce Programs in Healthcare
- Summer Youth Program
Fall Course Credit OfferingsClick here to see the schedule in pdf format.
Student Services at Ossining
Visit the following link for immediate assistance from an Academic Counselor:
Please contact Halina Hollyway email@example.com
Financial Aid Counseling available:
Wednesday’s 5:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.
Personal Counseling available: For days and times see front desk
Student Services Counseling available: For days and times see front desk
Fall Course Credit OfferingsClick here to see the schedule in pdf format.
Fall 2020 Schedule
|SUBJECT & CATALOG #||ITEM||Course Title||DAYS||TIMES|
|BIOL||101||89572||Principles of Bio Sci - Lec||F||11:00 a.m.||1:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||101||89426||Principles of Bio Sci - Lec||W||6:00 p.m.||8:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||101||89481||Principles of Bio Sci - Lab||T||6:00 p.m.||7:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||101||89573||Principles of Bio Sci - Lab||F||9:00 a.m.||10:50 a.m.|
|BIOL||103||89427||Human Biology - Lec||M||11:00a.m.||1:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||103||89501||Human Biology - Lab||M||9:00 a.m.||10:50 a.m.|
|BIOL||121||89428||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||F||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|BIOL||121||89588||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||M||11:00 a.m.||1:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||89592||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||T||3:00 p.m.||5:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90033||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||W||8:00 a.m.||10:50 M|
|BIOL||121||89429||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||T||6:00 p.m.||8:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||89553||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||F||12:00 p.m.||2:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||89554||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||W||6:00 p.m.||8:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||89555||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||M||6:00 p.m.||8:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||89556||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||TH||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|BIOL||121||89589||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||M||2:30 p.m.||5:20 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||89593||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||T||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|BIOL||121||89594||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||T||12:00p.m.||2:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90038||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||W||1:00 p.m.||3:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90035||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||SU||12:15 p.m.||3:20 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90036||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||SU||9:00 a.m.||12:05 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90034||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||S||12:15 p.m.||3:20 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90037||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lab||S||9:00 a.m.||12:05 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90032||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||SU||9:00 a.m.||12:05 p.m.|
|BIOL||121||90031||Anatomy & Physiology 1 - Lec||S||9:00 a.m.||12:05 p.m.|
|BIOL||123||89431||Anatomy & Physiology 2 - Lec||T||1:00 p.m.||3:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||123||89430||Anatomy & Physiology 2 - Lec||T||6:00 p.m.||8:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||123||89568||Anatomy & Physiology 2 -Lab||T||3:00 p.m.||5:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||123||89569||Anatomy & Physiology 2 - Lab||TH||6:00 p.m.||9:05 p.m.|
|BIOL||123||89571||Anatomy & Physiology 2 - Lab||TH||3:00 p.m.||5:50 p.m.|
|BIOL||123||89576||Anatomy & Physiology 2 - Lab||TH||12:00 p.m.||2:50 p.m.|
|COLSC||100||88814||First Year Seminar||M||5:00 p.m.||5:50 p.m.|
|ECON||101||88167||Macroeconomics||W||1:00 p.m.||3:50 p.m.|
|ENG||99||88744||Writing Studio||T TH||8:00 p.m.||9:10 p.m.|
|ENG||101||88745||Writing and Research||T TH||6:00 p.m.||7:40 p.m.|
|ENG||101||88485||Writing and Research||M/W||9:00 a.m.||10:40 a.m.|
|ENG||101||88753||Writing and Research||T TH||6:00 p.m.||7:40 p.m.|
|HCTAL||102||89909||Exploring Health Careers||M||6:30 p.m.||9:30 p.m.|
|MATH||92||90591||Prealgebra||M/W||9:00 a.m.||11:00 a.m.|
|MATH||93||90590||Beginning Algebra||T TH||3:30 p.m.||5:30 p.m.|
|MATH||99||90595||Quantitative Reasoning Studio||T TH||3:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|MATH||117||90258||College Quantitative Reasoning||T||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|MATH||117||89724||College Quantitative Reasoning||TH||6:30 p.m.||9:20 p.m.|
|MATH||131||90104||College Algebra||T TH||9:00 a.m.||11:00 a.m.|
|MATH||140||89738||Statistics||T||9:00 a.m.||12:45 p.m.|
|MGT||101||89207||Business Org & Management||F||3:00 p.m.||5:50 p.m.|
|NUTR||101||89910||Foundations of Nutrition||TH||12:00 p.m.||2:50 p.m.|
|NUTR||109||90300||Nutrition For Healthcare||W||3:00 p.m.||5:50 p.m.|
|POLSC||102||88183||a.m.erican Gov't & Issues||M||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|PSYCH||101||88772||Intro to Psychology||F||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|PSYCH||101||88864||Intro to Psychology||TH||6:30 p.m.||9:35 p.m.|
|READ||93||90344||Foundations of Coll. Reading||W||12:00 p.m.||2:50 p.m.|
|READ||105||90348||Analytical Reading||T||9:00 a.m.||11:50 a.m.|
|General Education Courses - Friday Evening, Saturday, Sunday|
|SUBJECT & CATALOG #||ITEM||Course Title||DAYS||TIMES|
|ENG||99||90514||Writing Studio||SA/SU||8:30 a.m.||9:30 a.m.|
|ENG||101||90513||Writing and Research||SA/SU||9:40 a.m.||11:10 a.m.|
|ENG||101||88509||Writing and Research||SA/SU||9:40 a.m.||11:10 a.m.|
|ENG||102||88860||Writing and Literature||F||5:00 p.m.||7:50 p.m.|
|HIS||112||88191||20th Century U.S. History||F||6:30 p.m.||9:35 p.m.|
|MATH||117||90599||College Quantitative Reasoning||SA/SU||1:15 p.m.||2:40 p.m.|
|MATH||131||90589||College Algebra||SA/SU||1:15 p.m.||3:15 p.m.|
|NUTR||101||89844||Foundations of Nutrition||SU||12:30 p.m.||3:20 p.m.|
Fall 2020Call 914-606-7400 for more information and to register for classes in this section.
Foundation Courses for Health Careers
Background Check, Drug Test, and ImmunizationsFor programs with a clinical or externship, our affiliates require a background check and drug screening. Positive results on either will result in not being accepted into the program or not being allowed to attend the clinical. The criteria to pass these screens include: no felony or misdemeanor convictions; negative drug screen; negative TB, MMR, Hep B, and Vari- cella vaccines. Separate fees for background check and drug tests apply and are not included in tuition costs.
- Certified Nurse Assistant
- Clinical Medical Assistant
- Home Health Aide
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy Practicum
- RN Refresher
Phlebotomy PracticumCE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat., Aug. 15-Oct. 24, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, #5644
Certified Nursing AssistantNYS approved training for nursing assistants. Prepare for employment in hospitals and nursing homes. Includes class- room work and clinical experiences at a local nursing home. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is May 15. CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,530 (+ textbook/workbook).
NEW! DASA Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools
This New York State approved training is designed to fulfill the harassment, bullying, and discrimination prevention and intervention training required for certification/licensure under the Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act)
At Ossining Center: CE-CERTS 2058OS, 1 Sat., 9:00 am-3:00 pm, $90. D. Flynn-Capalbo
- Sec. A: Oct. 17. #90404
- Sec. B: Dec 12. #90405
Infection Control Seminar
NYS approved coursework for practicing MDs, physician’s assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, RNs, LPNs, optometrists, funeral directors, and podiatrists.
- CE-HCARE 2010OS, 1 Tue., Sept. 15, 5:30-8:30 pm, $90. #90389
Mandated Training for Child Abuse and Neglect
New York State approved coursework for educators and healthcare professionals. If already licensed, bring license to class. $65. D Flynn-Capalbo.
At Ossining Center: CE-CERTS 2001OS, 1 Sat., 9:00 am-12:00 noon.
- Sec. A: Sept. 26. #90408
- Sec. B: Nov. 7. #90409
School Violence Prevention and Intervention
New York State approved coursework for educators, hospital personnel, social workers, and others who work with children.
At Ossining Center: CE-CERTS 2002OS, 1 Sat., 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $50. D Flynn-Capalbo.
- Sec. B: Aug. 8. #5651
- Sec. A: Oct.10. #90406
- Sec. B: Dec. 5. #90407
Section 2. Course Selection
- DASA Training #5648
- DASA Training #90404
- DASA Training #90405
- Infection Control Seminar #90389
- Mandated Training for Child Abuse #5652
- Mandated Training for Child Abuse #5653
- Mandated Training for Child Abuse #90408
- Mandated Training for Child Abuse #90409
- School Violence Prevention #5651
- School Violence Prevention #90406
- School Violence Prevention #90407
Learn about our degree and community programs in Ossining at one of our Registration Nights. Placement testing, academic counseling, and financial aid assistance are all available at our convenient location in downtown Ossining. If you have any questions feel free to give us a call, send an email, or simply walk-in to find out about how you can start or continue your education. We look forward to seeing you at our Ossining Extension Center!
There is a $25.00 non-refundable application fee for these Workforce Programs in Healthcare:
Certified Nursing Assistant (Scholarships Available)
NYS approved training for nursing assistants. Prepare for employment in hospitals and nursing homes. Includes classroom work and clinical experiences at a local nursing home. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is August 21.
CE-HCARE 2001OS, $1,530 (+ textbook/workbook).
- Sec. A: M/W/Th, Sept. 14 - Dec. 17, 5:30 - 9:30 pm. #90420
- Sec. B: T//Th, Sept. 15 - Dec. 17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. #90421
Direct Service Provider
Understand basic psychiatric terminology, psychopathology, social skills training, mental health laws, and ethics. Direct Service Providers (DSP’s), also called psychiatric aides, are part of a patient-centered team for individuals who may be mentally challenged or emotionally disturbed, or for psychiatric patients under the supervision of a psychiatrist, registered nurse, or social worker.
CE-HCARE 2011OS, Th/Sa, Oct. 1 - Dec. 3, & Thurs., 5:30-9:00 pm/Sat., 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, $1,450 (+ textbook). #90403
Introduction to the techniques necessary to perform a twelve-lead electrocardiogram, troubleshoot technical problems, and identify normal and common abnormal rates. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified ECG Tech Examination offered by the NHA
CE-HCARE 2007OS, $370 (+ textbook).
- Sec. A: 4 Fri., Oct. 2 – Oct. 23, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #90397
- Sec. B: 4 Sat., Oct. 3 – Oct. 24, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #90398
- Sec. C: 4 Sun, Oct. 4 – Oct. 25, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. #90399
Home Health Aide (Scholarships Available)
In this 75-hour course plus 8 hours of hands on training, students will learn health care skills for the home setting, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the patient’s health. Admissions application and interview required;
Class # 91975, Tuesdays Sept. 29-Dec 8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Infection Control for Healthcare Programs
Prerequisite for students entering Phlebotomy and other healthcare programs. Designed for entry-level healthcare professionals and includes key infection control concepts and regulations surrounding infection control practices in NYS.
CE-HCARE 2009OS, 5:30 - 9:30 pm, $95.J Borreggine.
- Sec. A: 1 Tues., Sept. 22. #90390
- Sec. B: 1 Thurs., Sept. 24. #90391
Medical Administrative Assistant
MAAs work in a variety of healthcare settings. They are often the first to greet patients and can help set the stage for a patient’s experience. Learn how to keep healthcare offices running efficiently and effectively. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association.
CE-HCARE 2063OS, T/W/TH, Sept. 15 – Dec. 16, 6:00-8:00 pm, $1,350 (+ textbook). #90419
Clinical Medical Assisting
CMAs perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Prepare for employment at physicians’ offices, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. This is a two-semester course.
CMA Part 1: Includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, infection control, routine laboratory procedures, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology basics, and ECG. Also covers professional workplace behavior, ethics, and legal aspects of healthcare. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is August 21.
CE-HCARE 2059OS, T/Th, Sept. 15 - Dec. 16, 6:00-9:30 pm, $2,200 (+ textbook). #90395
CMA Part 2: Includes phlebotomy, urinalysis, BLS certification, computer applications and EMR, medical office procedures, health insurance, and billing. In addition, students will gain hands-on experience in a clinical setting. For those enrolled in CMA Part 1 in Fall 2019. After successful completion of Clinical Medical Assisting 1 and 2, students will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible for NHA certification (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant: CCMA).
CE-HCARE 2060OS, Spring 2021
Pharmacy Technician Online
Prepare for entry into the pharmacy field and obtain NHA certification (Pharmacy Technician Certification: KPHT). Learn medical terminology, the role and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, how to interpret prescriptions, and develop the skills needed to work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Admissions application and interview required; application due date is August 21.
CE-HCARE 2061OS, Sa/Su, Sept. 12 - Dec. 6, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, $1,530 (+ textbook). #90396
Phlebotomy Certificate Program
Introduces basic concepts of the procedures used for obtaining blood from veins and capillaries and the use of equipment and types of blood tubes. Under the supervision of a certified phlebotomy instructor, receive hands-on experience in phlebotomy and practice venipuncture and capillary sticks on each other in accordance with regulations of the NHA. NOTE: completion of 30 live sticks required to sit for the NHA Certified Phlebotomist Examination. Prerequisite: Infection Control for Phlebotomy Students. Earn a Westchester Community College certificate.
CE-HCARE 2044OS, $1,095 (+ textbook).
- Sec. A: 8 M/Th, Nov. 2 - Nov. 30, 3:00 - 7:30 pm. #90400
- Sec. B: 8 Sa/Su, Oct. 31 - Nov. 22, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm. #90401
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat. Aug. 15 – Oct. 24, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, #5644
CE-HCARE 2045OS, 15 Sat. Dec. 5 – Feb. 27, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, #90422
NEW! RN Refresher - ONLINE
Designed for registered nurses who have been away from a practice setting and are looking to return to a staff position. Provides an update on theoretical content and clinical practice. Prerequisites: NYS RN license and current CPR certification for healthcare professionals (BLS). Admissions application and interview required; application due date is August 21. Call 914-606-7408 for information.
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2047OS, Tue., Sept. 22 – Dec. 15, 4:30 – 9:30 pm., $1,085 (+ textbook/workbook). #90422
Section 2. Course Selection
- Course Title and Number
- Certified Nursing Assistant #90420
- Certified Nursing Assistant #90421
- Direct Service Provider #90403
- Electrocardiography (ECG) #90397
- Electrocardiography (ECG) #90398
- Electrocardiography (ECG) #90399
- Home Health Aide #7265
- Home Health Aide (Scholarships Available) # 91975
- Infection Control for Healthcare #90390
- Infection Control for Healthcare #90391
- Medical Administrative Assistant #90419
- Clinical Medical Assisting #90395
- Pharmacy Technician ONLINE #90396
- Phlebotomy Certificate Program #5643
- Phlebotomy Certificate Program #90400
- Phlebotomy Certificate Program #90401
- Phlebotomy Practicum #5644
- Phlebotomy Practicum #90402
- RN Refresher ONLINE #90422
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Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Directions To Ossining Extension Center – Arcadian Shopping Center
From the Taconic State Pkwy, exit at Rte 117 West / Pleasantville. From the Taconic North, turn left onto 117 West; from the Taconic South, turn right onto 117 West. Take 117 West to Rte 9; bear right onto 9N. Continue on 9N into Ossining and look for the Arcadian Shopping Center on your left. Turn left at the light to enter the shopping center; go past McDonald’s to the stop sign and turn left onto the service road, then right into the Westchester Community College parking lot. If you’re coming south on Route 9, turn right to enter the shopping center.
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The Ossining Extension Center of Westchester Community College opened in January 2001 to continue the College’s commitment to offering high quality, low cost education at convenient locations throughout the County. The facility is 12,800 square feet and includes a health skills lab equipped with hospital beds and other clinical care equipment, a fully equipped biological science lab, an instructional computer lab, an open computer lab, and a student lounge.
The Ossining Extension Center is a great place for students to begin their college careers where they can choose from credit course offerings in science, liberal arts, and basic business courses. The Center also gives area residents a convenient location to continue their personal and professional growth by taking non-credit courses such as English as a Second Language and professional development courses for teachers, funeral directors, and healthcare professionals.
The Ossining Extension Center specializes in workforce development programs for those seeking careers as healthcare paraprofessionals. Students can train to become certified nursing assistants, patient care technicians, phlebotomists, mental health technicians, medical interpreters, home health aides and doulas as well as other professions within the healthcare field. Registered Nurses who have been away from a practice setting can update their skills in the RN Refresher course.
The Ossining Extension Center continues to partner with hospitals, nursing homes and various community organizations within Westchester County to provide a range of training and externship opportunities for students and build relationships within the Greater Ossining area.