Adult Learners

Adult Learners

Whether you want to improve your professional skills, learn a new trade, earn credits towards a transfer to a university, or take classes for fun, Glendale Community College has what you need. You will find a welcoming community of faculty, staff and fellow students who share your desire to learn and grow. GCC can help you ease back into college and get the classes you want with a flexible schedule that meets your needs, plus we have two convenient locations to serve you.

Choose Your Future

With hundreds of course offerings along with a wide range of degrees and certificates, Glendale Community College is sure to have the classes you want. We also have fast-track certificates that can help you jump-start getting a job or advancing your career.  

With over 50 clubs and organizations, plus guest speakers, workshops, fitness centers, performing arts, athletic events and much more, you are sure to find something that interests you and have the opportunity to meet people who share your passions. Take a video tour of our school to learn more about what we can offer you.

If you are currently employed, ask your HR department about your company's tuition reimbursement program.  GCC has staff who can assist you with the application information you need in order to take advantage of tuition assistance funds provided by your employer.

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Choose Affordable

Glendale Community College offers fun and interesting classes - at $97* per credit hour, GCC is affordable. If you're a senior, some classes are free and others are 50% off**.

You can learn a new language, take fitness classes, explore your creative side in art courses, and much more. Here are examples of the classes you can take at GCC.

                 Fitness and Wellness – Silver Sneaker program

                 Studio Art, Jewelry, Ceramics

                 Community Band



                 Introduction to Computer Info Systems

                 English as a second language

                 Film studies

                 ….and hundreds more!

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*Maricopa County Residents / **Maricopa County Residents age 65 and older, taking courses for credit or audit.

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Choose Smart

At GCC, you can complete your lower-division classes, earn an associate degree and then transfer to a four-year university to complete your bachelor’s degree.

  • At $85 per credit hour, our low tuition can save you thousands of dollars.
  • You’ll be taught in smaller classes by faculty who have real-world experience in their field.
  • We have transfer partnerships with ASU, UA, NAU, and 40+ distinguished public, private and online institutions across the country.

We can help you with the following, and more.

  • Coursework mapping to get you on a direct pathway to your academic goals.
  • Assist you with scholarship information.
  • Connect you with a university representative.


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Choose Flexible

GCC offers live online, hybrid and online classes to meet students' needs for flexibility and convenience. Select the class type that works best for you and your schedule. 

Online: The entire class will be held online without a set time to attend. All coursework, learning activities, and assignments will be done online.

Live Online: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Students interact with the instructor and classmates in a virtual environment. Access to a computer or mobile device with an Internet connection is required.

Hybrid: Part of the class will be in a face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online without a set time to attend.

In-Person: Class times will be listed in the schedule and will be held on campus.

GCC also offers classes that start throughout the year. Choose start dates that fit your schedule. Learn more about Flex Start Classes.

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