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Upcoming Courses

Prepare for a new career or advance your expertise in your current profession. Accredited by the ICCB, Harper College Continuing Professional Education programs provide you with career-focused advancement opportunities. View our course offerings below or browse the online schedule or see the CPE Open Class List. For more information, email cpe@harpercollege.edu, or call 847.925.6340.

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WIOA-approved programs

Online courses offered through Continuing Professional Education are conducted using WebEx or Blackboard. For Blackboard, you can access the course through MyHarper student portal and through Blackboard

Your instructor will reach out to you prior to the start of your first class session with details for your course. If you would like additional support, contact the Student Service Desk email or call 847.925.6866. Continuing Professional Education can also assist at cpe@harpercollege.edu or call 847.925.6340.


Spring 2024 Courses 

Business   

Career Programs  

  • Class A CDL License Training
    Inquire at CPE@harpercollege.edu
  • Class B Vehicle Training
    Funding for tuition is available through a partnership with Pace. Inquire at CPE@harpercollege.edu

    • 50014 LCE8012-607 
      Mon, Wed, Fri, 4/22-5/3/24, 9am-3pm, In-Person 
      Instructor: Herman Hampton, Tuition: $730 
  • Fire Training
    • Fire Department Incident Safety Officer  
      Apply and Register 

      50018 LFT8003-610 
      Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 5/6-5/10/24, 8:30am-5pm, In-Person  
      Tuition: $380

  • Forklift Operator
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    • 50012 LCE8011-608 
      Mon, Wed, 4/22-5/13/24, 5pm-7pm, In-Person  
      Instructor: William Moctezuma, Tuition: $350 
  • Real Estate
    • Applied Real Estate Principles
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      • 50008 LRE8171-604 (daytime)
        Mon, Wed, 4/22-5/8/24, 10am-12:40pm, Online Live
        Instructor: Carol Carlson-Nofsinger, Tuition: $334
      • 50009 LRE8171-605 (evening)
        Tue, Thu, 4/30-5/16/24, 6-8:40pm, Online Live
        Instructor: Robert DeFrank, Tuition: $334
    • Leasing Agent License (15 Hours)  
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      50081 LRE8180-600 
      Tue, Thu, 4/23-5/9/24, 10am-12:40pm, Online Live 
      Instructor: Carol Carlson-Nofsinger, Tuition: $255

Health Care 

  • RN Refresher   
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    50026 LNU8100-600  
    Tue, 1/16-3/19/24, 9pm-9:30pm, In-Person
    Sat, 3/16-3/23, 8am-4pm, In-Person
    Thurs, 4/2-5/16/24, 3pm-11pm, In-Person (Off-site)
    Tuition: $2,405, Fee: $50 
  • RN Refresher– Theory and Skills
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    50027 LNU8101-601
    Tue, 1/16-3/19/24, 9pm-9:30pm, In-Person
    Sat, 3/16-3/23, 8am-4pm, In-Person 
    Tuition: $1,005, Fee: $50 

Technology

  • AutoCAD
    • AutoCAD: Create/Present 3D Model  
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      50023 LVV8090-604 
      Tue, Thu, 4/16-5/9/24, 6-9:15pm, In-Person  
      Instructor: Javier Zaragoza, Tuition: $795, Fee: $149 

Summer 2024 Courses 

Business   

  • Accounting
      • 80012 LBS8113-C01 
        5/20-7/14/24, Online Anytime  
        Tuition: $345 
      • 80013 LBS8113-C02 
        6/3-7/28/24, Online Anytime  
        Tuition: $345

    • Introduction to Importing and Exporting
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      80033 LGT8101-900
      Mon, 6/3-7/22/24, 6:30-8:15pm, Blended in Prospect Heights and Online Anytime
      Meets in Prospect Heights on 6/3 and 7/22
      Instructor: Serena Jamison, Tuition: $395
    • Introduction to Payroll Accounting 
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      80014 LBS8155-C01
      6/3-7/28/24, Online Anytime
      Instructor: Michael Mago, Tuition: $354  

 Career Programs   

  • Career Exploration 
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    80028 LCE8000-900
    Wed, 5/29-6/26/24, In-Person
    Meets in Hanover Park on 5/29 and 6/5
    Meets in Palatine on 6/26
    Tuition: $175. Full scholarships available. 
  • Class A CDL License Training
    Inquire at CPE@harpercollege.edu
  • Class B Vehicle Training 
    Funding for tuition is available through a partnership with Pace. Inquire at CPE@harpercollege.edu. 
    • 80010 LCE8012-900 
      Mon, Wed, Thu, 6/3-6/13/24, 9am-3pm, In-Person  
      Instructor: Herman Hampton, Tuition: $739  
      Join us for a Pace Hiring Event  on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6-9pm (begins promptly at 6pm), Building H, Room 248.  
    • 80015 LCE8012-901  
      Mon, Wed, Thu, 7/29-8/8/24, 9am-3pm, In-Person  
      Instructor: Herman Hampton, Tuition: $739 
      Join us for a Pace Hiring Event  on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6-9pm (begins promptly at 6pm), Building H, Room 248.  
  • Fire Training 
    • Fire Service Instructor I  
      Apply and Register 
      80007 LFT8001-900 
      Mon, Tue, Wed, 6/3-6/5/24, 6/10-6/11/24, 8:30am-5pm, In-Person  
      Tuition: $395 
    • Foundations of Firefighting 
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      80008 LFT8000-900  
      Tue, Thu, 6/11-6/27/24, 6-9pm. In-Person 
      Tuition: $299. Scholarships available. 
  • Human Resources Certification Prep
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    80025 LBS8251-900
    Mon, 5/20-8/5/24, 6:30-8pm, Online Live  
    Instructor: Debra Braden, Tuition: $1,505
  • Real Estate 
    • Broker Pre-License (60 Hours) 
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      80001 LRE8170-900  
      Tue, Thu, 5/21-8/6/24, 6pm-8:40pm, Online Live 
      Instructor: Robert DeFrank, Tuition: $575 
    • Applied Real Estate Principles (15 Hours)
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      80021 LRE8171-900  
      Wed, 7/10-7/31/24, 6pm-8:40pm, Online Live
      Final class meets on Thursday, 8/8/24, 6pm-8:40pm
      Instructor: Robert DeFrank, Tuition: $349

Health Care

  • Activity Director
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    80026 LAH8100-900
    Tue/Wed/Thu, 7/9-7/18/24, 8:30am-4pm, Blended in Prospect Heights and Online Anytime
    Meets in Prospect Heights on 7/9, 7/17, and 7/18
    Instructor: Deborah Connery, Tuition: $475
  • Dental Assisting 
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    80018 LAH8236-900 
    Mon, 5/20-8/5/24, 5pm-7pm, Online Live   
    Instructor: Kelly Rose, Tuition: $725, Fee: $2,175 

Technology 

  • AutoCAD 
    • AutoCAD Essentials  
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      80009 LVV8411-900  
      Tue, Thu, 6/25-7/30/24, 6-9:15pm, In-Person   
      Instructor: Javier Zaragoza, Tuition: $1,035, Fee: $154  
  • CompTIA 
    • CompTIA A+ Computer Technician 
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      80004 LAP8020-900 
      Tue, 5/21-8/8/24, 6pm-10:15pm, Blended 
      Instructor: Jacob Bond, Tuition: $1,535, Fee: $434  
    • CompTIA IT Fundamentals+  
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      80002 LAP8019-900 
      Mon, 5/20-8/5/24, 6pm-10:15pm, In-Person   
      Instructor: Jacob Bond, Tuition: $1,139, Fee: $169  
    • CompTIA Cloud+
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      80019 LAP8028-900 
      Tue, 6/4-8/4/24, 6pm-10:15pm, Online Live   
      Instructor: Adnan Memon, Tuition: $1,139, Fee: $315
    • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+  
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      80003 LAP8023-900 
      Wed, 5/22-8/8/24, 6pm-10:15pm, In-Person   
      Instructor: Jacob Bond, Tuition: $1,135, Fee: $429  
  • Foundations of Data Analysis
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    80024 LCT8350-900
    Thu, 5/30-6/7/24, 6-9:15pm, Online Live  
    Instructor: Seth Roy, Tuition: $289
  • Graphic Arts Fundamentals
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    80016 LCT8101-C01 
    Mon/Wed/Thu, 6/3-7/28/24, 8:20am-11:50am, Online Live   
    Instructor: William Weber, Tuition: $515 
  • Predictive Analytics Using Big Data
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    80032 LCT8400-900 
    Mon, 7/1-8/5/24, 6-9:15pm, Online Live   
    Instructor: Seth Roy, Tuition: $619 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Prep
    80011 LPM8300-900
    Tues, 5/28-8/6/24, 6-9:15pm, Online Live   
    Instructor: Richard Dejohn, Tuition: $1,139, Fee: $156 
  • Python  
    • Intro to Python Programming 
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      80005 LIX8101-900 
      Thu, 5/23-6/27/24, 6pm-9:15pm, In-Person  
      Instructor: Jacob Bond, Tuition: $575, Fee: $7  
    • Intermediate Python 
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      80006 LIX8103-900 
      Thu, 7/11-8/9/24, 6pm-9:15pm, In-Person  
      Instructor: Jacob Bond, Tuition: $575, Fee: $7 
  • Tableau
    • Tableau Desktop I
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      80030 LDT8001-900
      Tue, 5/28-6/25/24, 6-9:15pm, Online Live  
      Instructor: James Song, Tuition: $445, Fee: $156
    • Tableau Desktop II 
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      80031 LDT8002-900 
      Tue, 7/9-8/6/24, 6-9:15pm, Online Live 
      Instructor: James Song, Tuition: $445, Fee: $156 
  • Web Design Essentials 
    ViewCourse 
    80029 LCT8009-C01 
    Tue/Thu, 6/3-7/28/24, 1-4:30pm, Online Live 
    Tuition: $515 

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Funding Opportunities

Some CPE courses may be eligible for grants and scholarships on a limited basis. We encourage you to apply for funding to learn more about options that may be available to you. To apply, please complete the Scholarship Application form.

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Last Updated: 4/19/24