Programs and Services


The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) offers several programs to refresh and enhance your skills. Please take a moment to learn about the programs we offer to earn your high school equivalency (formerly GED®), learn English as a Second Language or refresh your skills.

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Get into an exciting carreer in the allied health field through the UBEOC. Two popular and high-demand career trainng programs available to you at UBEOC are our Dental Assisting and Registered Medical Assistant programs. For more information about these opportunties, click on either of these links: Dental Assisting Program or Registered Medical Assistant Program.

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IT and Vocational

The UBEOC offers programs and training that gets you into high-demand industries. Explore all of our IT and vocational programs here or check out a few of our highlighted programs such as ATTAIN and Microsoft Unlimited Potential.

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Incumbent Workers

The Incumbent Worker Series (IWS) provides students with opportunities to strengthen their academic skills in order to advance to higher levels of employment, (especially from entry level jobs) by preparing for Civil Service positions and/or reinstate or receive advanced certification. IWS also offers courses and workshops such as: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS); Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA); Computer Fundamentals, Keyboarding and Computer Speed instruction. Other Mini-Workshops that become available (based upon demand/availability) include: Computer Basics; Internet Basics; Microsoft Word Basics; Facebook 101 and Google 101. 



The UBEOC can help you prepare for your civil service exam and teach you how get and maintain good credit as well as help you to be placed in a career. Please take a moment to explore our services.

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Academic Review

The Academic Review Program provides students with developmental skills training in reading, mathematics, computer, test-taking and study skills.

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