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- 1550 Foxlake Drive Houston, TX 77084
HCC’s Westgate Campus is Katy’s Best Place for Continuing Education
Houston Community College is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the country with more than 70,000 students each semester, including more international students (nearly 8%) than any community college in the country. With an inspiring vision, HCC will become an opportunity institution for every student we serve – essential to our community’s success. We are all about teaching and learning and your success as a student.
Northwest College is one of 6 major branches of the Houston Community College District.
Northwest includes the Katy and Spring Branch campuses and primarily serves the Katy and Spring Branch communities as well as some areas of the Houston Independent School District.
HCC’s Northwest College is dedicated to bringing the highest quality education to the West Houston area through two-year academic degrees, workforce certifications, continuing education classes, adult education classes and high school dual credit courses.
An open‐admission, public institution of higher education
Katy‐area residents are turning to HCC in record numbers to provide them with the education necessary to successfully continue their studies at major universities or skills training and technical education needed to improve employment potential.
In 2008, HCC was ranked 20th nationally in the number of Associate Degree Producer by Community College Week.
Houston Community College is an open‐admission, public institution of higher education offering a high‐quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development, and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.
Accreditation Compliance (SACS)
The Houston Community College District is accredited as one body by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the associate degree. SACS is one of six nationally regional accreditation agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission oversees accreditation of colleges in eleven southern states. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the Houston Community College District.
The Houston Community College District was first admitted into membership in SACS on December 19, 1977. Accreditation was granted provisionally and yearly for five years until a full Self-Study was completed and reaffirmation of accreditation was received for the ten years following December 17, 1982. HCC received its last reaffirmation of accreditation in June 2012.
Online Continuing Education Courses Offered from HCC:
With Houston Community College’s Online Continuing Education courses, you will acquire new professional skills, advance your career goals, and realize your creative potential. Online continuing education includes certification preparation, professional development and in-demand skills training programs. Whether your interest is to pursue a new career field or expand on your current résumé, online is a fast and convenient way for you to gain new skills. All courses can be completed between six weeks to six months.
- Certification Preparation: Training to measure subject matter competency by passing an industry certification exam.
- Professional Development: Courses designed to advance professional goals and increase job performance effectiveness.
- Career Training: Courses designed to provide individuals with the most current in learning and give one the skills necessary to compete for jobs in many high-demand occupations.
- Personal Enrichment: Courses to enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations.
HCC Katy Area Locations:
HCC Northwest – Katy Campus
1550 Foxlake Dr.
Houston, TX 77084
HCC Northwest – Cinco Ranch
4242 South Mason Road
Houston, TX 77450
HCC Northwest – Katy Mills
25403 Kingsland Blvd.
Katy, TX 77494