SFCC Announces Registration Opens Nov. 13 for Spring Semester

Santa Fe Community College announces registration for Spring Semester classes will open on Tuesday, Nov. 13. There are dozens of certificate and associate degree programs offered at SFCC – during the day, night, weekends and online. Registration is ongoing through Jan. 18. Spring classes begin Jan. 22, 2019.

Interim President Cecilia Cervantes, Ph.D. said, “The college recognizes that people are always looking for a new job or new skill to increase their pay. We’ve got many flexible programs designed to meet their busy schedules. The college offers daytime, evening, weekend and online classes to help you quickly achieve your goals.”

SFCC offers flexible study programs in Business, Health Care, Computer Science and Information Technology, Social Media, Exercise Science and other programs.

Early registration is encouraged to secure a space for in-demand classes and to meet requirements for certificates and degrees, which open doors to successful careers.

For those who want to focus on fitness, the college will offer a Fitness Instructor Training certificate through online classes for the first time this Spring Semester. Another online offering in Fitness Education is the Nutrition certificate.

Do you enjoy working with computers? Many programs offer a mix of online and evening classes, such as computer certificate programs. You can earn a Computer and Hardware and Software Certificate, Application Development Certificate and Computer and Network Security Certificate – all through a combination of evening and online classes.

Ready to get into the health care field? Combinations of online and weekend classes offer students the flexibility to earn a Nursing Assistant certificate in one.

If you’re interested the Human Services field, you can earn a Traumatic Stress Aide Certificate through online classes in two semesters.

For those who work by day and are eager to advance in business, they can earn a Business Administration Certificate with a combination of night and web classes.

If you’re eager to gain new digital skills, you can get all the courses you need online for a Social Media Specialist Certificate. You develop the skills to fill many in-demand positions.

Milton Riess, head of the Film program at SFCC said, “With Netflix moving many of their productions to New Mexico, there will be a huge demand for people with skills in all areas of film – from entry level Production Assistants to Grip and Lighting positions, and many more opportunities. Many of our film training programs feature evening and weekend classes with some online courses as well. The Film program offers the essential hands-on training that you need.”

Want to learn about adobe construction? This Spring Semester the college will offer three different eight-week courses online.

Certificates prepare students for entry-level work and/or supplement their skills for job advancement opportunities. Students can often earn a certificate in one year or less. To learn more about flexible schedule options visit www.sfcc.edu/flex/

Degree programs prepare students for a career and/or transfer to a bachelor’s degree program. Students can choose classes from the schedule of courses online at sfcc.edu.

Registration is at sfcc.edu. Interested students are encouraged to contact SFCC’s Welcome and Advising Center at 428-1270 or wac@sfcc.edu.


For more than three decades, Santa Fe Community College has served as the gateway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological and economic needs of a diverse community. The college serves more than 15,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult education programs. For further information, visit the website or call 505-428-1000. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.