Lifelong Learning opportunities at On top of the World.


Expand Your Horizons

An award winning, lifelong learning program

Master the Possibilities (MTP) Lifelong Learning Education Center, a not-for-profit program, offers more classes, more lectures and more chances to expand your horizons than any other active adult community. Why? Because we believe learning is a lifelong enterprise. Part of our vision from the very beginning, On Top of the World Communities puts education at the forefront through this innovative adult-centered program.

“On Top of the World will invite leaders in the arts, politics, business, religion to visit and lead discussions on the great issues of the day. We will have creative seminars on sculpture, painting, and philosophy.” – Sidney Colen, founder and patriarch of On Top of the World Communities

Master the Possibilities boasts a highly credentialed faculty with over 150 instructors, medical professionals and college professors from across the U.S. as well as a Visiting Scholars program. Our state-of-the-art facility features lecture halls, classrooms, art studios, a computer lab and more. With annual enrollment exceeding 25,000, we know we are serving our community well.

More classes and more opportunities to expand your horizons

With as many as 900 offerings per semester, you will always find something to pique your interest. And, most classes have a very nominal fee for On Top of the World residents.

The current MTP catalog is available online, at the Education Center and at various libraries. Enjoy a new learning theme each term with more than 900 course offering to help you discover creativity, purpose, passion, health, happiness, and more!

Course Categories at Master the Possibilities




MTP in the News

Master the Possibilities incredible Lifelong Learning program has earned national and local accolades.

THE OCALA STAR BANNER  MTP was named Ocala Star Banner’s Best of the Best in the Adult Enrichment Non Profit/Charity category for two years in a row!  This local community newspaper has previously highlighted the class variety, growth and overwhelming success of our lifelong learning program.

OCALA STYLE MAGAZINE Master the Possibilities was featured in an article titled, A Class Apart, featuring MTP as “one of the leaders in adult education in our area.”  Ocala Style Magazine has highlighted our adult education classes for the unconventional hobbyist.

WHERE TO RETIRE MAGAZINE  This national magazine has featured Master the Possibilities as the example of a meaningful and cutting edge educational program.  Additionally, MTP was described as “a stunning success…a program developed at On Top of the World Communities.”

What On Top of the World Residents are Saying

Master the Possibilities Education Center offers more classes, more lectures and more chances to expand your horizons than any other.

Shirley M.
“The entire program leaves one longing for more time to be more deeply involved. The scope of what is offered, the quality of the teachers and the content of their classes, meeting others from the area…all help to confirm that my decision to move here was the right one.”
“Just as we go to the Fitness Center to exercise our bodies, we go to MTP to exercise our minds’ intellectual power.”
Allie G.
“The Master the Possibilities education program is a star in this community.”
Bernice C.
“The classes at Master the Possibilities have always exceeded my expectations. The instructors and topics offered rival any college courses.”


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As the premier 55+ active adult retirement community in Florida, On Top of the World Communities is an award-winning, family owned, debt-free company founded in 1947.

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