Adult Learning Center

Students on campusWelcome to the Adult Learning Center located on the Bedford Campus of Middlesex Community College. Established in 1995, the Adult Learning Center offers a free program for adult learners who live in Massachusetts.

The Adult Learning Center:

  • Helps students improve basic academic skills, prepare for the HiSET, GED, and College Placement Tests, and improve English proficiency
  • Provides instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and basic computing/digital literacy
  • Recognizes and respects the diversity of our students
  • Provides students with individual attention in small classes
  • Provides a supportive learning environment
  • Encourages continued education and career advancement


Bedford Adult Basic Education/HiSET/GED Program (Day) 
Our day program offers the full range of classes available through the Adult Learning Center. The next semester will begin on September 4, 2019. To receive program and enrollment information for the day program, please send your name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail to Allison Norton, Program Coordinator, at nortona@middlesex.mass.edu or call (781) 280-3662. 

Waltham HiSET/GED Program (Evening)
Our evening program offers HiSET/GED prep classes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9pm in Waltham. For more information or to enroll, please contact Kathy Innis, Director, at innisk@middlesex.mass.edu or call (781) 280-3662.

For more information, please visit our Program Information page and let us know if you have any questions.

For those considering college, the Adult Learning Center is also the home of Middlesex Community College's Links program. Links is a program designed for students who are ready to make the transition to college but would benefit from smaller class sizes, individualized support, and the opportunity to earn free college credits. Visit the Links Program page for more information.

The Adult Learning Center and Links are funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.

Last Modified: 6/20/19