Perth Amboy Center

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 9:00 pm Friday: Closed

The Perth Amboy Center offers a variety of courses which include English as a Second Language, developmental courses in reading writing and math; and college credit courses in liberal arts and business.

The Center also provides a full range of enrollment services which include admissions, college placement tests, ESL placement tests, academic advising, and registration. In addition, we help students and potential students with FAFSA filing application assistance, financial aid information and processing of tuition payments.

A variety of support services are offered including orientation for first time students, transferring information, workshops on study skills and tutoring. Counseling services are available by appointments or through group session and workshops conducted at the Center. Different educational, cultural, and social activities are conducted each semester for our students.

Job Search Assistance

Job counseling and placement services for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Parents (TANF) .

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Community Work Experience

This program provides a half-day of work experience at a non-profit agency and a half-day of academic instruction.

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ESL Placement Test

You can take the ESL Placement test at the Perth Amboy Center...

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Earn Your GED!

If you are 16 – 24 years old and reside in Middlesex County, basic skills and work readiness training are available. Call 732.906.4231 for more information.



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3 Pathways to English Language Competence


Continuing Education

This program is designed specifically for adults, regardless of nation of origin or previous education. It is intended as a complete learning experience or to help prepare for college entry.
Integrated Skills: Vocabulary, conversation, listening, reading, writing, grammar, critical
thinking
English for Specific Purposes: U.S. citizenship, pronunciation, conversation, word building

You will need to complete a language assessment. Call 732.906.2556 for more details.









Pre-Academic ESL Certificate Program

The ESL Pre-Academic Certificate Program was developed to assist degree-seeking
students to transition into the MCC Academic ESL program. These courses will help you
prepare for the MCC Academic ESL program where you will develop the academic English
skills needed to be successful in all MCC college programs. After you successfully complete
all ESL Pre-Academic Certificate courses, you will be eligible to move on to the MCC
Academic ESL program.

You must complete the ESL placement exam. Please call 732.906.2529 with any questions.



Academic

This pathway is intended to develop the academic English skills needed to be successful in all MCC college programs.

Content: Levels I-V: Reading, speaking, writing, structure

You must complete the ESL placement exam. Please call 732.906.2529 with any questions.





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