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What programs are offered through the College of Professional and Continuing Education?

The College of Professional and Continuing Education offers a range of technology-focused associate, bachelor, and graduate degree programs as well as professional certificates and workforce training and development courses (view a complete list of programs). All programs combine theory and practice, and our curriculum model includes specific learning and competency objectives that are integrated throughout each course.

How do I apply to the College of Professional and Continuing Education?

Prospective students must complete an application in order to be considered for acceptance and follow the admissions process. 

How much is the tuition?

Tuition varies depending on the program. 

Does Wentworth accept transfer credit from other colleges?

Yes. If you’re applying for an associate degree or bachelor degree you are eligible to transfer credits into the program.

Please note: Master Degree, Certificate, and Workforce Training and Development students are NOT eligible to receive transfer credits into their program. A credit transfer evaluation will be completed for you upon application and acceptance into the program.

I have been out of school for a long time. Will I fit in?

The College of Professional and Continuing Education enrolls students from various age levels, with most students being in their 20s, 30s and 40s. It is not unusual, however for students in their 50s and 60s and even beyond to decide to enroll. Age is not viewed as a limitation in the College of Professional and Continuing Education. In fact, the life and work experience you bring to the classroom is viewed as an asset, both for your learning and the learning of your fellow classmates. The most important element for success at any age is your desire and motivation to succeed.

Do I need to get a Student ID?

Yes. Your Student ID will be used for identification purposes when accessing student services on campus, and it also serves as your library card. Students may get their Student ID at the Copy/Mail room on the first floor of Williston Hall. Make sure to have your W# number with you to get your ID.

My classes are hybrid. What does this mean?

Hybrid courses are defined as courses that are 30-79% online instruction. Therefore, some classes will be taught in the classroom and some will be online. Your professor will review this with your during your first class meeting and you will be using a Learning Management System called Blackboard.

How is the academic year defined at Wentworth?

Wentworth offers three semesters per year: Fall (classes begin in early September), Spring (classes begin in early January) and Summer (classes begin in mid-May). The academic calendar can be found in the registrar's office. An admissions representativee will assist you with initial course selection and you will be assigned an academic advisor who will work with you throughout your tenure as a College of Professional and Continuing Education student.

Is Financial Aid available to the College of Professional and Continuing Education students?

You are eligible to apply for Financial Aid, providing you are enrolled in a degree program and are taking at least 6 credits per semester. Please note: Non- credit classes are not eligible for federal student aid. 

You can apply for financial aid online utilizing FAFSA. Every student at Wentworth is assigned a student financial aid counselor through the Financial Aid department (housed in the Student Service Center). If you have questions concerning aid, visit the Student Service Center website or  call 617-989-4020

I have questions about my billing. With whom do I speak?

Student Financial Services (which is housed in the Student Service Center) is the department that oversees the billing process at Wentworth. If you have questions about your bill, please call 617-989-4020.

Where is Wentworth located?

Wentworth's campus is located at 550 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115. It is on the corner of Huntington Ave and Ruggles Street and is easily accessible via the MBTA Orange Line (Ruggles Station) or Green Line (take the Heath Street trolley and get off at the Museum of Fine Arts stop). Wentworth is also accessible by car. (View a map and directions)

Where should I park at Wentworth? Where do I get my parking permit?

Parking is available in the Parker Street parking lot (campus map). Parking passes are generally handed out the first class or may be purchased through the Student Service Center.

Am I assigned an Academic Advisor?

Yes. As you near completion of your first semester, you will be assigned to one of the College of Professional and Continuing Education's academic advisors. Your advisor will reach out to you by e-mail through your Wentworth account.

Who are the instructors for the College of Professional and Continuing Education courses?

Our faculty of practicing professionals are familiar with the latest technologies and trends. The College of Professional and Continuing Education instructors include faculty members from Wentworth’s day college, and instructors who are practitioners in their field and who teach part-time for the College of Professional and Continuing Education. Our instructors are enthusiastic mentors who value the time and hard work that students give to their studies. Our students often consider their instructors as partners in their education.

What services are available to me on campus?

The College of Professional and Continuing Education students have access to all services on campus.

When can I come to Wentworth to learn more about your programs?

The College of Professional and Continuing Education holds monthly information sessions designed to provide prospective students with all the necessary information to enroll. In addition, admissions counselors are available to meet with you on an individual basis at a time convenient for you. Please contact us to set up an appointment at 617-989-4300 or via email at CPCE@wit.edu.

How do I find and purchase my books?

You need to be registered for classes to purchase your text books. The Wentworth Bookstore is your resource to find your course textbooks and other class supplies. You can purchase your books online or at the bookstore on Wentworth’s campus (to purchase books online, have your printed detailed student schedule as you will need to find the correct books for your class section). The Bookstore is located temporarily on the 4th floor of Beatty Hall and they can be reached at 617-445-8814. Their hours of operation can also be found on their website

What is LConnect, and how do I activate my account?

LConnect (and LeopardWeb) is Wentworth’s virtual online campus. This is where students check grades, review financial aid, pay their tuition bills, read campus announcements, hear about campus events, learn about offices and departments on campus, and much more.

The first step is to know your WIT ID#, which can be found on your acceptance letter (if you don’t have this number please contact our office at 617-989-4300). You will also need your personal username and temporary password, which are

  • Username: found on acceptance letter
  • Temporary Password: WIT1$XXXXXX (last 6 digits of your Wentworth ID number). You must change your password in order to continue.

Once you’re in LConnect, we encourage you to spend some time clicking around. Familiarize yourself with each tab and access your email account.

How do I register for classes?

Class registrations are processed online through Leopardweb.

  1. Log into http://lconnect.wit.edu
  2. Click on “Leopardweb”
  3. Click on “Student”
  4. Click on “Registration”
  5. Select the semester for which you are registering for
  6. Click on “Add/Drop Classes”
  7. Enter all the 5-digit CRNs for your courses 
  8. Click Submit

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