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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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    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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    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. 

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    • 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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  • 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

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

    • Provide a well-rounded foundational education in the liberal arts disciplines, defined as fine arts and humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences.
    • Foster and hone high-level...
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    Manufacturing Technology

    The Manufacturing Technology associate degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter the field of advanced manufacturing. Students will gain an understanding of materials and manufacturing processes as well as the quality systems in place in modern industry. Using safe working practices, students...

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    Computer Information Systems...

    The Web Applications Certificate is designed to provide the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for career opportunities as an entry-level Web Developer or Web Administrator. This certificate is ideal for adult students re-entering college or for students who are currently in the...

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    Hospitality and Recreation...

    The goal of the Hospitality and Recreation Management program is to provide business academics in an entrepreneurial, experiential setting that provides graduates of the Hospitality and Recreation Management - Foodservice Management Option the confidence, knowledge, and skills to successfully advance the...

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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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    Liberal Arts - Theater Option

    Theater at QCC serves the Liberal Arts by providing a rigorous aesthetic, intellectual, and practical opportunity to explore the frontiers of learning and the formation of collaborative communities. The primary mode of study is the practice of theater, involving theoretical, historical,...

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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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  • 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.

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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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    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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    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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    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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