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Great Careers Start at Quinsigamond Community College!

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Build your future with QCC's Pathway to STEM Success!

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QCC provides students with access to hands-on education, technical training and expert support in 3 high demand STEM areas: Information Technology, Electronics/Photonics and Manufacturing all in a 21st century learning space with cutting edge equipment.

In MA's knowledge economy, jobs in Innovative Technologies and STEM are experiencing significant growth. These increasingly complex and evolving fields continue to transform the way we work, and to be successful in this new knowledge economy, you need cross-cutting competencies.

QCC equips students with the skills needed in this increasingly complex and competitive workforce.

QCC is a regional leader in education and workforce development, providing affordable, accessible, and high-quality programming that leads to transfer, career, or personal and professional enrichment.  Whether you are new to the field, or are just looking to sharpen your skills, our state-of-the-art, high tech, collaborative learning environment will provide the opportunities to succeed.

State-of-the-art

Entrepreneurial energy is a result of QCC's investment in cutting edge technology and facilities. We have created a dynamic 21st century learning space, intentionally designed to nurture ideas, innovations and opportunities to network, collaborate and create. This active learning space includes:

  • Engineering and Technology FlexLabs
  • Computer and Information Technology Labs
  • The Fab Lab / Maker Space
  • Technology-Enhanced Classrooms

QCC faculty and staff offer support and guidance and these innovation-rich, discovery spaces and labs provide opportunities for creative endeavors where students receive a solid foundation, enabling them to take control of their own learning.

Why QCC?

Leading Edge

QCC Faculty work with industry partners to equip students with in-demand skills, knowledge & abilities needed in a competitive workforce.

Accelerated

Complete your education in less time! Flexible scheduling and accelerated programming will help  propel you to completion.

Convenient

Shorter for-credit certificate classes "stack" into degree programs, creating paths into employment and career advancement, setting you up for short-term and long-term success.

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Technology Programs

Active learning, problem-solving and experimentation characterize QCC’s Technology programs. Through 21st century learning opportunities, students engage in a pathway toward a STEM degree in three areas: Information Technology, Electronics/Photonics and Manufacturing.

Partnership between instructors, students and faculty will broaden your possibilities and potential as you build a meaningful career path.

Students are prepared for success after graduation. QCC’s Transfer agreements with 4-year institutions such as Worcester Polytechnic Institute help pave a smooth pathway for continued education in these high-demand STEM fields.

Manufacturing

Associate Degree in Manufacturing Technology

Stackable, credit certificates in:

  • Manufacturing Technology
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design)
  • CNC Technologies

Electronics/Photonics

Associate Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology with a specialization in Photonics

  • Credit Certificate in Photonics

Information Technology

Associate Degree in Computer System Engineering Technology (CSET)

  • Associate Degree in Computer Information Systems
    • With a specialization in Web Programming
    • Or a specialization in Database Development
  • Credit Certificate as a Network Associate