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About Our Programs

The Community Education department offers in partnership with the Corporate Education department a wide variety of professional development courses for our community. We offer affordable one-session and short-term courses designed to help people develop skills to take their career to the next level or training for a new career.


And don’t miss out on our exciting lineup of courses for students 55+.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Photoshop CC: Introduction
This class is an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and will introduce the user to the industry standard tools for digital photographic editing. Topics include: color adjustments, retouching capabilities, transparency and blend modes, advanced image editing, design, color management and type controls. Through demonstration and hands-on exercises taught by a media arts professional, you will create exciting and amazing images using some of this program’s limitless capabilities introduce. Please Note: The college is making every effort to make the Adobe software required for this course available remotely. All registered students will be notified once finalized. The course is useful to Windows or Mac users. Students will need to have a 64 GB or larger USB flash or SD XC card for class.

Brockton | FA333 | 17949 | $299
Wednesday | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/13/2021 - 11/17/2021
Instructor: Michael Sullivan

Adobe After Effects CC: Introduction

This class is an introduction to Adobe After Effects and will introduce the user to project and interface setup, basic compositing skills and toolsets including working with layers, animating compositions and creating animated type, 3D basics, motion tracking, lighting and other effects, and rendering. Through demonstration and hands-on exercises taught by a media arts professional, students will leave with a solid understanding of how to use the program and create layered compositions in After Effects. Please note: Classroom lab is a Mac environment; however, students may bring their own laptop (Windows or Mac) to class. The course is useful to Windows or Mac users. Students will need to bring a 1TB or larger external hard disc drive to class.

Brockton | FA333 | 17948 | $299
Tuesday | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/12/2021 - 11/16/2021
Instructor: Michael Sullivan

Adobe Premiere Pro CC: Introduction

This class is an introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro and will introduce the user to project setup, basic video editing skills and toolsets including audio and video effects, color correction and slow motion. Through demonstration and hands-on exercises taught by a media arts professional, students will leave with a solid understanding of how to create and export videos for web, social media, television, marketing, and corporate video production projects. Please note: Classroom lab is a Mac environment; however, students may bring their own laptop (Windows or Mac) to class. The course is useful to Windows or Mac users. Students will need to bring a 1TB or larger external hard disc drive to class.

Brockton | FA333 | 17947 | $299
Monday | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10/18/2021 - 11/22/2021
Instructor: Michael Sullivan


About Our Instructor

Mike Sullivan holds a B.S. in Mass Communication/Film from Emerson College. He has been a professional documentary editor and writer for over 20 years. His work can be seen in museums across the country including The Smithsonian, The Mob Museum, The Tampa Bay History Center, and The Civil War Museum. He also has extensive television experience gained while working as a news and promotions editor at several TV stations in the Boston area. He has been teaching at Massasoit Community College since 2020.