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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
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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...

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    • 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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    Manufacturing Technology -...

    The goal of the Applied Manufacturing Certificate is to prepare highly skilled technicians and front-line supervisory personnel for the advanced manufacturing workforce. This program encourages graduates of the Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC) apprentice program...

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    Law Enforcement Certificate

    The QCC Law Enforcement Certificate was developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) to have a better-educated and more professional workforce. The certificate credits are directly applicable to an associate degree in criminal justice.

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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 - Hospitality Management Option the confidence, knowledge, and skills to successfully advance the...

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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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  • QCC student and professor work on patient in dental clinic

    Allied Dental Services -...

    The Allied Dental Services - Dental Sales/Marketing Option prepares graduates to work as sales representatives or product managers for a dental products company. For individuals who are outgoing, enjoy meeting people, and like to travel, this option will provide them with the professional skills they need to...

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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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    Engineering - Biomedical...

    The Engineering - Biomedical Engineering Option is a rigorous program that emphasizes mathematics, sciences, and life sciences; it prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, at which they can continue their education in all fields of biomedical engineering, medicine, life sciences...

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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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  • QCC students practice healthcare techniques on dummy

    Emergency Medical Technician...

    The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate prepares the student for a career as an Emergency Medical Technician. Emergency Medical Technicians are important members of the healthcare team.

  • Chief of Police, Kevin Ritacco, lectures students

    Law Enforcement Certificate

    The QCC Law Enforcement Certificate was developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) to have a better-educated and more professional workforce. The certificate credits are directly applicable to an associate degree in criminal justice.

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  • QCC instructor helps student with programming laptop

    Computer Systems Engineering...

    The Cyber Security Certificate is designed to prepare graduates to work in the Information Technology field as Computer Support Specialists with an emphasis in cyber security. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, employment of computer support specialists is expected to...

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    General Studies -...

    The General Studies - Biotechnology Option provides students with a strong academic foundation in biotechnology and lab sciences. Graduates are prepared to enter the biotechnology workforce.

What's New at QCC

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