Westchester Community College
Ossining Extension Center
22 Rockledge Avenue
Ossining, NY 10562
URL: Westchester Community College – Ossining Extension Center
About the Ossining Extension Center
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 rom 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.