Have you ever thought about going back to school or getting that degree that you started a long time ago? Well if you live in the Glendale Homes for Sale area you probably have driven by Glendale Community College’s North Campus many times.
The GCC North Campus, located on Happy Valley Road just east of 67th Avenue is a perfect location for those living in the Northwest valley and thinking about going back to school or finishing up a program. This beautiful campus offers complete degree programs, a fitness center, library, cafeteria, student study space, and on site bookstore.
This 75 acre site was purchased with monies approved by the capital development plan of Maricopa Community Colleges back in 1984. The campus opened in 2000 and expanded in 2008. The campus was built with the surrounding community in mind. The architecture was designed to blend into the surrounding desert landscape and to have a great atmosphere for the students attending classes here.
With associate degrees and certificate programs ranging from various Computer System classes to Childhood Education, Law Enforcement, and Nursing you are sure to find a class that interests you and your pursuit of a career change or moving on and transferring to a four year college down the road. GCC North makes enrollment easy with staff ready to assist you. They offer career advice and GED testing as well as financial assistance.
GCC also offer a variety of athletic programs ranging from soccer, tennis, baseball, and basketball to cross country and golf. The Glendale Gauchos have had more student athletes recognized more than any other school in Maricopa County for their outstanding performance in the classroom and on the field.
Class have begun for the Fall 2012 semester but Spring will be here before you know it. Spring classes will begin on January 12, 2013, so start thinking about what you may want to register for. Go in and speak with an advisor they are there for you and can offer guidance. You may want to see if you can qualify for a scholarship to help offset some costs. It is never too late to go back to school, even if you are settled in your job it can always help to add to your resume a certification or a degree. GCC North is such a gem in the Northwest Valley and we are lucky to have it located in the Glendale Homes for Sale area.