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Welcome to Quinsigamond Community College

QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Hospitality Management, Engineering Technology, Education, Healthcare, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Maintenance Technology, and General Studies

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    Relive Dr. Pedraja's Inauguration

    QCC President, Dr. Luis G. Pedraja was inaugurated on April 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Hebert Auditorium. 

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    An AFFORDABLE education on YOUR terms

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    • A way to attend college for little or no cost.
    • A SMARTER choice for higher education at a price you can afford
    • A SMARTER way to achieve your...
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    Nearly half of all jobs do not require an advanced degree*

    In MA, middle skills jobs are desperately seeking trained workers. The demand for these jobs is expected to increase.

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    • A SMARTER way to train for a high...
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    QCC is with you every step of the way, invested in your success

    From registration to graduation, QCC offers tutoring, mentoring, and professors who want to see you to succeed. 

    Imagine: 

    • A college that puts students first - puts...
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    A place with professors who have real world experience...

    Imagine: 

    • Professors who care about YOU and YOUR success
    • A SMARTER way to receive the SAME quality education as...
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    The SMARTER way to earn YOUR degree on YOUR schedule

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER way to earn a degree that doesn’t interfere with your schedule, your job, your responsibilities
    • A SMARTER way to get an...
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    Finally, a SMARTER way to attend college

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER choice for higher education, in YOUR neighborhood
    • 7 locations, near YOUR work or home
    • Day, night, weekend and online classes to fit YOUR life
    • ...
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  • Dr. Pedraja's Inauguration Invite Front

    Relive Dr. Pedraja's Inauguration

    QCC President, Dr. Luis G. Pedraja was inaugurated on April 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Hebert Auditorium. 

    ...

    Read More
  • Affordability Postcard Front

    An AFFORDABLE education on YOUR terms

    Imagine: 

    • A way to attend college for little or no cost.
    • A SMARTER choice for higher education at a price you can afford
    • A SMARTER way to achieve your...
    Read More
  • Middle Skills Postcard Front

    Nearly half of all jobs do not require an advanced degree*

    In MA, middle skills jobs are desperately seeking trained workers. The demand for these jobs is expected to increase.

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER way to train for a high...
    Read More
  • Support Postcard Front

    QCC is with you every step of the way, invested in your success

    From registration to graduation, QCC offers tutoring, mentoring, and professors who want to see you to succeed. 

    Imagine: 

    • A college that puts students first - puts...
    Read More
  • Quality Postcard Front

    A place with professors who have real world experience...

    Imagine: 

    • Professors who care about YOU and YOUR success
    • A SMARTER way to receive the SAME quality education as...
    Read More
  • Online Postcard Front

    The SMARTER way to earn YOUR degree on YOUR schedule

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER way to earn a degree that doesn’t interfere with your schedule, your job, your responsibilities
    • A SMARTER way to get an...
    Read More
  • Convenience Postcard Front

    Finally, a SMARTER way to attend college

    Imagine: 

    • A SMARTER choice for higher education, in YOUR neighborhood
    • 7 locations, near YOUR work or home
    • Day, night, weekend and online classes to fit YOUR life
    • ...
    Read More

Programs of Study

Quinsigamond Community College offers over 60 Associate Degree programs and over 50 certificate programs in the areas of Business, Hospitality Management, Engineering Technology, Education, Healthcare, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Maintenance Technology, and General Studies.

Choose a Program

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    Liberal Arts - History Option

    The QCC Liberal Arts - History Option associate degree program includes the following program goals:

    • Provide a foundational education in history, enabling transfer to a bachelor degree program in history.
    • Provide a well-rounded foundational education in the liberal arts...
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    General Studies - Deaf...

    The General Studies - Deaf Studies Option prepares students to have the necessary communication skills and cultural knowledge to work with deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Through practicum participation and other course related research, students explore career opportunities in the deaf community.

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    Business Administration Career

    The Business Administration Career associate degree program prepares students to successfully enter the workforce upon graduation. The program provides a skills-based curriculum that equips graduates with the knowledge and background needed for a rewarding career in business and industry.

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    Pharmacy Technician...

    The Pharmacy Technician Certificate provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to prepare for a career as a certified pharmacy technician. The program will prepare the graduate to assume an entry-level pharmacy technician position in a variety of contemporary settings, including, but not...

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    Heating Ventilation Air...

    The QCC HVAC/R program will provide successful graduates with the skills needed to enter the HVAC/R field as an entry-level technician who can install, maintain, and repair a wide variety of HVAC/R equipment. Graduates of the QCC Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Certificate will also...

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    Respiratory Care

    The Respiratory Care associate degree program prepares students for a career as advanced level Respiratory Care practitioners. Graduates of this program are eligible to attempt the credentialing examinations offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Upon successful completion of this process, graduates...

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    Early Childhood Education...

    The Early Childhood Education Birth through Eight Years Old Certificate provides students with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills training necessary for working with typical and atypical children from birth through eight years old.

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    Early Childhood Education -...

    The Early Childhood Education - Birth through Eight Years Old Option prepares students for responsible positions in the field of early care and education or for careers in other child-related areas. Graduates will be qualified for career opportunities in early education and care as a lead teacher and,...

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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Computer Information Systems - Transfer Option is designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions where they can complete the bachelor degree, preparing the students for professional careers in the rapidly-changing field of Computer Information Systems. Students develop good...

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    Accounts Payable/Accounts...

    The Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Certificate focuses on the accounting skills, manual and computerized, needed in business for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable clerks. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for entry-level Accounts Payable and Accounts...

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    Liberal Arts - Environmental...

    The Liberal Arts - Environmental Science Option provides students with a strong academic foundation in the environmental, natural, and physical sciences. Graduates are prepared to transfer to a bachelor degree program in the environmental field.

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    Early Childhood Education

    The Early Childhood Education associate degree program prepares students for responsible positions in the field of early care and education or for careers in other child-related areas. Graduates will be qualified for career opportunities in early education and care as a lead teacher and, depending upon...

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