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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

  • Commencement 2018 promotion

    Congratulations Graduates!

    QCC's class of 2018 graduated on May 18 at 1:00 p.m.

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    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...
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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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  • 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
    • ...
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  • Commencement 2018 promotion

    Congratulations Graduates!

    QCC's class of 2018 graduated on May 18 at 1:00 p.m.

    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 - Biology Option

    The Liberal Arts - Biology Option provides a curriculum with an emphasis on courses that the student will need to transfer to a bachelor degree program in the biological sciences or a pre-professional field. This program also provides a well-rounded foundational education in the liberal arts disciplines...

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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Computer Information Systems - Health Information Option will prepare students to work in various health-related industries, such as hospitals, clinics, insurance, etc. The program curriculum provides hands-on computer experience in spreadsheet, web development, data communication, database...

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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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    Full Charge Bookkeeper...

    The Full Charge Bookkeeper Certificate focuses on the accounting skills, knowledge, certification and practical experience needed in business. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level full charge bookkeeper positions in a variety of business settings.

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    Manufacturing Technology -...

    The Computer Aided Design Certificate is intended to prepare successful graduates to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working engineering drawings and in support of mechanical and industrial engineers, and related professionals. Students gain knowledge in manufacturing materials and...

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  • QCC professor and student work on air conditioner

    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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    Medical Office Certificate

    The Medical Office Certificate focuses on the clerical skills and specialized knowledge needed in a medical or dental office setting. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level positions as medical administrative assistants/receptionists or may move seamlessly into the Business Administration...

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    Accounting Assistant Finance...

    The Accounting Assistant Finance Assistant Certificate focuses on the accounting skills and knowledge needed in business. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level accounting jobs in a variety of business settings or may move seamlessly into the Business Administration Career associate...

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    Medical Assisting Certificate

    The goal of the Medical Assisting Certificate is to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

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    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Computer Systems Engineering Technology - Cybersecurity Option is designed to meet the demand of cybersecurity professional skills in business and industry, while focusing on the technical and human aspect of cybersecurity. This program meets the National Institute of...

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  • QCC students practice healthcare techniques on dummy

    Emergency Medical Services -...

    This course prepares the student, upon successful completion of the Massachusetts EMT-Basic exam, to practice at the EMT-Basic level; it provides supervised classroom, laboratory training, and field experience with a local Emergency Services provider. Students in this program will be required to complete...

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  • QCC student and professor work on patient in dental clinic

    Allied Dental Services -...

    The Allied Dental Services - Dental Office Management Option prepares graduates to oversee the business operations of a dental practice. A successful dental office manager enjoys working with computers, managing multiple administrative tasks, and/or supervising people.

What's New at QCC

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