The mission of the Noncredit Division is to serve a diverse community focusing on capability, flexibility and empowerment.

The division offers comprehensive educational resources such as technical and academic programs and courses including Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult High School Diploma Program (AHSD), General Education Development (GED) preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL), parenting education, courses for adults with disabilities and for older adults, short-term noncredit Career Technical Education (CTE) courses and a wealth of support programs. The Noncredit Division's primary mission is to facilitate the Pasadena Area Community College District’s overall mission to provide a standard of excellence and high quality instruction toward increasing the numbers of successfully prepared transfer students and provide a more capable workforce to meet the needs of current trends.