Office of Economic and Workforce Development

Continuing and Professional Education Center
The Continuing and Professional Education Center offers over 200 courses in areas of health career training, buildings and trades, swimming and dance, photography and cake decorating, and another 200 online classes!

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Since our start in 1988, The New York Small Business Development Center at York College has achieved over $125 Million in economic impact through loans they helped their clients obtain. The expert advisers have worked with 14,468 businesses, and have created or saved 3,979 jobs.

York College is literally ready for business -- as an Empire State Development START-UP NY site, which enables new or existing companies to apply to New York State to participate in START-UP NY. If accepted, they can then apply to York College to participate in the College’s Campus Plan. Attached are the York College campus plan and priority areas for potential business partnerships.

York College Learning Center
York College Learning Center has been providing educational, career, and support services to the community of Southeast Queens and the surrounding areas for nearly forty years. The Learning Center offers instruction in Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language and Civics Education (EL-Civics), and High School Equivalency (HSE).