adult and continuing education program

Breaking News! Jarvis Christian University Now Offers Scholarships to Dallas City, County, and other Government Employees

(Hawkins, Texas)—Jarvis Christian University (JCU) Adult and Continuing Education program is offering Dallas city, county and other government employees Opportunity Scholarships to complete their undergraduate degrees in business administration and criminal justice. The classes will be held at the university’s Dallas Teaching Site, 7222 South Westmoreland, Suite 250. Enrolling now for Spring II. Classes start April 17.

For more information, call JCU—Dallas Site at (972) 668-9624 or email the Dallas Site
Director, Ms. Mavonee Jeffries at

Renaissance Adult Education Program

Now Enrolling for Hawkins and Dallas!

The Renaissance Adult Education Program affords adult learners an opportunity to earn an associate’s degree in religion, criminal justice or general studies and a bachelor’s degree in religion, business or criminal justice. We offer a well-designed curriculum, academic support services, and a flexible course schedule to accommodate the needs of working adults. We also offer National Certifications in Medical Assistant, Billings and Coding, Microsoft Office and Cybersecurity Forensics including Medical Terminology and Medical Essential Soft Skills - PersonAbility. 

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Adult Education Programs

Attention Former JCU students and transfer students!

It's time to finish what you started.

Business * Criminal Justice * Religion

This is a semester-based program designed for the adult learners!

Enrollment Application

Certification Programs

8 Week Certification Programs | WIOA/TAA Approved

Classes Start Every Month

CBCS Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

Revenue Cycle and Regulatory Compliance, Insurance Eligibility and Other Payer Requirements, Coding and Coding Guidelines, Billing and Reimbursement, Exam Preparation and Exam

CMAA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Scheduling, Patient Intake, Office Logistics, Compliance, Patient Education, General Office Polices and Procedures, Basic Medical Terminology, Case Studies, and Pre-Tests, Exam

CMOS Certified Microsoft Office Specialist – Microsoft Word

Create and Manage Documents, Format Text Paragraphs and Sections, Create Tables and Lists, Create and Manage References and Insert and Format Graphic Elements, Exam

CMOS Certified Microsoft Office Specialist – Microsoft Excel

Manage Worksheets and Workbooks, Manage Data Cells and Ranges, Manage Tables and Table Data, Perform Operations by using Formulas and Functions, Manage Charts, Exam

CCFS Certified Cybersecurity Forensics Specialist

Analysis, Discovery, Evidence, Documentation and Reporting, Cyber Forensics Fundamentals, Exam

CCN Certified Cybersecurity Networking

LANs, Perform Basic Configurations for Routers and Switches, Implement IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing Schemes, Enable End-to-End Connectivity Between Remote Devices, Develop Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills using Real Equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer, Configure and Troubleshoot Connectivity of a Small Network using Security Best Practices, Exam

CCCO Certified Cybersecurity CyberOps

Threat Actors and Defenders, Operating System Overview, Network Fundamentals, Network Infrastructure Security, Threats and Attacks, Network Defense, Cryptography and Endpoint Protection, Protocols and Log Files, Analyzing Security Data, CyberOps Skills Challenge, Exam

PMI Project Management Institute

Project Management Fundamentals and Core Concepts, Business Analysis Frameworks, Traditional Plan-Based Methodologies, Agile Methodologies, Exam

EBS Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Prepares Students for the Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Exam

Jump start your Career!

  • National Certification 8-Week Programs designed for working adults.

  • Online or In-person

  • WIOA/TAA Approved

Certification Application

Admission Requirements

  • 21 years of age or have an associate’s degree
  • 45-60 credit hours
  • Good academic standings

Three Easy Steps to Enroll

  • Complete Online Adult Education Application
  • Submit Official Transcripts
  • Complete FAFSA | School Code: 003637

Two Easy Steps to Enroll

  • Complete Online Adult Certification Application
  • Submit one-time fee

One time fee includes one-on-one instruction, class materials and exam.


Jarvis Christian University Adult and Continuing Program is a recognized Eligible Training Provider (ETP) for job training programs approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)–funded training services. 

Click below to APPLY!

Helpful Hint: In order to apply, the person must watch the WIOA Orientation and and submit the form. The code is WIOA. Then the person needs to fill out the screening form and submit it.

TWC Access Point - Jarvis Christian University

The Jarvis Christian University Adult and Continuing Education Program site is an access point for Workforce Services in Wood County and surrounding areas. We are here to provide services for the local community. Our Hours of Operation are Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A Workforce representative wil be onsite on Wednesdays. Please contact Dr. Langley at 903-730-4890 x2904 for more information. We are bringing workforce services to YOU!

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An Adult Education Representative will connect with you within 24 hours of receiving your inquiry.


Jarvis Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500, or visit for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian University. To view PDFs, you may download Adobe Reader here.