Center for Workforce Development at Monroe (BOCES 2 CWD)

Rochester Tech Park, Building 9, 160 Wallace Way, Rochester, NY

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The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) provides Career & Technical Education programs that are affordable, short-term and convenient for the adult learner located in Rochester, NY. Utilizing the latest technology, coursework is specific to industry standards and emphasizes key concepts and employment skills. CWD also provides free courses for adults wishing to take the GED exam. Likewise, CWD also partners with many local businesses to provide custom programs for employers.

The CWD mission is to provide quality cost effective educational and workforce services in partnership with other higher educational agencies. CWD offers part-time, fulltime, and customized career training. Some of the career training programs are listed below:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Building Maintenance
  • Computer Support Specialist - PC Technician
  • Dental Assistant
  • General Office
  • HVAC Service Technician (Residential/Light Commercial)
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Machining / CNC Fundamentals
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide
  • Phlebotomy & Lab Services

Upon the completion of each program, students will receive a certification in their respective fields. Courses are offered during the day, evening, on weekends, and online. Students wishing to obtain a certificate in AutoCAD, graphics design, or A+ can do so via the online services. Other drivers-Ed courses and CDL licenses can be obtained through CWD as well. For information concerning latest tuition and fees please visit their website at

If you would like to obtain a new certification and career in less than six months, be sure to contact CWD and learn about their free information seminars. These seminars last about an hour long and are open to the public. Counselors will assist students in choosing a program that matches their career goals.

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Precision Production

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$4,893
Receiving Student Loans57%$4,233

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Center for Workforce Development at Monroe may provide services like:

  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

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