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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.

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    Liberal Arts - Sociology...

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

    • Provide a curriculum with an emphasis on courses that students will need to seamlessly transfer to a bachelor degree program in sociology or a pre-professional field.
    • Provide a well...
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    Liberal Arts - Chemistry...

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

    • Provide a curriculum with an emphasis on courses that the student will need to seamlessly transfer to a bachelor degree program in chemistry or a pre-professional field.
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    Aviation Maintenance...

    The Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program is offered through an articulation agreement with Cape Cod Community College (CCCC). General education requirements can be taken at Quinsigamond Community College (QCC). All AMT courses must be taken at the CCCC aviation training facility,...

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    Automotive Technology

    The Automotive Technology associate degree program is designed to prepare students to become professional Automotive Technicians and fill the need of area dealerships and independent repair facilities. The program trains students in all eight areas of automotive repair to prepare students to become ASE Master...

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    Automotive Technology - Ford...

    The QCC Ford Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate curriculum is designed by Ford Motor Company to prepare certified light line technicians for Ford/Lincoln dealerships. The program features hands-on training on late model vehicles as well as classroom instruction.

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Personal Computer Specialist Certificate prepares graduates to work in the Information Technology field as Computer Support Specialists with an emphasis on personal computer/desktop management and support. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of computer...

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    Human Services Certificate

    The Human Services Certificate prepares students for entry-level career positions in a wide variety of human service occupations; it also serves as a pathway for career development and advancement for non-degree workers in the field. Graduates are prepared to transfer into the Human Services associate...

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    General Studies - Pre-...

    The General Studies - Pre-Pharmacy Option provides students with the first two years of a strong academic foundation required for transfer to four-year or six-year bachelor or Ph.D. degree programs in Pharmacy or related biological or biochemistry fields.

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    Paramedic Technology

    The goal of the Paramedic Technology associate degree program is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics to serve in career and volunteer positions throughout the Commonwealth and neighboring regions.

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    Nurse Education

    The Nurse Education program prepares students for a career as a Registered Nurse. Graduates of the program assume responsibilities related to direct patient care in a variety of settings, including, but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, home and community health agencies. Upon successful...

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    Business Administration...

    The Business Administration Career - Administrative Professional Option prepares graduates for immediate entry into the workforce as administrative professionals in a business or medical setting. Prospective students may choose to specialize by completing either the Clerical Office Certificate or Medical...

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    Early Childhood Education...

    The Early Childhood Education 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.

What's New at QCC

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