First Class, 1726 20th St., NW; 202-797-5102. Classroom and online courses: “Earn $1,000 in 30 Days Using Social Networking,” “Facebook Bootcamp for Boomers,” Web design.
The Graduate School, 600 Maryland Ave., SW; 888-744-4723. Evening and weekend courses, offered by the US Department of Agriculture, cover such topics as Photoshop, A+ service-technician certification, computer-security fundamentals, HTML and CSS, and Microsoft products.
Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville; 20200 Observation Dr., Germantown; 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park; 240-567-5188. Courses for workforce development or continuing education, from basic keyboarding and Microsoft Office to Web design and computer networking.
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, 2010 Corporate Ridge, Suite 200, McLean; 1331 F St., NW, Suite 420; 703-749-4030. Crash courses for business professionals on computer software, Web development, and advanced topics.
Northern Virginia Community College, locations in Alexandria, Annandale, Sterling, Manassas, and Woodbridge; 703-323-3000. Certificate programs offered draw mostly career changers.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, 202-895-4860; George Mason University, 21641 Ridgetop Cir., Suite 210, Sterling, 703-503-3384. These programs offer classes for “seasoned learners,” including basics such as how to use e-mail and the Internet.
Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Rd., Largo; 301-336-6000. Classes for everyone from the computer-phobic to advanced techies; also basic PC and Internet courses for “seasoned adults” ages 60 and up.
University of Maryland University College, 3501 University Blvd. E., Adelphi; 800-888-8682. College classes on information technology, computer science, cybersecurity, and computer studies that can be taken for credit or audited.